Pierce College Fort Steilacoom receives AANAPISI Grant


Pierce College Fort Steilacoom recently won a $1.5 million federal grant to enhance services to Asian American and Pacific Islander students pursuing science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) majors.

Director of Education Programs Krissy Kim recognized with Anna Sue McNeil Assessment, Teaching and Learning Award


The Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges has named Pierce College Director of Education Programs Krissy Kim as a winner of the prestigious Anna Sue McNeil Assessment, Teaching and Learning Award.

Pierce College student lends a hand overseas


When Pierce College Fort Steilacoom student Skyler Hampton heard about the Raiders Serve service trip to Nicaragua, she knew she needed to be a part of it.

Professor Corrina Wycoff publishes new novel


For the past seven years, Pierce College English Professor Corrina Wycoff has spent every break between quarters investing countless hours into her latest novel, “Damascus House.”

International Celebration Dinner tickets available now


Pierce College International Education is proud to announce the 3rd Annual International Celebration Dinner on Nov. 4 at 6 p.m. in the Health Education Center at Pierce College Fort Steilacoom.

Experience Pierce College during first-ever Homecoming festivities Oct. 7-8

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In celebration of its 50th anniversary, Pierce College invites the community to its first-ever Homecoming celebration, taking place Oct. 7-8 at the Fort Steilacoom campus. The festivities will kick off with the much-anticipated Pierce College Volleyball game against cross-town rivals Tacoma Community College. The game takes place Friday, Oct. 7 at 7 p.m. in the Health Education Center.

Pierce College to offer BAS in Teaching starting in January


Pierce College is proud to announce the development of a Bachelor of Applied Science in Teaching, its second four-year degree offering in its history. The program is slated to begin in January 2017.

Pierce College to receive an NWCCU Regional Accreditation Visit

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The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) will perform a comprehensive accreditation evaluation visit to Pierce College on November 14-16, 2016.

Pierce College Distinguished Alum and Washington state Teacher of the Year meets President Obama


Nathan Gibbs-Bowling has made a name for himself inside the halls of Lincoln High School, where he teaches AP government and human geography – and beyond. Thanks to his unapologetically high standards for each of his students and his dedication to their success, he was named Washington State’s 2016 Teacher of the Year.

The 2015 Pierce College Distinguished Alum also earned the prestigious Milken Educator Award in 2014.

Earlier this spring, Gibbs-Bowling traveled to Washington, D.C., to meet President Barack Obama and attend a ceremony honoring the teachers of the year from around the country. Congratulations, Nathan!

Pierce College Chancellor Michele Johnson receives regional award for exceptional leadership


In recognition of a strong commitment toward furthering the mission of community and technical colleges, Chancellor Michele Johnson recently received the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) 2016 Pacific Region CEO Award. Pierce College Board of Trustees Chairman Brett Willis says the award is the result of hard work from a dedicated team focused on helping students achieve their goals.