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Pierce College in Pierce County Washington has two main campuses and seven extension learning sites including one on Joint Base Lewis McChord.  One of the main campuses is located at Fort Steilacoom in Lakewood, and the second in on the South Hill in Puyallup. From humble beginnings, in an abando...
The Evergreen State College - Tacoma Campus, located in Tacoma, Washington is designed for Juniors and Seniors in college.  It has been operating there since 1982.  In the next year, they will be starting their first master's degree program for this location (it will be for Masters in Teaching). ...
The University of Washington Tacoma (UWT) campus opened in Tacoma, Washington in 1990. As of this date, they are reporting over 11,700 graduates since they opened. The campus is located in downtown Tacoma, and inhabits buildings from about a century before its beginnings.  These (mostly brick) bu...
The University of Puget Sound (UPS)in Tacoma, Washington is the second university that I am writing about, though it was founded 2 years before the first one I wrote about (PLU).  The order bias is probably twofold - I attended PLU, and it is located only a couple blocks from our office (obviousl...
Seabury School has its main campus in NE Tacoma, Washington, while its middle school program is based in downtown Tacoma.   Like many other private schools in the area, it educates children from preschool through eighth grade. What sets Seabury apart is its emphasis on educating those who are gif...
The Fed and Mortgage Costs are connected again.  At the close of their recent meeting, the Fed has announced that it will be taking about $400 Billion in short term holdings and move to transfer them into longer term holdings.  This announcement brought a down turn in the stock market, and is exp...
Parkland Lutheran School, in Parkland Washington, a suburb of Tacoma, has been in operation since 1894, just 5 years after Washington became a state.  It was organized by the Rev. BjugHarstad, who also founded PacificLutheran University.  The two facilities are less than 8 blocks apart. Recently,...
Bellarmine Preparatory is a Catholic high school in the Jesuit tradition.  They currently have about 1,000 students attending the four year program. Bellarmine has been in its current location, on 42 acres of ground since 1928.  As a private school, there is tuition for the 2011-12 school year of...
Concordial Lutheran School in Tacoma, Washington has been operating forover 70 years. and has been at its current locatin for over 60 years.  They currently serve primarily Pierce County students. They cover grades Pre-K - 8th, and were happy when their affiliated school Mt. Rainier Lutheran High...
George gave us some good information -- you can read what he wrote about the last change (Jan 2010) - and then go here:   to check out the latest two proposed forms and make your comments.After almost two years since the new Good Faith Estimate (GF...

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