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Two Faculty Awarded Tenure at SPSCC

June 10, 2020

SPSCC awarded tenure to two faculty members at the virtual Board of Trustees meeting on June 9, 2020.

In order to be awarded tenure at SPSCC, faculty members must satisfactorily perform required instructional and non-instructional work within their assigned area of discipline, such as course instruction, curriculum design, and service work over three years. During this time, their performance is under review by a Probationary Review Committee that reports to the Board of Trustees. At the end of three successful years, the Board can grant the award of tenure.

Congratulations to SPSCC Class of 2020

June 9, 2020

SPSCC will celebrate more than 1,400 graduates at the 2020 commencement ceremony on Saturday, June 20, at 10 a.m. in a virtual ceremony.

For its 55th commencement ceremony, the college will award 1,498 associate degrees and certificates to the 2020 graduating class. Additionally, the college will award 308 GED® awards, totaling 2,008 awards. Standing out in academic success this year are the 970 graduates earning transfer associate degrees. With an average GPA 3.30, this group of transfer degree students may enter a Washington State public university as a junior.

SPSCC Welcomes New Women’s Basketball Coach and Assistant Athletic Director

May 29, 2020

SPSCC and Clipper Athletics recently welcomed to its athletics staff Darah Vining, fulfilling the dual role assistant athletic director and head women’s basketball coach.

Prior to coming to SPSCC, Vining was the lead assistant coach at Northwest University and worked for the City of Mercer Island Parks and Recreation.

“She brings her expertise of coaching at a four-year level and understands the dedication and commitment it takes for student-athletes to be successful,” said SPSCC athletics director Vernell Willingham.


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