Pierce College News

October 23, 2003

Open-enrollment for employee benefits runs October 20 through November 30

Filed under: General — Pierce College at 9:31 am

Open enrollment for medical and dental care runs October 20 – November 30. Check out plan options, review cost increases for 2004, and make changes at the Public Employees Benefits Board Web site.

October 14, 2003

Districtwide in-service day: limited services Friday, October 17

Filed under: General — Pierce College at 2:09 pm

Services for students and the general public will be limited on Friday October 17. There are no classes, and all services are closed with the following exceptions:

  • Fort Steilacoom information desk, open 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Fort Steilacoom computer labs (O301 and SN121 only), open 8 a.m. – 10 p.m.
  • Libraries at Fort Steilacoom and Puyallup, open 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

The Pierce College District annual districtwide in-service day provides Pierce staff and faculty with an opportunity to learn from one another. This year’s theme is “Effective Communication to Strengthen our Community.”

October 1, 2003

Colleges join forces to start new registered nursing program

Filed under: General — Pierce College at 12:06 pm

Clover Park Technical College and Pierce College Puyallup are joining forces to create a new program that will begin to train as many as 30 new registered nurses per year in the South Sound next fall. [Read more]

Conference and lecture to feature best-selling author on men and education, relationships

Filed under: General — Pierce College at 12:04 pm

Best-selling author Michael Gurian will be the keynote speaker at a one-day conference exploring the unique learning needs of boys and men at Pierce College Puyallup on Friday, Oct. 10, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Gurian will also speak at Pierce College Puyallup on Thursday, Oct 9, at 7 p.m. His topic for that presentation will be What Could He Be Thinking? Understanding the Nature of Boys and Men. [Read more]