Monday, October 23, 2017

Center for Academic Success to offer free tutoring during winter intersession

Pierce College's Center for Academic Success will offer free tutoring during the winter intersession. The CAS, located below the Library / Learning Center, will provide...

Man in custody for suspicious activity

  An unidentified male was taken into custody for unknown reasons in front of the library at Pierce College today.   Former United States Marine Dino Correa,...

#Piercewire, April 22

Correction, April 24: Getty publicist Amy Hood will speak Thursday, April 30. The date was incorrectly listed as April 20 in print and in the third...

ASO funds the campus

Illustration By: Maria Salvador     The Associated Students Organization (ASO), the student government on campus, is responsible for funding a variety of clubs and events on...

ASO trys to balance skyrocketing book prices

 

The Pierce College  Academic  Senate discussed  a resolution on the reduction of textbook pricing in the bookstore.

The Pierce College bookstore has to deal with  complex issues that range from:  getting approval from the Board of Trustees,  publishing companies and competing with online markets,  and meeting certain profit margin criteria.

"We've been interested in this issue for some time and are interested in getting  the prices down for publisher retail price and the overall price down," said Phil Stein, Senator Emeritus.


Pierce administration releases statement on Farm Center closure

Pierce College Vice President of Administrative Services, Rolf Schleicher, released a statement regarding the closure of the Farm Center on Friday morning Oct. 3. Schleicher's...

Alliance works to protect student aid programs

In today’s economy, that leaves college students graduating with an average of $25,000 in debt, the Student Aid Alliance (SAA) is asking congress to...