Saint Martin’s University Proudly Recognizes its 10th America’s Service Heroes Scholarship Recipient

Staff Sgt. Michael A. Vidick, a member of the U.S. Air Force for more than 11 years, has been chosen by Saint Martin’s University as its 10th recipient of America’s Service Heroes Scholarship. The award was announced Nov. 3 at the University’s Gala 2018, a major fundraising event for University student scholarships. America’s Service Heroes…

SPSCC Students Win Auditor’s Cup

South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) is the recipient of the 2018 Auditor’s Civic Challenge Capital Cup (Auditor’s Cup) for registering the most voters during the week of National Voter Registration Day. Thurston County Auditor Mary Hall presented the award to student leaders at the Olympia Campus on Oct. 30.   SPSCC competed against Saint…

$1.3 Million Raised for Student Scholarships at Saint Martin’s Gala with Chef Roy Yamaguchi

 On Nov. 3, more than 600 friends and alumni helped Saint Martin’s University raise over $1.3 million for student scholarships at the Saint Martin’s Gala, held on the University’s Lacey campus. This year’s Gala featured James Beard-award winning chef Roy Yamaguchi, known throughout the world for his beautiful restaurants, Hawai`i-inspired cuisine, four cookbooks and “Hawai`i…

Washington Healthplanfinder Renews In-Person Assistance Site in Olympia for 2018 Open Enrollment

The Washington Health Benefit Exchange today announced that a full-service enrollment center operated by GHB Insurance will offer free in-person assistance to Thurston County residents and those in neighboring counties signing up for health and dental coverage through Washington Healthplanfinder during the upcoming open enrollment period, Nov. 1-Dec. 15. The enrollment center is located at 556 Lilly…

Associate Dean Earns Research Grant to Study Heritage Arts-Based Economic Development

South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) today announced that the work of Associate Dean of Transition Studies Dawn J. Murphy has received a two-year, $200,000 federal research grant through the Corporation for National and Community Service. Murphy, a Ph.D. student at Fielding Graduate University, along with community and university researchers, will develop and implement a…