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Academic senate talks farmland, online courses

A proposal to save the Pierce College Farm Center land from development was the key issue presented at Monday’s Pierce College Academic Senate meeting. Associate...

Pierce College Foundation discusses plan to preserve former Farm Center land

A plan to conserve the land currently occupied by the Farm Center was announced at a recent board meeting of the non-profit organization known...

Pierce weathers the winter heat wave

The abnormally warm weather this winter at Pierce College has called for shorts and tank tops, and speculation as to the causes of the...

College district leased, sold roughly 55 acres of Pierce farmland since 1980s

For nearly three decades, parts of Pierce's farmland have been declared surplus and sold or leased for millions of dollars with a fraction of...

Farm Center holds Easter activities and plans for more

The Farm Center at Pierce College has opened and has activists for children, families and the community. Robert McBroom and his wife Cathy McBroom run...

Agricultural Field Day shows students the ropes

Hundreds of high school and middle school students came to Agricultural Field Day at Pierce College Wednesday to check out the college’s agricultural facilities. A...

Free services for students on campus

Whoever said nothing is free, was wrong.   Pierce offers a variety of services at no cost to students that can help ease their way through...

Kathleen Burke-Kelly: The Farm is not going anywhere

Editor's Note: This is an emailed response sent to staff and faculty at Pierce College by campus president Kathleen Burke-Kelly. This letter is in...

Farm ‘not in danger,’ college VP says

While the head of the Agriculture Department is concerned that lack of funding would hurt the Pierce College Farm, the Pierce College administration says...

Status of agriculture dean remains unclear

The Pierce College associate dean of agricultural, David Williams, has not been seen on campus since the fall semester started. Several Pierce faculty members have...

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