SPSCC’s Dental Assisting program brings together students from many backgrounds and connects them to a professional technical career that makes a difference in people’s lives. Near the end of the program, students participate in externships, giving them valuable clinical experience and connecting them with the local community. That connection is integral to the program, the success of its students, and the local dental community.
South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) wraps up Fall Quarter classes and ushers in the holiday season with three outstanding music performances between Nov. 30 and Dec. 7, 2018. SPSCC music groups are a mix of college students and community members who perform in concert throughout the year.
South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) today announced the launch of the Growth & Innovation Fund, a joint effort between the SPSCC Foundation and the Center for Business & Innovation (CB&I). The fund gives entrepreneurs access to small business loans and ongoing support. It aims to encourage entrepreneurship in Thurston County and impact job creation and the local economy.
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Yelm Community Schools has expanded its educational vision beyond the walls of K-12. Through new partnerships with South Puget Sound Community College, Yelm Timberland Library and the South Sound YMCA, 25 local adults are currently earning their high school diplomas at Yelm Extension School this fall. The class is full, and more are waiting to sign up.
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By Ned Hayes
South Puget Sound Community College might seem an unusual place to find a five-course, wine-paired dinner. Yet the SPSCC culinary arts team is determined to turn its Percival Restaurant location into a desired destination for discriminating diners.
South Puget Sound Community College welcomed to campus Kenyan bishop Maurice Muhatia Makumba to explore study opportunities for college-age Kenyans from Nakuru to SPSCC. Members of International Student Services, Student Services, and Professional Technical offices welcomed Bishop Makumba with lunch and discussion on Aug. 23, 2018.
The IGNITE program launches this fall to help close the achievement gap for vulnerable SPSCC students.
Twenty-four students applied for the program, including five incoming freshmen, and 20 will enter the program.
IGNITE students get personalized advising, coaching, and a team of advocates and resources to keep them focused and moving toward their goals. The program is designed specifically to help first generation, low income, and students with disabilities to succeed.