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SPSCC Connections Run Deep at the Olympia Farmers Market

September 9, 2019

Article via ThurstonTalk
By Molly Walsh

With a 56-year history and over 50,000 alumni, South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) has developed deep connections to the Olympia community. And ties to the college are especially apparent at the Olympia Farmers Market. On any given Saturday, the market is ripe with alumni, family and employers of SPSCC students, both operating booths and enjoying the market ambiance.

New report ranks Wash. state's community colleges as best in U.S.

August 19, 2019

Article via KOMO News
By KOMO News Staff

Washington state's community college system is the best in the nation, according to a new study released Monday.

The new report, by personal finance website WalletHub, ranked hundreds of U.S. schools in the American Association of Community Colleges based on 19 different criteria, including costs, efficiency, retention rates, graduation rates and career outcomes.

Welcome Week 2019

August 19, 2019

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!

15 years later: meet alumna Doty Catlin - Advance cover story

August 13, 2019

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.”

Watch Doty's video profile on YouTube >