Archive for October, 2010

A blanket of snow

Sunday, October 31st, 2010

No, we don’t have one here yet, but the Olympic Mountains clearly have a new one.  Without revealing too much about the mysterious twists and turns of my thought processes, this morning I was lying in bed thinking about the wedding gift I gave my cousin in September–a blanket–and the weather, which is moving headlong […]

Field trip planned for 11/23/10

Sunday, October 31st, 2010

The date has been set for the Introduction to Interpreting class to visit both Harborview Medical Center and King County Superior Court in Seattle.  Both have significant interpreter services departments.  The class will be divided into two groups, with one group visiting HMC and the other the court in the morning.  After a lunch break, […]

Students attend conference

Friday, October 29th, 2010

On October 15 and 16, 2010 5 Pierce College interpreting students attended the WASCLA Summit VI in Shoreline, WA.  The Washington State Coalition for Language Access works on a variety of issues around equitably providing services to people with limited English proficiency, including continuing education for working interpreters and to service providers that work with interpreters. The […]

Launch celebration

Friday, October 29th, 2010

Welcome to the Pierce College Interpreting Program blog. The purpose of this blog is to publish information about the program for current, former and potential students, as well as for members of the public that may be interested in our program.  Topics may be as diverse as nuts and bolts information about registering for classes, […]