Category Archives: Lead Story

Pierce College presents festive fall musical performances


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 Volleyball ends season with bid for NWAC championships


Pierce College Volleyball may be a young team this year with only three sophomores, but these athletes have come together to enjoy a challenging but winning season.

Pierce College official recognized for exceptional service to online learning


In recognition of his significant contributions toward improving online courses, Pierce College’s James Johnson received the Director’s Award for Exceptional Service from nonprofit organization Quality Matters.

A look inside Pierce College Writing Centers


With both professional and peer tutors on staff, the Pierce College Writing Centers provide students with an opportunity to work with highly qualified tutors on writing projects from any class.

Pierce College nursing students pass national boards at record-breaking rate


For the first time in the program’s history, 100 percent of Pierce College nursing students passed their state board examination. This feat has only been achieved by three other associate in nursing programs in the state within the past three years.

Pierce College Fort Steilacoom President Denise Yochum appears on “Inside Olympia”


In a special edition of TVW’s “Inside Olympia,” Pierce College Fort Steilacoom President Denise Yochum recently sat down with Host Austin Jenkins to discuss how community colleges like Pierce can help train the next generation of workers for the jobs of tomorrow.

Pierce College ranked top community college for veterans in the state – and No. 3 in the nation


Pierce College was recently named the top community college in the state for veterans in a comprehensive annual list by the Military Times. The Best for Vets: Colleges 2017 rankings highlight veteran and military students’ success.

Pierce College celebrates 50 years of serving students, community


The 2016-17 academic year will be one to remember as Pierce College embarks on its 50th year of providing the community with access to quality educational opportunities.

New grant from Best Buy to benefit Pierce College’s Lakewood Computer Clubhouse


Pierce College’s Lakewood Computer Clubhouse program will continue to thrive with a new grant from the Best Buy Foundation.  The $5,000 grant will help support operations of the college’s after-school program that serves more than 320 middle and high school students annually.

Pierce College welcomes adventure artist Becci Crowe during appearance Nov. 6


Conservation artist Becci Crowe has traveled to some of the most remote locations in the world, through more than 40 countries on six continents, getting up close and personal with local wildlife and indigenous cultures. The Puyallup-based artist will share the stories of her travels and the artwork that is inspired by these expeditions during