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President Tim Stokes earns ACT Chief Executive Officer Award

April 24, 2018

The South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) Board of Trustees announced that SPSCC president Dr. Timothy Stokes will receive the 2018 Chief Executive Officer Award from the Washington State Association of College Trustees (ACT).  Stokes will be formally recognized on May 10 at the ACT Spring Conference at Clark College in Vancouver, Wash.

Awarded annually, the Chief Executive Officer Award recognizes an individual who has demonstrated exceptional leadership in furthering the mission of community and technical colleges.

Sound of Success - Advance Cover Story

April 17, 2018
The Student Union Building is empty as Chivan Lim thumbs through his phone, looking for the perfect tune. He knows it when he finds it, flicks the volume up and spins out into the empty space in front of the stage, whirling into handstands, defying gravity with breakdance moves, and tracing every beat through the air with muscle and concentration.

Free training for future nursing assistants in Olympia

March 28, 2018

SPSCC is collaborating with Providence Health & Services to train and hire ten students as nursing assistants for Providence Mother Joseph Care Center in Olympia.

Providence will select ten aspiring Certified Nurse Assistants (CNAs) to receive a sponsorship that will fully fund their education, supplies, and certification costs.  Successful students will have the opportunity to be hired to work at Providence Mother Joseph Care Center upon program completion and certification. 

Two named SPSCC's 2018 All-Washington scholars

March 18, 2018

South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) will host the 22nd annual All-Washington Academic Team ceremony on Thursday, March 22, 2018.  The top students from each of Washington State’s 34 community and technical colleges will be honored in this annual recognition ceremony. 

The keynote will feature a message from Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman. SPSCC will honor two of its top students, Rashida B. Mohamed Ibrahim and Brendan Jewell, at the ceremony.

Tenure granted to seven faculty members

March 14, 2018
SPSCC granted tenure to seven faculty members at the Board of Trustees meeting on March, 13, 2018. Three of the faculty members are alumni of SPSCC. In order to be granted tenure at SPSCC, faculty members must satisfactorily perform required instructional and non-instructional work within their assigned area of discipline, such as course instruction, curriculum design, service work, and more over the course of three years.