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SPSCC gains national recognition

April 27, 2017

Article via The Olympian

South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) has been named one of the top 50 community colleges in the country by College Choice, a web site that offers college and university rankings and other resources for students and their families.  The Olympia-based college was ranked No. 41 on a list of “best community colleges for 2016-17,” based on academic quality, diversity and equity and return on investment, according to a news release from SPSCC.

SPSCC basketball star McGill signs with Cal State East Bay

April 21, 2017

The owner of every Northwest Athletic Conference rebounding record is headed to California.  Savannah McGill, a South Puget Sound Community College sophomore, signed her national letter of intent to play basketball at California State University, East Bay on Thursday.  During two years playing for the Clippers, McGill set NWAC records for career rebounds (927), single-season rebounds (471) and average rebounds per game (19.6).

SPSCC placed in the top 50 community colleges in U.S.

April 20, 2017

SPSCC has earned a spot in the top 50 community colleges in the nation, according to a recent ranking published by College Choice. Listed as the 41st best community college for 2016-2017, SPSCC was awarded the ranking based on academic quality, diversity and equity, and return on investment. “We believe these fifty schools represent the best of what can be a wise decision for many prospective college students,” stated the article.

Career Day unites students and employers for 29th year

April 18, 2017

SPSCC will host its annual Career Day event on May 11, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  In its 29th year, the event will unite over 65 local employers with students, alumni, and community members in the gym at the SPSCC Olympia Campus.

Janis Ian joins choirs for songs of peace and social justice

April 11, 2017

SPSCC is proud to present a unique vocal concert experience featuring the SPSCC College Chorus and SPSCC Chamber Choir with special guest Janis Ian, Grammy-winning singer-songwriter. “We’re Still Singing: Songs of Peace, Protest, and Social Justice” will be held on June 9, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. in the Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts. The show will open with the SPSCC College Chorus and SPSCC Chamber Choir performing a varied array of powerful songs by Janis Ian, Bob Dylan, Lady Gaga, Michael Jackson, and more. The second half will feature a solo set by Janis Ian and will conclude as the combined choirs accompany Ian for a shared performance.

Bat Boy musical auditions April 14

April 5, 2017

The drama department at South Puget Sound Community College is holding open auditions for the spring drama production of Bat Boy: The Musical.  Auditions will be held in room 253 of the Minnaert Center (building 21) on Friday, April 14, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  Callbacks will be held on Saturday, April 15, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.