Pierce News

  • Pierce College hosts live-stream viewing event of talk by Mary Roach

    This year’s Pierce County READS selection is “Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War” by Mary Roach. The Pierce College community can view a live-stream broadcast of a local talk by the best-selling author on April 28.

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  • Mark your calendars for epic solar eclipse viewing party at the Science Dome

    For the first time in 99 years, a total solar eclipse will pass across the entire United States. On Aug. 21, the Pierce College Science Dome will offer a stellar opportunity for the community to safely view the solar eclipse.

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  • Pierce College recognized by Emergency Food Network

    In recognition of our commitment to help fight hunger in the local community, Pierce College was presented with Emergency Food Network (EFN)’s Civic Partner Award during a special event on April 12.

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  • Pierce College alum writes and directs debut film “Shards”

    When Film Producer Diana Dotter first read Pierce College alum Serena Berry’s debut screenplay, she was inspired. Dotter, executive director for Seattle’s The Film School, saw a unique, raw talent in Berry and knew she had to work with her.

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  • The Roland Weis Lecture Series presents award-winning author and guest speaker April 10

    Award-winning author Sayantani Dasgupta is hosting an event at noon on April 10 in Pierce College Fort Steilacoom’s Performance Lounge to share her personal story of growing up in India.

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  • Catch a Raider Baseball and Softball home game!

    Raider athletes are hard at work preparing for the 2017 Baseball and Softball regular seasons. The baseball team plays all home games at Mount Tahoma High School, and the softball team plays at Heritage Baseball Fields in Puyallup.

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  • Pierce College welcomes 540 local eighth graders during College Exploration Day

    Local eighth graders from throughout the area spent an exciting morning at Pierce College Fort Steilacoom, learning about the importance of higher education and getting the most out of their high school years.

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  • Pierce College business students give back to community through classroom project

    Pierce College Prof. Paul Gerhardt, Ph.D.’s Management 283 students came together winter quarter to present projects that would not only earn them high marks, but could also make a very real difference in the community.

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  • 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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This Week On Campus

April 25th

The Vegetarian Advantage
Starting at 1:00 pm
Puyallup, College Center, Multipurpose Room

April 26th

Clubs Rush
Starting at 10:00 am
Fort Steilacoom, Student Life Lobby

Get a jump on your research paper!
Starting at 11:00 am
Puyallup Library Classroom LSC 224

Speaker: Teresa Ciabattari, PLU Professor
Starting at 11:00 am
Puyallup, College Center, Multipurpose Room

De-Stress and Detox Yoga Workshop (Part 1)
Starting at 11:00 am
Fort Steilacoom, Cascade Performance Lounge

White Privilege: The Other Side of Racial Inequality
Starting at 11:00 am
Puyallup, College Center, Multipurpose Room