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Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Academic Senate

BRIEF: Academic Senate

Academic Senate members continued discussing its proposed Anti-systemic Racism Resolution on Sept. 28.  The senate voted at the request of the Administration of Justice Department...

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,...

Latest articles

Profs prepare

Pierce College professors are preparing their online coursework for the upcoming semesters as courses are expected to remain online until at least through spring. As...

Pierce music student dies

Pierce College student Alvin Supattarakorn would try to get his hands on most instruments within reach. He even kept a mini keyboard in his...

Sports in the air

UPDATE: Pierce College and the other LACCD schools won't participate in early spring competition. Read the full release here. With new restrictions issued by local...

Keeping the spirit of the season alive, online

The COVID-19 pandemic has been stressful and isolating for a lot of people and the holidays can be an opportunity to reconnect with friends...

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