In his time at SPSCC, sophomore Ben Janssan has taken on much more than the role of international student-athlete.
Originally from Australia, Ben attended high school in Centralia before joining the Clipper Men's Basketball team in 2018. Kicking off his second year at the college—and on the basketball team—Ben has connected with nearly all sectors of campus and works in the Clipper Cafe and as part of the Social Media Team. He also excels in the classroom and frequently lands on Academic Honor Role lists.
Beginning Nov. 11, SPSCC will welcome Eun-Kyung Suh to The Gallery at the Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts for “Stay”. Suh is a Full Professor of 3D Art at the University of Minnesota, Duluth.
Suh’s work explores the historical and modern meanings of wall – a continuous vertical brick or stone structure that closes or divides and area of land. Suh’s silk walls include transferred maps of areas and lost homes along the Green Line of the Israeli West Bank Wall.
“I hope to symbolize the lost lives of the people affected by this arbitrary configuration,” stated Suh.
Growing up as the child of Filipino immigrants, Cleo wanted a rewarding and meaningful career at a young age—and SPSCC helped her find the right path to success.
“I always knew I wanted to go to college,” Cleo said, “but the road to receiving higher education was unclear because I knew how expensive it was.”
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By Molly Walsh
Fall quarter at South Puget Sound Community College ushers in new and returning students to the college campus. Coinciding with the beginning of classes on September 23, the college hosts its annual Welcome Week, a time for students to engage with peers, activities and school resources.
Welcome Week is a great way for new (and returning) students to get connected and feel supported on campus. Join us for Welcome Week 2019 from Sept. 23 to Oct. 6.
Welcome to SPSCC
Sept. 23 & 24, 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Parking Lots, Foot Paths, All Across Campus
StudentLife wants to welcome you to your first days at SPSCC! Need help finding class? Want some free SPSCC swag? Find someone in a student life t-shirt and ask for help!
It was Doty Catlin’s second attempt at college. Back in 1990, she began at Grays Harbor College, but her studies quickly halted after getting married and having a baby. But when Doty enrolled at SPSCC in 2002, she was a recently single mom who knew that going back to school would provide a sound future for her daughter. “She was 11 when I started at SPSCC, in junior high.”
Beginning July 1, 2019, SPSCC alumna Daniela H. Suarez will serve a one-year term on the University of Washington’s Board of Regents as Student Regent following an appointment from Governor Jay Inslee. The Board of Regents is the university’s governing body, its officers selected by Washington State governors to supervise and coordinate university affairs.
Life as a college student is a lot of hard work – especially if you’re a student-athlete. For most Clippers, it’s a full course load while balancing practices, games and scrimmages, and – for many – employment on top of that. But SPSCC students are constantly rising to the challenge, finding success and living a life that speaks to their high aspirations for the future.