Pierce College golf tournament scrambles for scholarships

Chancellor Michele Johnson at Scholarship Scramble

LAKEWOOD – Pierce College Foundation’s 21st annual Scholarship Scramble will tee off at High Cedars Golf Club on Aug. 14 with a shotgun start at 12 p.m. sharp. The tournament has become a highly anticipated fundraiser for the college, generating more than $720,000 for student scholarships throughout its history.

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American Dramaturgs Archive has new home at UPS


TACOMA – In June of 2015 dramaturgs from around North America will gather in New York City to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas (LMDA)—an international service organization representing these theater arts professionals.

University of Puget Sound will play a central role in the year leading up to the conference by partnering with LMDA in revisiting the history of the organization and the field. As of May 2014 Puget Sound’s Collins Memorial Library became the official archive for LMDA.

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Pierce College hires Col. Mark Haskins as new Executive Director for Military Programs

Mark Haskins

LAKEWOOD, WASH. – Retired United States Air Force Col. Mark Haskins will join Pierce College as the new Executive Director of Military Programs later this summer. As a former director of warfighting education for the United States Air Force LeMay Center for Doctrine and Education, Haskins brings with him a distinguished career in the military, along with extensive educational knowledge. He also served as commander, department chair and professor of Air Force Studies at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. [Read more...]

Anderson Island Elementary awarded Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Grant

Steilacoom Historical School District has been awarded the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Grant for students attending Anderson Island Elementary School in the 2014-15 school year. Funds are provided to purchase a wide variety of fresh fruits and vegetables that can be offered to students throughout the school day. Anderson Island Elementary School became eligible based on the federal free and reduced lunch rate and successful completion of the competitive grant application. One hundred and forty-eight Washington schools received funding. [Read more...]

CPSD School board cancels meeting

The Clover Park School District Board of Directors has canceled its meeting scheduled for Monday, July 28. The next scheduled meeting for the board of directors is Monday, Aug. 11 at 6 p.m. in room 4 of the Student Services Center, 10903 Gravelly Lake Drive SW, in Lakewood. For more information, contact the Clover Park School District superintendent’s office, 253-583-5190.