South Puget Sound Community College will celebrate more than 1,400 graduates from over 50 degree and certificate programs at Olympia High School's Ingersoll Stadium on Friday evening. The College's 52nd commencement ceremony will be held at 7:00 p.m. on June 16, 2017. This year’s faculty address will be delivered by History Professor Eric Chase and the student speaker for the event will be Nikita Salas.
SPSCC will host its annual Career Day event on May 11, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. In its 29th year, the event will unite over 65 local employers with students, alumni, and community members in the gym at the SPSCC Olympia Campus.
SPSCC is proud to present a unique vocal concert experience featuring the SPSCC College Chorus and SPSCC Chamber Choir with special guest Janis Ian, Grammy-winning singer-songwriter. “We’re Still Singing: Songs of Peace, Protest, and Social Justice” will be held on June 9, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. in the Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts. The show will open with the SPSCC College Chorus and SPSCC Chamber Choir performing a varied array of powerful songs by Janis Ian, Bob Dylan, Lady Gaga, Michael Jackson, and more. The second half will feature a solo set by Janis Ian and will conclude as the combined choirs accompany Ian for a shared performance.
The Gallery at South Puget Sound Community College welcomes artist and art educator Joe Hedges for a unique art display of his works from Empirical Evidence. The exhibition will run from April 17 to May 12, 2017, at The Gallery at the Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts.