Thursday, April 25, 2019

H1N1 vaccine on hold



More money to push IT initiative

Problems with Wi-Fi and non-functioning smart classrooms continue to frustrate faculty and students. Information technology issues on campus were a major topic of conversation...

Proposal to reword online education bylaws sparks debate

Proposed amendments to the language used in the bylaws which govern online education programs created a stir Monday among members of the Academic Senate. Concerns...

Missing permits prevent LA36 broadcast of Pierce College football games

Local news station LA36 will resume broadcasting Pierce College’s home football games after they were forced to stop production last season due to lack...

Education board veteran wins Assembly seat

Democrat Warren T. Furutani, a former board member of the Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD), won a special election on Feb. 5 with major approval to the 55th Assembly District. Winning with an overwhelming 69.84 percent of the votes, Furutani ran against Libertarian Herb Peters, who earned 14.

Pet vaccine clinic at Pierce



Obama moves to ease student loan debt

Starting July 1, 2014, President Obama announced, the Income Based Repayment (IBR) plan will allow students to repay their student loans at a rate...

Fees waived for majority of students

It's not too late to apply for a 2007-08 Board of Governors Fee Waiver at the Financial Aid Office, which awards eligible students free tuition for the entire academic year - even if the semesters were taken before they received the aid. If a student is awarded a 2007-08 waiver by June 30, it will reimburse them for classes taken since Summer 2007.

Student group calls for more Chicano Studies classes on campus

Latino students constitute 44 percent of the students at Pierce College but Chicano Studies students are often forced to drive to other campuses to...