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The remembrance of Ron Schwartz

The remembrance of Ron Schwartz

August 13, 2019

On August 8, English and philosophy professor Ron Schwartz passed away after having l...

New law to make college education more affordable in Washington state

New law to make college education more affordable in Washington state

May 23, 2019

Gov. Jay Inslee signs bill that will provide free or reduced college tuition for all ages Free college education is a subject largely debated, especially d...

Measles outbreak reported in Pierce County

Measles outbreak reported in Pierce County

May 23, 2019

In February, a measles outbreak was reported in the King County area, and now it has moved to Pierce County, according to the Tacoma-Pierce Coun...

Pierce College hires new Fort Steilacoom president

Pierce College hires new Fort Steilacoom president

May 15, 2019

After a quarter-long, nationwide search, the Fort Steilacoom campus selected its new president.   In a staff-wide email from Monday, Chan...

Aspen Award: Pierce College wins outstanding student achievement

Aspen Award: Pierce College wins outstanding student achievement

May 13, 2019

The $100,000 prize awarded to Fort Steilacoom will go towards helping stuggling students The resul...

Pierce College, local police investigate adjunct instructor

Pierce College, local police investigate adjunct instructor

March 26, 2019

In an investigation police consider high-profile, an instructor’s social media posts raise ethical questions On F...

Pierce College transforms into a movie set

Pierce College transforms into a movie set

March 15, 2019

Technical film students shadow real-life director Finn Ho, Student Director What is a good movie plot? “I just like movies that as soon as the twist is revealed, I will go back and watch the movie. It turns into a different experience.” ...

Pierce weathers shutdown storm

Pierce weathers shutdown storm

March 4, 2019

Pierce administration and staff are largely unaffected by the government shutdown, but some students are ...

Pierce College Fort Steilacoom President Medically Retires

Pierce College Fort Steilacoom President Medically Retires

January 7, 2019

“I needed to make a choice,” Yochum said. Denise Yochum, Pierce College Fort Steilacoom’s now-former p...

Pierce College in the Aspen top ten

Pierce College in the Aspen top ten

November 28, 2018

A remarkable achievement Founded in January 2010, the Aspen College Excellence Program has developed from a single project to a multi-aspects award in order to influence college and university practice. Once every two years since 2011, the Aspen Institut...

Current student government exits as new government takes reigns.

Current student government exits as new government takes reigns.

June 10, 2018

Last Tuesday, June 5, was emotional for some and exciting for others. The final student government meeting...

New bill seeks to extend College Bound Scholarship to early high schoolers

New bill seeks to extend College Bound Scholarship to early high schoolers

April 3, 2018

A bill that will open up a state scholarship to high school freshmen and sophomores for a college education...

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