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Pierce College Fort Steilacoom presents “Sweeney Todd”

“Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” will take audience members on a thrilling musical ride when the show opens Feb. 25 at Pierce College Fort Steilacoom’s Black Box Theater.

Meet Devon McKenna, Pierce College All-Washington Academic Team member

When first-generation college student Devon McKenna was growing up, he did not see much value in pursuing higher education. While growing up in Australia, McKenna knew only a few former classmates who decided to go to college, “and they didn’t seem to have a practical bone in their bodies,” he said.

Meet Avery Ellison, All Washington Academic Team Member

Avery Ellison admits she was not a very good student in high school and had little motivation or direction in her life. Although she went to college straight after high school, she was unsure of what degree she wanted to pursue and ultimately quit school altogether.

Pierce College musicians take the stage in winter quarter concerts

Student musicians have been working hard all quarter to put together memorable performances for the college community. Come out and support these talented students during one of our upcoming concerts.

Pierce College announces 2017 Distinguished Alumni

Pierce College has selected two exceptional former students to honor as the 2017 Distinguished Alumni. Nominees are selected based on their achievements in academics, business, community or humanitarian support, or personal triumph over adversity.

Meet Carly Tryon, All Washington Academic Team member

Between working two jobs and participating in a variety of extracurricular activities, Pierce College Puyallup Running Start Student Carly Tryon still manages to earn stellar grades. Tryon is a part of American Honors at Pierce College, which allows students to take advantage of rigorous courses and specialized advising designed to help them transfer to top-notch

6th Annual Raider Baseball Dinner Auction happening Feb. 18

Pierce College Athletics invites the community to Raider Baseball’s biggest fundraiser of the year. The 6th Annual Baseball Dinner Auction is taking place Feb. 18 at Pierce College Fort Steilacoom’s Health Education Center at 6 p.m.

Prof. Brian Martin named Pierce College Distinguished Faculty

Now in his 19th year of teaching at Pierce College, Digital Design Professor Brian Martin prides himself on keeping his courses fresh to keep up with an evolving industry.

Help Pierce College win the NWAC Mascot Challenge!

The Pierce College Raider Bird is competing in the Northwest Athletic Conference’s Mascot Challenge on social media for the chance to win bragging rights and $1,000 to support the program.

Pierce College welcomes first Executive Officer for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

As Pierce College’s newest executive team member, Oneida Blagg is looking forward to helping the college to finalize and implement a newly developed plan for equity, diversity and inclusion. Blagg, a Pierce College alum, holds a Master of Arts in Social Science and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, both from Pacific Lutheran University.