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Campus safety officer aspires to do bigger things after graduation

Campus safety officer aspires to do bigger things after graduation

June 24, 2019

Edgar Velasco uses his college experiences to prepare him for what he’ll be doing next Some people watch crime shows for fun. Other people...

Lisa Murray’s spirit of caring gains her award

Lisa Murray’s spirit of caring gains her award

June 17, 2019

Advisor, bridge builder, advocate, coach these are words used to describe Lisa Murray, the 2019 recipient of the Faculty Achievement Award. Tony Nguyen is a returning ...

You’re graduating, but you don’t know what’s next

You’re graduating, but you don’t know what’s next

June 13, 2019

Three resources to help you find a job post-Pierce College Does graduation seem like a scary though...

Pierce College joins hand-in-hand with community’s mobile food bank

Pierce College joins hand-in-hand with community’s mobile food bank

May 24, 2019

Nourish Pierce County feeds students in need Students and community members gather in the D lot  a...

New chief diversity officer hopes to dismantle barriers in education

New chief diversity officer hopes to dismantle barriers in education

May 20, 2019

Charlie Parker wants to use his life experiences to inspire students to reach their full potential It would be easy to miss Charlie Parker as ...

Students learn about boundaries during sexual health awareness event

Students learn about boundaries during sexual health awareness event

March 28, 2019

Pierce College hosted a sex awareness workshop on March 11 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m in the Fireside Lounge of the Cascade Building. Pierce counselors, Planned Parenthood, CareNet, and Pierce County Aids Foundation came together to inform students and st...

Raider Review and Cram ‘n’ Jam to help students prepare for finals

Raider Review and Cram ‘n’ Jam to help students prepare for finals

March 18, 2019

Pierce College’s study resources centers will have extended hours at both the Fort Steilacoom and Puyallup...

Sacrificing rights is tradition

Sacrificing rights is tradition

March 8, 2019

International Women’s Day is not celebrated the same way in every country International Women’s Day (IWD) is a holiday that is meant to be celebrated worldwide, yet some countries still have not guaranteed women their basic rights.  IWD celebr...

Moving fearlessly beyond limitations

Moving fearlessly beyond limitations

March 5, 2019

ASPIRE students learn how to look to the future Three hundred high school students, most of the...

Pierce will see presidential changes

Pierce will see presidential changes

February 26, 2019

A national search is already underway for Fort Steilacoom’s new president Denise Yochum, Pierce College Fort Steilaco...

Stepping Into the  Chinese New Year

Stepping Into the Chinese New Year

February 21, 2019

How students at Pierce celebrate Chinese New Year celebrates the beginning of the new year on the Chinese calendar. It is one of the world’s most prominent and celebrated festivals. However, not everyone gets to experience the celebration in their home...

Pierce Distinguished Alumni shares what is possible

Pierce Distinguished Alumni shares what is possible

February 7, 2019

Passion and dreams make a fulfilling careerOn Jan. 24, three former Pierce College students came to ...

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