Awards & Recognition

SPSCC Foundation Scholarship Essay Volunteers Find Student Stories of Hope and Perseverance

September 16, 2019

Article via ThurstonTalk
By Molly Walsh

Every student at South Puget Sound Community College has a story leading to their pursuit of higher education, whether it is to advance or change their current career path or to develop new skills. A vital part of that story for many students are scholarships, particularly those offered by the SPSCC Foundation.

Fun Home named #2 local theatre production of 2018-19

September 12, 2019

In a yearly roundup by Weekly Volcano, theater critic Alec Clayton named SPSCC’s rendition of “Fun Home,” based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel, the number two local theatre production of the 2018-19 season.

Having previously called the production “one of the best plays you’ll see this year” in an article from The Olympian, Clayton made known the impact this production would make in the community, which was the first of its kind in the Olympia area.

New report ranks Wash. state's community colleges as best in U.S.

August 19, 2019

Article via KOMO News
By KOMO News Staff

Washington state's community college system is the best in the nation, according to a new study released Monday.

The new report, by personal finance website WalletHub, ranked hundreds of U.S. schools in the American Association of Community Colleges based on 19 different criteria, including costs, efficiency, retention rates, graduation rates and career outcomes.

Congratulations SPSCC Class of 2019

June 4, 2019

South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) will celebrate more than 1,400 graduates at the 2019 commencement ceremony on Saturday, June 15, at 10 a.m. at The Evergreen State College’s Red Square. The event marks the first commencement collaboration between SPSCC and Evergreen, highlighting the spirit of cooperation in Thurston County’s higher education community.

Student-athletes find success & opportunity - Advance cover story

May 15, 2019

Life as a college student is a lot of hard work – especially if you’re a student-athlete. For most Clippers, it’s a full course load while balancing practices, games and scrimmages, and – for many – employment on top of that. But SPSCC students are constantly rising to the challenge, finding success and living a life that speaks to their high aspirations for the future.

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