Category Archives: Campus Life

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 Theatre presents “The Odyssey”

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Pierce College Fort Steilacoom Theatre will bring to life one of the most epic stories ever told, live and on stage in the Black Box Theatre. “The Odyssey” will take place Nov. 6-7 and 13-14 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $2 for students and $3 for general admission.

Pierce College hosts open house Nov. 17 and 18

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Prospective students will have an opportunity to experience life at Pierce College and connect with faculty during two Open House events taking place Nov. 17 at Fort Steilacoom, and Nov. 18 in Puyallup, from 6-8 p.m.

Pierce College celebrates Disability History Month


Throughout the month of October, Pierce College campuses will hold a number of events designed to raise awareness and understanding of people living with disabilities. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, which prohibits discrimination based on a person’s disability.

Pierce College Puyallup Theater presents “Metaphysique D’Ephemera”

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Pierce College Puyallup’s fall production will take the audience on a surreal romp through a devastated and decaying Coney Island, when “Metaphysique D’Ephemera” opens on Oct. 29.

Experience a virtual tour of beautiful Pierce College campuses


Prospective students around the world now have the ability to take a virtual tour of Pierce College campuses from the comfort of their own homes.

Pierce College launches exciting new programs and initiatives this fall

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It’s an exciting time to be a student at Pierce College, with a number of innovative new programs and initiatives in the works. The college is committed to listening to the needs of students to truly understand the challenges they face each day.

Banned book readings celebrate intellectual freedom

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While certain books have been banned by countries, governments and communities over the years for being “dangerous” — remember Salman Rushdie’s Satanic Verses? — many groups regard book banning as a threat to democracy and education. Count Pierce College and the American Library Association among them. On Oct. 9, Tom Link, psychology instructor, and Robert

Common Book discussions start in November

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At any college, students and faculty are running in so many directions, it can be difficult to find anything like a shared learning experience. But Pierce College has a unique answer to this — the third annual Common Book program, focused this year on The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates. Campus-wide discussions begin

Pierce paraders help kick off Puyallup fair


A little rain didn’t keep a Pierce College contingent from joining in the Western Rodeo Parade & Cattle Drive down Meridian Street on Sept. 6. More than a dozen staff, faculty and students donned slickers and hoisted umbrellas — and toted the Pierce banner — as part of the annual opening festivities of the Washington