Pierce College business student on the road to success

When Kadesha Roberson enrolled in Pierce College’s Entrepreneurship Certificate program in 2015, it didn’t take her long to realize she wanted to delve deeper into the business world by pursuing an associate degree.

Women of Justice Forum draws more than 200 people to campus

On May 31, Pierce College hosted a special event that shined a spotlight on women in a variety of criminal justice careers, ranging from 911 dispatcher to Superior Court Judge.

Pierce College Raider Athletics hosts summer youth camps

Young athletes throughout the community have an opportunity to sharpen their techniques and athletic abilities by attending Raider Athletics volleyball and basketball summer camps.

Pierce College Athletics Director Duncan Stevenson recognized by South Sound Sports Commission

For the past three decades, Pierce College Director of Athletics Duncan Stevenson has worked tirelessly to develop a strong program featuring talented athletes and dedicated coaches. This year, thanks to his involvement in the local sports community and the Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC) as a whole, Stevenson has been named an Ambassador through the Tacoma

Pierce College grants honorary degree to retired educator Grace Koopmans

For only the second time in the college’s more than 50-year history, Pierce College granted an honorary degree during the 2018 commencement ceremony. This honor is reserved for those who have demonstrated the highest level of educational service, humanitarian service, servant leadership, personal and professional accomplishments and entrepreneurial leadership. This year’s recipient is Grace Koopmans,

Pierce College student pursues goals in the face of adversity

Pierce College student Erica Myron has always been a survivor. Growing up in the foster care system in Arizona wasn’t easy, and she had to learn how to take care of herself from a very young age. On her 18th birthday, she packed her bags and left her last foster home, looking forward to a long-awaited

Pierce College presents spring quarter concert series – location change for June 7 concert

Pierce College musicians have been working hard all quarter to gear up for their upcoming performances. Come out and support these talented students during one of our spring quarter concerts happening across the district: Concert Band “Joy and Grief,” directed by Prof. Oscar Thorp​, includes five selections for wind ensemble that exemplify love, war, loss

Pierce College receives College Spark Washington grant to enhance student learning in college-level math courses

Thanks to a new $110,171 grant from College Spark Washington, Pierce College will introduce services designed to improve student learning in several introductory college-level math courses.

Congratulations, Pierce College at JBLM graduates!

More than 200 graduates of eight colleges located on Joint Base Lewis-McChord were honored during a special graduation ceremony on Friday, May 11. The 31st annual college graduation ceremony recognized the outstanding accomplishments of servicemembers, family members, veterans and civilians who earned certificates, associate’s, bachelor’s and master’s degrees.

Pierce College Fort Steilacoom ranked among top 10 best community colleges in the nation

Pierce College Fort Steilacoom was named today as one of 10 finalists for the 2019 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, the nation’s signature recognition of high achievement and performance in America’s community colleges. (See complete list of finalists below.)