Category Archives: Features

Pierce College Orchestra concert features collaboration with Northwest Accordionaires

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The Pierce College Concert Orchestra is teaming up with the Northwest Accordionaires for a very special performance on Sunday, Dec. 6 at 4 p.m. in Pierce College Puyallup’s Arts and Allied Health Building Theater.  Both groups will perform solo pieces, followed by a combined concert of holiday favorites.

Pierce College Fall Choir Concert features appearance by the Northwest Sinfonietta

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The combined choirs of Pierce College Puyallup and Fort Steilacoom are holding a special concert on Dec. 4, featuring Seattle-based Northwest Sinfonietta. The concert will be conducted by Pierce College’s Dr. Ken Owen, and will feature selections from Handel’s Messiah, along with other holiday favorites.

Pierce College students lend a hand on Make a Difference Day

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For one Saturday morning in October, a special group of Pierce College students came together to help make a difference in the community.

Civil rights activist Joan Trumpauer Mulholland to speak at Pierce College Puyallup

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During a special event at Pierce College Puyallup, civil rights activist Joan Trumpauer Mulholland will speak to the college community about her experiences fighting against segregation in the South.

Meet Tiffany Smith, Professor of Nursing

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Making a difference in the world is what truly ignites Tiffany Smith’s passion in life. Teaching gives her the ability to make an impact on many people’s lives, which has been a big goal from a young age.

Pierce College hosts Japanese nursing students during three-day study tour

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For three days in October, nursing students from Japan spent time at Pierce College, learning about the American healthcare system, visiting local medical centers, and sharing their traditions with the college community.

Pierce College holds series of emergency preparedness training

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Pierce College Campus Safety is holding four training sessions on each campus, designed to prepare the college community to respond to the threat of an active shooter on campus. These training sessions are designed to provide individuals with the tools necessary to developing a survival mindset in the face of a potentially life-threatening situation.

Pierce College Theatre presents “The Odyssey”

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Pierce College Fort Steilacoom Theatre will bring to life one of the most epic stories ever told, live and on stage in the Black Box Theatre. “The Odyssey” will take place Nov. 6-7 and 13-14 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $2 for students and $3 for general admission.

Pierce College hosts open house Nov. 17 and 18

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Prospective students will have an opportunity to experience life at Pierce College and connect with faculty during two Open House events taking place Nov. 17 at Fort Steilacoom, and Nov. 18 in Puyallup, from 6-8 p.m.

Pierce College celebrates Disability History Month


Throughout the month of October, Pierce College campuses will hold a number of events designed to raise awareness and understanding of people living with disabilities. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, which prohibits discrimination based on a person’s disability.