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For Eileen Yoshina, Diversity is more than a buzz word

Hawaiian-born and Harvard-educated Eileen Yoshina, director of diversity and equity, has brought her passion for education, equity and social justice to the college and its students, and is spreading the message that diversity is diverse.

Unexpected Classrooms

Classrooms at South Puget Sound aren’t just rooms with desks and whiteboards. Sometimes they are unexpected places, like a dental clinic, a cozy restaurant, or an icy highway.

Michael and Gail Shurgot:

Shining beams far into the world
Michael and Gail Shurgot’s commitment to student opportunity and excellence didn’t retire when they did. In their post-work life, the retired professor and his wife have ensured that their annual scholarship becomes a legacy for them and the college.


Dean of College Relations
Kellie Purce Braseth
South Puget Sound Community College
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