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Designing the future - Advance cover story

February 16, 2018
There isn’t just one way to become an architect in Washington State. SPSCC’s collaboration with KMB Architects offers a unique pathway to a career in a design firm in Washington State after completing SPSCC’s Computer Aided Drafting/Building Information Modeling (CAD/BIM) program.

Igniting dreams at the SPSCC FIRE Summit

February 6, 2018
Access to education is a key pillar of the American Dream. For some in our region, it remains just that: a fleeting dream that seems out of reach. But thanks to the tireless work of South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) and tribal members – students and educators – of the Nisqually, Squaxin Island, Skokomish, and Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation, Native students can experience higher education in person, first-hand at the annual FIRE Summit.

Student selected for SBCTC Legislative Internship Program

January 25, 2018

Via Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges

Please welcome Daniela Suarez who will serve as the SBCTC Legislative intern for the 2018 legislative session. She is a 2nd year student at South Puget Sound Community College as well as the Senator of Legislative Affairs for her college. She is pursuing an Associates in Arts Degree and will be completing her degree in the spring of 2018. She plans on transferring to a 4 year university to complete her Bachelor’s degree in International Relations and Political Science.

SPSCC homestay program creates lasting memories for host and student

January 18, 2018
I have a terrible memory when it comes to my childhood. But one thing I remember very clearly was when my family hosted a student from Japan. My brother was taking Japanese and it was part of the school’s language program. I learned so much about Japanese culture and their way of life that it stuck with me, decades later. This is the type of lasting impression South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) is creating with their international student program.

SPSCC Food Pantry grand opening, bringing resources closer to students

October 9, 2017
On Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, at 1:00 p.m., South Puget Sound Community College will cut the ribbon on its brand new Food Pantry on the Olympia campus. The Pantry is a unique, collaborative community partnership between SPSCC’s Student Senate, the SPSCC Foundation, and the Thurston County Food Bank. The ribbon cutting ceremony is open to the public and will be held in the Student Union Building (building 27.).

Statement regarding DACA Program

September 6, 2017
For more than 50 years, we have celebrated and welcomed students from all backgrounds. A diverse and vibrant student body has driven our vision to be a campus that mirrors the diversity in our community and builds prosperity throughout the region. All who seek a fuller life through education are welcome here.

Announcing: 2017-18 Artist & Lecture Series

August 21, 2017
SPSCC proudly announces its lineup for its 2017-18 Artist & Lecture Series. The series aims to bring nationally and internationally recognized artists and speakers who offer diverse and innovative views and performances to the campus and local community. Attending one of these Artist & Lecture Series evenings gives audience members the chance to broaden the term culture for themselves.

Ten future CNAs to earn fully funded scholarship and direct pathway to work

July 17, 2017

SPSCC has partnered with Providence Health & Services to offer a fully funded one-month direct pathway to work for ten future nursing assistants. 

Providence Mother Joseph Care Center will select ten aspiring Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) to receive a scholarship that will fully fund their education, supplies, and certification costs.  Successful students will have the opportunity to be hired by the care center upon graduation and certification.

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