Every spring, three Ellen Pinto Outstanding Student of the Year finalists are selected after interviewing with the Board of Trustees. We’re proud to present the finalists of 2016. Agnes Song, Finalist Song is a Running Start student who plans to transfer to the University of Washington, where she’s been accepted into the Bioengineering program. She […]
Pierce College is excited to announce the development of its first-ever residence hall to help meet student housing needs. Known as the Center for Global Scholars, the dormitory is located on Steilacoom Boulevard a short distance from Pierce College Fort Steilacoom. The 63-bed facility is intended primarily for international students, but will be open to […]
On Friday, May 20 Lakewood Rotarians honored Shelley Crossen from Anderson Island Elementary School in the Historical Steilacoom School District and John McKinnon from Lake Louise Elementary School in Clover Park School District as Educators of the Month.
LAKEWOOD- Dower Elementary fifth-grader Kloe Salazar and Hillside Elementary paraeducator Marie Lanham were recently honored for their work with safety patrol. Salazar is one of 10 students in the state to be inducted into the AAA School Safety Patrol Hall of Fame. Lanham was recognized as the 2016 Safety Patrol Advisor of the Year.
Pierce College Puyallup’s latest theatrical production isn’t about that kind of murder. It actually focuses on a group, or ‘murder,’ of crows, and this production features the original work of students, from script development to costumes and set design. Using myths and personal narratives, stories and songs, “Murder Stories” explores the historical, social and cultural […]
LAKEWOOD- More than 250 special education athletes will participate in Clover Park School District’s Track Stars Invitational Wednesday, June 1 at Harry Lang Stadium (6015 111th St SW in Lakewood) from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Anderson Island Principal Susan Greer nominated Mrs. Shelley Crossen as Lakewood Rotary’s Educator of the Month. Her nomination read, “I have developed a great respect for Shelley during this year as her Principal. Her passion and love for students and learning inspires not only the students, but the community and our staff as well.”
Second-year Welding student Matthew Usher spent nearly two years at Western Washington University before switching gears to pursue his passion. “Mechanical engineering was my focus since graduating from high school, but I was not happy with this choice,” says Matthew. “My father is a career welder, and that gave me the opportunity to grow up […]
Pierce College International Education is hosting a special event on May 26 and 27, featuring art exhibits, food and cultural presentations from the Jeollabuk-do Province of Korea. The event will take place in the Fort Steilacoom Health Education Center, with opening ceremonies happening at 10 a.m. on Saturday.
Pierce College Fort Steilacoom is holding early auditions for the 2016-17 season of plays on June 18 at 1 p.m. in the theater. The fall show is the comedy-thriller “I’ll Be Back Before Midnight,” and there are parts for two men, and two women.