South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) is pleased to announce the 14th Annual SPSCC Student Art Exhibition, sponsored by Olyphant Art & Media and the SPSCC Bookstore. The exhibit will be open to the public in The Gallery at SPSCC from May 13 to June 14, with an opening reception on Friday, May 17, from 6 – 8 p.m.
SPSCC is happy to welcome Washington State’s Poet Laureate and former Seattle Civic Poet, Claudia Castro Luna, for an open poetry workshop taking place at SPSCC’s Olympia Campus on Friday, April 12. Castro Luna is especially looking forward to working with SPSCC students: “I want to work with everyone, but my preference would be students. I know how much that early guidance meant to me. I’m a big believer in our Community Colleges.”
Friday, April 12
1 – 3 p.m.
Bldg. 21, Room 130
SPSCC Olympia Campus
SPSCC is pleased to announce its students will create art in collaboration with visiting Native artist Joseph H. Seymour, Jr., ancestral name wahalatsu?, of the Squaxin Island and Pueblo of Acoma. Seymour will lead a multi-session workshop, culminating in an exhibition of the work in The Gallery, from April 29 to May 3. Students will gain experience in all aspects of the collaborative project, including planning, production, installation, and presentation.
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.
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.
SPSCC today announced that the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Center (DEIC) within the Center for Student Success will be renamed the “A. Barbara Clarkson Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Center” in a dedication event on March 20, 2019.
SPSCC and Ballet Northwest are proud to present the next feature of the 2018-19 Artist & Lecture Series, the Philadelphia Dance Company (PHILADANCO), on April 25, 2019, at 7:30 p.m. in the Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts.
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.