Category Archives: Lead Story

Pierce College Puyallup hosts 50th Anniversary Family Fun Day June 10

The Pierce College District invites all employees, students and the community to help celebrate 50 years of quality education on June 10 as we host an afternoon full of fun for the whole family at our Puyallup campus.

How Pierce College became a national leader in student success

In an effort to help more students reach their educational goals, Pierce College became a part of the Achieving the Dream network in 2012. With the organization’s help, the college began to take a closer look at its graduation rates and discovered alarming results.

Pierce College CIO receives education award from Puyallup South Hill Rotary

During a special ceremony in May, Pierce College Vice President of Information Technology and Chief Information Officer Michael Stocke was recognized by the Puyallup South Hill Rotary with an award for excellence in education. The organization presented its annual 2017 Community Vocational Awards during a special luncheon at Pierce College Puyallup, honoring Stocke and several

Pierce College hires new director for development

Pierce College is proud to announce the hiring of Jennifer Wolbrecht as the Foundation’s new director for development. Wolbrecht comes to Pierce College after spending more than 12 years with the Metropolitan Park District of Tacoma.

Pierce College Fort Steilacoom Theater presents “Standing Rock” June 1-3

Pierce College Fort Steilacoom Theater’s spring production shines a spotlight on the stories and people surrounding the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline project. Standing Rock is a collection of 19 original plays written by students and faculty based on published articles and recorded interviews.

Pierce College Puyallup Theater presents Franz Kafka’s “The Metamorphosis”

Gregor Samsa is not who he thought he was as he awakened to find himself transformed into a large and disgusting creature, during Pierce College Puyallup Theater’s production of Franz Kafka’s “The Metamorphosis.”

Pierce College Puyallup hosts STEM Expo May 18

Are you interested in pursuing a career in science, technology, engineering or mathematics? Pierce College’s STEM Expo will provide valuable information and advice for anyone looking to develop a career in a STEM related field.

Pierce College It’s Possible Gala raises funds to support student success

The Pierce College Fort Steilacoom Health Education Center was transformed during the It’s Possible Gala on April 22 as the college raised funds to support students in need.

Pierce College hosts annual pet adoption event May 8-11

Visit Pierce College Fort Steilacoom May 8-11 and meet some of the cutest, most adorable members of the college.

Pierce College hosts live-stream viewing event of local talk by best-selling author Mary Roach

This year’s Pierce County READS selection is “Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War” by Mary Roach. The best-selling author will make an appearance during a special event on Friday, April 28 at 7 p.m. at Clover Park Technical College’s McGavick Conference Center.