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Pierce College Fort Steilacoom receives AANAPISI Grant

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Pierce College Fort Steilacoom recently won a $1.5 million federal grant to enhance services to Asian American and Pacific Islander students pursuing science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) majors.

Director of Education Programs Krissy Kim recognized with Anna Sue McNeil Assessment, Teaching and Learning Award

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The Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges has named Pierce College Director of Education Programs Krissy Kim as a winner of the prestigious Anna Sue McNeil Assessment, Teaching and Learning Award.

Pierce College student lends a hand overseas

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When Pierce College Fort Steilacoom student Skyler Hampton heard about the Raiders Serve service trip to Nicaragua, she knew she needed to be a part of it.

International Celebration Dinner tickets available now

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Pierce College International Education is proud to announce the 3rd Annual International Celebration Dinner on Nov. 4 at 6 p.m. in the Health Education Center at Pierce College Fort Steilacoom.

Experience Pierce College during first-ever Homecoming festivities Oct. 7-8

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In celebration of its 50th anniversary, Pierce College invites the community to its first-ever Homecoming celebration, taking place Oct. 7-8 at the Fort Steilacoom campus. The festivities will kick off with the much-anticipated Pierce College Volleyball game against cross-town rivals Tacoma Community College. The game takes place Friday, Oct. 7 at 7 p.m. in the

Pierce College to offer BAS in Teaching starting in January

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Pierce College is proud to announce the development of a Bachelor of Applied Science in Teaching, its second four-year degree offering in its history. The program is slated to begin in January 2017.

Pierce College Distinguished Alum and Washington state Teacher of the Year meets President Obama

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Nathan Gibbs-Bowling has made a name for himself inside the halls of Lincoln High School, where he teaches AP government and human geography – and beyond. Thanks to his unapologetically high standards for each of his students and his dedication to their success, he was named Washington State’s 2016 Teacher of the Year. The 2015

Pierce College to offer Bachelor of Applied Science in Homeland Security Emergency Management

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Pierce College will soon offer a Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) degree in Homeland Security Emergency Management (HSEM). Pending final accreditation by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, which is expected in August, the program is slated to begin in January 2017.

Pierce College student gives back at home and abroad

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For as long as he can remember, Pierce College biology student Jacob Smith has always had an interest in giving back to the local community. When he learned of Pierce College’s service trip to the small community of Santa Julia, Nicaragua, he knew it would be the opportunity of a lifetime.

Pierce College receives grant to enhance student success

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College Spark Washington and the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges selected Pierce College as one of five colleges in the state to receive a Guided Pathways implementation grant totaling $500,000 over five years.