Category Archives: Lead Story

Shakespeare like you’ve never seen before, coming to Pierce College Puyallup Feb. 27


Since 2005, the Improvised Shakespeare Company has entertained sold-out audiences in Chicago and beyond with its original, comedic, Shakespearean masterpieces. Each performance is based on audience suggestion, with nothing planned out in advance by the cast.

Apply to Pierce College honors program by March 1 for Fall Quarter 2015


The American Honors program at Pierce College is currently accepting new students for Fall 2015. Apply by the March 1 deadline to be eligible for program scholarships up to $2,000.

Pierce College Puyallup hosts event on the fight for human rights in North Korea

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Pierce College hosted an event featuring one of the world’s leading activists in the North Korean human rights movement on Feb. 25. Suzanne K. Scholte is an internationally recognized, award-winning human rights activist, and has worked for more than 18 years to promote the freedom, human rights and dignity of the North Korean people.

Pierce College now accepting nominations for 2015 Honorary Degree

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The Pierce College Board of Trustees is now accepting nominations for its first-ever Honorary Associate of Arts degree, which will be awarded to a worthy recipient during the 2015 commencement ceremony.

Community college students from around the state gather for rally in Olympia


 Students from Washington’s 34 community and technical colleges gathered for a legislative rally Feb. 5 in an effort to bring attention to certain issues of concern. Hundreds of students gathered in the Washington State Capitol Building’s rotunda and heard from a number of legislators, students, and advocates.

Pierce College Baseball program hosts biggest fundraiser of the year Feb. 21


As the reigning Northwest Athletic Conference Western Division Champions, the Pierce College Baseball team is working hard to keep the momentum going as the 2015 season approaches. The Raider Baseball program’s biggest fundraiser of the year is coming up on Feb. 21 at Pierce College Fort Steilacoom’s Health Education Center, where the team will host

Toastmasters chapter coming soon to Pierce College Fort Steilacoom

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Pierce College Fort Steilacoom will soon host its own chapter of Toastmasters International, an organization aimed at helping members improve their communication and leadership skills. The club will meet once a week for an hour, and is open to students and employees.

Pierce College students attend legislative rally in Olympia


Pierce College students are joining thousands of community and technical college students from around the state in Olympia on Feb. 5 in an effort to raise awareness of a number of key issues on campus. The Washington Association of Community and Technical College Student Association (WACTCSA) developed four legislative priorities to emphasize during this legislative

Pierce College Puyallup announces new art exhibit featuring work produced by faculty

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Pierce College Puyallup unveiled its latest Fine Arts Gallery exhibit Feb. 2, featuring a collection of work created by art faculty from both campuses. The work of art instructors Scott Aigner, Peter Temple-Thurston, Sharon Hartley Iverson, David Roholt, Danella Sydow, Mark Dungan and art gallery Curator Elizabeth Sorensen.

Pierce College Fine Arts Gallery presents Matt Wuscher’s “Water is Life”

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When Matt Wuscher received his very first camera at seven years old, it was the beginning of a lifelong passion for photography. After winning his first photography contest in fifth grade, he knew he found his calling.