Six automotive and welding students from SPSCC took home gold, silver, and bronze medals from the SkillsUSA Leadership and Skills Conference at Columbia Basin College on April 20 - 21, 2018. This is the sixth consecutive year that automotive and welding students have competed and won. Read the 2017 story and 2016 story.
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.
The South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) Board of Trustees announced that SPSCC president Dr. Timothy Stokes will receive the 2018 Chief Executive Officer Award from the Washington State Association of College Trustees (ACT). Stokes will be formally recognized on May 10 at the ACT Spring Conference at Clark College in Vancouver, Wash.
Awarded annually, the Chief Executive Officer Award recognizes an individual who has demonstrated exceptional leadership in furthering the mission of community and technical colleges.
The Gallery at SPSCC is proud wrap up the 2017-18 school year with two outstanding shows highlighting student success in art and collaboration.
Student Art Exhibition
In its 13th year, the Student Art Exhibition features work from studio art classes during the 2017-18 school year, selected by SPSCC art faculty. Works include ceramics, drawing, painting, printmaking, digital photography, mixed-media, 2D and 3D design exercises, and sculpture. A continuous slide show of additional work is also included in this exciting showcase of student creations.
South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) will host the 22nd annual All-Washington Academic Team ceremony on Thursday, March 22, 2018. The top students from each of Washington State’s 34 community and technical colleges will be honored in this annual recognition ceremony.
The keynote will feature a message from Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman. SPSCC will honor two of its top students, Rashida B. Mohamed Ibrahim and Brendan Jewell, at the ceremony.
Scholarship applications are now open for students coming to SPSCC in Fall Quarter 2018. Applications will be accepted Feb. 14 through May 16, 2018.
Each year, the SPSCC Foundation awards over 350 scholarships and grants to SPSCC students. This year, the Foundation has nearly half a million dollars in student success funds and scholarships to award to current and future SPSCC students.
South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) and the Thurston Group of Washington State are bringing Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) to Olympia to meet and enroll students on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018.
The 14th Students of Color Recruiting Day offers students of color a chance to meet HBCU representatives who are ready to enroll and award scholarships to students.