Seattle’s The Film School partners with Pierce College


Several lucky Pierce College students will soon have an opportunity to learn the art of screenwriting and storytelling directly from Hollywood pros during The Film School’s Script Development Lab.

Rep. Denny Heck visits Lakewood Computer Clubhouse


United States Rep. Denny Heck made a special visit to the Lakewood Computer Clubhouse on March 13 to help celebrate the program’s new location in Lochburn Middle School. This free after-school program is operated in partnership with Pierce College, and aims to pair caring mentors with local youth ages 10-18.

Professor Duncan McClinton honored during Distinguished Faculty event


The Pierce College 2014 Distinguished Faculty Award winner Duncan McClinton was honored in late February during an annual celebration of teaching excellence. The professor of English was chosen by his colleagues to receive this award, and shared with the audience a piece of his own personal work during the festivities.

Pierce College choirs take the stage for upcoming winter concerts


Talented singers at Pierce College have been working hard on a variety of complex choral pieces in preparation for upcoming winter quarter performances.

Pierce College winter concerts coming soon!


Pierce College musicians are gearing up for winter concerts, starting with the Jazz Ensemble’s performance on March 11. The show takes place at 7 p.m. at The Urban Onion, located at 116 Legion Way Southeast in Olympia.

Pierce College Business Club presents organizational leadership seminar


In a special event open to the public, the Pierce College Business Club held a seminar with Dr. Arron Grow, who shared his insights into organizational leadership.

Two Pierce professors honored with national award for teaching excellence


Two Pierce College professors were recently awarded the John & Suanne Roueche Excellence Award, in recognition of their innovative approach to teaching, learning and student success.

North Korean refugees take center stage at Pierce College Puyallup

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Three North Korean refugees shared their stories with the college community on Feb. 25 as part of a special event sponsored by Pierce College International Education.

Shakespeare like you’ve never seen before!


Since 2005, the Improvised Shakespeare Company has entertained sold-out audiences in Chicago and beyond with its original, comedic, Shakespearean masterpieces. Each performance is based on audience suggestion, with nothing planned out in advance by the cast.

Apply to Pierce College honors program by March 1 for Fall Quarter 2015


The American Honors program at Pierce College is currently accepting new students for Fall 2015. Apply by the March 1 deadline to be eligible for program scholarships up to $2,000.