Pierce College SLAM receives top honors at annual conference


cover14-smPierce College Student Literary Arts Magazine (SLAM) received top honors from the Washington Community College Humanities Association during its annual conference earlier this month. For the second time in three years, SLAM has been named the best literary arts publication out of all of Washington’s community and technical colleges.

Gov. Jay Inslee reappoints Jaqueline Rosenblatt to Pierce College Board of Trustees


jaquelinerosenblattGov. Jay Inslee reappointed Jaqueline Rosenblatt to the Board of Trustees at Pierce College earlier this month. This will be her second five-year term with the board, effective Oct. 20.

Pierce College offers a safe place for children and parents on Halloween


halloween1Pierce College Fort Steilacoom Student Life is hosting an evening of fun and festive activities for children and parents in the community, taking place from 5-7 p.m. on Halloween. The Cascade building’s Fireside and Performance Lounge will be transformed into Spooky Lane, where children can participate in arts and crafts, dancing, photo ops and more.

Pierce College Puyallup Student Life challenge promotes sustainability

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plastic bag storyPierce College Puyallup is ramping up efforts to become even more environmentally, socially, and economically sustainable by taking a stand against the use of plastic bags.

Pierce College Puyallup presents “The Yellow Wallpaper”


yellow_wallpaperPierce College Puyallup presents “The Yellow Wallpaper,” by Charlotte Perkins Gillman, opening Nov. 6 in the Black Box Theater. The performances will take place at 7 p.m. on Nov. 6-8.

Pierce College Alum Greg Marks shares personal story of struggles, redemption


photo[4]Pierce College alum Greg Marks may be well on his way to Hollywood as an actor and filmmaker, but fame is not exactly what he’s after. He’s already achieved his goal to work on just about every film made in Washington state over the past year. But his true passion is to empower people to have the courage to pursue their own dreams and goals.

Pierce College Fort Steilacoom presents “Treasure Island”


treasure_island_posterA stunning yarn of piracy on the tropical seas is taking over the Pierce College Fort Steilacoom Theater in Ken Ludwig’s “Treasure Island.”

The production, adapted from the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson, tells the story of Jim Hawkins, a 14-year-old boy who longs for adventure, and the infamous Long John Silver, who is a complex study of good and evil … and perhaps the most famous hero-villain of all time.

Pierce College Puyallup offers new certificate program for students

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041814_StudentsofColorPierce PY GroupPierce College Puyallup is now offering an extracurricular multicultural program for students, designed to build and develop tools students need to become active participants in their local, national, and global communities.

Disability History Month observed on campus


ADS photoThroughout the month of October, Pierce College is shining a spotlight on the countless contributions made by people living with disabilities. The Access and Disabilities Services (ADS) departments on both campuses have already hosted a number of events and educational opportunities in honor of Disability History Month.

Pierce College Named to 2015 Military Friendly® Schools List


MFS15_200x200Pierce College announced today that it has been designated a 2015 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, the leader in successfully connecting the military and civilian worlds.