Diversity was celebrated Nov. 17 at Clover Park Technical College’s 2nd Annual Diversity and International Education Fair at the McGavick Event Center. More than 160 visitors, including 122 students, attended the 3-hour event that highlighted various cultures with hands-on activities, informational booths, live performances and food. Seventeen local businesses and organizations joined CPTC clubs on […]
Is your holiday menu in need of an easy-to-assemble appetizer?
Clover Park Technical College Culinary Arts Instructor William Jolly shared a go-to recipe at the 33rd Annual Tacoma Holiday Food & Gift Festival at the Tacoma Dome on Oct. 22.
When Katie Stock graduated from Clover Park Technical College in June, she left with more than just a degree in Architectural Engineering Design. She also left with a job secured at an engineering firm in downtown Tacoma.
Before Jennifer Phillips put her Pastry Arts Degree to use in the local industry, she took the culinary skills she acquired at Clover Park Technical College to France.
After Phillips completed the Pastry Arts Program in 2013 she lived in France to train under a pastry chef and immerse herself in the culture. As an intern she learned the French way of desserts, and brought the experience back to Pierce County.
Kimyatta Tillman thought Sept. 30 was just another day of class in the Cosmetology Program at Clover Park Technical College.
As Jake Boushack prepared to separate from service with the U.S. Marine Corps, the artilleryman researched employable fields in Washington state.
Manufacturing caught his attention and Boushack found Clover Park Technical College offered the ideal program to prepare him for his post-military career.
In her 25 years as a Dental Assistant instructor at Clover Park Technical College, Roberta Wirth doesn’t remember ever having to confirm her attendance the night before a college event.
Clover Park Technical College welcomed 3,500 area middle school, high school and prospective students at the 15th annual Career Conference on May 14.
Visitors had free roam of the Lakewood Campus and learned about the college’s programs from staff, faculty and students. Many of the programs included hands-on activities during the four-hour open house event.
Arata Kobayashi was on a plane to Japan the day after Winter Quarter ended. The international student at Clover Park Technical College had just completed the Interior Design Program and had a job waiting for him in his home country.
Kobayashi started his new position for a house building company on April 1, where he will put the hands-on skills he learned at CPTC to use.
McGranahan Architects in Tacoma has received a Grand Prize Award for its creative design of Clover Park Technical College’s Health Sciences Building in the Spring 2015 Learning By Design Architectural Showcase.
Of the four grand prize recipients, the Health Sciences Building is the only higher education project to win. Projects were judged on six criteria: innovation, community need, interior design, sustainability, functional design and 21st century learning.