Clover Park Technical College’s Associated Student Government is always looking for ways to help students overcome challenges to education, and this month ASG launched its latest push to ensure students have a reliable way to get to campus. Beginning with January, ASG is offering subsidized monthly bus passes for Pierce Transit. While the monthly passes […]
The Bates Robotics Club is back with an intriguing new project; autonomous paired robots. The club members, comprised of students from various programs, are building two identical autonomous robots, which will be programmed to respond to their environment, as well as each other. Once built, the students will begin programming each one’s processor and calibration […]
TACOMA, Wash. – University of Puget Sound has been named among the Top 100 liberal arts colleges in the United States, based on a pioneering new ranking system used by The Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education. The 2017 ranking by the two highly respected journals puts student success and learning—based on 100,000 current […]
The Jan. 13, 2017 edition of Steilacoom Historical School District’s Community Connections is now online.
Now in his 19th year of teaching at Pierce College, Digital Design Professor Brian Martin prides himself on keeping his courses fresh to keep up with an evolving industry. Martin was nominated by colleagues for the Distinguished Faculty award, and will provide a special talk during a celebratory dinner on March 4.
TACOMA, WASH. — Erin Jones is the keynote speaker for the 11th Annual MLK Unity Breakfast. Jones, a community activist and former candidate for Superintendent of Public Instruction, has spent the last two decades working in education. Her focus has been helping schools close the achievement gap among underrepresented students. During her speech, Jones will discuss […]
LAKEWOOD, Wash. – After a brief executive session at the conclusion of its Jan. 11 meeting, the Clover Park Technical College Board of Trustees unanimously voted to approve a contract appointing interim president Dr. Joyce Loveday as the permanent president. Loveday stepped into the role of interim president on June 1, 2016, following the departure […]
LAKEWOOD, WASH—Clover Park School District’s (CPSD) three high schools will host free, information meetings for families of eighth graders to learn more about high school programs within the district. The meetings will be held as listed below.
TACOMA, Wash. – The New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast is bringing to Tacoma her love of the absurd, her passion for pictures and words, and her precise sense of the fine line between humor and gravitas. The acclaimed humorist and author will appear at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 9, in Schneebeck Concert Hall at […]
From 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 12, Bates Technical College’s Culinary Arts program at the Downtown Campus will serve a Southern-style lunch as part of the college’s Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration . Menu is below, and the cost per person is $10. Note that regular lunch service will not be available.