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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...

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 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...

The Seattle Times offers students a chance to be heard

The Seattle Times offers students a chance to be heard

March 8, 2018

Through their “Student Voices” program, the Seattle Times hopes to give underprivileged students a ...

2017 Solar Eclipse

September 12, 2017

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Bobi Foster-Grahler and Psychology professor Jo Anne Geron remember when the Fort Steilacoom campus had different groups and spaces for the LGBTQ community over the years.

Bobi Foster-Grahler and Psychology professor Jo Anne Geron remember when the Fort Steilacoom campus had different groups and spaces for the LGBTQ community over the years.

June 17, 2017

Foster-Grahler said there used to be educational forums on LGBTQ issues for the staff, which later w...

A Run to Commemorate the Fallen

A Run to Commemorate the Fallen

June 15, 2017

Pierce College students and their families are invited to participate in this year’s Memorial Day ...

Lake Waughop Sewage Leak Saga

Lake Waughop Sewage Leak Saga

May 17, 2017

Plans for tearing out and replacing a faulty sewage line that has been leaking from Pierce College i...

Albertson’s ray of Sunshine delights customers with a smile

Albertson’s ray of Sunshine delights customers with a smile

March 9, 2017

Sunshine lives up to her name. She sings as she rings up items, thanks soldiers for their service, a...

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