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Transfer guarantee expands to UC

Pierce College is guaranteeing students a spot into the UC system with the help of the UC TAG (Transfer Admission Guarantee) program. As long as...

Pro: Budget

Four-oh-one que? Bonds aren't just a topic in chemistry. It seems like the extent of most young people's knowledge of personal finance is that...

Celebrating a brighter future

Job opportunities are plentiful for science and technology, so providing students with insight into the field was a no-brainer. Students explored majors within Science, Technology,...

Spend a day at the fair

More than 50 representatives from various colleges will be on campus to answer students’ transfer questions during the College Fair on Thursday, from 10...

Lord of the (3-)rings

A new perspective on the fantasy and science fiction in “The Lord of the Rings” series comes to Pierce as Professor Marra Kraemer takes...

Private school transfers dropping

Pierce College leads the district with overall transfer rates to public California institutions, however transfer rates to private and elite universities are low nationwide....

UC transfer application extended

Students next year may receive some financial relief from a new online content program, that would eliminate the need to buy expensive textbooks, was...

Helping students one step at a time

Staff members stacked boxes of pizzas in a round table as students went in the Great Hall, ready to have their transfer questions answered...

UC’s accommodate transfers

University of California admissions are more competitive than ever, with high school graduates in California at record high numbers - but will a decrease in high school graduates in the coming years mean an easier transfer into a UC? Not necessarily, said Elizabeth Atondo, transfer director at Pierce College.

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Mickey Harrison and the Fantastic World of Graphic Fiction

As a child, the Calvin and Hobbes newspaper comic strip and cereal were a morning staple in English professor Mickey Harrison’s home.  Harrison's Graphic Fiction...

Pierce professor wins 2021 Hayward Award

As a teenager, he was the basketball coach at Valley Plaza Park. The parents of the children who played in the park were not...

Pierce College offers express counseling

The Pierce College Counseling Center has established a virtual platform making it more convenient for students to get help. Express Counseling is the latest addition...

Behold the Brahma Pantry, COVID-19 edition

D'arcy Corwin sets up several containers of food on the side of the Los Angeles Pierce College roundabout on Brahma Drive on a Thursday...

Small businesses staying afloat

What does a children's dance studio, a comic book store and a smoke shop have in common?  They have all been forced to adopt different...
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