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Health service options

Health and wellness issues dominated the Pierce College Council (PCC) discussion on Sept. 24 as members examined the most effective ways to help students...

COVID team meeting

COVID-19 Response teams discussed student ID cards, delivering laptops to non-LA Promise students and possibly opening up classrooms for faculty at a Zoom meeting...

Glitch enrolls students late

Approximately 1,800 students were accidentally auto-enrolled across 1,100 different classes for the Fall 2018 semester, from the waitlist, due to a manual waitlist engine...

Plans for agricultural center far off

A new agricultural building is planting seeds for the future of education.  Though a new building has been proposed on the vacant farmland, faculty say...

Discovering diverse departments

Colleges have one chance at a first impression, and while Pierce College was not at the top of some high school students’ list, “Discover...

‘Discover Pierce’ an engaging student experience

Pierce’s motto ‘Soak It All In’ comes to life at Discover Pierce, giving students a glimpse of what it’s like to be a Pierce...

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...

Low-cost spay and neuter program for pets at Vet-tech center

Pierce College’s Spay and Neuter program at the Veterinary Technology Department, is an affordable class that has taught surgical nursing at Pierce College for...

Faculty and staff know little about president’s possible departure

Several high-ranking Pierce College staff members were caught off-guard after an announcement last week that President Kathleen Burke is on the short list to...

Senate reviews horticulture hires and repairs

New modifications to a horticulture viability review were approved last Monday by the Pierce College Academic Senate. The modifications aim to add faculty and possibly...

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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...

BRIEF: Football to return in the spring

The Southern California Football Association released the schedule for the spring 2021 season. All sports including football were moved to next semester because of...

Cool relief for a hot LA

After walking for miles on Sepulveda Boulevard in search of cans and plastic bottles to trade for income, Jose M. frequents a refrigerator painted...

Artistic response to racial violence

Trayvon Martin, a Black 17-year-old, was killed in 2012 by George Zimmerman, who was a part of his local neighborhood watch. In response to Zimmerman’s...

Coffee, conversations and computers

Pierce College President Alexis Montevirgen virtually opened his doors on Oct 14. to host the second Zoom session of Coffee and Conversation with the...
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