International student finds her passion at Pierce College

Pierce College alum Shalom Aburu vividly remembers the day she arrived in the United States to attend college. It was Dec. 13, 2013, and she had just left behind everything familiar to her in her home country of Uganda.

February 25, 2019 10:31 am

Pierce College alum puts degree to work as owner of Spanaway Fitness

A fan of the movie, “Dodgeball,” David Morley can’t help but compare the friendly gym he owns in Spanaway to “Average Joe’s,” the down-home gym pitted against glitzy rival “Globo Gym” in the wild 2004 Ben Stiller/Vince Vaughn comedy.

November 26, 2018 9:46 am

Pierce College alum blazes trails in criminal justice

Even as a child, Fran Davis felt a calling in her heart to pursue a career in the Federal Bureau of Investigations. She was fascinated by the portrayal of FBI agents on television, and wanted to become the person who helps to make communities safer.

October 26, 2018 4:33 pm

Meet Sylvia James, 2018 Pierce College Distinguished Alumna

Before she even became a Running Start student at Pierce, Sylvia James was already well acquainted with the college. As an accomplished flautist, she played with the college’s Concert Band as a community member.

June 7, 2018 10:55 am