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November 16, 2016
The SPSCC Foundation celebrated generosity and perseverance Monday evening during the annual Scholarship Reception.  Scholarship recipients, community donors, and college staff came together, creating an opportunity for donors and recipients to meet in person, share their stories, and make lasting connections within our community.  Nearly 400 attendees listened intently as Executive Director Tanya Mote and President Tim Stokes welcomed attendees and touched on the importance of removing financial barriers for students.  As they reflected back on the rainy October day reading... More...
November 14, 2016
Clipper Athletics and SPSCC celebrate as the Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC) awarded the men’s soccer team with three distinguished awards at the close of the 2016 season.  Awards include a region all-star, all-academic award, and co-coach of the year selections. Juan Vega, forward, selected for South-West All-Star Team. Juan Vega played alongside other all-stars this past Sunday at Starfire Sports after scoring 13 goals for the Clippers this season.  He led the West Region in goals scored, was ranked 6th in overall points in the NWAC, and tied for 4th place in goals... More...
November 10, 2016
Student-led funding brings International Education Week to SPSCC South Puget Sound Community College’s International Student Association was recently awarded $1,200 to host a week dedicated increasing cultural awareness and embracing differences on SPSCC campuses and in the community. International Education Week is a cooperative initiative between the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to help “promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences.” International Student... More...
November 8, 2016
Campus Closure Nov. 11 Both SPSCC campuses will be closed on Friday, Nov. 11, 2016, in observance of Veterans Day. Veterans Center hosts celebration for local and national veterans Nov. 10 South Puget Sound Community College’s Veterans Center is hosting a special event to honor and celebrate community veterans.  This year’s Veterans Day Celebration includes speakers, a banner signing, breakfast foods, and more.  The event is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 10, at 8:00 a.m., and will last about two hours in building 21 at SPSCC’s Olympia Campus. The Veterans Day Celebration will... More...
November 1, 2016
South Puget Sound Community College this week opens the Native American Art Exhibition at The Gallery at SPSCC.  In its ninth season, the Native American Art Exhibition features a wide variety of works by Native American artists of all ages.   Regional and national tribes will have artists represented in this year’s exhibition, featuring unique works including paintings, basketry, carved wood pieces, textiles, and mixed media. The largest piece in the exhibit this year is a Puyallup Tribe dugout canoe named Thunder Spirit that recently returned from a journey to the Sacred... More...
October 25, 2016
South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) today announced the upcoming performance for South Puget Sound College Orchestra, an arrangement of holiday favorites and orchestral music.  The show will feature symphonic overtures by Verdi and Humperdinck, including Max Bruch’s Kol Nidre featuring cellist Stuart Hake and several holiday favorites featuring vocalist Troy Fisher.   The concert is scheduled for Saturday, December 3 at 7:30 p.m.  It will be held at the Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts Main Stage.  Admission is free to SPSCC students, staff, and faculty,... More...
October 21, 2016
Clippers Athletics today announced season outlooks for its Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams for the 2016-17 year.  Last season, both teams achieved personal record bests in league standings and several student athletes were honored for their achievements on and off the court.  Resonating from coaches Landon (men’s team) and Moore (women’s team) was excitement, high expectations, and confidence for their balanced teams of Clippers rookies and returners. Men’s Basketball “We have a wonderful opportunity in front of us in 2016-17 to expand on the success we had last season,” said... More...
October 21, 2016
South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) today announced a dual performance between the SPSCC Jazz Band with The Evergreen Singers featuring the music of Duke Ellington and His Orchestra. The SPSCC Jazz Band is joined by The Evergreen singers, led by Marla Elliott from The Evergreen State College. The concert is scheduled for Friday, December 2 at 8:00 p.m.  It will be held at The Recital Hall in the Communications Building on The Evergreen State College Campus.  Admission is free to all and parking at Evergreen is $3.
October 17, 2016
Are you ready to learn about ways you can see the world while getting your education?  There are two events related to international education happening this week at SPSCC.  Both events are being held in the Center for Student Success (building 22), Room 292. Study Abroad in New Zealand Thursday 10/20 at 12pm.  This information session will provide details on the New Zealand short-term faculty-led study abroad program occurring Winter quarter. Get information for attending this quarter or take the information for future reference!  Food is provided. Complete Your B... More...
October 14, 2016
Due to hazardous conditions on the Olympia Campus, campus is closed effective 1:00 p.m. on Friday, 10/14, through Sunday, 10/16. Olympia Campus is expected to resume normal operations on Monday, 10/17. This includes all classes, the child care center, and all administrative and student services. The Lacey Campus will remain open through 4:00 p.m. on Friday, but will be closed for the weekend. It is also expected to resume normal operations on Monday, 10/17. Due to this closure, the Friday evening performance of Los Hermanos Arango is cancelled. The show has been re-scheduled for Monday, 10/... More...