Category Archives: Features

Tribal historian to speak on ‘fracking’ at Pierce College Puyallup

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Longtime preservationist and tribal historian Tim Mentz Sr. is taking the stage Nov. 25 at Pierce College Puyallup to shed light on the environmental and cultural implications of a controversial form of accessing oil and natural gas, known as “fracking.”

Welcome, Dr. Sachi Horback!

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After only a month into her position as the new dean of business and social sciences, Dr. Sachi Horback already has big plans for her time at Pierce.  With a background in cross cultural studies, the licensed clinical psychologist always maintained an interest in teaching, and hopes her leadership role at Pierce will allow her

Meet Allison Sieving, Director of Educational Outcomes and Effectiveness at Pierce College


As the new Director of Educational Outcomes and Effectiveness, Allison Sieving is looking forward to making a real impact on student learning and success at Pierce College. In this position, she will help make recommendations for critical improvements in the classroom to enhance student learning in all areas.

Honoring our veterans at Pierce College


Pierce College Student Life on both campuses have a number of surprises in store for the community in honor of Veterans Day, coming up on Nov. 11. Here is a quick rundown of upcoming events:

Pierce College SLAM receives top honors at annual conference


Pierce College Student Literary Arts Magazine (SLAM) received top honors from the Washington Community College Humanities Association during its annual conference earlier this month. For the second time in three years, SLAM has been named the best literary arts publication out of all of Washington’s community and technical colleges.

Gov. Jay Inslee reappoints Jaqueline Rosenblatt to Pierce College Board of Trustees


Gov. Jay Inslee reappointed Jaqueline Rosenblatt to the Board of Trustees at Pierce College earlier this month. This will be her second five-year term with the board, effective Oct. 20.

Pierce College Puyallup Student Life challenge promotes sustainability

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Pierce College Puyallup is ramping up efforts to become even more environmentally, socially, and economically sustainable by taking a stand against the use of plastic bags.

Pierce College Puyallup offers new certificate program for students

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Pierce College Puyallup is now offering an extracurricular multicultural program for students, designed to build and develop tools students need to become active participants in their local, national, and global communities.

Disability History Month observed on campus


 Throughout the month of October, Pierce College is shining a spotlight on the countless contributions made by people living with disabilities. The Access and Disabilities Services (ADS) departments on both campuses have already hosted a number of events and educational opportunities in honor of Disability History Month.

Pierce College Named to 2015 Military Friendly® Schools List


Pierce College announced today that it has been designated a 2015 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, the leader in successfully connecting the military and civilian worlds.