Category Archives: Lead Story

Annual Scholarship Scramble kicks off important year for Pierce College


The 23rd annual Pierce College Scholarship Scramble will provide countless opportunities for students in need of a little help to achieve their educational goals. As the Pierce College Foundation’s most-successful fundraiser of the year, the event has also become a fun, highly anticipated event for golf enthusiasts and college supporters throughout the community.

Pierce College expands use of open educational resources


Pierce College has received a grant to create new degree programs using high quality open educational resources (OER). The OER Degree Initiative, which involves 38 community colleges in 13 states, is designed to help remove financial roadblocks that can derail students’ progress and spur improvements that will increase the likelihood of degree and certificate completion.

International students find success at Pierce College


Pierce College has made a name for itself both at home and abroad, and is quickly becoming a destination for international students hoping to complete the first two years of their bachelor’s degree.

Pierce College Concert Band to perform June 12 and 14


The Pierce College Concert Band has been gearing up for months for their upcoming performance on Sun., June 12 and Tues., June 14.

New STEM Bound program puts students on path to in-demand careers


Pierce College is helping students reach their goals and start rewarding careers in STEM fields, thanks to the new STEM Bound program. Launching summer quarter, the program is open to any student interested in pursuing a career in STEM fields.

New Pierce College Puyallup English course inspired by Beyonce’s “Lemonade”


As a self-described literary nerd, intersectional feminist scholar and pop culture enthusiast, English Professor Shannon Wilson is excited to offer a new course this fall inspired by Beyonce’s visual album “Lemonade.”

Pierce College Fort Steilacoom’s Ten Minute Play Festival opens June 2

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In what has become one of the college’s most beloved theatrical productions, the upcoming Ten Minute Play Festival will shine a spotlight on the original works of student, faculty and administrators. The show runs June 2, 3 and 4 at 7 p.m. in the Cascade Building’s Black Box Theater.

Pierce College showcases Korean culture during event on May 26-27


Pierce College International Education is hosting a special event on May 26 and 27, featuring art exhibits, food and cultural presentations from the Jeollabuk-do Province of Korea. The event will take place in the Fort Steilacoom Health Education Center, with opening ceremonies happening at 10 a.m. on Thursday.

Early auditions for 2016-17 theatrical productions coming soon!


Pierce College Fort Steilacoom is holding early auditions for the 2016-17 season of plays on June 18 at 1 p.m. in the theater. The fall show is the comedy-thriller “I’ll Be Back Before Midnight,” and there are parts for two men, and two women.

Pierce College Puyallup hosts STEM Expo May 20


Are you interested in learning more about education and career opportunities in STEM fields? Pierce College Puyallup’s STEM Expo will provide the community with an introduction to what it takes to build a successful career in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields.