Pierce College student finds ‘power’ in adversity

Growing up in a single-parent household filled with drug addiction, poverty and abuse, Raymond Power spent much of his childhood searching for a sense of family that was missing in his own life. With no role models to show him what it meant to be successful, he dropped out of school in 8th grade. “It

Pierce College Campus Safety Officers debut new uniforms

Officers charged with keeping the college community safe recently debuted new uniforms that feature a modern, safer and more professional look. Royal blue and black polo shirts feature reflective piping, and new lime-yellow jackets are warmer, water proof and enhance officers’ visibility.

Pierce College alum puts degree to work as owner of Spanaway Fitness

A fan of the movie, “Dodgeball,” David Morley can’t help but compare the friendly gym he owns in Spanaway to “Average Joe’s,” the down-home gym pitted against glitzy rival “Globo Gym” in the wild 2004 Ben Stiller/Vince Vaughn comedy.

Raider Volleyball breaks records, heads to championship tournament this weekend

Raider Volleyball may only have a couple returning sophomores this year, but the young team is on track to break longstanding records after an undefeated regular season. Only one other team in program history has remained undefeated all season. The team also took the Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC) Western Division title for the third year

Community to ‘come together’ in Beatles tribute concert in support of student success

In a special event organized by the Pierce College Poverty Committee, beloved Beatles tribute band Shabby Road will perform in a special concert Nov. 17 in support of students in need.

Pierce College announces fall quarter concert series

Pierce College is proud to announce its Fall Quarter 2018 concert series, featuring special performances by talented student musicians. This year, the orchestra, brass ensemble and choir will join forces for a memorable show on Dec. 7 and 8. Join us during an upcoming performance to help celebrate our student musicians! Fall Band Concert Dec.

Nov. 17 Shabby Road concert to raise funds in support of students in need

Please save the date for a special evening with beloved Beatles cover band Shabby Road! The band will perform in a special concert at Pierce College Fort Steilacoom on Nov. 17 at 7 p.m. in support of Pierce College students in need. Tickets are $30 each, and includes dinner, dancing and two drink tickets. All

Pierce College ranked top community college for veterans in the state – and No. 4 in the nation

Pierce College is proud to be named Washington’s top two-year college for veterans in a comprehensive annual list by The Military Times. The Best for Vets: Colleges 2019 rankings is an annual school-by-school assessment of veteran and military student services and rates of academic achievement – as well as a detailed review of public data

Pierce College alum blazes trails in criminal justice

Even as a child, Fran Davis felt a calling in her heart to pursue a career in the Federal Bureau of Investigations.

Pierce College Theatre announces fall quarter productions

The Fall Quarter 2018 theatre productions are coming up soon, showcasing talented student actors from both campuses. Tickets are available now for all upcoming productions. Here is a preview of what’s to come on stage at Pierce College!