Awards & Recognition

A&L Series presents: MLK Banquet 2019

December 27, 2018

Join SPSCC and the Thurston Group of Washington State for the annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Banquet on Saturday Jan. 19, 2019, at 6 p.m. at the SPSCC Lacey Campus Event Center.

As part of the Artist & Lecture Series, this year’s banquet will feature a keynote speech from Dr. Walter M. Kimbrough, president of Dillard University, a historically black university in New Orleans.

Going Global - Advance Cover Story

November 16, 2018
What’s the most popular degree at SPSCC? The Associate in Arts Direct Transfer Degree. Students save money and earn a two-year degree before transferring into their junior year at a public college or university in Washington State. Now, what if you could earn a degree that allows you to transfer into your third or final year at an international university? This kind of international transfer is available to SPSCC students! And many of the international universities accept the FAFSA and award federal student loans and VA benefits.

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.

Associate Dean earns research grant to study heritage arts-based economic development

October 31, 2018
South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) today announced that the work of Associate Dean of Transition Studies Dawn J. Murphy has received a two-year, $200,000 federal research grant through the Corporation for National and Community Service. Murphy, a PhD student at Fielding Graduate University, along with community and university researchers, will develop and implement a Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) project in the Pac5, a five-county region in the Pacific Mountains of Washington State, centered on the Arbutus Folk School of Olympia, Wash.

President Stokes named public relations Pacesetter of the Year

October 15, 2018

South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) today announced that SPSCC president Dr. Timothy Stokes was awarded the 2018 Pacesetter of the Year award by the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR), District 7.  He was recognized at an awards ceremony at the NCMPR District 7 conference in Boise, Idaho, on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018.


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