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Decline in financial aid applications

With a year into the pandemic, the higher education sector continues to see a trend in the decline of applications for financial aid, disproportionately...

Pierce professors get vaccinated

For some Pierce College professors. finding a COVID-19 vaccine appointment feels like winning the lottery.  On March 1, Los Angeles County entered a new tier...

BRIEF: 2021 graduation will be online

Los Angeles Community College District Chancellor Francisco Rodriguez announced that graduation will be held virtually due to COVID-19 concerns. This is the second graduation that...

Laptop scholarships available for students

The Academic Senate announced on March 8 that students will have the opportunity to apply for laptop scholarships to access their online classes. Students who...

Equal Pay Act approved

The Los Angeles Community College District’s (LACCD) Board of Trustees approved a resolution addressing the Equal Pay Act prohibiting an employer from paying any...

Pierce College offers express counseling

The Pierce College Counseling Center has established a virtual platform making it more convenient for students to get help. Express Counseling is the latest addition...

Behold the Brahma Pantry, COVID-19 edition

D'arcy Corwin sets up several containers of food on the side of the Los Angeles Pierce College roundabout on Brahma Drive on a Thursday...

Students and workers becoming synonymous

Juggling work and academia is nothing new for Pierce College students, but the toll of a global pandemic has caused the increased need for...

Pierce Reinstates Scholarship Awards

The Events and Recognition committee have announced the revival of a student scholarship program at the Academic Senate meeting on Feb.22. The scholarship program, which...

BRIEF: Pierce College President and LA city councilman attend vaccination site opening

Los Angeles City Councilmember Bob Blumenfield paid a visit to Pierce College to commemorate the opening of the new COVID-19 vaccination and testing site...

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BRIEF: California community college sports competitions to return

The California Community College Athletic Association in a statement affirmed their plans to have competition starting next school year. With vaccination eligibility open for everyone...

Senate reassess school code of ethics

Enrollment, engagement and ethics were the main topics at the April 26 Academic Senate meeting via Zoom.  Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs Donna-Mae Villanueva...

Getting in shape safely and distanced on campus

With vaccination rates rising in Los Angeles County, more activities have restarted, including in-person athletic conditioning for student athletes at Pierce College. Conditioning, which began...

Little Free libraries

 Much like a Little Free Library, a college campus is what the surrounding community contributes to it. Pierce College is an ideal place to have...

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