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Pierce College alum Natalie Kimball is making it her mission to help clients get fit and healthy through her personal training services, now offered at the Fort Steilacoom campus. And at $105 for four one-hour sessions, taking advantage of her expertise is more affordable than most professional personal trainers on the market.
Kate Starbird didn’t necessarily grow up with the dream of playing professional basketball. And even when she became the all-time leading scorer for Lakes High School, she never expected to make much of a career out of her talents. It wasn’t until the former Pierce College Running Start student was in her senior year in
TV Tacoma’s CityLine featured a segment on April 10 about Pierce College’s seven-week career transition program PierceWorks! and the impact it has on students and greater community.
It’s been a little over a month since moving from its former location at JBLM, but the Military EMS program is going strong and thriving in its new location at Pierce College Fort Steilacoom. Although about three-quarters of students are in the military, the courses are open to the public, as well.
When Greg Brazell walked through the doors of Pierce College in the early 1980s, he was like many other students today. A little bit lost, and more than a little bit uncertain about what lies ahead for him in the future. He credits the instructors and his experience at Pierce with giving him a much-needed
During a recent 12-day trip to Japan and Korea, Chancellor Michele Johnson and International Education Executive Director Myung Park visited a number of colleges with the overall goal to expand international education opportunities for students.
Hundreds of local eighth graders packed the Pierce College Health Education Center on March 24, all in a quest to catch a glimpse into the life of a college student. The Washington Council for High School-College Relations’ annual 8th Grade College Exploration Day provided students with a sneak peak into the clubs, activities, courses and
Update: Pierce College students Laurie Mayer, Kaitlyn Hall and Christian Guevera placed in the Top 12 of the 68-member All-Washington Academic Team. Congratulations, and thank you for all your hard work! In recognition of their high academic achievements, four Pierce College students were recently named to the All-Washington Academic Team. Phi Theta Kappa, the
Growing up in Jakarta, Indonesia, Rara Yulianingtyas, 27, knew little about America other than what she saw on television or in the media. When she learned she had been selected to study at Pierce College on a scholarship from the Northwest Community College Initiative Grant, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Education,
As winter quarter winds down, the Pierce College music department is gearing up for a number of performances taking place next week. Each concert takes place at 7:30 p.m. in the Arts and Allied Health Theater at Pierce College Puyallup, and all performances are free. Donations will be accepted, to benefit student scholarships.