Prevent & Resolve Workplace Conflict – Breakfast Workshop

Prevent & Resolve Workplace Conflict – Breakfast Workshop Wednesday, October 24th, 2018    8:00 – 9:30 a.m. SPSCC Lacey Campus, 4220 6th Ave. SE, Lacey   Is there an elephant in your office? Workplace conflict and incivility are common in most organizations, but, too often, ignored or avoided. Unaddressed, they can have significant negative consequences for employers – emotional costs to…

Veteran Business Workshop scheduled for Wednesday, August 29, 6pm at Lacey Veterans Services HUB

The Thurston Economic Development Council Center for Business & Innovation (CB&I) and Lacey Veterans Services Hub have partnered to host a free Veteran Business Workshop on Wednesday, August 29, 6:00pm-8:00pm. The workshop is designed to provide information and insight on how to start and operate a Veteran owned business in Thurston County and what resources, trainings and…

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…