Pierce College Puyallup’s fall production will take the audience on a surreal romp through a devastated and decaying Coney Island, when “Metaphysique D’Ephemera” opens on Oct. 29. This original play was written by poet Christopher Shipman and Dr. Sarah Jackson, and is inspired by the work of artist Joseph Cornell.
Prospective students around the world now have the ability to take a virtual tour of Pierce College campuses from the comfort of their own homes. A newly released feature on the college’s haome page allows people to tour a number of buildings inside and out, and truly experience what it’s like to be on campus.
Four lucky students recently won $50 VISA gift cards, just for taking a quick survey about their experiences at Pierce College during Summer Quarter 2015. The college conducts quarterly surveys to gather information on what students appreciate about their time here, and what can be done better.
Now that fall quarter classes have started, now is the time to make sure you are signed up to receive important information from Pierce College regarding emergencies, delays and college closures. Students and employees can sign up to receive emergency messages through text, email or by phone.
A number of events taking place at Pierce College Fort Steilacoom Oct. 7-8 will celebrate and shed light on banned and challenged books. The college has held events celebrating banned books since the 1980s, highlighting literature that has historically been challenged by organizations throughout the country.
Pierce College is opening the doors to the world during its first ever International Festival on the Puyallup campus on Wed., May 13. The event will take place from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on the College Center building lawn.
Pierce College is proud to announce the release of this year’s Student Literary Arts Magazine (SLAM) on May 5. The 2015 SLAM will be unveiled during simultaneous receptions taking place on both campuses from noon to 1 p.m.
MyPierceLogoThere are important changes coming to the login requirements of the MyPierce Portal. On April 20, the option to log in to the portal using your Gmail username and password will be removed. You will now need to log in using your Student ID (SID) and your Inquiry PIN. Your Inquiry PIN by default (if you have not changed it) is your birthday MMDDYY. We encourage you to try logging in to MyPierce using the “Log in using your SID and Inquiry PIN” tab before April 20 to ensure you know both your SID and Inquiry PIN.
brandonstogsdillAs a teen, Pierce College alum Brandon Stogsdill made some bad choices. Growing up in an unstable home without a father created feelings of anger and depression, and he quickly learned to take out his aggression on others.
“I was getting in fights, selling drugs and getting involved with the wrong kinds of people,” he said.
As a leader college for Achieving the Dream (ATD), Pierce College is more committed than ever to helping all students find success. ATD is a national nonprofit dedicated to helping community college students stay in school and earn a college degree or certificate.