We’re amped to welcome you to the Fall Quarter through a series of events to connect you to student resources and supports. Join us for Fall 2020 Success Weeks from Sept. 14 to Oct. 2. Success Weeks are a great way for new (and returning) students to get connected and feel supported at SPSCC—virtually!
Attend an Online Event and Learn What Resources Are Available to You
Spring 2020 Virtual Transfer Fair
Tuesday, June 2, 2020
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Planning to transfer to a 4-year university? Join us for our first ever Virtual Transfer Fair, in partnership with Grays Harbor College (GHC) and local and regional 4-year universities.
How will it work? The day of the event, links will be posted for each school. Click on the school to visit their Zoom or Webex room. Jump back to the webpage to visit other schools and even get walk-in advising from your SPSCC or GHC transfer advisors!
If you're a current SPSCC student completing your degree in June 2020, then you are encouraged to apply to be the student graduation speaker at the 2020 virtual commencement ceremony.
To apply, complete the Student Graduation Speaker Application by Wednesday, May 6, at 5 p.m.
Students will be contacted to schedule an audition time before a committee by May 8. You will need to have a 2-3 minute speech prepared to share with the committee.
SPSCC today announced that its 55th commencement ceremony will celebrated virtually on Satruday, June 20 at 10 a.m. Nearly 1,500 graduates will be honored at the virtual event, as well as on a special new graduation website.
“This was not an easy decision to make,” said SPSCC president Dr. Timothy Stokes. “We know this isn’t the ceremony we all expected, but we’re extremely proud of our graduates for completing their degree during this challenging time. They deserve tremendous recognition.”
SPSCC continues their Artist & Lecture Series this spring with Modern Warrior Live (MWL) on Friday, April 10, 2020. The performance incorporates jazz, blues, and spoken word to tell the story of a combat veteran’s journey.
Co-created by Staff Sergeant Jaymes Poling and artist Dominick Farinacci, MWL is a musical drama about one veteran’s experience when returning to civilian life and his recovery from trauma.
SPSCC will welcome award winning artists from the 2019 Southwest Washington Juried Exhibition back to the Leonor R. Fuller Gallery at the Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts. The Juror’s Invitational exhibition will run from March 30 – May 1, 2020, with the opening reception happening Friday, April 3, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
The SPSCC Theatre Collective presents This Random World at The Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts from Feb.27, 2020 to March, 8, 2020.
Written by playwright Steven Dietz, This Random World is a story about missed connections and coincidence.
About This Random World and Guest Director L.M. Attea
On Feb. 7, 2020 South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) will be hosting the annual SkillsUSA Post-Secondary Winter Leadership Conference.
Starting on Monday, Feb. 3, schools around the area will kick-off SkillsUSA Week. Institutions have been invited to participate by holding open houses, inviting local media to tour their programs, conduct community service projects, network and build relationships with local businesses, or engaging with policymakers about the value of technical careers and education.