Alumni News

SPSCC alumni news and profiles

Clippers Women’s Basketball faces off against alumnae in exhibition game

January 4, 2019

Join Clipper Athletics and the SPSCC Alumni Association in welcoming back a diverse group of women’s basketball alumnae as they play against the present-day Clippers Women’s Basketball team on Jan. 5, 2019, at 6 p.m. in the SPSCC gymnasium (Bldg. 31).

After the game, the alumnae will join the current student-athletes to share their own experiences in education, athletics, work, and life.

These former student-athletes return to SPSCC from all walks of life, coming as local sports coaches, mothers, teachers, employers, and business owners:

Five Dental Assisting grads hired by Tumwater dentist

November 15, 2018

SPSCC’s Dental Assisting program brings together students from many backgrounds and connects them to a professional technical career that makes a difference in people’s lives. Near the end of the program, students participate in externships, giving them valuable clinical experience and connecting them with the local community.  That connection is integral to the program, the success of its students, and the local dental community.

SPSCC Foundation launches small business loan fund

November 13, 2018

South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) today announced the launch of the Growth & Innovation Fund, a joint effort between the SPSCC Foundation and the Center for Business & Innovation (CB&I). The fund gives entrepreneurs access to small business loans and ongoing support. It aims to encourage entrepreneurship in Thurston County and impact job creation and the local economy.

Culinary Arts accreditation visit receives a perfect score

May 3, 2018

The Culinary Arts program received a perfect score at the American Culinary Federation (ACF) accreditation visit on April 24 – 26, 2018. ACF evaluators noted zero areas of non-compliance with ACF policies and procedures. They also noted the program's culture of camaraderie, professionalism, alignment with current industry trends, and industry impact.  The program was granted a five-year certification, the longest certification offered to programs with zero points of non-compliance.

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.

Elementary education student shares the start of her journey after attending SPSCC

September 28, 2017
Amanda Howard bounced back from life’s challenges during her freshman year of college and found out that her passion for education was in her reach all along.Amanda graduated with an Associates in Arts from SPSCC during winter of 2016. She then transferred to Saint Martin’s University to get a bachelor’s degree in elementary education. Currently, she is completing her last semester as a junior this fall.

High school counselor inspires thousands of students after starting at SPSCC

August 15, 2017
Todd Caffey attended SPSCC to get a start at college. SPSCC opened a door of opportunity for him since there wasn’t any necessary requirements to attend unlike four year colleges. He entered his freshman year of college battling an addiction to drugs and alcohol. He almost didn’t continue his education. Todd received treatment and eventually got sober by spring quarter during his first year of college. At that time, he was ready to start a new chapter in his life and was ready to learn.

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