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.
Karama Blackhorn named 2016 Pride Activist of the Year at Capital City Pride
Capital City Pride recently named South Puget Sound Community College’s Karama Blackhorn as the 2016 Pride Activist of the Year. The award, also known as the Gabi & Alec Clayton Activist of the Year award, was presented at Capital City Pride on June 19 at Olympia’s Heritage Park.
More than 1,450 graduates from over 50 degree and certificate programs will turn their tassels at South Puget Sound Community College on Friday evening. The College will hold its 51st commencement ceremony on June 17 at 6 p.m. on the Olympia Campus soccer field.
- Sophomore basketball player earns honorable mention for Scholar Athlete of the Year from National Association of Two Year College Athletic Administrators
- Watts also earns the Art Feiro Athlete Academic Leader of the Year Award from the Northwest Athletic Conference
- Watts also won multiple defensive honors this season
Tyler Watts, center, was recently recognized by the SPSCC Executive Team.