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“He taught me a lot about how to open my eyes, not just in art, but in life,” former Pierce College student Kelly Gabrinetti said of Instructor Mark Dungan.
The Pierce College International Education department is opening the doors to the world for students later this summer through several short-term study tours to Busan, South Korea.
There are important changes coming to the login requirements of the MyPierce Portal. On April 20, the option to log in to the portal using your Gmail username and password was removed. You will now need to log in using your Student ID (SID) and your Inquiry PIN.
As a leader college for Achieving the Dream (ATD), Pierce College is more committed than ever to helping all students find success. ATD is a national nonprofit dedicated to helping community college students stay in school and earn a college degree or certificate.
More than 400 local 8th graders visited Pierce College Fort Steilacoom March 27 to experience a bit of college life firsthand, and learn about what it takes to be a successful student.
As an Achieving the Dream leader college, Pierce is committed to finding new and innovative ways to increase the success of all students. The college recently sent 22 employees to the Achieving the Dream annual Institute on Student Success in Baltimore to learn about new ways they can help more community college students succeed.
Pierce College has selected four accomplished alumni to honor during the 2015 Distinguished Alumni celebration. Nominees are selected based on their achievements in academics, business, community or humanitarian support, or personal triumph over adversity.
Several lucky Pierce College students will soon have an opportunity to learn the art of screenwriting and storytelling directly from Hollywood pros during The Film School’s Script Development Lab.
United States Rep. Denny Heck made a special visit to the Lakewood Computer Clubhouse on March 13 to help celebrate the program’s new location in Lochburn Middle School. This free after-school program is operated in partnership with Pierce College, and aims to pair caring mentors with local youth ages 10-18.
The Pierce College 2014 Distinguished Faculty Award winner Duncan McClinton was honored in late February during an annual celebration of teaching excellence. The professor of English was chosen by his colleagues to receive this award, and shared with the audience a piece of his own personal work during the festivities.