Category Archives: Academics
Pierce College is proud to announce the development of a Bachelor of Applied Science in Teaching, its second four-year degree offering in its history. The program is slated to begin in January 2017.
The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) will perform a comprehensive accreditation evaluation visit to Pierce College on November 14-16, 2016.
College Spark Washington and the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges selected Pierce College as one of five colleges in the state to receive a Guided Pathways implementation grant totaling $500,000 over five years.
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.
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.
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.”
For Psychology Professor Tom Link, traditional textbooks for his introductory classes do not always fit the needs of his students. In each of his classes, he works hard to make complex psychological concepts relatable, interesting and easy to understand.
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.
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.