Friday, September 21, 2018

Brief: Construction and budget concerns

Construction continues on Pierce College with a Multipurpose Academic and Workforce Education Building, a Child Development Academic Facility and an Industrial Technology Building taking...

Discovery: lawsuit

The United States Central District Court of California denied the LACCD’s motion to dismiss the free speech lawsuit filed by Pierce student Kevin Shaw,...

Undocu-Day provides immigration resources

With new laws put in place by the Trump administration, people have been forced to have important conversations about the future of undocumented immigrants...

Smart boards, not enough training

Many of the newly renovated buildings are equipped with smart classrooms, but few are being used because faculty do not have the proper training. Smartboards,...

Funds: Use them or lose them

The state allocates funds to Pierce to fill in any gaps in the educational resources offered. However, if those funds aren’t used, that money...

Academic Senate introduces acting president

Sheri Berger introduced herself to the senate as the acting president of Pierce College.   She reported the status of choosing a new college president...

Advertised: Pierce pride

A greater emphasis on digital marketing is a part of Pierce’s advertising campaign, for which $100,000 has been allotted each fiscal year for the...

BRIEF: Pierce president to take position as Interim Deputy Chancellor, acting president named

President Kathleen Burke will serve as the Interim Deputy Chancellor beginning Monday, May 21 through June 30, according to an email from LACCD Chancellor...

Protest

Seven students marched down the Mall carrying white signs, shouting their discontent through a megaphone, then proceeded to sit on the ground in front...

Brief: Gender inclusive restrooms

Last week, two existing bathrooms in the Village were concerted to gender inclusive bathrooms. These two join the staff bathrooms in the Center for the...