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Pathways Day

October 13, 2020

Get amped about your future on Pathways Day

From inspirational workshops to panels featuring local employers, Pathways Day is all about the pathway you've picked for your future career. Whether you're getting started at SPSCC, close to graduation, or somewhere in the middle, there is something just for you on Pathways Day.

From Student to Instructor: Meet Craft Brewing and Distilling Graduate Luke Jean

October 1, 2020

After spending time in the Army, Luke Jean started his career journey at Starbucks, but quickly learned he wasn’t chasing his passion. While he didn’t stay in the coffee industry, one thing he took away from Starbucks is sensory analysis skills. He’s tweaked what he learned in their Coffee Masters program and now applies it to spirits. “I’ve since learned how to lead tastings, how to do pallet cleansings, and other things that are useful in distilling,” said Luke, a graduate of SPSCC’s inaugural Craft Brewing & Distilling program.

Winter Quarter 2021 Will Remain Online

September 29, 2020

SPSCC will continue to offer online, virtual, and hybrid classes for Winter Quarter 2021.

As COVID-19 continues to impact public health, Winter Quarter at SPSCC will continue to operate in the same way as Fall Quarter. This means that most classes will be offered as online, virtual, or hybrid classes with very few face-to-face classes.

Winter Quarter registration begins on Nov. 3.

SPSCC Welcomes 11 Full-Time Faculty Members for the 2020-21 Academic Year

September 14, 2020

SPSCC is kicking off the 2020-21 academic year with eleven new full-time, tenure-track faculty members. Instructors will teach across numerous pathways, including two new professors in Natural and Applied Sciences, three in Applied Technology, one in Social Science & Business, and five in Nursing. Each new hire brings a wealth of expertise in the subject they teach, are using innovative ways to keep students engaged online, and all are committed to student success.

I Want To— 5 Ways to Move Toward Your Goals

August 13, 2020

Learn Online, Save Money, or Stay Home (Wait to Attend University)

We know. You really planned on a different kind of college life this fall. But until you and your family are ready to get you there safely, SPSCC is here for you with affordable, transferrable online and hybrid classes. Fast and flexible admissions, extra funding for books and supplies, and small classes with great professors are just a few of the reasons that SPSCC is one of the nation’s top 50 community colleges.

SPSCC Announces Chief Diversity Officer

June 29, 2020

South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) last week announced a new role on the College’s executive leadership team: Chief Diversity Officer. Parfait Bassalé will serve in this position and plans to further support the College’s core theme of “Equity” and commitment to cultivating an environment that reduces barriers and removes equity gaps.

37 SPSCC Nursing Students Graduate During the COVID-19 Health Crisis

June 16, 2020

The 37 students graduating from the SPSCC nursing program are group of students who proved their flexibility and desire to persevere. Graduating during a pandemic is stressful for all students, but for those enrolled in hands-on programs—like nursing—restrictions on public gatherings meant requirements for in-person learning had to be approached in a new way.

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