Pierce News

  • Get to know your fellow students at the New Raider Welcome event Sept. 15

    New students at Pierce College are invited to attend the New Raider Welcome event Sept. 15, where faculty and staff will be on hand to make sure everyone is prepared to take on fall quarter.

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  • Pierce College to offer new course in social media for business

    Pierce College is proud to offer a brand new course designed to introduce students to social media best practices for business, starting fall quarter.

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  • 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 now available

    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 is now available for the upcoming academic year.

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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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Today On Campus

September 1st

No Class/College Closed: Labor Day
All Day Event

September 3rd

Access to WAOL Online Classrooms Ends
All Day Event

Undiscovered Worlds: The Search Beyond Our Sun
Starting at 1:00 pm
Science Dome, Fort Steilacoom

Space Junk
Starting at 2:15 pm
Science Dome, Fort Steilacoom

September 5th

Secret Lives of Stars
Starting at 7:00 pm
Science Dome, Fort Steilacoom

September 6th

Science Dome Children's Show "A Walk on the Moon"
Starting at 12:30 pm
Science Dome, Fort Steilacoom