SSCC students will rally in Olympia to voice education concerns

On February 1, South Seattle Community College students will join hundreds of fellow students from around the state at the 2012 Community College Student Legislative Rally in Olympia.

Their purpose is to share their opinions with local legislators and the governor on topics including tuition, textbooks, and cuts to higher education funding. The program from 12 – 1 pm in the Rotunda will feature guest speakers including Seattle Community Colleges Board of Trustees member Tom Malone.

Last year, 18 community colleges were represented, and 27 South students were among the nearly 500 who attended.

South’s participation is being coordinated by the United Student Association For more information, contact Dante Obcena, USA president, at or Monica Lundberg, Office of Student Life program manager, (206) 934- 6750,

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