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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,...

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 helps transfer fears into opportunities

Reported by: Aaron Estrada, Maja Losinska  Instead of ghosts and monsters, perhaps college students’ greatest fear is transferring—or rather how to pay for it. Students found...

Financial aid obstacles affect thousands of students

Thousands of students are unable to enroll in classes due to administrative hurdles in the financial aid process, which may cause some students to...

Pell grants unclaimed

Imagine up to $6,000 being handed to students to cover their school expenses. This happens every semester in the form of the Pell Grant,...

UMOJA gives aid

College is expensive, but there are resources available that can ease the strain. UMOJA hosted the Financial Aid 101 Workshop on Tuesday to introduce...

Financial aid helps students afford college

Money is a problem for most people pursuing higher education due to the high-cost of textbook prices among other monetary responsibilities.   Financial aid, however,...

Limited financial aid office hours this week

The Financial Aid Office will have limited hours until Oct. 6 to catch up on the high volume of student file reviews, resolve pending...

CSU applications for Fall 2017 are now being accepted

Cal. State Universities started accepting applications on Oct.1 through Nov. 30 for the Fall 2017 semester. Pierce College counselors suggest students apply as soon...

Advisors on campus to answer FAFSA questions

Financial aid advisors are in the Library/Learning Crossroads next to the reference desk Monday through Friday to answer general questions about financial aid.   The services these...

Latest news

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...

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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