The SPSCC Foundation celebrated generosity and perseverance Monday evening during the annual Scholarship Reception. Scholarship recipients, community donors, and college staff came together, creating an opportunity for donors and recipients to meet in person, share their stories, and make lasting connections within our community.
Student-led funding brings International Education Week to SPSCC
South Puget Sound Community College’s International Student Association was recently awarded $1,200 to host a week dedicated increasing cultural awareness and embracing differences on SPSCC campuses and in the community.
South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) today revealed a recent study measuring the economic impact and return on investment (ROI) for the college in Fiscal Year 2014-15. The study, completed by Economic Modeling Specialists International (Emsi), stated that SPSCC had a $316.1 million impact on Thurston County, which is approximately 2.9% of the total gross regional product (GRP) and equal to 5,223 jobs.
South Puget Sound Community College along with Goldsmiths, University of London has implemented a new articulation agreement for studies in Politics. The agreement allows qualified SPSCC graduates to transfer into Goldsmiths’ Bachelor of Arts in Politics program with advanced standing.
College Spark Washington along with the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges today awarded South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) a grant of $500,000 over five years to develop a Guided Pathways program. Guided Pathways aims to support low-income students and students of color by helping community colleges develop clear paths to certificates, transfer degrees, or careers.
Washington State's first class of Direct Transfer Nursing students moves to universities
Thirteen nursing students from SPSCC are the first group of community college graduates to move directly into year four at a university with an Associate in Nursing Direct Transfer Agreement (DTA) degree.