SPSCC Welcomes Kenya’s Youngest Bishop, Explores International Study for Kenyans

South Puget Sound Community College welcomed to campus Kenyan bishop Maurice Muhatia Makumba to explore study opportunities for college-age Kenyans from Nakuru to SPSCC. Members of International Student Services, Student Services, and Professional Technical offices welcomed Bishop Makumba with lunch and discussion on Aug. 23, 2018.   SPSCC’s international office recently expanded its ability to…

Murdock Trust Approves Grant of $800,000 for Saint Martin’s University’s New Science Building

 Saint Martin’s University is $800,000 closer to breaking ground for its new science building—a 30,000 square-foot classroom and laboratory facility—thanks to a grant from the M. J. Murdock Charitable Trust of Vancouver, Washington. “The University is grateful to the Murdock Trust for its generous support of the Science Initiative and our STEM students,” said Saint…

Saint Martin’s Erin Jonasson, Ph.D., Wins Grant from the National Science Foundation

Saint Martin’s University’s Erin Jonasson, Ph.D., assistant professor of chemistry, has won a grant, in collaboration with the University of Notre Dame, for $121,345 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for research that will be conducted from July 2018 until an estimated end date of June 2022. Jonasson will serve as the principal investigator for…

Jonathan Pleger Named President/CEO of Morningside Services

The Morningside Board of Trustees is proud to announce that it has appointed Jonathan Pleger as the organization’s new President/CEO, effective August 1, 2018.  Jonathan will be the fifth President in Morningside’s 55-year history. “The Board of Trustees is thrilled to have Jonathan Pleger leading Morningside,” said Board President Holly Joseph. “Jonathan brings the unique…

HCA Chooses Capital Medical Center and Their Partner Olympia Orthopaedic Associates as a Center of Excellence for Spinal Fusions

On July 23, 2018, The Health Care Authority (HCA) announced that Capital Medical Center and their partner surgeons at Olympia Orthopaedic Associations will serve as a Center of Excellence for spinal fusion bundled episodes of care. Premera Blue Cross will continue to administer the program. The Centers of Excellence Program is part of HCA’s continued…

Saint Martin’s University and TwinStar Credit Union Unveil the TwinStar Court in Marcus Pavilion

Saint Martin’s University and TwinStar Credit Union proudly unveiled the newly named TwinStar Court, inside Marcus Pavilion, home to the Saint Martin’s men’s and women’s basketball and volleyball teams. Marcus Pavilion, which just commemorated its 50th anniversary last year, is the home court for Saints basketball and volleyball. Beginning with the upcoming athletic year, the…