Breaking the Language Barrier

Breaking the Language Barrier

February 4, 2016

The International Education’s Conversation Partner Program is a quarter-long, one-hour-a-week co... Read more »

Pierce students enjoy a tulip festival

May 23, 2013

Filed under International Forum

Sabina Imbragimova Staff Writer On April 20, Pierce College International students had a great opportunity to experience the beauty of Mt. Vernon by taking a ride to the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival.  Over 29 years, the Skagit Valley has stunned many visitors with its remarkable view to the colorful fields of tulips. Indeed, th... Read more »

Building so much with so little

January 21, 2013

Filed under International Forum, News

              Contributing Writer Gohar Mehsud Education is a candle for any society, but unfortunately the majority of children of primary schools in FATA [Federally Administered Tribal Areas] Pakistan don’t even have desks and chairs besides there basic facilities for the classrooms. FATA, situated at the boundary of Pakista... Read more »

Pierce students performs ethnic dance

August 2, 2012

Filed under Campus, International Forum, News

Indonesian culture comes to Seattle through art, dance, public forums, music, and food Abdul Wahab Contributing Writer Having arts and performance classes in our college inspires students’ creativity and art. Drawing, drama, public speaking, and music classes represent the student’s interests, along with dance. Sea... Read more »

20 years of service, expanded Pierce College globally

August 2, 2012

Filed under Campus, International Forum

Dr. Patrick Cavendish served more than 20 years as International department in the college as director retired Abdul Wahab Contributing Writer August 1st was a sad day for the International Education department at Pierce College. The director of the department Dr. Patrick Cavendish is retiring after more than 20... Read more »


July 20, 2012

Filed under Campus, International Forum, News

Bebhinn Horrigan  NWCCI Grant Advisor, talks about NWCCI and her experience with NWCCI students Haeril Halim Contributing Writer What is NWCCI? Stands for Northwest Community College Initiative. This grant is funded by the US department of State Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs. “The goal is to strengthen newly deve... Read more »


July 18, 2012

Filed under Campus, International Forum, News

Haeril Halim Contributing Writer Pierce College hosts International students from 30 countries around the world by the year of 2011. Most the international students are from Asia. "Our biggest ones are probably China, Korea, Hong Kong, Japan and Vietnam", Jennifer Gruver, Student Activities Coordinator and Admissions of International Education Department, says in her ... Read more »

Ramadan: A month of benefits

July 12, 2012

Filed under Commentary, International Forum, News

Commentary Haeril Halim Ramadan is the ninth month in Islamic calendar called "Hijri". It is the month in which all Muslims fast during the daytime. Fasting in this month is one of five pillars of Islam which Muslims follow. Muslims, men and women, are obligated to fast during Ramadan except: children below 12 years old, thos... Read more »

Exploring Seattle during summer break

July 3, 2012

Filed under International Forum, News

Even though busy finding Internship sites, NWCCI students out enjoying the summer break before their last quarter and internship begin Haeril Halim Contributing Writer Even  with summer break ended last week, there remains fun to be had for Northwest Community College Initiative Program (NWCCI) students exploring Seattle during the short break.... Read more »