Category Archives: Features

Pierce College hires new director for development

Pierce College is proud to announce the hiring of Jennifer Wolbrecht as the Foundation’s new director for development. Wolbrecht comes to Pierce College after spending more than 12 years with the Metropolitan Park District of Tacoma.

Pierce College Fort Steilacoom Theater presents “Standing Rock” June 1-3

Pierce College Fort Steilacoom Theater’s spring production shines a spotlight on the stories and people surrounding the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline project. Standing Rock is a collection of 19 original plays written by students and faculty based on published articles and recorded interviews.

Pierce College Puyallup hosts STEM Expo May 18

Are you interested in pursuing a career in science, technology, engineering or mathematics? Pierce College’s STEM Expo will provide valuable information and advice for anyone looking to develop a career in a STEM related field.

Pierce College It’s Possible Gala raises funds to support student success

The Pierce College Fort Steilacoom Health Education Center was transformed during the It’s Possible Gala on April 22 as the college raised funds to support students in need.

Pierce College hosts live-stream viewing event of local talk by best-selling author Mary Roach

This year’s Pierce County READS selection is “Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War” by Mary Roach. The best-selling author will make an appearance during a special event on Friday, April 28 at 7 p.m. at Clover Park Technical College’s McGavick Conference Center.

Mark your calendars for epic solar eclipse viewing party at the Science Dome

For the first time in 99 years, a total solar eclipse will pass across the entire United States, creating a spectacular sight for communities across the country. On Aug. 21, the Pierce College Science Dome will offer a stellar opportunity for the community to safely view the solar eclipse.

Pierce College recognized by Emergency Food Network

In recognition of our commitment to help fight hunger in the local community, Pierce College was presented with Emergency Food Network (EFN)’s Civic Partner Award during a special event on April 12.

Pierce College alum writes and directs debut film “Shards”

When Film Producer Diana Dotter first read Pierce College alum Serena Berry’s debut screenplay, she was inspired. Dotter, executive director for Seattle’s The Film School, saw a unique, raw talent in Berry and knew she had to work with her.

The Roland Weis Lecture Series presents award-winning author and guest speaker April 10

Award-winning author Sayantani Dasgupta is hosting an event at noon on April 10 in Pierce College Fort Steilacoom’s Performance Lounge to share her personal story of growing up in India. She will discuss identity, family history and her own navigation of two cultures.

Catch a Raider Baseball and Softball home game!

Raider athletes are hard at work preparing for the 2017 Baseball and Softball regular seasons. The baseball team plays all home games at Mount Tahoma High School, and the softball team plays at Heritage Baseball Fields in Puyallup.