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Nursing program a candidate for national accreditation

March 16, 2017

The SPSCC Nursing Program is taking steps toward national program accreditation through the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA), a new national accrediting body for all types of nursing programs.  Earning national accreditation is an important next step for the program: national accreditation will affirm the quality of the program as well as meet the requirements that Washington State has set for the national accreditation of all nursing programs in the state by 2020.

Guest artist pottery workshop at SPSCC, free and open to the public

March 14, 2017

The Art Department at South Puget Sound Community College is thrilled to host Pittsburgh artist Kevin Snipes for a series of “unconventional pottery” demonstrations and lecture on March 21, free to the public.  The day-long workshop will demonstrate Snipes’ layered approach to construction and surface decoration of pottery, as well as discuss the ideas that instigate his narrative illustrations.

22nd annual All-Washington Academic Team ceremony coming to SPSCC

March 13, 2017

South Puget Sound Community College will host the 22nd annual All-Washington Academic Team ceremony on Thursday, March 23, 2017.  The top students from each of Washington State’s 34 community and technical colleges will be honored in this annual recognition ceremony.  The keynote will feature a message from Marty Brown, Executive Director of the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges.

Senior engineer leads teams of electrical engineers after starting with SPSCC associate degree

March 2, 2017

Randy knew what he wanted to do right after high school.  He spent his childhood exploring technology with influence from his father, a communications specialist in the Special Forces.  When his father decided to start his own telecommunications business, Randy wanted to get involved.  First, though, his father asked that he earn an associate degree before coming to work for him.

Chefs rooted in the community: from local culinary education to local ingredients

February 28, 2017

Brad Thompson and Marilyn Harley have a lot in common, including their love for culinary arts and the fact that they both serve in chef roles at Our Table restaurant in Olympia.  What else?  Both Brad and Marilyn chose to build their culinary education at SPSCC after researching many other options.  Their local education was the perfect step to creating a locally sourced restaurant in downtown Olympia that has the community buzzing.