A Legacy of Excellence gala for Dr. Michele L. Johnson


A Legacy of Excellence gala for Dr. Michele L. Johnson On Saturday, October 22, 2022, Nancy Aird (Data Research Specialist for our Center) attended the Legacy of Excellence Gala to celebrate Dr. Michele Johnson at Pierce College. Pierce College has been creating quality educational opportunities for a diverse community of learners for the last 55 years. During the gala, attendees were shown inspiring videos and performances emceed by Dr. Warren Brown. Dr. Johnson has worked at Pierce College for 45 years. During her time working, she has focused on pursuing student success. Dr. Johnson will be retiring on December [...]

A Legacy of Excellence gala for Dr. Michele L. Johnson2022-11-09T21:46:27+00:00

Highlights for 2020-2021


Highlights for 2020-2021 Expansion and Diversification of our Advisory Board Our Center’s primary goal for the 2020-2021 year was to create practical ways to enhance diversity and inclusion in our all-hazard career pathways. As a result, we expanded and diversified our Advisory Board to include members representing our diverse communities and career pathways. Our new diverse Board allows for a more broad discussion on the growth and commitment to reaching a more diverse student population. In addition, it brings forth the conversion about the process to expand the curriculum to include topics such as systemic racism and implicit bias [...]

Highlights for 2020-20212022-02-24T00:41:40+00:00

Juneteenth is Recognized as a Federal Holiday!


Juneteenth is Recognized as a Federal Holiday! *Taken from the Chancellor and Presidents of Pierce College This week, Congress passed a bill to make Juneteenth the nation's 12th federal holiday. Starting in 2022, Washington state will also recognize Juneteenth as an official state holiday and day off for state workers. This legislation marks a significant milestone in recognizing and addressing historic racism in our state and nation. It also affirms Pierce College's commitment to becoming an anti-racist institution, leading with racial equity, and advancing racial, social and economic justice in service to our diverse communities. We would like [...]

Juneteenth is Recognized as a Federal Holiday!2021-06-22T21:40:40+00:00

Featured Podcast with Joseph Dilley


Center Director Linda Crerar interviews Fire Services Leadership and Management Program Coordinator Joseph (Joey) Dilley on college programs within the Fire Service and HSEM fields. We are excited to have Joey as an Advisory Board member and continue collaborating on projects that will allow us to work on common goals and outcomes for professional training and student development. Check out our podcast with Joseph Dilley below or at: https://soundcloud.com/user-851177719/joseph-dilley-interview  Related Posts

Featured Podcast with Joseph Dilley2021-06-22T20:58:09+00:00
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