SPSCC will host the first stateside U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs event of its kind to serve regional Veterans and transitioning service members and their families. In the three-day event titled the "Economic Investment Initiative", Veterans, service members, and their loved ones can secure economic well-being and find continued success in civilian life.
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.
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By Molly Walsh
With an enrollment of almost 6,000, there is an educational pathway for every student at South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC). Whether a part of the Running Start Program, studying an applied science or working toward a transfer degree, SPSCC offers multiple education options, allowing students with varying schedules the opportunity to work toward the graduation stage.
The Gallery at SPSCC concludes its 2018-2019 season with the annual Southwest Washington Juried Exhibition on July 8, 2019. The exhibition showcases the region’s creative identity, inviting artists to submit across media from Clark, Cowlitz, Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Pierce, Skamania, Thurston and Wahkiakum counties.
The exhibition runs through August 22 at The Gallery at the Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts. An opening reception will occur Thursday, July 11, 6 – 9 p.m., where guest juror Dawna Holloway will select top artists to receive honors and awards.
South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) will celebrate more than 1,400 graduates at the 2019 commencement ceremony on Saturday, June 15, at 10 a.m. at The Evergreen State College’s Red Square. The event marks the first commencement collaboration between SPSCC and Evergreen, highlighting the spirit of cooperation in Thurston County’s higher education community.
SPSCC film students recently unveiled “A Tale of Two Cities”, a product of an ongoing cross-cultural film and media partnership between the college and Japan’s Hagoromo International University. The film – a travelogue produced by students, faculty, and staff from both institutions – provided students with real-world work opportunities in the field of video production as they explored the local sights of the schools’ home cities, Olympia and Osaka.
Nomy Lamm, a local multi-media artist, activist, and vocalist will visit SPSCC on Thursday, June 6 to hold an artist talk and creative process workshop for students and the Olympia community. All are invited to attend – the events will take place in the Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts Black Box Theater with free admission.