Nearly 4,270 students will be awarded degrees this week in graduation ceremonies at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. Former Lakes High School graduate Elizabeth “Lizzy” Badger (Class of 2013) will be among 3,508 graduates receiving Bachelor Degrees.
TACOMA, Wash. – In October 1954 Willie Mays, in full flight, made an over-the-shoulder catch for the New York Giants that brought the screaming crowd at the World Series game in Upper Manhattan to its feet. The legendary moment rolled the Cleveland Indians over and ushered the Giants to a brilliant sweep of the series.
TACOMA, Wash. – University of Puget Sound’s 2017 Senior Art Show opens Wednesday, April 26, at 5 p.m. An opening reception will be held that night, 5–7 p.m., at Kittredge Gallery and everyone is welcome. This free exhibition is the highlight of the year, showcasing graduating senior art students’ thesis work.
Erica Cox has worked for Clover Park School District for six and a half years…all at Harrison Preparatory School. Words describing her are excellence, driven and quality.
Every 98 seconds, someone in America is sexually assaulted. It’s a problem that affects both genders and all ages. April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and in this edition of Northwest Now, we take a closer look at this problem. We’ll hear from the Sexual Assault Center of Pierce County and Pierce County Prosecutor Mark Lindquist.
TACOMA, Wash. – What happens when 9-year-old kids in a classroom are encouraged to treat writing as “play and exploration,” rather than as “work”?
TACOMA, Wash. – Bates Technical College instructional designer Bryce Battisti was recently selected as a 2017 Anna Sue McNeill Assessment, Teaching and Learning Award recipient. The award recognizes a faculty member’s ability to positively affect student learning in a public two or four-year college in Washington state.
LAKEWOOD, WASH.—Clover Park School District’s Lakeview Hope Academy, an elementary school in Lakewood, is one of 280 schools across the state to earn a 2016 Washington Achievement Award. Lakeview Hope Academy was recognized for closing the achievement gap among black students.
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.
Tacoma Community College will host a Job Fair in Building 20 (April 20, 10a – 1p). Cost is free. More than 60 employers will attend the TCC Job Fair. Free workshops include: