SPSCC is pleased to host john a. powell as the featured speaker for the college’s annual Martin Luther King, Jr. event. Professor powell is an internationally recognized expert in the areas of civil rights, civil liberties, structural racism, housing, poverty, and democracy. This free, virtual event will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021 from 5 – 6:30 p.m. and preregistration is now open.
Theatre students are playing in a whole new way this year, and theatre fans are sure to be impressed. SPSCC drama professor Dr. Lauren Love has blurred the lines of acting and production, and brought in some pretty cool technology, to give students a valuable experience that will leave them prepared for theatre in the COVID era and beyond.
The Leonor R. Fuller Gallery at the Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts at SPSCC is pleased to present the Futures Rising exhibition from Oct. 9 – Dec. 11, 2020, with the opening reception happening Oct. 9 at 4:30 p.m. through Zoom.
This timely and poignant exhibition is a celebration of Black artists in the Olympia community and is curated by Theresa "Momma Tee" Yost. Featured artists include Sandra Bocas, Javoen Byrd, Shameka Gagnier, Cholee Gladney, Aisha Harrison, Travis Johnson, Sun Jordyn, Mskahe, Rhian Parker, Rene Westbrook, Yitagesu, and David Yost.
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
Winter 2021 Virtual Transfer Fair
Wed., Feb. 10, 2021
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Planning to transfer to a 4-year university? Join regional Community College students and university representatives from Eastern Washington University, The Evergreen State College, Saint Martin’s University, University of Washington, Washington State University, Western Washington University ,and more!
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.