Graduates to walk at ceremony June 9
Graduating students will gather June 9 for Pierce College’s 67th annual Commencement Ceremony in Rocky Young Park on Tuesday, June 9.
Writer, comedian and director Rick Najera will be the ceremony’s speaker.
The graduation will begin at 6 p.m., and will be followed by a reception at 7:30.
Are you Graduating? Do you know someone who is? Reach out and let us know on Facebook and Twitter with #PierceGraduates.
Summer classes begin mid-June
Pierce College’s summer session begins in mid-June, the week after commencement.
Summer Session A is from June 15 through July 18. Summer Session B is from July 20 through August 22. The eight-week session is from July 20 through August 8.
Are you taking classes this summer? Let us know on Facebook and Twitter with #PierceSummer.
Pierce gala to feature talent, hat contests
Awards will be given out to professors and staff members at the annual Pierce College Gala.
The event will feature food, a talent competition and a hat competition.
The gala will take place Tuesday, June 9, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. It is free for staff who paid their faculty dues and costs $15 for other faculty.
Will you demonstrate your unique talent or wear an awesome hat to the gala? Let us know on Facebook and Twitter with #PierceGala.
Planetarium offers views of final frontier
Pierce’s planetarium will offer people of all ages glimpses of planets, gas clouds and galaxies at its Viewing Night.
Students will be able to use telescopes to look at Jupiter, Venus and Saturn, as well as nebulae and stars in galaxies far, far away.
Viewing Night is on Thursday, May 28, from sunset through 10:30 p.m. The planetarium is located in room CFS 2047.
Are you an astronomy major, science devotee or just a lover of the night sky? Let us know on Facebook and Twitter with #PierceAstronomy.
Encore program to sing 1940s classics
Pierce College’s Encore Singers will perform World War II-era songs at its spring concert on June 7.
“I’ll Be Seeing You: A Journey Through Nostalgia” will include songs such as “The White Cliffs of Dover,” “Don’t Get Around Much Anymore” and “Don’t Sit Under the Apple Tree.”
The concert is scheduled for Sunday, June 7, at 2:30 p.m. in the Performing Arts Building.
Tickets are $10 for general admission and $5 for children under 12 years old.