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.
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 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.
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.
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.