Category Archives: Lead Story

Pierce College offers a safe place for children and parents on Halloween


Pierce College Fort Steilacoom Student Life is hosting an evening of fun and festive activities for children and parents in the community, taking place from 5-7 p.m. on Halloween. The Cascade building’s Fireside and Performance Lounge will be transformed into Spooky Lane, where children can participate in arts and crafts, dancing, photo ops and more.

Pierce College Puyallup Student Life challenge promotes sustainability

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Pierce College Puyallup is ramping up efforts to become even more environmentally, socially, and economically sustainable by taking a stand against the use of plastic bags.

Pierce College Puyallup presents “The Yellow Wallpaper”


Pierce College Puyallup presents “The Yellow Wallpaper,” by Charlotte Perkins Gillman, opening Nov. 6 in the Black Box Theater. The performances will take place at 7 p.m. on Nov. 6-8.

Pierce College Alum Greg Marks shares personal story of struggles, redemption


Pierce College alum Greg Marks may be well on his way to Hollywood as an actor and filmmaker, but fame is not exactly what he’s after. He’s already achieved his goal to work on just about every film made in Washington state over the past year. But his true passion is to empower people to

Pierce College Fort Steilacoom presents “Treasure Island”


A stunning yarn of piracy on the tropical seas is taking over the Pierce College Fort Steilacoom Theater in Ken Ludwig’s “Treasure Island.” The production, adapted from the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson, tells the story of Jim Hawkins, a 14-year-old boy who longs for adventure, and the infamous Long John Silver, who is a

Pierce College Puyallup offers new certificate program for students

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Pierce College Puyallup is now offering an extracurricular multicultural program for students, designed to build and develop tools students need to become active participants in their local, national, and global communities.

Disability History Month observed on campus


 Throughout the month of October, Pierce College is shining a spotlight on the countless contributions made by people living with disabilities. The Access and Disabilities Services (ADS) departments on both campuses have already hosted a number of events and educational opportunities in honor of Disability History Month.

Pierce College Named to 2015 Military Friendly® Schools List


Pierce College announced today that it has been designated a 2015 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, the leader in successfully connecting the military and civilian worlds.

Journey to the Ape Caves with Student Life

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Student Life at the Puyallup campus will host a trip to Mount St. Helens Ape Cave Lava Tube on Saturday Oct. 11, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. This event is free for Pierce College students, and $37 for community members 16 and older related to Pierce students.

Pierce College Science Dome hosts solar eclipse viewing party Oct. 23


In honor of a rare solar eclipse taking place at the end of the month, the Pierce College Science Dome will host a special event to give visitors an up close and personal chance to safely view this astronomical event. With a viewing party and presentations taking place in the Science Dome, students and community