South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) wraps up Fall Quarter classes and ushers in the holiday season with three outstanding music performances between Nov. 30 and Dec. 7, 2018. SPSCC music groups are a mix of college students and community members who perform in concert throughout the year.
South Puget Sound Community College presents its first 2018-19 Artist & Lecture Series speaker, Alina Fernández, on Oct. 18, 2018, at 7:30 p.m. in the Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts.
Fernández is a novelist, activist, and radio show host, internationally famous for her autobiography "Castro's Daughter: An Exile's Memoir of Cuba." She will speak of growing up in Cuba as Fidel Castro's daughter in the political environment of the 1960's and 70's and her later departure, as well as provide insight into the country's future and great potential.
The Gallery at South Puget Sound Community College is proud to begin the 2018-2019 school year with an exhibit from former SPSCC arts faculty Carol Hannum, titled Worlds Apart. Hannum is known for her active contribution and enthusiasm for the development of arts in education and the greater South Sound community.
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By Ned Hayes
South Puget Sound Community College might seem an unusual place to find a five-course, wine-paired dinner. Yet the SPSCC culinary arts team is determined to turn its Percival Restaurant location into a desired destination for discriminating diners.
South Puget Sound Community College the SPSCC Foundation announced today the college has named a library study room in honor of West Olympia Rotary. The West Olympia Rotary Study Room was revealed during a ceremony on Aug. 21, 2018 at The Center for Student Success at SPSCC’s Olympia Campus.
West Olympia Rotary was one of the first donors to the SPSCC Foundation when it launched in 1982. Since then, the Rotary Club of West Olympia Endowed Scholarship has helped fund the education of 34 Capital High School graduates in professional technical programs.
Do you dream of attending a Historically Black College and University (HBCU)? SPSCC and the Thurston Group of Washington State are bringing HBCUs to Lacey to meet and enroll students on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018.
The 15th Students of Color Recruiting Day offers students a chance to meet HBCU representatives who are ready to enroll and award scholarships. Students should come ready to apply on-the-spot with official high school or college transcripts, letters of recommendation, and ACT or SAT scores. Parents are encouraged to attend.
SPSCC proudly announces its lineup for its 2018-2019 Artist & Lecture Series. The series aims to bring nationally and internationally recognized artists, speakers, and activists who offer diverse and innovative views and performances to the campus and local community.
Attending one of these Artist & Lecture Series evenings gives audience members the chance to broaden the term culture for themselves. The lineup for the new season includes:
The Gallery at SPSCC opens its annual Southwest Washington Juried Exhibition on July 9, 2018. The annual exhibition serves artists in the area by providing a high-quality exhibition opportunity that promotes the region's creative identity. Selected exhibiting artists are recognized in an awards presentation and opening reception on Thursday, July 12, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in The Gallery.
Love jazz? Don't miss the live performance of local student jazz combo The Waywards on KNKX radio on Wed., June 13, 2018 at 12 p.m.
The Waywards are made up of SPSCC, SPSCC CCE, and TESC students:
- Noah Plumley
- Theo Ragan
- Nick Rawson
- Rogan Keys
- Danielle Westbrook
The group will be interviewed on air and will perform live on KNKX for a studio audience. Listen online at KNKX.org or tune into 88.5 F.M.