On Wednesday morning, Lieutenant Governor Cyrus Habib visited Bates President Dr. Ron Langrell to talk about higher education initiatives and identify potential opportunities for future collaboration.
Cupcakes, coffee, and important conversation filled the room at the Clover Park Technical College Mechatronics Program’s “Cupcakes & Competencies” event Friday, as the program unveiled a new “Smart Matching System” to local employers and other guests.
Tacoma Public Schools is preparing to surplus up to 24 parcels of unimproved property located at the corner of East D Street and East 80th Street in Tacoma. This property is a chair-shaped collection of parcels connected to the west and south sides of the area commonly known as Blueberry Park.
Did you know you can earn an entire associate degree at Pierce College without ever paying for a textbook? The college’s Pierce Open Pathway program eliminates the high cost of traditional textbooks, removing financial road blocks that could derail students’ progress toward a degree. This degree program allows students to earn a fully transferable associate […]
Michael Schwartz may be a familiar face to some, with his graduation photo appearing around town on Pierce College billboards, social media pages and more. But many more people surely know him as the friendly face from the Puyallup Student Life office who helped them find their way to class or around campus.
Young athletes throughout the community have an opportunity to sharpen their skills and athletic abilities with Raider Athletics volleyball and basketball summer camps. Campers will have an opportunity to train with Pierce College coaches and athletes while learning a little more about what life is like as a student on campus.
Sometimes a new haircut can make all the difference for a kid heading into a new school year. The Clover Park Technical College Cosmetology program helped make that possible for more than 100 local students, as CPTC students and alumni volunteered their services at the Caring for Kids Get Ready to Learn fair Saturday, Aug. […]
David Ling of Steilacoom, WA, was recently named an Ervin Scholar at Washington University in St. Louis. Ling, one of 35 Ervin Scholars selected this year, is a first-year student at Washington University.
Pierce College now offers college courses at Graham-Kapowsin High School, bringing access to higher education to communities in south Pierce County. Courses are offered in the late afternoon and evenings, allowing working adults the added flexibility of earning college credits after work in their own community.
A degree in Kinesiology from Pierce College can open the doors to a variety of careers ranging from fitness training and athletic coaching to athletic management and nursing. At Pierce College, students enjoy access to multi-million dollar health facilities, and opportunities to combine classroom instruction with the most technologically advanced laboratory equipment available.