South Puget Sound Community College Awarded $500,000 Grant for Guided Pathways Program

College Spark Washington along with the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges today awarded South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) a grant of $500,000 over five years to develop a Guided Pathways program. Guided Pathways aims to support low-income students and students of color by helping community colleges develop clear paths to certificates,…

Uber, Visit Olympia, and Thurston County Target Zero Team Up to Offer Thurston County Residents Safe and Sober Rides Home

Visit Olympia and Thurston County Target Zero are excited to announce the official launch of Uber in Olympia and Thurston County on Friday, July 15, just in time for Capital Lakefair. Uber will service all of Olympia and the surrounding area by seamlessly connecting riders to Uber drivers through the Uber app, making the entire…

Washington State’s First Class of Direct Transfer Nursing Students Move to Universities

Thirteen nursing students from South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) are the first group of community college graduates to move directly into year four at a university with an Associate in Nursing Direct Transfer Agreement (DTA) degree. The nursing DTA, announced in 2014 by the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, allows students to earn an…

BUSINESS & INNOVATION CELEBRATION: From Start Up to Scale Up

Are you an entrepreneur? Doing something innovative with your business model or product? We want to celebrate YOU! This first-time CB&I event is created to highlight and celebrate innovation in all stages of business. Program elements include:   Several classroom-style training sessions focusing on business growth and optimization for entrepreneurs Graduation for our second cohort of the ScaleUp…