Monthly Archives: September 2011
Acclaimed local artist and Pierce College art professor Danella Sydow is the featured artist at the Pierce College Fort Steilacoom Fine Arts Gallery through Oct. 28.
A total of 11 pieces are on display, including graphite on paper and reliefs.
Sydow is the recipient of the Mayor’s Award from the Olympia Arts Commission. Her work is featured in regional and national publications, held in numerous public and private collections, and has been exhibited throughout the U.S. and Europe, including the St. James Centre in England.
Sydow graduated from the University of Washington School of Art in Seattle. She received her master of fine arts in studio art from Washington State University. A professor of visual arts and design, she has taught at several colleges and universities; she currently teaches design and sculpture at Pierce College Fort Steilacoom.
The Fine Arts Gallery is located at Pierce College Fort Steilacoom, 9401 Farwest Drive SW, Lakewood. Hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 8 a.m. to noon Friday. Admission is always free.
For more information, call Gallery Director Jennifer Olson-Rudenko at (253) 964-6535 or visit the art gallery website.
6 p.m. Saturday – Raider Bunco. Support the Raider volleyball team while playing Bunco for prizes. HEC. Free, but donations accepted.
12:30 p.m. Saturday – Raider Soccer Tailgating. Show your Raider pride and enjoy free food. Heritage Rec Center.
1 p.m. Saturday – Raider soccer vs. Treasure Valley. Heritage Rec Center. Free.
Pierce College is now taking nominations of exceptional athletes, coaches, and program supporters for the 2012 Raider Athletics Hall of Fame induction in April. Nominations must be submitted by Dec. 1 for consideration.
Eligible nominees will be considered for their athletic achievement (individual athletes and teams), coaching, noteworthy accomplishments in athletic-related areas, or contributions that have brought distinction to Pierce College Athletics (includes non-athletes).
For a full list of criteria for consideration and to nominate online, visit the Hall of Fame website.
The Pierce College Athletics Hall of Fame was established in 2009 to recognize and honor the outstanding athletic achievements of former student-athletes, and the meritorious efforts of coaches, staff, alumni, and other individuals who have made significant contributions to the Pierce College Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. The Hall of Fame membership spans Pierce College’s (formerly Fort Steilacoom Community College) athletic history and includes many of Pierce’s finest athletes, coaches and supporters of the program.
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Free Injury Screening. Have your aches and pains evaluated by a physical therapist. HEC.
11 a.m. to noon – Constitution Day. Pick up a free, portable copy of the Constitution and hear from Pierce County Councilman Dick Muri. Cafeteria, Cascade building. Free.
2:30 p.m. – Student Government Meeting. Open to all. Cafeteria.
Noon – Ice Cream Social. Learn about campus clubs, including how to start your own. Free ice cream. Connection Cafe, College Center.
4:30 p.m. – Student Council Meeting. All welcome to attend. C250.
Look ahead…Saturday, a full day of Raider-themed fun is planned. Start the day with the Raider Ride and end with Raider Bunco!
11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Minute to Win. Compete in 60-second challenges to win prizes. Dining bay, Cascade. Free.
5 to 7 p.m. – Fall theatre auditions. No acting experience required. Blackbox Theatre, Cascade.
7 p.m. – Raider volleyball vs. Lower Columbia College. HEC. Free.
Noon and 5 p.m. – Student Programs Open House. Meet the student leadership team, learn about the college mission and important student resources, and enjoy free snacks. Connection Cafe, College Center.
Look ahead…Thursday is Constitution Day at Fort Steilacoom. Get your own portable copy and hear from Pierce County Councilman Dick Muri.
Pierce College Puyallup is warming up the hot seats for the Puyallup city council and school board candidates.
Pierce is hosting an open forum with all candidates at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, at the Arts and Allied Health Theatre, 1601 39th Ave. SE. The format will be a 90-minute, moderated question and answer session, followed by 30 minutes of open questions from the audience. A reception will follow.
This event is free and open to the public.
The candidates for Puyallup City Council are:
• Council At-Large – Nicole Martineau and Steve Vermillion
• District 1, Position 1 – John Knutsen (unopposed)
• District 1, Position 2 – Tom C. Smillie and John Hopkins
• District 2, Position 1 – John Palmer and Charley Stokes
• District 3, Position 1 – Tom Swanson and Robin Ordonez
The candidates for Puyallup School Board are:
• Position 2 – Therese Ngo Pasquier and Dane Looker
• Position 3 – Pat Jenkins and Klaus Snyder
• Position 5 – Chris Ihrig and Kathy (Rebar) Uphaus
The candidate forum is hosted by the Pierce College Office of Student Life. For more information, contact Dr. Mari Kruger by phone at (253) 840-8472 or by email at email@example.com, or visit the Student Life website.
No activities scheduled.
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – CarniFall. Enjoy fall-themed games, prizes, a blow-up obstacle course, and free food. College Center. Free.
Look ahead…Raider volleyball takes on Lower Columbia College (those red devils!) at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Fort Steilacoom HEC. Free. Go Raiders!
Fort Steilacoom, Puyallup
Today is the start of late registration for fall classes. You can add additional classes through Oct. 4 with the signature of the instructor.
Happy rainy Monday!
Fort Steilacoom, Puyallup
Congratulations on finishing the first week (okay, three days) of fall classes!
Have a great weekend!
Today is the first day of online classes for Pierce College Online and Washington Online. Welcome, online students!
No activities scheduled.
All day – Welcome Days Celebration. Visit the College Center for student IDs, fall events calendars, student handbooks, and more.