Category Archives: Events

Pierce College students embark on international study tour to South Korea

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Pierce College International Education hosted its first-ever study tour to South Korea, where students earned college credits while exploring the world. Students were able to earn up to 15 credits toward their associate degree, taking classes with Pierce College faculty both in the classroom on campus, as well as in South Korea at DongJu College.

Pierce College Digital Design student artwork on display in Tacoma


Pierce College digital design students are in the spotlight this fall, in a gallery exhibit showcasing outstanding photographs, illustrations and digital paintings.

Celebrate all things Pluto at the Pierce College Science Dome


For nearly a decade, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft has been traveling on its three-billion-mile journey to capture the world’s first high quality photographs of the dwarf planet Pluto. On July 14, the world received its first look at Pluto, and more information will continue to be transmitted back to Earth for the next 16 months.

The Pierce College Scholarship Scramble tees off July 23

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The 22nd annual Pierce College Scholarship Scramble will take over High Cedars Golf Club on July 23, with a shotgun start at noon to kick off the festivities. As the Pierce College Foundation’s most-successful fundraiser of the year, the tournament has raised more than $770,000 for student scholarships throughout its history. This year, organizers hope

Homeland Security Emergency Management Center of Excellence celebrates 10-year anniversary with annual summit June 16


Pierce College is proud to have supported the Homeland Security Emergency Management’s Center of Excellence (HSEM COE) 10-year anniversary celebration summit on June 16 at Pierce College Puyallup.

Pierce College spring concert roundup


Student musicians on both campuses are gearing up for spring concerts coming up this month! Here is a quick roundup of upcoming performances happening across the district:

Pierce College Fort Steilacoom hosts annual international celebration


A vibrant celebration of cultures around the world will take place at Pierce College Fort Steilacoom on May 2. The 15th annual International Festival will provide the community with outstanding entertainment, colorful art displays, children’s activities, delicious food and more.

“Tell Me a Story” features original content devised by students


Pierce College Puyallup’s spring play is giving students hands-on experience in all aspects of producing a show, from scriptwriting and set design to acting and directing.

2015 Distinguished Alumni: From convict to counselor


As a teen, Pierce College alum Brandon Stogsdill made some bad choices. Growing up in an unstable home without a father created feelings of anger and depression, and he quickly learned to take out his aggression on others.

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.