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Pierce College Puyallup Theater presents “Murder Stories”

Pierce College Puyallup’s latest theatrical production isn’t about that kind of murder. It actually focuses on a group, or ‘murder,’ of crows, and this production features the original work of students, from script development to costumes and set design. Using myths and personal narratives, stories and songs, “Murder Stories” explores the historical, social and cultural

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Pierce College expands student-housing options for global scholars

Pierce College is excited to announce the development of its first-ever residence hall to help meet student housing needs. Known as the Center for Global Scholars, the dormitory is located on Steilacoom Boulevard a short distance from Pierce College Fort Steilacoom. The 63-bed facility is intended primarily for international students, but will be open to

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Pierce College showcases Korean culture during event on May 26-27

Pierce College International Education is hosting a special event on May 26 and 27, featuring art exhibits, food and cultural presentations from the Jeollabuk-do Province of Korea. The event will take place in the Fort Steilacoom Health Education Center, with opening ceremonies happening at 10 a.m. on Thursday. The Korean consulate and the Jeollabuk-do Province

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Early auditions for 2016-17 theatrical productions coming soon!

Pierce College Fort Steilacoom is holding early auditions for the 2016-17 season of plays on June 18 at 1 p.m. in the theater. The fall show is the comedy-thriller “I’ll Be Back Before Midnight,” and there are parts for two men, and two women. “I’ll Be Back Before Midnight” begins with Jan and her husband

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Pierce College Puyallup hosts STEM Expo May 20

Are you interested in learning more about education and career opportunities in STEM fields? Pierce College Puyallup’s STEM Expo will provide the community with an introduction to what it takes to build a successful career in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields. The event will feature faculty and student panels, local employers, demonstrations and more.

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International Education hosts lecture on education crisis in Uganda

Pierce College Fort Steilacoom will host a special event on May 13 with Sister Maria Nassali, who will share her experiences growing up in rural Uganda, where women were not often afforded the opportunity to seek an education. In her home country, men occupy most leadership positions, make important decisions for the family, while women

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Prepare yourselves for summer/fall registration!

Registration for Summer and Fall Quarter 2016 is right around the corner! Are you ready? Current students can begin registering the week of May 23. Current students can log in to MyPierce now to view the specific date and time you will be able to register that week. It is important to schedule a time

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Dr. Paul Gerhardt receives President’s Award from City University

In recognition of his consistent performance and demonstrated excellence in teaching, City University recently awarded Pierce College Professor Paul Gerhardt, Ph.D., with the President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching. When Gerhardt is not in the classroom at Pierce College, he teaches online doctoral courses in City University’s School of Applied Leadership. Each spring, administrative faculty

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Pierce College Puyallup hosts event on successful aging May 14

Pierce College is helping the community celebrate May as Older Americans Month with a special event focused on aging successfully. On Sat., May 14, Pierce College Puyallup will host “Blaze a Trail to Successful Aging in an Age-Friendly City,” featuring a resource fair full of important information for seniors, an appearance by nationally recognized author

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Wanted: Friendly families to host international students

Pierce College is seeking caring, English-speaking families to host international students who have traveled from around the world to attend classes and experience American culture. Families wishing to be hosts must begin the application process immediately. Students have basic to advanced English language skills and take classes at both Puyallup and Fort Steilacoom campuses. Most

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