Pierce College Puyallup’s fall production will take the audience on a surreal romp through a devastated and decaying Coney Island, when “Metaphysique D’Ephemera” opens on Oct. 29. This original play was written by poet Christopher Shipman and Dr. Sarah Jackson, and is inspired by the work of artist Joseph Cornell. This unique story features an
Prospective students around the world now have the ability to take a virtual tour of Pierce College campuses from the comfort of their own homes. A newly released feature on the college’s home page allows people to tour a number of buildings inside and out, and truly experience what it’s like to be on campus.
Four lucky students recently won $50 VISA gift cards, just for taking a quick survey about their experiences at Pierce College during Summer Quarter 2015. The college conducts quarterly surveys to gather information on what students appreciate about their time here, and what can be done better. Based on the 460 students who responded to
A new program offered at Pierce College seeks to help local veterans transition into their next assignment in life in the most efficient way possible. The VIE-25 program is a unique collaboration between local community and technical colleges, state agencies and the armed forces. Through this program, transitioning veterans can take advantage of short-term certificate
Now that fall quarter classes have started, now is the time to make sure you are signed up to receive important information from Pierce College regarding emergencies, delays and college closures. Students and employees can sign up to receive emergency messages through text, email or by phone. Students can sign up for emergency messages by
A number of events taking place at Pierce College Fort Steilacoom Oct. 6-7 will celebrate and shed light on banned and challenged books. The college has held events celebrating banned books since the 1980s, highlighting literature that has historically been challenged by organizations throughout the country. Retired Professor Steve Jaech formed a banned book committee
Amber Baillon, professor of College Success (College 110), dedicates her time to make sure students are getting the most out of their college experience. Just in time for the start of fall quarter, she helped us compile a Top 5 list of the most important study habits students should learn to be successful in college.
Pierce College International Education hosted its first-ever study tour to South Korea, where students earned college credits while exploring the world. Students were able to earn up to 15 credits toward their associate degree, taking classes with Pierce College faculty both in the classroom on campus, as well as in South Korea at DongJu College.
Pierce College digital design students are in the spotlight this fall, in a gallery exhibit showcasing outstanding photographs, illustrations and digital paintings. The Tahoma Center Gallery, located inside Tacoma’s Catholic Community Services’ Tahoma Family Center, will host the exhibit through Oct. 30. The exhibit features the work of 30 students from the Pierce College Digital
Pierce College is proud to announce the launch of its first ever baccalaureate degree program in dental hygiene starting in 2016. The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities has approved Pierce College’s proposal to offer a Bachelor of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene (BASDH) after the college expanded the existing program by one quarter.
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