SPSCC today announced its newest member of the Board of Trustees, Rozanne Garman. Appointed by Washington State Governor Jay Inslee, Garman began her term on Jan. 29, 2020 and replaces Trustee Leonor R. Fuller, who served on the Board for 17 years.
Trustee Garman shared on Friday morning that, "I’m grateful for the opportunity to serve and would like to acknowledge and thank Governor Inslee and President Timothy Stokes for the appointment. I’m honored to be following in Leonor Fuller’s footsteps and will strive to be worthy of the trust and confidence of this appointment."
On Feb. 7, 2020 South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) will be hosting the annual SkillsUSA Post-Secondary Winter Leadership Conference.
Starting on Monday, Feb. 3, schools around the area will kick-off SkillsUSA Week. Institutions have been invited to participate by holding open houses, inviting local media to tour their programs, conduct community service projects, network and build relationships with local businesses, or engaging with policymakers about the value of technical careers and education.
Article via North West Athletic Conference website
Chatman was highly instrumental in the Clippers' win over 8th-ranked Lower Columbia with a huge three at the buzzer to help lift South Puget Sound (4-0, 14-4) to the top of the West Region's standings. This past week he averaged 20 points and 4.5 assists per game to go with 2 rebounds and 4 steals.
Due to freezing weather and difficult road conditions, operations at the Olympia and Lacey campuses will begin at 10 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 17. Gates will open at 9:30 a.m. Students, visitors, and non-essential staff will not be allowed on campus until 9:30 a.m. to allow facilities adequate time to prepare campus.
All classes scheduled to start prior to 10 a.m. are canceled for the day.
The Clipper Cafe will open at 10:30 a.m.
Due to weather and difficult road conditions, operations at the Olympia and Lacey campuses will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 14. Gates will open at 10 a.m. Students, visitors, and non-essential staff will not be allowed on campus until 10 a.m. to allow facilities adequate time to prepare campus.
All classes scheduled to start prior to 10:30 a.m. are canceled for the day.
Serendipity child care on campus will open at 10:30 a.m.
The Clipper Cafe will open for lunch at 11 a.m. The Percival Restaurant will be closed today.
Article via The Olympian
By Rolf Boone
A building that will house Ninkasi Brewing, Heritage Distilling and a South Puget Sound Community College brewing and distilling education center is set to open this spring in Tumwater’s craft district, Mayor Pete Kmet said Wednesday.
SPSCC welcomed Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman to the Percival Restaurant on Tuesday, Jan. 7, for the presentation of two special awards to the college’s culinary and catering teams.
Secretary Wyman presented the Best Taste Award and the Best Presentation Award to SPSCC Culinary Arts faculty, culinary students, and the catering team for their work in support of the Washington State Combined Fund Drive (CFD) during the 2019 Masquerade Ball.
SPSCC is pleased to welcome the Native American Art Exhibition back to the Leonor R. Fuller Gallery at the Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts. The exhibition will run from Feb. 18 – March 20, 2020, with the opening reception happening Friday, Feb. 21, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Article via Nisqually Valley News
By Nisqually Valley News Staff
South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) will continue the Artist & Lecture Series with author and educator Dolen Perkins-Valdez on Monday, Feb. 3.
Perkins-Valdez is best known for her best-selling debut novel “Wench,” an intricate Civil War-era story that explores the moral complexities of slavery.