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Prof. Brian Martin named Pierce College Distinguished Faculty

Now in his 19th year of teaching at Pierce College, Digital Design Professor Brian Martin prides himself on keeping his courses fresh to keep up with an evolving industry. Martin was nominated by colleagues for the Distinguished Faculty award, and will provide a special talk during a celebratory dinner on March 4. Martin serves as

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Pierce College announces 2017 All-Washington Academic Team nominees

In recognition of their outstanding academic achievements, four Pierce College students were recently named to the 2017 All-Washington Academic Team. Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for two-year colleges, introduced the All-USA Academic Team to honor students for their scholastic achievement and community service efforts. The students who comprise the All-Washington team reflect the

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Help Pierce College win the NWAC Mascot Challenge!

The Pierce College Raider Bird is competing in the Northwest Athletic Conference’s Mascot Challenge on social media for the chance to win bragging rights and $1,000 to support the program. Each week starting Jan. 9, Pierce College Athletics will post photos or videos using the hashtag #NWACMascotChallenge2017 on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. You can help

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Pierce College welcomes first Executive Officer for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

As Pierce College’s newest executive team member, Oneida Blagg is looking forward to helping the college to finalize and implement a newly developed plan for equity, diversity and inclusion. Blagg, a Pierce College alum, holds a Master of Arts in Social Science and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, both from Pacific Lutheran University.

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Raider Basketball home game schedule

Pierce College Raider Basketball’s exciting 2016-17 season is now underway! Come out and support the team during an upcoming home game. Each of these games takes place at Pierce College Fort Steilacoom’s Health Education Center. We’ll see you there!   Sat., Jan. 7 Pierce College vs. Edmonds Men’s game 7 p.m. Sat., Jan. 14 Pierce

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Pierce College professor Alan Kemp, Ph.D., publishes third textbook

As a licensed mental health professional and sociology professor at Pierce College, Alan Kemp’s latest textbook takes a unique and in-depth look at the face of abuse in a variety of settings. “Abuse in Society” is written for students pursuing careers in social work, pastoral counseling, mental health counseling, psychology, nursing and more. Kemp’s text

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Pierce College celebrates 50 years with service to the community

Throughout the year, Pierce College staff, faculty and students will celebrate 50 years by spending time giving back to the community. Members of the college community will have an opportunity to take part in a variety of service projects throughout the year, ranging from sprucing up local parks to preparing food for local food banks

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Pierce College and Bethel School District bring higher education to Graham and neighboring communities

Starting January 2017, Pierce College will offer college courses at Graham Kapowsin High School, providing access to higher education for communities in south Pierce County. Courses will be offered in the evenings, allowing working adults the added flexibility of earning college credits after work in their own community. Bethel School District covers 202 square miles,

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Pierce College presents festive fall musical performances

Musicians from throughout the college community have rehearsed all throughout the quarter in preparation for upcoming Fall Quarter 2016 performances. All performances take place in Pierce College Puyallup’s Arts and Allied Health Building Theater. Here is the full schedule and preview of each performance happening this month! Fort Steilacoom Choir presents Songs of the Season,

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Pierce College Volleyball ends season with bid for NWAC championships

Pierce College Volleyball may be a young team this year with only three sophomores, but these athletes have come together to enjoy a challenging but winning season. For the second year in a row, the team made it to the Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC) Championships, securing third place in the conference. First-year Head Coach Greg

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