Pierce News

  • Summer quarter survey results are in!

    Pierce College made some important changes to the summer quarter schedule to better meet the needs of busy students. A new block schedule, with most classes taking place only two days a week, was implemented to meet the needs of working students.

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  • College Success course becomes mandatory for students who place below college level in one subject

    In the past year, Pierce College instructors have been working hard to adapt the College Success course to better meet the needs of students.

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  • Rep. Denny Heck hosts panel on paycheck fairness at Pierce College Fort Steilacoom

    Representative Denny Heck, D-Wash., packed the house at Pierce College Fort Steilacoom on Aug. 12 during a panel discussion focusing on the wage gap that exists between men and women.

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  • Pierce College alumni accepted into Boeing program at UW

    Before enrolling in the Running Start program at Pierce College, Kalen Grahler was a below average high school student who was ready for a change. He found that change at Pierce.

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  • Pierce College Foundation scholarships available Aug. 28

    In the past academic year alone, the Pierce College Foundation has distributed more than $160,000 in scholarships to students who need it most, and a new round of awards will be available Aug. 28.

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  • Math automaticity helps to improve student success in developmental courses

    Pierce College instructors are working harder than ever to improve success rates in developmental math courses. Through a renewed focus on math automaticity, instructors hope to improve students’ ability to learn advanced skills more quickly.

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  • Pierce College international student has big plans for future

    Born and raised in Curitiba, Parana, Brazil, Pierce College international student Jessica Stohrer knew nothing more about American culture than what she saw on television.

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  • New partnership with South Korean college provides opportunity for Pierce students to study abroad affordably

    This summer at Pierce College, 15 students from Dongju College in Busan, South Korea studied for four weeks in a pilot program to test out a future partnership between the two colleges.

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  • Pierce College hires Col. Mark Haskins as new Executive Director of Military Programs

    Retired United States Air Force Col. Mark Haskins will join Pierce College as the new Executive Director of Military Programs later this summer.

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  • Summer of the #PierceSelfie!

    It’s an urge that some people just can’t fight. I mean, when your phone is just burning a hole in your pocket, what are you supposed to do other than break it out, extend that arm, and snap a selfie? We understand. In fact, here at Pierce College, we want to join in on the fun.

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Today On Campus

August 22nd

Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity
Starting at 7:00 pm
Science Dome, Fort Steilacoom

August 23rd

Science Dome Children's Show "Magnificent Moons"
Starting at 12:30 pm
Science Dome, Fort Steilacoom

Lamps of Atlantis
Starting at 3:15 pm
Science Dome, Fort Steilacoom

August 25th

Grades Due by 11:00 p.m.
All Day Event

August 26th

Access to PCOL Online Classrooms Ends
All Day Event

Grades on Student Transcripts
All Day Event