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Veterans Day events at SPSCC

November 8, 2016

Campus Closure Nov. 11

Both SPSCC campuses will be closed on Friday, Nov. 11, 2016, in observance of Veterans Day.

Veterans Center hosts celebration for local and national veterans Nov. 10

South Puget Sound Community College’s Veterans Center is hosting a special event to honor and celebrate community veterans.  This year’s Veterans Day Celebration includes speakers, a banner signing, breakfast foods, and more.  The event is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 10, at 8:00 a.m., and will last about two hours in building 21 at SPSCC’s Olympia Campus.

Standing Rock canoe and native art on display

November 1, 2016
In its ninth season, the Native American Art Exhibition features a wide variety of works by regional Native American artists of all ages. The largest piece in the exhibit this year is a Puyallup Tribe dugout canoe that recently returned from protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline at the Sacred Stone Camp.

Holiday favorites and orchestral music on Dec. 3

October 25, 2016
South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) today announced the upcoming performance for South Puget Sound College Orchestra, an arrangement of holiday favorites and orchestral music.  The show will feature symphonic overtures by Verdi and Humperdinck, including Max Bruch’s Kol Nidre featuring cellist Stuart Hake and several holiday favorites featuring vocalist Troy Fisher.

Chorus performs 'A Pirate Christmas' concert on Dec. 2

October 11, 2016

South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) today announced an upcoming choir and chorus concert named 'A Pirate Christmas'.  

The two vocal groups (The South Puget Sound Community College Chorus and The South Puget Sound Community College Chamber Choir), led by Director John Lehrack, will fill the Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts with sounds of the holidays with an infamous pirate flare.  Accompanying the groups are Patty Upton and Kelly Cornwall.

The concert is scheduled for Friday, December 2 at 7:30pm.

Time-hopping comedy drama 'Cloud 9' opens Nov. 17

October 10, 2016
Cloud 9, directed by SPSCC’s newest drama professor Lauren Love, embodies provocative themes that are valuable in challenging the status quo and empowering audience members to think differently. Written by British playwright Caryl Churchill, the play dramatizes the abuse of power and playfully takes on weighty social issues including colonialism, race, sexuality, and gender.

Thought leader to speak and inspire social change

September 29, 2016

South Puget Sound Community College’s Campus Activities Board is pleased to host nationally recognized thought leader and social advocate Nikki Silvestri.  Silvestri will spend the evening discussing food justice and climate change, aiming to inspire students and community members in attendance.

Percival Creek Footbridge to re-open

September 14, 2016
Update: Footbridge ribbon cutting ceremony scheduled for Nov. 2. The Percival Creek Footbridge on SPSCC's Olympia Campus is projected to re-open in October of 2016. The permit for Phase 1 repairs is in place and construction is anticipated to begin in mid-September with the bridge open in October.

Sound and sculpture exhibit creates ephemeral sonic experiences

September 6, 2016

South Puget Sound Community College is pleased to host the experimental artworks of internationally recognized artist Margaret Noble in the upcoming Resonating Objects exhibition.  Resonating Objects is a series of sculptural sound experiences designed to immerse audiences in artifacts of identity and memory through tactile gestures and ephemeral sonic experiences.

What: Margaret Noble: Resonating Objects
When: Sept. 12 - Oct. 21, 2016
Where: The Gallery at the Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts


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