Two students from SPSCC were awarded a $1,000 scholarship at the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. virtual event on Jan. 19, 2021. Desirée Toliver and Torin Tinnin were honored by The Thurston Group of Washington State for their success in academics at SPSCC and beyond that aligns with the values of The Thurston Group.
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South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) and the SPSCC Foundation last week announced its largest gift in school history, a $2.5 million gift from the Bruno and Evelyne Betti Foundation. The gift will impact the college’s professional technical degree programs, as well as healthcare programs in the Dr. Angela Bowen Center for Health Education.
SPSCC and the SPSCC Foundation today announced its largest gift in school history, a $2.5 million gift from the Bruno and Evelyne Betti Foundation. The gift will impact the college’s Professional Technical degree programs, as well as Healthcare programs in the Dr. Angela Bowen Center for Health Education.
To support a college wide initiative to increase equity, SPSCC’s A. Barbara Clarkson Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Center (DEIC) launched a new Black Scholars program this fall. Investments from TwinStar Credit Union have aided in the impact these programs are having on students.
Even though it feels like Fall Quarter just started, it’s already time to start thinking about next year. Now is the time to fill out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) or WASFA (Washington Application for State Financial Aid) for the 2021-22 academic year. Make sure to include SPSCC school code: 005372.
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The SPSCC Foundation will host its annual fundraising gala, The Experience, at 6:15 p.m. on Sat., Oct. 3. The Experience is the Foundation’s largest event of the year, raising nearly $500,000 to support scholarships and student success at SPSCC.
While seating capacity limits this event to about 500 attendees each year, the virtual format of this year’s event allows everyone to experience how SPSCC is changing the lives of our students and our community.
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Every year, nursing students preparing to graduate from South Puget Sound Community College take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) to earn their nursing license. Usually, nursing students are tasked with covering the NCLEX testing fees, but this year they are getting extra support.