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Women’s Volleyball Duo Selected for the NWAC West Region All-Star Team

December 7, 2022

South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) congratulates student-athletes Layne Martin and Emily Snider for being selected for the Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC) West Region All-Star Volleyball Team.

Outside Hitter Layne Martin ranked 10th in the NWAC with 3.04 kills per set. She was one of the vital players in leading the Clippers to take first place at the NWAC Crossover Tournament for the first time in the college’s history.

Late Start Dec. 2

December 1, 2022

Due to predictions of freezing overnight temperatures and icy morning conditions, operations at all SPSCC campuses and facilities will begin at 10 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 2.

The gates to our Olympia Campus will remain closed until 9:30 a.m. to allow facilities adequate time to prepare campus—no students, visitors, or non-essential staff will be allowed on campus until then.

All in-person classes scheduled to start prior to 10 a.m. are canceled for the day.

Late Start Dec. 1

December 1, 2022

UPDATE 9:10 A.M.

Due to continuing unstable weather conditions, all campuses and facilities will remain closed today and SPSCC will switch to remote operations today, Dec. 1.

All classes and services will move to virtual operations, including evening classes. Visit our hours page for virtual contact information.

If you have questions about your class, contact your instructor.

New Space, New Opportunities: SPSCC’s Welding Program Makes Recent Renovations

November 30, 2022

Throughout the summer of 2022, the Welding program’s space in Building 16 at SPSCC’s Olympia Campus experienced a major overhaul. When students returned for Fall Quarter, they had a redesigned shop with new welding booths, new equipment, and new opportunities waiting for them.

“As a department, we recognized a lot of the benefits that could be gained from redesigning the space,” said welding instructor Dan Main. “The design process got started in September 2021 and we were constantly refining the design throughout the rest of the year.”

Rewarding Research: Meet Alumna Beth Gallatin

November 22, 2022

“The most rewarding part of research is confirming what you know with math,” said Beth Gallatin, SPSCC alumna and former research student. Last year, Beth and her research team chose to conduct research related to SPSCC’s Nursing program.

“There were a lot of questions my research team wanted to answer, one of them being ‘Is there a way we can better support student success in the NCLEX?’ Making efforts to answer that question to help both the program and future students was an amazing experience.”

Getting there in her college career was another amazing experience.

Expressing Gratitude from the Heart: SPSCC Foundation Phone-a-Thon

November 15, 2022

Article from ThurstonTalk

November 15 is National Philanthropy Day–a nationwide celebration of the positive impact charitable giving has on communities. In the true spirit of philanthropy, the South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) Foundation team will be joined by student volunteers from the SPSCC Student Cabinet who will be giving their time for a three-day phone-a-thon November 14 through November 16.

Review “The Moors” at South Puget Sound Community College

November 14, 2022

Article from Oly Arts

By Alec Clayton

Jen Silverman’s “The Moors” is a dark comedy about two sisters, a maid, and a dog who live in isolated loneliness on the bleak English moors. With the arrival of a governess and a moorhen, all their lives take strange and dangerous turns. There is desperation and seduction, a murder plot (the less said about that the better) and laughs galore.