Seven SPSCC student athletes, former student athletes, and coaches have been nominated for the 2018 Sports Awards. Award winners will be announced at the 2018 Sports Awards, hosted by Thurston County's Sports commission, on June 19 at Indian Summer Golf & Country Club from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
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SPSCC is collaborating with Providence Health & Services to train and hire ten students as nursing assistants for Providence Mother Joseph Care Center in Olympia.
Providence will select ten aspiring Certified Nurse Assistants (CNAs) to receive a sponsorship that will fully fund their education, supplies, and certification costs. Successful students will have the opportunity to be hired to work at Providence Mother Joseph Care Center upon program completion and certification.
SPSCC welcomes professor Kip Fulbeck to close out the 2017-18 Artist & Lecture Series season. Fulbeck’s lecture, a powerful message surrounding multiracial identities, will be held at the Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts on Thursday, May 17, 2018, at 7:30 p.m.
Kip Fulbeck is a pioneering artist, spoken word performer, and filmmaker. Recipient of the UCSB Distinguished Teaching Award, he is also the author of several books. Fulbeck created The Hapa Project, which was awarded the inaugural Loving Prize at the Mixed Roots Film and Literary Festival.
SPSCC will host the 30th annual Career Day event on May 10, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Career Day unites more than 60 local employers with students, alumni, and community members each year at the gymnasium at the SPSCC Olympia Campus. Attendees can leverage the event app, new this year, to connect with employers before and after the event.
The SPSCC Foundation held the biennial President's Club event on Thursday, May 3, 2018. SPSCC president Tim Stokes along with SPSCC Foundation staff and donors welcomed 21 new members into the President's Club Lifetime Circle. Lifetime Circle members have cumulative giving of $25,000 or more to the SPSCC Foundation.
The SPSCC Foundation thanks the 21 inductees for their support of the college and dedication to creating access to education for all students.
Six automotive and welding students from SPSCC took home gold, silver, and bronze medals from the SkillsUSA Leadership and Skills Conference at Columbia Basin College on April 20 - 21, 2018. This is the sixth consecutive year that automotive and welding students have competed and won. Read the 2017 story and 2016 story.
The Culinary Arts program received a perfect score at the American Culinary Federation (ACF) accreditation visit on April 24 – 26, 2018. ACF evaluators noted zero areas of non-compliance with ACF policies and procedures. They also noted the program's culture of camaraderie, professionalism, alignment with current industry trends, and industry impact. The program was granted a five-year certification, the longest certification offered to programs with zero points of non-compliance.