SPSCC Recognized as One of Nation’s Best Community Colleges

Good news for South Sound residents: one of the best community colleges in the country is right in our backyard.

Every two years, the Aspen Institute recognizes community colleges around the country for exceptional student outcomes in four areas. In January, South Puget Sound Community College learned that it was one of 150 schools now eligible to receive the $1 million Aspen Prize, which will be awarded in 2017.


“It’s an honor and a privilege because there are 1,200 schools that can participate in this competition,” says SPSCC’s Vice President of Instruction Michelle Andreas. “Once they select the top 150, we submit information and they come on campus. There’s an extensive process to determine those that are selected.” READ MORE…