Category Archives: Events

Pierce College Puyallup hosts event on successful aging May 14


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


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

Meet Rosanna Sharpe, 2016 Distinguished Alumni

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After Rosanna Sharpe was accepted into the prestigious United States Military Academy at West Point, she had her sights set on following in her father’s footsteps and entering the military. She had earned stellar grades in high school, passed multiple physical exams, and earned an endorsement from a member of congress. She was looking forward

Pierce College hosts 8th Grade College Exploration Day

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The Pierce College Fort Steilacoom Health Education Center was full of energy and excitement during 8th Grade College Exploration Day on March 25. The college welcomed hundreds of middle school students from 11 schools throughout the region, for an event aimed to inspire students to make the most of their high school years. The program

Pierce College Puyallup presents artist Antonio Guerrero’s “I Will Die the Way I’ve Lived”


Unlike most artists whose work graces the walls of museums around the world, Antonio Guerrero has not exactly been classically trained as a painter. In fact, Guerrero first learned to draw and paint while he was incarcerated in a U.S. penitentiary in Colorado.

Pierce College Orchestra presents winter concert March 14

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The Pierce College Orchestra will take the stage in a special performance on March 14 at 7:30 p.m. in Pierce College Puyallup’s Arts and Allied Health Building Theater. The concert will feature two guest soloists, Amman Starr and August Giles, both accomplished violinists.

Upcoming concert bids ‘bon voyage’ to Chamber Choir before they embark on tour


Pierce College Puyallup choirs will take the stage on March 11 just in time to say bon voyage to the Chamber Choir as they embark on their upcoming tour to New York City.

Pierce College presents the Festival of Music and Movement

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The Pierce College Fort Steilacoom Concert Choir is collaborating with the International Education program to provide the college community with a vibrant festival of world music and culture. The event takes place on Sunday, March 13 at 3 p.m. in Pierce College Puyallup’s Arts and Allied Health Building Theater.

Pierce College presents Music off the Record


Pierce College’s very own Dr. Ken Owen of the music department is helping the community gear up for Northwest Sinfonietta concerts with the new Music off the Record series.