SPSCC in the News

SPSCC Foundation Scholarship Essay Volunteers Find Student Stories of Hope and Perseverance

September 16, 2019

Article via ThurstonTalk
By Molly Walsh

Every student at South Puget Sound Community College has a story leading to their pursuit of higher education, whether it is to advance or change their current career path or to develop new skills. A vital part of that story for many students are scholarships, particularly those offered by the SPSCC Foundation.

Fun Home named #2 local theatre production of 2018-19

September 12, 2019

In a yearly roundup by Weekly Volcano, theater critic Alec Clayton named SPSCC’s rendition of “Fun Home,” based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel, the number two local theatre production of the 2018-19 season.

Having previously called the production “one of the best plays you’ll see this year” in an article from The Olympian, Clayton made known the impact this production would make in the community, which was the first of its kind in the Olympia area.

SPSCC Connections Run Deep at the Olympia Farmers Market

September 9, 2019

Article via ThurstonTalk
By Molly Walsh

With a 56-year history and over 50,000 alumni, South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) has developed deep connections to the Olympia community. And ties to the college are especially apparent at the Olympia Farmers Market. On any given Saturday, the market is ripe with alumni, family and employers of SPSCC students, both operating booths and enjoying the market ambiance.

New report ranks Wash. state's community colleges as best in U.S.

August 19, 2019

Article via KOMO News
By KOMO News Staff

Washington state's community college system is the best in the nation, according to a new study released Monday.

The new report, by personal finance website WalletHub, ranked hundreds of U.S. schools in the American Association of Community Colleges based on 19 different criteria, including costs, efficiency, retention rates, graduation rates and career outcomes.

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