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Mahalo, Buckley

Interim President Larry Buckley joined Pierce College Aug. 6, 2018, and since then many faculty and administration said he has embodied the essence of...

Graduation preparation

Graduation is the culmination of years of work, highlighted by the spectacle of the commencement ceremony. This year’s ceremony will be held on Tuesday,...

The building blocks of a college

Building blocks for student success and planned construction to improve the campus infrastructure are both underway at Pierce College. The implementation of Guided Pathways and...

Problems arise from proposed schedule changes

Though they are rushing to class, students may not make it from the Art Hill to the Village in time. But starting next semester,...

Course cancellation on agenda

Before the fall semester, department chairs requested that low enrolled classes not be cancelled prematurely. Not all classes were saved, but the Academic Senate hopes...

Concerns of students is top priority with new scholarships and mental health awareness

The Grad Guru app’s relaunch with a new scholarship component was announced by Transfer Center Director Sunday Salter during Monday’s Academic Senate meeting. Grad Guru...

Academic Senate disputes bylaw amendments

Dissension during the Academic Senate brought to light points of contention with the discussion of approving the proposed bylaws by the Academic Senate Executive...

Moodle is out, Canvas is in

The Academic Senate has officially voted to adopt the online course enhancer Canvas to replace Pierce College’s current platform Moodle. The motion passed with...

Pierce to hire 50 new full-time instructors in spring

Thirty full-time faculty members were hired at Pierce College for the fall 2015 school semester, with 50 more to be added in spring, their...

Transfer rates, future hiring discussed by Academic Senate

Transfer rates and planned hiring at Pierce College were the main items discussed in Monday’s Academic Senate meeting, the first session of both the semester...

Latest news

Column: Not voting isn’t the flex you think it is

Don’t get me wrong, it is easy to understand the basis behind feeling that you can’t morally support one candidate or the other, but...

Enrollment down but holding steady

Pierce College is second among the nine Los Angeles Community College District schools in terms of headcount and enrollment, compared to where the school...

Play honors voices for equality

Maya Angelou’s poem “Caged Bird” spoke volumes in 1969 about the injustices of those who suffer oppression at the hands of systemic racism. More...

Opening the doors of opportunity

Immigration continues to be a controversial topic in the public opinion just as voters around the country cast their ballots during the current presidential...

Clothesline Project online

Even students who didn’t know about the Clothesline Project likely saw last October dozens of t-shirts hanging between trees in Rocky Young Park with...
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