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Pierce News

  • Pierce College student gives back at home and abroad

    Pierce College biology student Jacob Smith has always had an interest in giving back to the local community. When he learned of Pierce College’s service trip to the small community of Santa Julia, Nicaragua, he knew it would be the opportunity of a lifetime.

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  • Pierce College receives grant to enhance student success

    College Spark Washington and the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges selected Pierce College as one of five colleges in the state to receive a Guided Pathways implementation grant totaling $500,000 over five years.

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  • Pierce College students serve overseas during summer break

    The end of spring quarter usually means a break from classes and a chance to relax for most students. But for 11 Pierce College students and employees, the start of summer break meant a chance to spend a week volunteering in a small village in Nicaragua.

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  • Pierce College seeks nominations for Athletics Hall of Fame

    As Pierce College embarks on a year-long celebration of its 50th anniversary in 2016-17, officials are seeking nominations for a special class of Athletics Hall of Fame inductees.

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  • Pierce College receives State Auditor’s Stewardship Award

    Thanks to the hard work and dedication of the Pierce College finance staff, the college was recently recognized with the Washington State Auditor’s Stewardship Award.

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  • Pierce College seeks nominations for 2017 Distinguished Alumni

    Do you know an exceptional alum from Pierce College? The Pierce College Foundation is now accepting nominations for next year’s 2017 Distinguished Alumni event.

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  • Pierce College professor leads charge on local ecosystem restoration project

    When Environmental Science Professor Michele LaFontaine learned that the Pierce College Fort Steilacoom campus is historically home to a rare and endangered ecosystem, she knew she had to take action.

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  • Annual Scholarship Scramble kicks off important year for Pierce College

    The 23rd annual Pierce College Scholarship Scramble will provide countless opportunities for students in need of a little help to achieve their educational goals.

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  • Pierce College expands use of open educational resources

    Pierce College has received a grant to create new degree programs using high quality open educational resources (OER).

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  • International students find success at Pierce College

    Over the past six years, 90.8 percent of Pierce College international students successfully transferred to a four-year university, and 36.4 percent were admitted into one of the top 100 universities in the United States.

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This Week On Campus

July 28th

Instruction begins: Second 4-week session
All Day Event

August 1st

100% refund ends: Second 4-week session July 28 to Aug. 24
All Day Event

August 3rd

8th count day: Second 4-week session/Last day to register
All Day Event

50% refund ends: Second 4-week session July 28 to Aug. 24
All Day Event

Open Readings in the Puyallup Writing Center
Starting at 12:00 pm
Puyallup Writing Center - Library 207

August 4th

Open Readings in the Fort Steilacoom Writing Center
Starting at 12:00 pm
Fort Steilacoom Writing Center - Cascade 403