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Seats Open for High School 21+ Spring Session

March 14, 2019

Article via Nisqually Valley News
By Eric Rosane

Last November, graduates of Yelm Community School’s inaugural High School 21+ program were formally recognized by district officials. It was, for many, a moment to take in the extensive collaboration between the district, South Puget Sound Community College, Yelm Timberland Library and the South Sound YMCA. And for those that graduated, it was a moment to take pride in and celebrate.

Drawing class explores artists of color through vibrant murals

March 15, 2019

Every quarter she teaches Beginning Drawing, art professor Liza Brenner has her students participate in a collaborative project. Many of these projects are featured all over campus, adding a touch of style to their locales through a variety of subjects and themes. For the class of winter 2019, she began by suggesting a tribute to a famous artist, leaving the final subject up to the class. The names her students brought to her were the mainstream, Western artists known around the world, like the painter Van Gogh – but they gave her an idea.

Meet Phuoc Truong: SPSCC's 2019 All-Washington scholar

March 5, 2019

SPSCC today announced that Phuoc Truong, an international student focusing on computer science, will represent SPSCC on the 2019 All-Washington Academic Team. Truong along with top students from each of the state’s 34 community and technical colleges will be recognized and awarded a scholarship at the All-Washington Academic Team ceremony on Thursday, March 21, 2019.

SPSCC closes winter quarter with musical and film performances

February 22, 2019

South Puget Sound Community College brings Winter Quarter 2019 to a close in March with three musical performances between March 15 and March 21, as well as the quarterly Student Film Showcase on March 19. SPSCC music groups are a mix of college students and community members who perform in concert throughout the year.

SPSCC pens deal with University of Glasgow, expanding international transfer program

December 21, 2018

Students studying the sciences now have more international study opportunities to look forward to. On Nov. 1, South Puget Sound Community College President Tim Stokes signed an international transfer articulation agreement with the University of Glasgow in Scotland. The agreement allows students to transfer into the third year of a bachelor’s degree program in over ten new science subjects, including chemistry, microbiology, marine biology, and sports science.

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