When students enroll in a math lab at Pierce College it allows them to independently complete classwork at their own speed in the math level they placed in. Thanks to a new software program introduced by Math Professor Melonie Rasmussen, these students can now take advantage of customized guidance to complete their math requirements at their own pace.
Originally from Banyo, Cameroon, Nguivoum’s art reflects life in Africa and the expression of politics, hope, freedom and a better tomorrow.
It’s an urge that some people just can’t fight. I mean, when your phone is just burning a hole in your pocket, what are you supposed to do other than break it out, extend that arm, and snap a selfie? We understand.
In fact, here at Pierce College, we want to join in on the fun.
Later this month, Pierce College Professor Scott Sweet is giving local children a chance to get out of the house and into the great outdoors during his annual nature camp. The camp is taking place this year at Pierce College Puyallup on July 25 and Aug. 1 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., and it is free for students ages 7 to 12. Donations will be gratefully accepted, and given directly to the Pierce College Child Development Centers on campus.
A much-needed proposed renovation project for the Pierce College Fort Steilacoom Cascade Building has been included in the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges 2015-17 capital budget recommendation. These recommendations now move on to the legislature and, if approved, the renovation could provide important upgrades to sections of the building that have not been substantially improved in more than 25 years.
Each Wednesday night without fail, Elizabeth Sierra-Arruffatt prepares a home-cooked meal for a group of students who have traveled across the world to study here at Pierce College. As a Pierce alum, Sierra-Arruffatt got to know many international students while she was in school, and developed a great respect for the bravery it takes to study in a foreign country.