Pierce College’s Lakewood Computer Clubhouse program will continue to thrive with a new grant from the Best Buy Foundation. The $5,000 grant will help support operations of the college’s after-school program that serves more than 320 middle and high school students annually.
Conservation artist Becci Crowe has traveled to some of the most remote locations in the world, through more than 40 countries on six continents, getting up close and personal with local wildlife and indigenous cultures. The Puyallup-based artist will share the stories of her travels and the artwork that is inspired by these expeditions during a special event at Pierce College Puyallup on Nov. 6.
Thanks to the hard work of 48 Pierce College botany students, the Rainier building’s Murphy Winter Garden is coming to life this fall. During summer quarter, biology professors Elysia Mbuja and Robert Johnson led the charge on a project that would revitalize the Murphy Winter Garden. The garden is now full of plants designed to represent nearly every continent in the world.
Pierce College Fort Steilacoom is celebrating the freedom to read during Banned Books Week, taking place Oct. 10-14. The college will host a variety of events and activities, starting with banned book readings taking place on Wed., Oct. 12 at 11 a.m. in the Science Dome, and at noon in the Rainier building’s Murphy Winter Garden.