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Pierce College CIO receives education award from Puyallup South Hill Rotary

During a special ceremony in May, Pierce College Vice President of Information Technology and Chief Information Officer Michael Stocke was recognized by the Puyallup South Hill Rotary with an award for excellence in education. The organization presented its annual 2017 Community Vocational Awards during a special luncheon at Pierce College Puyallup, honoring Stocke and several

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Pierce College hires new director for development

Pierce College is proud to announce the hiring of Jennifer Wolbrecht as the Foundation’s new director for development. Wolbrecht comes to Pierce College after spending more than 12 years with the Metropolitan Park District of Tacoma. Metro Parks provides more than 65 parks and recreation activities to the city of Tacoma’s residents as well as

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Pierce College Fort Steilacoom Theater presents “Standing Rock” June 1-3

Pierce College Fort Steilacoom Theater’s spring production shines a spotlight on the stories and people surrounding the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline project. Standing Rock is a collection of 19 original plays written by students and faculty based on published articles and recorded interviews. The Dakota Access Pipeline, located in North and South Dakota, has garnered

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Pierce College Puyallup Theater presents Franz Kafka’s “The Metamorphosis”

Gregor Samsa is not who he thought he was as he awakened to find himself transformed into a large and disgusting creature, during Pierce College Puyallup Theater’s production of Franz Kafka’s “The Metamorphosis.” Gregor must find a way to adapt to his new circumstances as he becomes dependent upon his family for survival. The stage

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Pierce College Puyallup hosts STEM Expo May 18

Are you interested in pursuing a career in science, technology, engineering or mathematics? Pierce College’s STEM Expo will provide valuable information and advice for anyone looking to develop a career in a STEM related field. This year’s event will take place May 18 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Pierce College Puyallup’s College Center

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Pierce College It’s Possible Gala raises funds to support student success

The Pierce College Fort Steilacoom Health Education Center was transformed during the It’s Possible Gala on April 22 as the college raised funds to support students in need. The gala was held in honor of Pierce College’s 50th anniversary, and highlighted exceptional alumni whose lives were changed by attending college at Pierce. With the help

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Pierce College hosts annual pet adoption event May 8-11

Visit Pierce College Fort Steilacoom May 8-11 and meet some of the cutest, most adorable members of the college. Veterinary Technology students are holding the annual pet adoption event on the fourth floor of the Cascade Building May 8-11 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event is held in conjunction with National Pet Week

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Pierce College hosts live-stream viewing event of local talk by best-selling author Mary Roach

This year’s Pierce County READS selection is “Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War” by Mary Roach. The best-selling author will make an appearance during a special event on Friday, April 28 at 7 p.m. at Clover Park Technical College’s McGavick Conference Center. The Pierce College community can also view a live-stream broadcast of

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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, creating a spectacular sight for communities across the country. On Aug. 21, the Pierce College Science Dome will offer a stellar opportunity for the community to safely view the solar eclipse. Although the local community is not

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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. During EFN’s annual Recognition Breakfast, local companies and organizations were honored for their involvement in a number of ways. Pierce College was recognized

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