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.
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 […]
Submitted by Jeff Beha, Pierce College Pierce College Raiders baseball team is ranked #4 in the NWAC Conference. We welcome #2 ranked Lower Columbia Red Devils on Saturday. Games are FREE and held at Mt. Tahoma H.S.
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.
When Film Producer Diana Dotter first read Pierce College alum Serena Berry’s debut screenplay, she was inspired. Dotter, executive director for Seattle’s The Film School, saw a unique, raw talent in Berry and knew she had to work with her. Dotter invited Berry to join the Script Development Lab at Pierce College, to spend time […]
Local eighth graders from throughout the area spent an exciting morning at Pierce College Fort Steilacoom, learning about the importance of higher education and getting the most out of their high school years. Local rock band The Melting Point kicked off the festivities with a few songs to get students in the spirit before the […]
Raider athletes are hard at work preparing for the 2017 Baseball and Softball regular seasons. The baseball team plays all home games at Mount Tahoma High School, and the softball team plays at Heritage Baseball Fields in Puyallup.
Pierce College Prof. Paul Gerhardt, Ph.D.’s Management 283 students came together winter quarter to present projects that would not only earn them high marks, but could also make a very real difference in the community. Students worked in groups to create sustainable systems that can help local organizations give back to the community in a […]
Nhan Ta, an international student from Vietnam, began learning English in Kindergarten and has attended English-speaking schools for gifted students ever since. Ta, 18, will receive his high school diploma and associate of arts degree simultaneously at the end of spring quarter.
As a member of the military working full time while raising a family, George Thomas did not have a lot of free time to pursue his education back in 1979. Based at Fort Lewis, he knew that earning a college degree was a goal he needed to achieve to advance in his career.