#Piercewire, April 29

#Piercewire, April 29

Publicist for Getty to present at college

J. Paul Getty Trust Senior Communications Specialist Amy Hood will talk about the world of public relations and journalism as part of the Media Arts Department’s speaker series.

Hood attended Pierce College before she earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Hood’s presentation is Thursday, April 30, at 7 p.m. in the Great Hall.

Will you attend the talk? Tell us on Facebook and Twitter with  #PierceSpeakerSeries.


‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ stage adaptation premieres May 1

Pulitzer-Prize-winning novelist Harper Lee’s classic tale about racial injustice will play at Pierce College’s.

The show will run in the Performance Arts Building May 1 – 3 and May 8 – 10. Shows on Fridays and Saturdays are at 8 p.m., while shows on Sundays are at 2 p.m.

Tell us which show you will see on Facebook and Twitter with #PierceTheater.


Staff donate shoes to school children

Pierce’s chapter of the American Federation of Teachers union will donate 100 pairs of shoes to a local elementary school.

The shoe drive continues through Thursday, April 30.

Contact Margaret Duncan at (818) 719-6493 or Henry Chang at (818) 710-4340 to request a commitment card to donate.

How many pairs of shoes will you donate? Let us know with #PierceShoes.


Virus infects Library / Learning Center

A virus that deletes fils from USB storage devices such as flash drives and hard drives has infected the computers at the Library / Learning Center for the second semester in a row.

Warning signs have been placed on infected machines.



Thursday concert series plays on

The Music department’s Thursday concert series continues with jazz trio Mahlis-Panos Project.

The acoustic triumvirate will perform Thursday, April 30, at 12:45 p.m. in MUS 3400. The concert is free and open to the public.

Are you going? Let us know  on Facebook and Twitter with  #PierceMusic.


-Additional reporting by Sharla Smith.