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Partnership confirmed for Craft Brewing and Distilling Center

September 19, 2017
SPSCC is exploring an opportunity to partner with Craft District, LLC, to lease space in a craft brewing and distilling center that will serve as the long-term home of SPSCC’s new Craft Brewing and Distilling degree program. Craft District is beginning work this week to develop a commercial site in Tumwater near the former Olympia Brewing Company brewery. When complete, SPSCC hopes to lease up to 10,000 square feet of space that will include classrooms, labs, small scale production space, offices, and a conference room.

Statement regarding DACA Program

September 6, 2017
For more than 50 years, we have celebrated and welcomed students from all backgrounds. A diverse and vibrant student body has driven our vision to be a campus that mirrors the diversity in our community and builds prosperity throughout the region. All who seek a fuller life through education are welcome here.

Announcing: 2017-18 Artist & Lecture Series

August 21, 2017
SPSCC proudly announces its lineup for its 2017-18 Artist & Lecture Series. The series aims to bring nationally and internationally recognized artists and speakers who offer diverse and innovative views and performances to the campus and local community. Attending one of these Artist & Lecture Series evenings gives audience members the chance to broaden the term culture for themselves.

High school counselor inspires thousands of students after starting at SPSCC

August 15, 2017
Todd Caffey attended SPSCC to get a start at college. SPSCC opened a door of opportunity for him since there wasn’t any necessary requirements to attend unlike four year colleges. He entered his freshman year of college battling an addiction to drugs and alcohol. He almost didn’t continue his education. Todd received treatment and eventually got sober by spring quarter during his first year of college. At that time, he was ready to start a new chapter in his life and was ready to learn.

Six faculty members awarded tenure

August 2, 2017

SPSCC is honored to recognize six newly tenured faculty who have worked 24 years at the college combined. Tenure is a three-year process in which faculty members must satisfactorily perform required assignments that are instructional, as well as non-instructional, within their assigned area of discipline. Assignments include instruction, designing a curriculum, service work, and more.  Their performance is under review by a Probationary Review Committee that reports to the Board of Trustees. At the end of three successful years, the Board grants the award of tenure.