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Students to participate in nationwide mural project: “In>digenous Land”

January 23, 2017

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.

Students honored with scholarships at annual MLK banquet

January 18, 2017

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.

Men's soccer players and coach honored by NWAC

November 14, 2016

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.

Clippers basketball is back and battling in NWAC West

October 21, 2016

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.

Whiskey Appreciation Classes

December 2, 2016

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.

FAFSA file date bumped up to Oct. 1

October 1, 2016
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) has made a change to filing dates. You can file your 2017-2018 FAFSA as early as October 1, 2016, rather than January 1, 2017. The October 1 submission date will be a permanent change, enabling you to complete and submit a FAFSA as early as October 1 every year.

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