Acclaimed photographer Matika Wilbur has partnered with SPSCC to lead a 4-day collaborative mural effort as part of her nationwide tour to encourage Native American college students and build stronger college-tribal relationships in communities: Project 562: In>digenous Land.
Matika Wilbur, from the Swinomish and Tulalip Tribes, is the creator of Project 562. She will present a combined exhibition, lecture, and mural project that will be conducted at college campuses across the nation. Wilbur will open the dynamic week with a keynote lecture, free to the public, on the Kenneth J. Minnaert Center’s main stage beginning at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 21. Wilbur’s own photographs will be on display in The Gallery Feb. 21 – 24.
Three students from South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) were awarded scholarships on Saturday evening at the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Banquet. Students Bryan Hooper and Alex Bledsoe were honored by the Thurston Group of Washington State for their academic success, community service, and extra-curricular activities that align with the values of the Thurston Group. Student Francisco Tamayo, Jr. was awarded by Gateway Rotary Club for his service in diversity and inclusivity.
The SPSCC Foundation celebrated generosity and perseverance Monday evening during the annual Scholarship Reception. Scholarship recipients, community donors, and college staff came together, creating an opportunity for donors and recipients to meet in person, share their stories, and make lasting connections within our community.
Clipper Athletics and SPSCC celebrate as the Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC) awarded the men’s soccer team with three distinguished awards at the close of the 2016 season. Awards include a region all-star, all-academic award, and co-coach of the year selections.
The team will celebrate and share team awards tonight at their end-of-season banquet. The NWAC West Region Team will be released in mid-November and several players are expected to make that team, as well.
Student-led funding brings International Education Week to SPSCC
South Puget Sound Community College’s International Student Association was recently awarded $1,200 to host a week dedicated increasing cultural awareness and embracing differences on SPSCC campuses and in the community.
Clippers Athletics today announced season outlooks for its Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams for the 2016-17 year. Last season, both teams achieved personal record bests in league standings and several student athletes were honored for their achievements on and off the court. Resonating from coaches Landon (men’s team) and Moore (women’s team) was excitement, high expectations, and confidence for their balanced teams of Clippers rookies and returners.
Are you ready to learn about ways you can see the world while getting your education? There are two events related to international education happening this week at SPSCC. Both events are being held in the Center for Student Success (building 22), Room 292.
The Whiskey People, along with SPSCC's Corporate and Continuing Education, are thrilled to present a five-class Whiskey Appreciation Certificate. The goal of the certificate is to provide an avenue for people to learn the culture and history that surrounds whiskey and build appreciation and understanding of whiskey from an academic and experiential perspective. Class sessions build upon one another and should be taken in order. Students must be 21+ years old to attend these interactive sessions.