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November 15 is National Philanthropy Day–a nationwide celebration of the positive impact charitable giving has on communities. In the true spirit of philanthropy, the South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) Foundation team will be joined by student volunteers from the SPSCC Student Cabinet who will be giving their time for a three-day phone-a-thon November 14 through November 16.
Get ready to be part of the show! The Leonor R. Fuller Gallery will once again host the annual Fine Art Postcard Exhibition and Silent Auction from January 3 through February 3, 2023. The upcoming 2023 Postcard Exhibition is themed "From the Edge" and here are six ways you can participate:
Attend the Opening Reception on Friday, January 6, 2023 from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm.
Participate in the Silent Auction. Registration starts online on Tuesday, January 3, 2023.
SPSCC’s Information Technology Pathway encompasses a comprehensive list of programs for students interested in computers. Computer Science, Cybersecurity and Network Administration, and Software Development programs are just a few of the many ways students can prepare for high-demand, Information Technology careers. These include programming, game development, civil engineering, cybersecurity, IT network engineering, or Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AES) technology industries.
Programs in the Social Services and Education pathway include, Education, Early Childhood Education, Parent Education, Psychology, Social Work, and Sociology. Students in this pathway can position themselves to achieve goals that directly impact communities and effectively improve the lives of others.
Learn from our Q & A conversation with Professor of Early Childhood Education Christine Moon how this pathway helps students realize their passion serving their community as educators and social service providers.
Students follow the Cultural Studies pathway programs to build skills and broaden their understanding of the world in different multicultural settings. In a recent Question and Answer interview (August 2022), Faculty Patrick Chapman explained how this pathway is opening doors to students who want to expand their academic experience to learn from diverse cultures abroad.
Q: What makes the Cultural Studies pathway at SPSCC unique?
Studies in the Business, Finance, and Office Administration pathway include, Accounting, Business, Economics, Entrepreneurship and Office Technology and Administration. Students can use this platform to gain the hard skills to organize, manage, and prepare for occupations in various industries.
Learn from Office Administration Faculty Heather Maye how this pathway helps students build critical success skills to graduate and reach bigger career goals.
Our Foundation team is so proud to honor SPSCC's graduating class of 2022. This year's cohort has weathered COVID and navigated a myriad of challenges over the past two years to reach this achievement. At this year's Commencement ceremony we will honor the scholars who have received support from the SPSCC community though scholarships by giving each recipient an SPSCC Foundation Scholar commemorative pin in recognition of their tenacity, commitment, and resilience.
Ask middle school students what they want to do for a living, and they might name professions like Veterinarian, Nurse, Teacher, Musician, or Firefighter. Chances are they may not think of Lobbyist as a career aspiration. But for Contract Lobbyist Adán Espino ’17, being a lobbyist is the culmination of many lifelong interests--especially his passion for helping others in his community.
In a recent interview with South Puget Sound Community College Foundation staff, Political Science Faculty Peter Rex shares how programs within the Government, Public & Nonprofit Administration pathway prepare students to become effective community leaders.
Q: Why is Political Science important to students who aspire to make a difference in their communities?