Nhan Ta, an international student from Vietnam, began learning English in Kindergarten and has attended English-speaking schools for gifted students ever since. Ta, 18, will receive his high school diploma and associate of arts degree simultaneously at the end of spring quarter.
As a member of the military working full time while raising a family, George Thomas did not have a lot of free time to pursue his education back in 1979. Based at Fort Lewis, he knew that earning a college degree was a goal he needed to achieve to advance in his career.
Pierce College Fort Steilacoom’s Concert Choir will host a special evening on March 17 during the International Festival of Music and Movement. This unique choral concert will feature special guests from the Pierce College International Education program who will perform traditional pieces from their home countries.
Pierce College has always maintained a strong commitment to student success, but when the college began to take a closer look at the data, the results were alarming. Student retention, course completion and graduation rates were not at acceptable levels, and then numbers showed that the college was not meeting its own expectation of providing equitable education for all students.
Pierce College Puyallup is hosting a special evening with Dr. Andrea Baldwin, featuring her solo performance of “Lone Star Feminist.” The performance takes place on March 18 in the Arts and Allied Health Building Black Box Theater.
Are you interested in careers in science, technology, engineering or math? Come out to Pierce College Puyallup’s first-ever STEM Town Hall discussion focusing on diversity within these career pathways.