Category Archives: Features

Pierce College Puyallup Theater presents “Murder Stories”

Murder stories

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.

Pierce College expands student-housing options for global scholars

CGS web

Pierce College is excited to announce the development of its first-ever residence hall to help meet student housing needs. Known as the Center for Global Scholars, the dormitory is located on Steilacoom Boulevard a short distance from Pierce College Fort Steilacoom.

Pierce College showcases Korean culture during event on May 26-27


Pierce College International Education is hosting a special event on May 26 and 27, featuring art exhibits, food and cultural presentations from the Jeollabuk-do Province of Korea. The event will take place in the Fort Steilacoom Health Education Center, with opening ceremonies happening at 10 a.m. on Thursday.

Early auditions for 2016-17 theatrical productions coming soon!


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.

Pierce College Puyallup hosts STEM Expo May 20


Are you interested in learning more about education and career opportunities in STEM fields? Pierce College Puyallup’s STEM Expo will provide the community with an introduction to what it takes to build a successful career in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields.

International Education hosts lecture on education crisis in Uganda

Sister Maria

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

Dr. Paul Gerhardt receives President’s Award from City University


In recognition of his consistent performance and demonstrated excellence in teaching, City University recently awarded Pierce College Professor Paul Gerhardt, Ph.D., with the President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

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

Wanted: Friendly families to host international students


Pierce College is seeking caring, English-speaking families to host international students who have traveled from around the world to attend classes and experience American culture.

Yotsaphon Sangnil named 2016 Pierce College Distinguished Alumni


When Yotsaphon Sangnil arrived in the United States as a high school student, he had his sights set on big dreams. Yet the former Pierce College international student admits it was not easy to move to a foreign country, adjust to a new language, and excel in school in a language that was not his