Category Archives: Campus Life
When first-generation college student Devon McKenna was growing up, he did not see much value in pursuing higher education. While growing up in Australia, McKenna knew only a few former classmates who decided to go to college, “and they didn’t seem to have a practical bone in their bodies,” he said.
Avery Ellison admits she was not a very good student in high school and had little motivation or direction in her life. Although she went to college straight after high school, she was unsure of what degree she wanted to pursue and ultimately quit school altogether.
As one of the Pierce College Writing Center’s professional tutors, Emily Feleen works hard to assist students during all phases of writing projects. Feleen earned her bachelor’s degree in English with a concentration in Women’s and Gender Studies.
Between working two jobs and participating in a variety of extracurricular activities, Pierce College Puyallup Running Start Student Carly Tryon still manages to earn stellar grades. Tryon is a part of American Honors at Pierce College, which allows students to take advantage of rigorous courses and specialized advising designed to help them transfer to top-notch
In recognition of their outstanding academic achievements, four Pierce College students were recently named to the 2017 All-Washington Academic Team. Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for two-year colleges, introduced the All-USA Academic Team to honor students for their scholastic achievement and community service efforts.
The Pierce College Raider Bird is competing in the Northwest Athletic Conference’s Mascot Challenge on social media for the chance to win bragging rights and $1,000 to support the program.
Pierce College and Bethel School District bring higher education to Graham and neighboring communities
Starting January 2017, Pierce College will offer college courses at Graham Kapowsin High School, providing access to higher education for communities in south Pierce County.
Musicians from throughout the college community have rehearsed all throughout the quarter in preparation for upcoming Fall Quarter 2016 performances. All performances take place in Pierce College Puyallup’s Arts and Allied Health Building Theater.
Pierce College Puyallup Theater’s latest production “Knock Three Times” will feature Edgar Allan Poe stories like you’ve never seen them before. This original stage production will bring some of Poe’s most famous work to life on stage, including “The Raven,” “The Tell-Tale Heart,” and “The Masque of the Red Death.”