Category Archives: Events

Annual Scholarship Scramble kicks off important year for Pierce College

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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 Concert Band to perform June 12 and 14

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

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.

Congratulations, Pierce College at JBLM grads!

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More than 200 students from Pierce College at JBLM graduated during Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s 29th annual college graduation ceremony this spring. The ceremony recognized military students who graduated from a number of universities and colleges with a variety of degrees.

Pierce College Puyallup Theater presents “Murder Stories”

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Pierce College Puyallup’s latest theatrical production isn’t about that kind of murder. It actually focuses on a group, or ‘murder,’ of crows, and this production features the original work of students, from script development to costumes and set design.

Early auditions for 2016-17 theatrical productions coming soon!

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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.

International Education hosts lecture on education crisis in Uganda

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Pierce College Fort Steilacoom will host a special event on May 13 with Sister Maria Nassali, who will share her experiences growing up in rural Uganda, where women were not often afforded the opportunity to seek an education. In her home country, men occupy most leadership positions, make important decisions for the family, while women

Pierce College Puyallup hosts event on successful aging May 14

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Pierce College is helping the community celebrate May as Older Americans Month with a special event focused on aging successfully. On Sat., May 14, Pierce College Puyallup will host “Blaze a Trail to Successful Aging in an Age-Friendly City,” featuring a resource fair full of important information for seniors, an appearance by nationally recognized author

Four Pierce College alumni recognized during celebration April 14

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This year’s Distinguished Alumni celebration honored four former students for the personal and professional achievements they have made since their time at Pierce College. The nominees provide inspirational examples of the impact Pierce College can have on its students as well as the greater community.

Pierce College Puyallup hosts live stream of Sherman Alexie talk on April 29

In celebration of the 9th annual Pierce County READS event, best-selling author Sherman Alexie will host a free talk and book-signing event at Clover Park Technical College. Because of the strong likelihood of the event selling out, Pierce College Puyallup will host a live stream of the presentation, taking place in the Arts and Allied