South Puget Sound Community College celebrates Trustee Barbara Clarkson, a 13-year member of the College’s Board of Trustees, after she received the 2017 ACT Equity Award at a ceremony on May 25. The Equity Award, presented by the Washington State Association of College Trustees, recognizes exemplary commitment to achieve equity in the development, administration, and delivery of educational programs and services in the community and technical college system.
SPSCC and Ballet Northwest are proud to present the next performance in the SPSCC Artist & Lecture series, Seattle contemporary dance company Whim W’Him. Whim W'Him has been wowing audiences with innovative choreography and dance since 2009. The group will perform one of their newest programs, SENSATION, featuring new contemporary dance works from the 2016 Princess Grace Award Choreography winner Penny Saunders, New York City-based Larry Keigwin, and Whim W'Him's artistic director, Olivier Wevers.
Three students from South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) were awarded scholarships on Saturday evening at the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Banquet. Students Bryan Hooper and Alex Bledsoe were honored by the Thurston Group of Washington State for their academic success, community service, and extra-curricular activities that align with the values of the Thurston Group. Student Francisco Tamayo, Jr. was awarded by Gateway Rotary Club for his service in diversity and inclusivity.
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As Washington lawmakers try to find a way to fully fund K-12 public schools for the first time, it’s important they do not sacrifice other valuable programs to get there.
It’s not overstatement that our economy depends on smart decisions. This is no truer than with higher education, which plays a key role in training workers for the employment fields that don’t have enough newly qualified people to fill expected openings.
The SPSCC Foundation celebrated generosity and perseverance Monday evening during the annual Scholarship Reception. Scholarship recipients, community donors, and college staff came together, creating an opportunity for donors and recipients to meet in person, share their stories, and make lasting connections within our community.
Just months after its best season in school history, Clipper Men’s Basketball launches a new program to root student athletes in the Thurston County community. Partnering with businesses and members of the community, Clipper Athletics anticipates that the Hometown Hero Program will help student athletes from outside the Thurston area make local relationships that encourage athletic and academic success.