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.
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.
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!
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.