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"American Treasure" in music inspires lifelong learners through CCE

December 5, 2017
This fall, a group of lifelong learners interested in songwriting found themselves learning from a local musician who was recently described as an "American Treasure" by Northwest Music Scene: Andy Landers. Andy has spent two decades exploring and developing the Americana Folk genre and has eleven records to his name. And he's teaching at SPSCC, again, this winter.

Exceptional Faculty Award supports academic success

December 4, 2017
Sally Sharbaugh, SPSCC counselor and faculty member, was recently awarded an Exceptional Faculty Award to support student academic success and retention. Approved by the Board of Trustees on Nov. 14, 2017, the award will fund the travel and conference costs for ten faculty members to attend the annual On Course national conference in California.

Alumnus recognized for his art in New Zealand

November 29, 2017
An SPSCC graduate is making his name known all the way on the other side of the world. After earning an associate degree at SPSCC, Carlos Cabrera transferred to Otago Polytechnic (OP) via international articulation agreement.

Local automotive instructor receives national award

November 28, 2017
Norman Chapman, an automotive instructor and ASE Certified automobile technician from Centralia, Washington, was recently honored with a national achievement award as the Byrl Shoemaker/ASE Education Foundation Instructor of the Year. Forty-seven automotive professionals were recognized on November 15, 2017, at the Fall Board of Governors meeting of the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) held at the Marriott Mission Valley in San Diego, California.