Genevieve Huard

Williams is a focused father

Antjuan Williams, 25, enrolled at Pierce College last summer. Williams and his wife Porsche, who also attends school and is transferring to the University of Washington Tacoma, have two children, Arriell, 3, and Gabriel, 5.


Go big or go home. If you work hard to go on a far away trip, then go to a far away land. London, Paris and Venice are more familiar and less romantic than you would think. Don’t be part of the tourist trap. Go to an exotic country where you can discover new and beautiful things, have time to appreciate them and make the destination part of your own life journey.

President Schmitt is leaving

Pierce College President Patrick Schmitt will be leaving after graduation June 15 to prepare for his new appointment as chancellor of West Valley-Mission Community College District in Santa Clara Valley.

Nursing department allotted tech fee money

Pierce college student technology fees will be supplying the Puyallup campus’ nursing department with $31,870 of lab equipment in part of a national movement of the Healthcare Informatics: Policy, Technology, and Money to transition to completely electronic records by 2014.