2017 News Archives

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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