Pierce College Campus Alerts


Drama “For This Moment Alone” to be First Play of Season at Pierce

Los Angeles Pierce College Theatre’s 2014-2015 Season premieres on October 24 with the moving drama about a family coping with the aftermath of the holocaust, “For This Moment Alone,” written by Marcia Kash. Performances begin Friday, October 24 and ... [more]

Pierce College 18-Acre Farm Center Business to Close; Pierce Farm Remains

College President Kathleen F. Burke says there are no plans to sell the farm or Farm Center land and clarifies the difference between the two in the following statement: "There may be some confusion in the community about what Pierce College refers to as the “farm” and the entity that calls itself the “Pierce College Farm Center.” The Farm Center is operated by a for-profit business called Asylum Productions, Inc. on 18 acres of land on the northwest side of the College... [more]

Free, Fast and Confidential HIV Testing Begins Oct. 27 at Pierce College

AIDS/HIV Awareness Month brings four days of free, confidential, rapid HIV testing available to everyone on a walk-in basis in Parking Lot #1. [more]

Open Letter From Dr. Shapiro in Support of Walking Shield Indian Reservation Children

“Since 1976 my students have been helping those less fortunate in providing food, clothing and school supplies. Since 1987 we have been helping the poorest of Americans located on several impoverished American Indian Reservations. I want to thank all of you who have helped in the past and hope you will continue to find solace in knowing that you made a difference in the lives of so many who have so little... [more]

Suspect in Custody after Pierce College Evacuation Thursday

Pierce College was evacuated Thursday morning after the Sheriff's Department notified college president Kathleen F. Burke that a threat to the campus had been issued through social media. After a suspect, 26-year-old Sergio Castanon, Jr. of Northridge, had been arrested, Dr. Burke reopened the school for night classes. [more]

UPDATE: The Campus is Now Open, Thursday Oct 16, Night Classes are On

Pierce College evening classes will resume at 3:30 pm today, Thursday, October 16, 2014. Pierce College was evacuated Thursday morning after the Sheriff's Department notified college president Kathleen F. Burke that a threat... [more]

Pierce College 18-acre Farm Center to Close Dec. 26, 2014

The lease of the 18-acre Pierce College Farm Center on the corner of Victory and Desoto will end Dec. 26, 2014, and the operator will vacate the premises by April 15, 2015. According to Rolf Schleicher, Pierce College Vice President of Administrative Services, “I don't think we are going to entertain discussions about the future of our property at this particular time.... [more]