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By Nisqually Valley News Staff
South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) will continue the Artist & Lecture Series with author and educator Dolen Perkins-Valdez on Monday, Feb. 3.
Perkins-Valdez is best known for her best-selling debut novel “Wench,” an intricate Civil War-era story that explores the moral complexities of slavery.
Welcome Week is a great way for new (and returning) students to get connected and feel supported on campus. Join us for Welcome Week 2020 activities from Jan. 6 to Jan. 16.
Welcome to SPSCC
Jan. 6 & 7, 8 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Buildings: 22, 27, 34, and 35
Visit a Welcome Table to ask questions, grab snacks, and snag SPSCC swag!
SPSCC continues the Artist & Lecture Series with author and educator Dolen Perkins-Valdez on Monday, Feb. 3, 2020. Perkins-Valdez is best known for her best-selling debut novel Wench, an intricate Civil War-era story that explores the moral complexities of slavery.
The lecture titled “Love in the Time of the Civil War” will happen from 7:30 - 9 p.m. at The Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts Main Stage. Tickets are available through The Washington Center for the Performing Arts for $15 or less. The lecture is free for SPSCC students, staff, and faculty.
SPSCC continues the Artist & Lecture Series with the first event of 2020, a Martin Luther King Jr. Day lecture with Dr. Rich Benjamin. The lecture will be held in the Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts at 7 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 20, 2020.
Tickets for the lecture titled ‘King and “The More Perfect Union”’ are available through The Washington Center for the Performing Arts for $15 or less. The lecture is free for SPSCC students, staff, and faculty.
Join us for an SPSCC Admissions Info Session coming up at the Lacey Timberland Library
Jan. 15, 2020 | 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Come meet our Admissions Specialists to learn about:
- What you can study at SPSCC
- How to become a student
- English as a Second Language (ESL)
- High School Completion (High School+ and GED®)
Food will be provided!
SPSCC is proud to kick off the 15th year of The Gallery and the Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts by presenting the Fine Art Postcard Exhibition. This annual event brings the local creative community together under one concept. The 2020 theme is “POWER TOOLS” and the exhibit will run from Jan. 6 – Feb. 7, 2020.
SPSCC is getting jolly this holiday season with a cookie decorating event and a festive window display.
The fun begins Sun., Dec. 1, when the public is invited to join baking & pastry arts professor Melanie Shelton to decorate gingerbread cookies and warm up after the Downtown for the Holidays kickoff parade. Cookie decorating will take place from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. at Percival Place at Ben Moore’s, located at 112 4th Ave W, Olympia.
Cookies, decorating supplies, and family-friendly sips are provided, so bring your family and enjoy Olympia's Downtown for the Holidays!
SPSCC wraps up Fall Quarter classes and rings in the holiday season with two musical performances and the student film showcase between Dec. 6 -10, 2019. SPSCC music groups are a mix of college students and community members who perform in concert throughout the year. The Fall Student Film Showcase features short films made by future filmmakers.
SPSCC Jazz Band Concert
Big Band Concert
Friday, Dec. 6 at 7 p.m.
Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts, Main Stage