South Seattle College’s Six-Month Maritime Welding Program Recruiting for Spring Quarter

South Seattle College’s short-term Maritime Welding program, in partnership with Vigor Industrial, is now accepting students for Spring Quarter 2018. Classes begin April 2, and students train on-site at the Harbor Island Training Center. The six-month program prepares students for careers in Seattle’s growing maritime industry. Continue reading →


Faces of South: Sadin Safi, Confidence Through Leadership

Nineteen-year-old Sadin Safi is a familiar face among the halls of the Jerry M. Brockey Student Center. Students know her as the smiling Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society member who greets them at the door of the South Seattle College Food Pantry. As PTK’s Marketing Officer, Sadin rotates shifts with her fellow members to help students in need access nonperishables and toiletry items throughout the week. Continue reading →

Mayor Durkan, Seattle Colleges and Seattle Public Schools Sign Seattle Promise Partnership

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan signed an official partnership agreement with Seattle Colleges and Seattle Public Schools at Ingraham High School on March 7, 2018. The agreement formalizes a collaborative partnership to implement the Seattle Promise Tuition Program, which will create opportunity for all Seattle Public School high school students enrolled in the Fall of 2019 to become eligible for two years of tuition-free college at any of the Seattle Colleges (South Seattle College, North Seattle College and Seattle Central College). Continue reading →

Sweat it Out with the South Seattle College Dance Club

By Alex Langenstein, Public Information Office Work Study

As president of the South Seattle College Dance Club, Cian Scheer knows a thing or two about choreographing a high-energy routine. I sat down with Cian to talk about what you can expect from Dance Club this year!

Interested in joining Dance Club or have a question? Email to find out when the next meeting will be held. All skill levels welcome! Continue reading →

Choose Your Player & Duke it Out with Smash Club!

By Alex Langenstein, Public Information Office Work Study

Featuring some of the most iconic Nintendo characters of all time including Mario, Link, Kirby and Pikachu, South Seattle College’s Smash Club invites you to meet new friends and battle it out in a weekly Super Smash Bros. video game tournament (it’s a multiplayer fighting game where players try to knock opposing characters off the screen). I sat down with Club President Mario Cavazos to talk about his goals for the club, and how you can get your game on!

Interested in joining Smash Club, or have a question? Email to connect with Club President Mario Cavazos. All students welcome! Continue reading →

Making Cultural Connections with South’s Black Student Union

By Alex Langenstein, Public Information Office Work Study

South Seattle College Black Student Union President Johnae Beckem has only been in her current position for a short time, and already has big plans for her club! I sat down with Johnae to talk about the future of BSU at South, and how her club plans to bring students together through multicultural events and discussions.

Interested in joining the Black Student Union or have a question about this club? Email to connect with a club member. All students welcome!

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