Pierce College Orchestra concert features collaboration with Northwest Accordionaires

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The Pierce College Concert Orchestra is teaming up with the Northwest Accordionaires for a very special performance on Sunday, Dec. 6 at 4 p.m. in Pierce College Puyallup’s Arts and Allied Health Building Theater.  Both groups will perform solo pieces, followed by a combined concert of holiday favorites.

Pierce College Fall Choir Concert features appearance by the Northwest Sinfonietta

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The combined choirs of Pierce College Puyallup and Fort Steilacoom are holding a special concert on Dec. 4, featuring Northwest Sinfonietta. The concert will be conducted by Pierce College’s Dr. Ken Owen, and will feature selections from Handel’s Messiah, along with other holiday favorites.

Pierce College students lend a hand on Make a Difference Day

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For one Saturday morning in October, a special group of Pierce College students came together to help make a difference in the community.

Pierce College hosts 2015 NWAC Volleyball Championships


For the second year, Pierce College will host the Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC) 2015 Volleyball Championship tournament on Nov. 19-22 at the Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center.

Civil rights activist Joan Trumpauer Mulholland to speak at Pierce College Puyallup

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During a special event at Pierce College Puyallup, civil rights activist Joan Trumpauer Mulholland will speak to the college community about her experiences fighting against segregation in the South.

Pierce College ranked No. 1 community college for veterans in the state


Pierce College is proud to announce the Military Times has ranked it as the best community college for veterans in the state of Washington, and No. 13 in the nation!  The Military Times’ Best for Vets: Colleges 2016 rankings is the most comprehensive school-by-school assessment of veteran and military student services and rates of academic achievement.

Meet Tiffany Smith, Professor of Nursing

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Making a difference in the world is what truly ignites Tiffany Smith’s passion in life. Teaching gives her the ability to make an impact on many people’s lives, which has been a big goal from a young age.

Pierce College hosts Japanese nursing students during three-day study tour

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For three days in October, nursing students from Japan spent time at Pierce College, learning about the American healthcare system, visiting local medical centers, and sharing their traditions with the college community.

Pierce College holds series of emergency preparedness training

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Pierce College Campus Safety is holding four training sessions on each campus, designed to prepare the college community to respond to the threat of an active shooter on campus. These training sessions are designed to provide individuals with the tools necessary to developing a survival mindset in the face of a potentially life-threatening situation.

Prepare yourselves for winter quarter registration!


Registration for winter quarter is right around the corner. Are you prepared? Get ahead of the game, and schedule an appointment now with your advisor to make sure you’re on track to complete your degree or certificate on time.