Category Archives: Events

Pierce College choirs take the stage for upcoming winter concerts


Talented singers at Pierce College have been working hard on a variety of complex choral pieces in preparation for upcoming winter quarter performances.

Pierce College winter concerts coming soon!


Pierce College musicians are gearing up for winter concerts, starting with the Jazz Ensemble’s performance on March 11. The show takes place at 7 p.m. at The Urban Onion, located at 116 Legion Way Southeast in Olympia.

Pierce College Business Club presents organizational leadership seminar


In a special event open to the public, the Pierce College Business Club held a seminar with Dr. Arron Grow, who shared his insights into organizational leadership.

North Korean refugees take center stage at Pierce College Puyallup

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Three North Korean refugees shared their stories with the college community on Feb. 25 as part of a special event sponsored by Pierce College International Education.

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 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.

Story Telling in the Digital Age


On Oct. 2, the Pierce College Communication, Theatre and Film department will host a film workshop with guest speaker Diana Dotter, executive director of The Film School in Seattle. Dotter co-produced the feature film: “Zaytoun,” which was chosen for a Special Presentation at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival, screened at the London Film Festival

Rep. Denny Heck hosts panel on paycheck fairness at Pierce College Fort Steilacoom

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Representative Denny Heck, D-Wash., packed the house at Pierce College Fort Steilacoom on Aug. 12 during a panel discussion focusing on the wage gap that exists between men and women.

Meet Kathy Bressler, Class of 2014 Graduation Speaker

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This year’s Class of 2014 Commencement will feature words of wisdom from Kathy Bressler, president of St. Clare Hospital in Lakewood. She has steadily climbed the ranks of the Franciscan Health System since starting in 1990 as a nurse manager at St. Joseph Medical Center in Tacoma.