Category Archives: Academics

Prepare yourselves for summer/fall registration!


Registration for Summer and Fall Quarter 2016 is right around the corner! Are you ready?

Meet Katherine Wagoner, Pierce College Fort Steilacoom All-Washington Academic Team Member


When Katherine Wagoner first enrolled at Pierce College, her daughter was not quite one year old. Although it was not easy learning how to balance being a new mom and full-time student, Wagoner still managed to excel in her classes and earn a spot on the Dean’s List.

Study abroad with Pierce College this summer!


Pierce College International Education is excited to announce the 2016 Summer Study Tour to Seoul, South Korea and Tokyo, Japan. In two weeks, students will visit two countries and earn five credits toward their degree through Art 100 or Humanities 100.

Spring quarter registration is right around the corner! Are you ready?

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Spring quarter registration for currently enrolled students begins the week of Feb. 29. Current students can log in now to the MyPierce portal to view your specific date and time to register during that week.

Pierce College at JBLM introduces on-site tutoring services

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Pierce College at JBLM now offers students tutoring services twice a week, on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3-5 p.m. at the Stone Education Center in room C123.

Pierce College receives national recognition for excellence

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The prestigious Aspen Institute College Excellence Program has named Pierce College to its list of the nation’s 150 best community colleges for its high standards for learning, college completion without delay, and service as a training ground for jobs that pay competitive wages.

At Pierce College, earn credit for prior knowledge and advance at your own pace


In an effort to provide new and innovative degree opportunities to busy students, Pierce College now offers a Competency-Based Education (CBE) business degree. Students can work toward their degree at their own pace, while earning college credit for prior knowledge and life experiences. Progress toward the degree is based on assessments of key competencies in

Pierce College SAIL course helps seniors stay healthy and active for life

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Thanks to Pierce College’s Stay Active and Independent for Life (SAIL) course, students learn potentially life-saving skills centered around fall prevention strategies for older adults. Pierce College has teamed up with the Washington State Department of Health to provide SAIL training to health, fitness, nursing and senior care workers who wish to share these skills

Pierce College ranked No. 1 community college for veterans in the state


Pierce College is proud to announce the Military Times has ranked it as the best community college for veterans in the state of Washington, and No. 13 in the nation!  The Military Times’ Best for Vets: Colleges 2016 rankings is the most comprehensive school-by-school assessment of veteran and military student services and rates of academic

Meet Tiffany Smith, Professor of Nursing

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Making a difference in the world is what truly ignites Tiffany Smith’s passion in life. Teaching gives her the ability to make an impact on many people’s lives, which has been a big goal from a young age.