SPSCC Announces Chief Diversity Officer

South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) last week announced a new role on the College’s executive leadership team: Chief Diversity Officer. Parfait Bassalé will serve in this position and plans to further support the College’s core theme of “Equity” and commitment to cultivating an environment that reduces barriers and removes equity gaps.  Bassalé has worked…

The New Normal

In early June, the Thurston Chamber surveyed its members to gather data about reopening our community. One of the questions we asked was whether the Stay Home, Stay Healthy order would permanently change their company’s policy around telecommuting? What we learned is not statistically significant, but anecdotally, we learned that quite a few Thurston County-based…