Lakewood, WA – After a national search process for a new Chief Executive Officer, the Pierce Transit Board of Commissioners’ Executive Finance Committee has narrowed its field of candidates to two finalists. [Read more…]
OLYMPIA – Samone Watkins, a student at Pioneer Middle School, spent the last week as a page for the Washington State Senate at the Capitol in Olympia. Watkins was one of 14 students who served as Senate pages for the ninth week of the 2015 legislative session. [Read more…]
A national search for candidates for the role of Tacoma Power superintendent led to the selection of internal candidate Chris Robinson. Pending confirmation by the Public Utility Board, Robinson will take the helm as chief operating officer on May 1. He currently serves as the utility’s Power Management manager. [Read more…]
Christopher Kimball, CFP has again, for the 19th consecutive year, qualified for membership in the Million Dollar Roundtable, this year at the elite “Court of the Table” level. [Read more…]
“Before it careened out of control — before she decided to perform 600 acts of kindness in one year — Alex McKelvey began with one. She was 6 years old when her maternal grandmother, Linda, died in September 2013.” Read the rest of Larry Larue’s story at The News Tribune website.
OLYMPIA – McKenna Jarrard, a homeschooled student, spent the last week as a page for the Washington State Senate at the Capitol in Olympia. Jarrard was one of 15 students who served as Senate pages for the eighth week of the 2015 legislative session. [Read more…]
As the associate director of eligibility programs at Clover Park Technical College, Fran Matz oversees the Opportunity Grant and BFET programs. Because of her work to increase student success and educational access, Matz was selected the President’s Unsung Hero for the month of March.
But Matz believes the true heroes are the students who strive to eliminate barriers to their education. [Read more…]
OLYMPIA- Amy Rood, a homeschooled student, spent the last week as a page for the Washington State Senate at the Capitol in Olympia. Rood was one of 15 students who served as Senate pages for the eighth week of the 2015 legislative session. [Read more…]
The Pierce College 2014 Distinguished Faculty Award winner Duncan McClinton was honored in late February during an annual celebration of teaching excellence. The professor of English was chosen by his colleagues to receive this award, and shared with the audience a piece of his own personal work during the festivities.
“When I first considered what I would present during the event, I thought I’d likely create some sort of academic presentation or lecture,” he said. “But then I realized I would only be up here one time. And so I decided I wanted to show [the audience] a part of myself that I’ve never expressed before here at Pierce.” [Read more…]
Callie Dukett shared her secret to achieving a 4.0 GPA at Clover Park Technical College.
“It’s a lot of work and a lot of studying,” Dukett said. “And you have to love what you do. I absolutely love what I’m studying.”
Dukett has one quarter left in the Computer Networking & Information Systems Security Degree Program with two security certificate options. She gives a lot of credit to the CNISS instructors for her success and confidence in the program. [Read more…]