Pierce News

  • Meet Nhan Ta, All Washington Academic Team Member

    Nhan Ta, an international student from Vietnam, began learning English in Kindergarten and has attended English-speaking schools for gifted students ever since. Ta, 18, will receive his high school diploma and AA degree at the end of spring quarter.

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  • Meet George Thomas, 2017 Distinguished Alum

    As a member of the military working full time while raising a family, George Thomas did not have a lot of free time to pursue his education back in 1979. Based at Fort Lewis, he knew that earning a college degree was a goal he needed to achieve to advance in his career.

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  • Join the Pierce College Concert Choir for the Intl. Festival of Music and Movement

    Pierce College Fort Steilacoom’s Concert Choir will host a special evening on March 17 during the International Festival of Music and Movement.

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  • Pierce College receives national recognition for improving graduation rates

    Pierce College has always maintained a strong commitment to student success, but when the college began to take a closer look at the data, the results were alarming.

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  • Meet Terry Jones, 2017 Distinguished Alum

    Terry Jones chose to attend Pierce College for a reason that many do: she and her family were hoping to save money on a bachelor’s degree by attending a community college for the first two years.

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  • Pierce College Puyallup Theater presents “Lone Star Feminist”

    Pierce College Puyallup is hosting a special evening with Dr. Andrea Baldwin, featuring her solo performance of “Lone Star Feminist.” The performance takes place on March 18 in the Arts and Allied Health Building Black Box Theater.

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  • Spring quarter classes in Graham available now

    Pierce College now offers college courses at Graham Kapowsin High School, providing access to higher education for communities in south Pierce County.

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  • Achieving the Dream Recognizes Pierce College District and Miami Dade College for Transformative Change, Improved Graduation Rates

    National community college reform leader Achieving the Dream (ATD) today awarded the 2017 Leah Meyer Austin Award to Miami Dade College and Pierce College District.

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  • Pierce College Fort Steilacoom presents “Sweeney Todd”

    “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” will take audience members on a thrilling musical ride when the show opens Feb. 24 at Pierce College Fort Steilacoom’s Black Box Theater.

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  • Meet Devon McKenna, Pierce College All-Washington Academic Team member

    When first-generation college student Devon McKenna was growing up, he did not see much value in pursuing higher education. While growing up in Australia, McKenna knew only a few former classmates who decided to go to college.

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