Thanks to this year’s NEW transferable associate degree in music, students in the program will enjoy a smooth transition into university programs around the state. Department leaders have worked hard to address the unique challenges that music students face. These students are often required to take multiple sets of sequential courses that may prevent them […]
The commitment of the Pierce College Dental Hygiene team is more evident than ever after the program recently completed an in-depth self-study accreditation report for the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA). CODA requires annual tracking and reporting, along with an in-depth self-study every seven years, designed to show that each program meets six standards of […]
The Pierce College community gathered in the Gaspard Administration Building on June 9 to celebrate the unveiling of the Pierce College Puyallup time capsule, which was installed 25 years ago. The time capsule was placed behind a plaque in the doorway of the Gaspard Administration Building in 1992, not long after the building opened in […]
Pierce College is proud to announce Shaunta Hyde, managing director of community relations for Alaska Airlines, as this year’s commencement speaker. Hyde is a Pacific Northwest aviation professional, leading community relations and charitable giving in the continental United States, collaborating with civic leaders and organizations that affect Alaska Airlines.
Thanks to leadership by the Pierce College E-Learning team, more and more online courses are meeting strict quality standards. Pierce College works closely with Quality Matters, a national organization that works with institutions of higher education to improve online courses.
The Pierce College District invites all employees, students and the community to help celebrate 50 years of quality education on June 10 as we host an afternoon full of fun for the whole family at our Puyallup campus.
Talented student musicians have spent countless hours preparing for upcoming concerts this spring. Come out and support our students during one of our upcoming concerts! Below is a roundup of all the concerts coming up across the district:
In an effort to help more students reach their educational goals, Pierce College became a part of the Achieving the Dream network in 2012. With the organization’s help, the college began to take a closer look at its graduation rates and discovered alarming results.
During a special ceremony in May, Pierce College Vice President of Information Technology and Chief Information Officer Michael Stocke was recognized by the Puyallup South Hill Rotary with an award for excellence in education. The organization presented its annual 2017 Community Vocational Awards during a special luncheon at Pierce College Puyallup, honoring Stocke and several […]
Pierce College Fort Steilacoom Theater’s spring production shines a spotlight on the stories and people surrounding the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline project. Standing Rock is a collection of 19 original plays written by students and faculty based on published articles and recorded interviews.