South Puget Sound Community College will celebrate more than 1,400 graduates from over 50 degree and certificate programs at Olympia High School's Ingersoll Stadium on Friday evening. The College's 52nd commencement ceremony will be held at 7:00 p.m. on June 16, 2017. This year’s faculty address will be delivered by History Professor Eric Chase and the student speaker for the event will be Nikita Salas.
Financial aid awards for summer quarter at South Puget Sound Community College will be disbursed by July 5, 2017, due to federal disbursement requirements and the delay in the approval of the budget by the Washington State Legislature.
In order to accommodate students receiving summer aid, the College is committed to not dropping students from classes for non-payment as we finalize student accounts.
It has been another year of incredible student successes, college awards, and faculty and staff growth at SPSCC. While our list of achievements and proud moments far exceed a "top 10" list, we've done our best to highlight some of our favorite memories from this past year.
Campus services will close at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 25, 2017, to allow staff and faculty to participate in an annual recognition event. Limited service will be available at the One Stop and the Start Here desk. All services will resume regular hours on Friday morning.
Four students representing SPSCC put their skills to the test and brought home medals after the SkillsUSA Washington Leadership and Skills Postsecondary Spring Conference. SkillsUSA is a nationwide organization supporting students as they prepare for careers in technical, skilled, and service occupations.
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A Health and Wellness Center featuring sports courts, a weight and cardio room, and more study spaces could be coming to South Puget Sound Community College. Students at the Olympia-based college voted last week to have a quarterly fee assessed to pay for the proposed $16 million, 39,150-square-foot facility on its main campus.
The Whiskey People, along with SPSCC's Corporate and Continuing Education, are thrilled to present a five-class Whiskey Appreciation Certificate. The goal of the certificate is to provide an avenue for people to learn the culture and history that surrounds whiskey and build appreciation and understanding of whiskey from an academic and experiential perspective. Class sessions build upon one another and should be taken in order. Students must be 21+ years old to attend these interactive sessions.
The Black Hills State University men's basketball team has announced the addition of Dez Stoudamire as part of its 2017 signing class. Stoudamire is a 6-2 guard from Portland, Oregon, and transfers to BHSU after becoming the all-time leading scorer at South Puget Sound Community College, tallying 1,153 points in just two seasons.
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.
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