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By Molly Walsh
At the Spring Arts Walk, numerous South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) creative divisions will coalesce into a unique installation and two-day event in the historical Olympia venue, Ben Moore’s. Percival Place at Ben Moore’s will include art pieces from SPSCC faculty, performances from SPSCC theater and music students, bites provided by the Culinary Arts Program and contribution from the school’s Craft Brewing and Distilling Program.
SPSCC today announced that the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Center (DEIC) within the Center for Student Success will be renamed the “A. Barbara Clarkson Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Center” in a dedication event on March 20, 2019.
SPSCC and Ballet Northwest are proud to present the next feature of the 2018-19 Artist & Lecture Series, the Philadelphia Dance Company (PHILADANCO), on April 25, 2019, at 7:30 p.m. in the Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts.
Due to continued inclement weather, the Percival Restaurant has changed the date of the Feb. 14 Wine Paired Dinner to March 14, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. This event is sold out. We invite all persons with reservations to join us on March 14 for the originally planned menu.
If you have a reservation but are unable to attend on March 14, please contact Evan Fagerness in the SPSCC Foundation at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 360-596-5294. Refunds will be available.
On Saturday, Jan. 19, two SPSCC students were recognized for their success in academics at the 2019 Martin Luther King, Jr. Banquet. Vanessa Enendu and Chante Williams were honored by the Thurston Group of Washington State as successful and involved students and community members, praising their work ethic, values, and contributions to advancing equity in education. They each received a scholarship in the amount of $1,000 toward their education.
SPSCC's Percival Restaurant is hosting its next Wine Paired Dinner on Valentine's Day, Feb. 14, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. This year, treat your valentine to a lovely evening out while supporting SPSCC Culinary Arts and Baking & Pastry Arts students.
South Puget Sound Community College and the SPSCC Foundation announced its acquisition of the Louis Walker Middleton building from the Estate of Olympia philanthropist Dr. Angela Bowen. The announcement event held on Jan. 16, 2019, celebrated Dr. Bowen’s $1.19 million in-kind contribution to the SPSCC Foundation, the largest gift in school history.