Category Archives: Features

Pierce College and Bethel School District bring higher education to Graham and neighboring communities

Starting January 2017, Pierce College will offer college courses at Graham Kapowsin High School, providing access to higher education for communities in south Pierce County.

Pierce College Volleyball ends season with bid for NWAC championships

Pierce College Volleyball may be a young team this year with only three sophomores, but these athletes have come together to enjoy a challenging but winning season.

Pierce College official recognized for exceptional service to online learning

In recognition of his significant contributions toward improving online courses, Pierce College’s James Johnson received the Director’s Award for Exceptional Service from nonprofit organization Quality Matters.

A look inside Pierce College Writing Centers

With both professional and peer tutors on staff, the Pierce College Writing Centers provide students with an opportunity to work with highly qualified tutors on writing projects from any class.

Pierce College nursing students pass national boards at record-breaking rate

For the first time in the program’s history, 100 percent of Pierce College nursing students passed their state board examination. This feat has only been achieved by three other associate in nursing programs in the state within the past three years.

Pierce College Fort Steilacoom President Denise Yochum appears on “Inside Olympia”

In a special edition of TVW’s “Inside Olympia,” Pierce College Fort Steilacoom President Denise Yochum recently sat down with Host Austin Jenkins to discuss how community colleges like Pierce can help train the next generation of workers for the jobs of tomorrow.

Pierce College ranked top community college for veterans in the state – and No. 3 in the nation

Pierce College was recently named the top community college in the state for veterans in a comprehensive annual list by the Military Times. The Best for Vets: Colleges 2017 rankings highlight veteran and military students’ success.

“Knock Three Times” provides original take on classic Edgar Allan Poe stories

Pierce College Puyallup Theater’s latest production  “Knock Three Times” will feature Edgar Allan Poe stories like you’ve never seen them before. This original stage production will bring some of Poe’s most famous work to life on stage, including “The Raven,” “The Tell-Tale Heart,” and “The Masque of the Red Death.”

“I’ll Be Back Before Midnight” opens Nov. 17

Pierce College Fort Steilacoom Theatre’s latest production, comedic thriller “I’ll Be Back Before Midnight,” will take audiences on quite a ride when the show opens Nov. 17.

Pierce College celebrates 50 years of serving students, community

The 2016-17 academic year will be one to remember as Pierce College embarks on its 50th year of providing the community with access to quality educational opportunities.