Earth Week 2018

In celebration of Earth Week (April 16-20), South Seattle College’s Sustainability Committee is sponsoring a week of on-campus workshops, activities and service events calling attention to environmental protection and sustainability on-campus and in our community. Join us for several events on campus including, waste sorting volunteers helping students sort waste in the SSC cafeteria, a waste audit and a sustainable building design presentation. Continue reading →


Faces of South: Johnae Beckem, Advertising. Art. Activism.

Choosing a major or area of study is one of the most important decisions a student makes during their first years in college. While some students get to campus with a clear career path in mind from an early age, others find it helpful to “try out” several different majors and explore their options based on their talents, interests and values. For 20-year-old South Seattle College student Johnae Beckem, choosing an area of study involved weighing her love of advertising and marketing with her passion for art and activism. Continue reading →

South Seattle College President Finalists and Public Forums Announced

After an extensive nationwide search, South Seattle College has named three finalists for the position of president.  Students, faculty, staff and community members are invited to attend public forums where candidates will share their background, qualifications and vision for the college, followed by a question-and-answer session with the audience.  Continue reading →

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 →