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Setting movie careers in motion

California Community Colleges’s new partnership with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will provide increased access to highly competitive film industry experiences.  Media...

‘Back to school’ holding a new meaning

COVID-19 pushed most Los Angeles Community College District courses to strictly online.  Now, with some classes set to return in the fall, professors and students...

The Asian American and Pacific Islander college community speak up

Hate crimes against the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community have increased since March 2020, creating waves of protests across the country. Pierce College librarian...

Students miss out on college aid

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

Pierce College President announces resignation

Pierce College President Alexis S. Montevirgen announced April 15 his resignation which surprised many of the faculty and administration. He plans to remain in...

Enrollment drops for second consecutive year

Statewide, community colleges are experiencing dips in enrollment because of COVID-19.  Pierce College is no different.  Pierce faces a decline of 17% in enrollment since spring...

BRIEF: Pierce College President Alexis Montevirgen resigns

Pierce College President Alexis Montevirgen has announced Thursday his resignation.  Montevirgen said in an email that he plans to step down from his position by...

Career tech on campus

At Pierce College’s Applied and Industrial Technology buildings, people are likely to be greeted by the sounds of welding metal, the sight of sparks...

Academic Senate turmoil

The Academic Senate appointed Tuesday a new representative after a heated discussion about potentially offensive and discriminatory comments one of the candidates said were...

Pierce College childcare center hopeful to reopen

With schools making plans to soon reopen their campuses, childcare staff members at Pierce College believe it is important to get the COVID-19 vaccine.  On...

Latest articles

BRIEF: Former Brahma drafted to the Minnesota Twins

  Most baseball players dream of playing professionally. For former Brahma pitcher Johnathan Lavallee, he will get that opportunity. Lavallee was selected in the 16th round...

BRIEF: Kaiser Permanente to offer vaccine incentive for students

The Foundation for Los Angeles Community Colleges and Kaiser Permanente have announced a partnership to offer students from the Los Angeles Community College District...

BRIEF: Pierce vaccination site closes

Months after becoming the largest testing and vaccination site in the San Fernando Valley, Pierce College shut down operations on Saturday, June 19. According to...

BRIEF: Pierce Student Health Center reopens

After a year and a half, the Pierce College Student Health Center reopened Monday for in-person services, including mental health and family planning. SHC assistant...

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