Adler finishes second year as president

After her graduation from Puyallup high school in 2007, Lauren Adler immediately immersed herself into the political hype of the 2008 presidential election. Supporting then candidate Barack Obama, Adler became the youngest chair of the Democratic Party ever in the 25th legislative district, which Pierce College resides. After the election, Adler felt along with the insistence of her family that she needed to make a move out of the political scene and go to college.

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.