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SPSCC Foundation Annual Fundraising Event Goes Virtual This October

September 17, 2020

The SPSCC Foundation will host its annual fundraising gala, The Experience, at 6:15 p.m. on Sat., Oct. 3. The Experience is the Foundation’s largest event of the year, raising nearly $500,000 to support scholarships and student success at SPSCC.

While seating capacity limits this event to about 500 attendees each year, the virtual format of this year’s event allows everyone to experience how SPSCC is changing the lives of our students and our community.

SPSCC Welcomes 11 Full-Time Faculty Members for the 2020-21 Academic Year

September 14, 2020

SPSCC is kicking off the 2020-21 academic year with eleven new full-time, tenure-track faculty members. Instructors will teach across numerous pathways, including two new professors in Natural and Applied Sciences, three in Applied Technology, one in Social Science & Business, and five in Nursing. Each new hire brings a wealth of expertise in the subject they teach, are using innovative ways to keep students engaged online, and all are committed to student success.

Welcome to Fall Quarter with SPSCC Success Weeks

September 9, 2020

We’re amped to welcome you to the Fall Quarter through a series of events to connect you to student resources and supports. Join us for Fall 2020 Success Weeks from Sept. 14 to Oct. 2. Success Weeks are a great way for new (and returning) students to get connected and feel supported at SPSCC—virtually!

Attend an Online Event and Learn What Resources Are Available to You

I Want To— 5 Ways to Move Toward Your Goals

August 13, 2020

Learn Online, Save Money, or Stay Home (Wait to Attend University)

We know. You really planned on a different kind of college life this fall. But until you and your family are ready to get you there safely, SPSCC is here for you with affordable, transferrable online and hybrid classes. Fast and flexible admissions, extra funding for books and supplies, and small classes with great professors are just a few of the reasons that SPSCC is one of the nation’s top 50 community colleges.

Pathway to a College Professor

August 11, 2020

Nickole Rosalez didn’t intend to be SPSCC’s 2020 student commencement speaker. But when she found out English professor Corrie Martin nominated her for the "most changed student," it made her think about submitting her application for student speaker. The nomination meant a lot to Nickole because of how she began her journey at SPSCC.

“I started in the High School+ program," Nickole recalled. "It felt so good to finish [high school], I wanted to keep accomplishing things."