CPTC Cosmetology Student Receives Matrix Scholarship

September 27, 2016

For most Clover Park Technical College students, Sept. 27 was simply the second day of fall quarter classes. For fifth-quarter cosmetology student Jazzmyn Miller, it was quite a bit more special. Representatives from Matrix and Salon Centric interrupted Miller’s afternoon cosmetology class to award her with flowers, balloons and – most importantly – a $5,000 scholarship check as part of the “Imagine All You Can Be” program.

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Interior Design Exhibition Showcases Student Work

September 1, 2016

The Clover Park Technical College Rotunda became a showcase for student portfolios on Aug. 26, as six students wrapping up their time in the Interior Design program exhibited their work for potential employers, alumni and members of the campus community.

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Waste Site Simulation Shows Hazards of the Job

August 26, 2016

Donning HazMat suits and oxygen tanks and battling the August heat, 14 Clover Park Technical College students simulated a hazardous waste site evaluation Wednesday morning.

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Sarah Cox

Ahead of the Game: Architecture Alum Gets Career Head Start

August 19, 2016

Most recent high school graduates spend the summer either planning for college or looking for an entry-level work opportunity. Most recent high school graduates are not Sarah Cox.

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Clover Park Technical College students, alumni and instructors staffed more than 20 stations offering free haircuts to local kids as part of Caring For Kids' "Ready to Learn Fair" on Saturday, Aug. 6, at Clover Park High School.

CPTC’s Haircuts Help Students Get “Ready to Learn”

August 8, 2016

More than 100 local kids will sport a fresh look heading into the new school year thanks to a group of Clover Park Technical College cosmetology students and alumni who spent several hours cutting hair Saturday morning as part of the annual Caring For Kids Ready to Learn Fair.

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AAWCC Luncheon 2016

Authentic Leadership at the AAWCC Luncheon

August 4, 2016

The Clover Park Technical College chapter of the American Association of Women in Community Colleges welcomed nearly 50 college staff, faculty, student and community members to its fourth annual luncheon Wednesday, Aug. 3, at the McGavick Conference Center.

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2016 Summer Break Hours and Closures

September 2, 2016
During Summer Break, several offices on campuses will be either closed or running on limited hours. Below is a list of campus hours and closures for the break, Sept. 3-25. The college is closed on Labor Day, Sept. 5. The first day of Fall Quarter is Sept. 23.
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Education & Training Fair Set for Aug. 18 at Puyallup Library

August 9, 2016
Puyallup Public Library will host the East Pierce County Education & Training Fair Thursday, Aug. 18.
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CPTC to Host Evening Open House

July 12, 2016
Clover Park Technical College will host its summer Evening Open House Wednesday, July 13, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Lakewood campus. The event is open to the public and anyone wishing to get a closer look at any of the 43 programs CPTC offers.
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CPTC to Celebrate 20th Commencement Ceremony

June 16, 2016
Clover Park Technical College will celebrate more than 400 graduating students from its two campuses and 43 programs during its 20th Annual Commencement Ceremony at the Tacoma Dome Saturday, June 18, 2016, at 2:30 p.m.
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VRC Celebrates Move with Open House

March 31, 2016
The college community is invited to attend the Veterans Resource Center's Open House April 13 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
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Health Advisory: Zika Virus News

March 9, 2016
The Washington State Department of Health recently released information about the Zika virus.
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Start the Bachelor of Applied Science Program Spring Quarter

March 4, 2016
Clover Park Technical College’s Bachelor of Applied Science Program is currently admitting students for Spring Quarter start April 4.
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CPTC to Offer Emergency Call Center Training

March 1, 2016
CPTC's Workforce Development Department has partnered with South Sound 911 to offer an Emergency Call Center Training program through Continuing Education.
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Spring Quarter 2016 Registration Reminder

February 18, 2016
Registration for Spring Quarter has started for priority registration.
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Scheduled Network Outage for Feb. 19-22

February 17, 2016
Clover Park Technical College’s network resources will be impacted by a security systems upgrade Feb. 19-Feb. 22.
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