CPTC Dental Assistant students continued a decade-long partnership by serving at the Project Homeless Connect event at the Tacoma Dome in October.

CPTC Dental Students Serve at Project Homeless Connect

December 12, 2017

Students in Clover Park Technical College’s Dental Assistant program recently had the opportunity to put some of their training to use while serving in the community, as the program’s third-quarter students volunteered at Project Homeless Connect.

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More than 150 CPTC students, staff and faculty members attended the Minority Student Engagement Leadership Luncheon on Nov. 29.

Leadership Luncheon Promotes “A Better Idea”

December 8, 2017

More than 150 Clover Park Technical College students, staff and faculty members came together to discuss “a better idea” and hear from keynote speaker Dr. Debra Jenkins at the Minority Student Engagement Leadership Luncheon on Nov. 29.

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More than 200 people and nearly 20 vendors attended the Health Fair on Nov. 16.

Health Fair Informs Attendees about Local Resources

December 1, 2017

While health is one of the most important things for people to pay attention to and manage, many people don’t provide it the time or focus it needs. In an effort to combat that issue, the Clover Park Technical College Associated Student Government hosted a CPTC Health Fair Nov. 16 in Building 23.

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Giving Tuesday is Nov. 28.

CPTC Foundation Raising Emergency Assistance Funds on #GivingTuesday

November 28, 2017

November 28 marks the annual #GivingTuesday, and for the second straight year the Clover Park Technical College Foundation has set a goal of $2,500 for the emergency assistance fund.

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CPTC's Fourth Annual Diversity & International Fair introduced attendees to various cultural artifacts from around the world.

CPTC Hosts Fourth Annual Diversity & International Fair

November 15, 2017

A variety of performances, food and displays took over Clover Park Technical College’s McGavick Conference Center on Tuesday as the college hosted its Fourth Annual Diversity & International Fair.

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CPTC President Dr. Joyce Loveday presented pins to each veteran in attendance at the college's annual Veterans Day Ceremony on Wednesday.

CPTC Hosts Annual Veterans Day Ceremony

November 9, 2017

Clover Park Technical College began 75 years ago with programs designed to aid in the World War II effort, and on Wednesday the college and Associated Student Government continued its close relationship with the United States Armed Forces with its annual Veterans Day Ceremony at the McGavick Conference Center.

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Annual Diversity & International Fair Scheduled for Nov. 14

October 24, 2017
Clover Park Technical College will host its fourth annual Diversity & International Fair Nov. 14 at the McGavick Conference Center at the CPTC Lakewood Campus.
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CPTC to Host Manufacturing Day Event

October 9, 2017
Clover Park Technical College, one of the largest technical colleges in the state, will host “Manufacturing Day 2017: Cool Tech & Hot Careers” Friday, Oct. 13, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Manufacturing Day, also known as “MFG Day,” is a celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the next generation of manufacturers.
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Accuplacer Fee Set to be Waived for CPTC Applicants

September 15, 2017
Beginning Monday, Sept. 18, prospective CPTC students will be able to take the ACCUPLACER assessment at no cost if they have applied for admission to the college.
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Fall Scholarship Applications Open Until July 21

July 7, 2017
The Clover Park Technical College Foundation is accepting applications for fall quarter scholarships until July 21.
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CPTC to Celebrate 21st Commencement Ceremony

June 16, 2017
Clover Park Technical College will celebrate nearly 400 graduating students from its two campuses and 43 programs during its 21st Annual Commencement Ceremony at the Tacoma Dome Tuesday, June 20, at 6:30 p.m.
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CPTC to Showcase Both Campuses at Evening Open House

June 13, 2017
Clover Park Technical College will host its next Evening Open House Wednesday, June 14, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., with programs open at both the Lakewood and South Hill Campuses.
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Annual Hayes Luncheon & Auction Set for June 8

June 2, 2017
The Hayes Child Development Center at Clover Park Technical College's Lakewood Campus will host its Annual Luncheon and Silent Auction June 8.
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Governor’s Summit On Career-Connected Learning to Include Lakewood Meeting

May 24, 2017
Local representatives from business and industry, educators, and community leaders are invited to discuss next steps to help young people gain work readiness skills needed to fill high-demand jobs. The local event will run from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 31, at the Clover Park Technical College McGavick Center (Bldg. 23), 4500 SW Steilacoom Blvd., Lakewood, WA, 98499. Visit washingtonstem.org/govsummit for more details and to register.
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CPTC Set to Host Annual Career Conference & Car Show

May 10, 2017
Nearly 4,000 local middle school, high school and prospective students will make their way to Clover Park Technical College’s Lakewood Campus Thursday, May 11, for the college’s annual Career Conference.
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CPTC and Pierce Transit Partner for New Student Bus Pass Program

April 11, 2017
Pierce Transit and Clover Park Technical College are teaming up on a new program that will put a bus pass in the hands of every student enrolled at the college. Pierce Transit is piloting the Community & Technical College Student Bus Pass Program to help students access transportation to and from class, introduce students to transit, and reduce parking demand at local community and technical colleges. The agency is beginning the program at Clover Park Technical College and expects to expand it to other local community and technical colleges later in 2017. Pierce Transit’s Board of Commissioners approved the pilot program, which will run through June 2018, at its April 10 meeting.
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