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Director of Education Programs Krissy Kim recognized with Anna Sue McNeil Assessment, Teaching and Learning Award

The Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges has named Pierce College Director of Education Programs Krissy Kim as a winner of the prestigious Anna Sue McNeil Assessment, Teaching and Learning Award. Kim has played an integral role in the development of Pierce College’s upcoming Bachelor of Applied Science in Teaching degree program, and

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Pierce College student lends a hand overseas

When Pierce College Fort Steilacoom student Skyler Hampton heard about the Raiders Serve service trip to Nicaragua, she knew she needed to be a part of it. The trip was organized through the Office of Student Life in conjunction with Panorama Service Expeditions, and allows a select group of students to travel to Nicaragua and

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Professor Corrina Wycoff publishes new novel

For the past seven years, Pierce College English Professor Corrina Wycoff has spent every break between quarters investing countless hours into her latest novel, “Damascus House.” Published earlier this month, the novel is written from the perspectives of six different characters from a tight-knit fundamentalist Christian church in New Jersey. “In writing this book, I

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International Celebration Dinner tickets available now

Pierce College International Education is proud to announce the 3rd Annual International Celebration Dinner on Nov. 4 at 6 p.m. in the Health Education Center at Pierce College Fort Steilacoom. Attendees will enjoy moving presentations on the 2016 Study Tour to Japan and Korea, along with lively cultural performances by Pierce College students and professional

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Experience Pierce College during first-ever Homecoming festivities Oct. 7-8

In celebration of its 50th anniversary, Pierce College invites the community to its first-ever Homecoming celebration, taking place Oct. 7-8 at the Fort Steilacoom campus. The festivities will kick off with the much-anticipated Pierce College Volleyball game against cross-town rivals Tacoma Community College. The game takes place Friday, Oct. 7 at 7 p.m. in the

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Pierce College to offer BAS in Teaching starting in January

Pierce College is proud to announce the development of a Bachelor of Applied Science in Teaching, its second four-year degree offering in its history. The program is slated to begin in January 2017. The BAS in Teaching will build on the college’s existing professional-technical program in early childhood education while giving students access to a

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Pierce College to receive an NWCCU Regional Accreditation Visit

The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) will perform a comprehensive accreditation evaluation visit to Pierce College on November 14-16, 2016. The NWCCU evaluation team, led by faculty and staff from peer institutions in the NWCCU region, will meet with campus students, faculty and staff to evaluate the college’s accreditation status, in conjunction with

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Pierce College Distinguished Alum and Washington state Teacher of the Year meets President Obama

Nathan Gibbs-Bowling has made a name for himself inside the halls of Lincoln High School, where he teaches AP government and human geography – and beyond. Thanks to his unapologetically high standards for each of his students and his dedication to their success, he was named Washington State’s 2016 Teacher of the Year. The 2015

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Pierce College Chancellor Michele Johnson receives regional award for exceptional leadership

In recognition of a strong commitment toward furthering the mission of community and technical colleges, Chancellor Michele Johnson recently received the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) 2016 Pacific Region CEO Award. Pierce College Board of Trustees Chairman Brett Willis says the award is the result of hard work from a dedicated team focused on

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Pierce College to offer Bachelor of Applied Science in Homeland Security Emergency Management

Pierce College will soon offer a Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) degree in Homeland Security Emergency Management (HSEM). Pending final accreditation by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, which is expected in August, the program is slated to begin in January 2017. The BAS degree in HSEM will build on existing programs while adding

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