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.
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.
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.
South Puget Sound Community College along with Goldsmiths, University of London has implemented a new articulation agreement for studies in Politics. The agreement allows qualified SPSCC graduates to transfer into Goldsmiths’ Bachelor of Arts in Politics program with advanced standing.