Category Archives: Features

Pierce College Puyallup Theater presents “Metaphysique D’Ephemera”

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Pierce College Puyallup’s fall production will take the audience on a surreal romp through a devastated and decaying Coney Island, when “Metaphysique D’Ephemera” opens on Oct. 29.

Summer quarter survey results are in!

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Four lucky students recently won $50 VISA gift cards, just for taking a quick survey about their experiences at Pierce College during Summer Quarter 2015.

New program gives veterans a quick path to a new career


A new program offered at Pierce College seeks to help local veterans transition into their next assignment in life in the most efficient way possible. The VIE-25 program is a unique collaboration between local community and technical colleges, state agencies and the armed forces.

Sign up today to receive emergency alerts from Pierce College


Now that fall quarter classes have started, now is the time to make sure you are signed up to receive important information from Pierce College regarding emergencies, delays and college closures. Students and employees can sign up to receive emergency messages through text, email or by phone.

Pierce College celebrates banned, challenged books

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A number of events taking place at Pierce College Fort Steilacoom Oct. 6-7 will celebrate and shed light on banned and challenged books. The college has held events celebrating banned books since the 1980s, highlighting literature that has historically been challenged by organizations throughout the country.

Top 5 Study Habits for College Success


Amber Baillon, professor of College Success (College 110), dedicates her time to make sure students are getting the most out of their college experience.

Pierce College students embark on international study tour to South Korea

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Pierce College International Education hosted its first-ever study tour to South Korea, where students earned college credits while exploring the world. Students were able to earn up to 15 credits toward their associate degree, taking classes with Pierce College faculty both in the classroom on campus, as well as in South Korea at DongJu College.

Pierce College Digital Design student artwork on display in Tacoma


Pierce College digital design students are in the spotlight this fall, in a gallery exhibit showcasing outstanding photographs, illustrations and digital paintings.

Pierce College announces the launch of its first bachelor’s degree program

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Pierce College is proud to announce the launch of its first ever baccalaureate degree program in dental hygiene starting in 2016. The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities has approved Pierce College’s proposal to offer a Bachelor of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene (BASDH) after the college expanded the existing program by one quarter.  

Apply now for Pierce College Foundation scholarships!


Scholarship applications are being accepted now for winter and spring quarters, available at Applications are due on Oct. 12, 2015.