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Pierce College SLAM receives top honors at annual conference

Pierce College Student Literary Arts Magazine (SLAM) received top honors from the Washington Community College Humanities Association during its annual conference earlier this month. For the second time in three years, SLAM has been named the best literary arts publication out of all of Washington’s community and technical colleges. Pierce College English Professor Michael Darcher

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Gov. Jay Inslee reappoints Jaqueline Rosenblatt to Pierce College Board of Trustees

Gov. Jay Inslee reappointed Jaqueline Rosenblatt to the Board of Trustees at Pierce College earlier this month. This will be her second five-year term with the board, effective Oct. 20. “I am both honored and excited to continue the work of student success, which is one of our primary goals at Pierce College,” she said.

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Pierce College offers a safe place for children and parents on Halloween

Pierce College Fort Steilacoom Student Life is hosting an evening of fun and festive activities for children and parents in the community, taking place from 5-7 p.m. on Halloween. The Cascade building’s Fireside and Performance Lounge will be transformed into Spooky Lane, where children can participate in arts and crafts, dancing, photo ops and more.

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Pierce College Puyallup Student Life challenge promotes sustainability

Pierce College Puyallup is ramping up efforts to become even more environmentally, socially, and economically sustainable by taking a stand against the use of plastic bags. Every student who takes a pledge against using plastic shopping bags will be given a free Pierce College reusable shopping bag that reads, “Pierce College: Together Making a Difference.”

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Pierce College Puyallup presents “The Yellow Wallpaper”

Pierce College Puyallup presents “The Yellow Wallpaper,” by Charlotte Perkins Gillman, opening Nov. 6 in the Black Box Theater. The performances will take place at 7 p.m. on Nov. 6-8. Diagnosed with temporary nervous depression with a slight hysterical tendency, the play’s main character, Jan, is confined to an upstairs bedroom to rest. With nothing

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Pierce College Alum Greg Marks shares personal story of struggles, redemption

Pierce College alum Greg Marks may be well on his way to Hollywood as an actor and filmmaker, but fame is not exactly what he’s after. He’s already achieved his goal to work on just about every film made in Washington state over the past year. But his true passion is to empower people to

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Pierce College Fort Steilacoom presents “Treasure Island”

A stunning yarn of piracy on the tropical seas is taking over the Pierce College Fort Steilacoom Theater in Ken Ludwig’s “Treasure Island.” The production, adapted from the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson, tells the story of Jim Hawkins, a 14-year-old boy who longs for adventure, and the infamous Long John Silver, who is a

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Pierce College Puyallup offers new certificate program for students

Pierce College Puyallup is now offering an extracurricular multicultural program for students, designed to build and develop tools students need to become active participants in their local, national, and global communities. Students can now earn an Identity, Culture, and Inclusion Leadership Certificate by participating in 25 hours of workshops and activities. To participate in the

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Disability History Month observed on campus

 Throughout the month of October, Pierce College is shining a spotlight on the countless contributions made by people living with disabilities. The Access and Disabilities Services (ADS) departments on both campuses have already hosted a number of events and educational opportunities in honor of Disability History Month. The ADS department is designed to ensure that

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Pierce College Named to 2015 Military Friendly® Schools List

Pierce College announced today that it has been designated a 2015 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, the leader in successfully connecting the military and civilian worlds. The Military Friendly® Schools designation is awarded to the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace

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