The Culinary Arts program received a perfect score at the American Culinary Federation (ACF) accreditation visit on April 24 – 26, 2018. ACF evaluators noted zero areas of non-compliance with ACF policies and procedures. They also noted the program's culture of camaraderie, professionalism, alignment with current industry trends, and industry impact. The program was granted a five-year certification, the longest certification offered to programs with zero points of non-compliance.
The Gallery at SPSCC is proud wrap up the 2017-18 school year with two outstanding shows highlighting student success in art and collaboration.
Student Art Exhibition
In its 13th year, the Student Art Exhibition features work from studio art classes during the 2017-18 school year, selected by SPSCC art faculty. Works include ceramics, drawing, painting, printmaking, digital photography, mixed-media, 2D and 3D design exercises, and sculpture. A continuous slide show of additional work is also included in this exciting showcase of student creations.
SPSCC is collaborating with Providence Health & Services to train and hire ten students as nursing assistants for Providence Mother Joseph Care Center in Olympia.
Providence will select ten aspiring Certified Nurse Assistants (CNAs) to receive a sponsorship that will fully fund their education, supplies, and certification costs. Successful students will have the opportunity to be hired to work at Providence Mother Joseph Care Center upon program completion and certification.
Scholarship applications are now open for students coming to SPSCC in Fall Quarter 2018. Applications will be accepted Feb. 14 through May 16, 2018.
Each year, the SPSCC Foundation awards over 350 scholarships and grants to SPSCC students. This year, the Foundation has nearly half a million dollars in student success funds and scholarships to award to current and future SPSCC students.
South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) and the Thurston Group of Washington State are bringing Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) to Olympia to meet and enroll students on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018.
The 14th Students of Color Recruiting Day offers students of color a chance to meet HBCU representatives who are ready to enroll and award scholarships to students.