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Academic Senate

Concerns about New UC and CSU Requirements amid COVID-19

As COVID-19 brings physical interactions to a halt, the Pierce College Academic Senate met on a Zoom conference call with faculty raising concerns about...

LACCD Brief: Teachers to use Canvas shells

The District Academic Senate has approved a recommendation to provide all faculty with Canvas shells for their courses, and the AFT Faculty Guild has...

Class Crisis, Confidence Shaken

Pierce College President Alexis Montevirgen announced Thursday that departments could restore their original fall allocations, reversing course on a proposal to cut 3-5 percent...

UC and CSU still accepting applications

Application deadlines for six University of California (UC) and California State University (CSU) campuses have been extended past the Nov. 30 deadline, according to...

School safety concerns

Reported by Samantha Neff and Peter Villafane Captain Rodrick Armalin spoke to the Academic Senate meeting on Monday, Oct. 7 to speak on active shooter...

Reserves depleted

For decades, the Pierce College budget has fluctuated, but remained in the black. That may soon change as a possible $5 million deficit may...

Evaluating how online classes are run

Online courses are beneficial to students who can’t physically attend a college class, but some instructors are worried that the lack of interpersonal communication...

State law pushes free textbook initiative

A state law will go into effect in January 2018 that will give students the opportunity to choose classes based on open educational resources...

Get active or get dropped; classes may get audited

Professors need to make sure students are active in their classes or drop them as soon as possible to avoid the school being audited,...

Enrollment not meeting projection

  In August  growth for enrollment was projected to be seven percent. Instead growth flattened and dipped to three percent for the current spring semester,...

Latest articles

Column: Racist statues still on campus

As racial tensions in the U.S. continue to grow, I would think that Pierce College would want to eliminate any chance of one of...

LACCD Juneteenth March for Our Lives

People gathered for Los Angeles Community College District’s (LACCD) Juneteenth March for Our Lives event on Flower Street and Washington Boulevard near Los Angeles...

LACCD student dies after deputy-involved shooting

            Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) student Andres Guardado died after a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) involved shooting on June 18. He...

The Heroes Among Us

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uWoXFv0TGxI&feature=youtu.be Karla Avalos photographs and films essential workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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