Post-secondary Education

Jessica Bond enrolled in the Cybersecurity and Computer Forensics Program at Peninsula College and now works in IT Support Services.

Breaking into the tech industry with Peninsula College

By Jessica Bond After my husband and I got married in June 2020, I began to focus on financial stability in retirement. That was what… Continue reading

 

Before Christina Wonsey became the Peninsula College Bookaneer, she held many other labels: mother, addict, child abuse survivor and more. School was an escape, and she used it to achieve a better life for her family.

More than “just making it”

PC Alum Christina Wonsey talks about breaking the cycle

 

Josh Dalrymple, graduate of the Medical Assisting program at Peninsula College, now works at North Olympic Healthcare Network.

For Josh, Medical Assisting offers variety, consistency, fulfillment

By Josh Dalrymple, graduate of the Medical Assisting program at Peninsula College. I finished the Medical Assisting program at Peninsula College with an AAS degree… Continue reading

 

Amie Batton, Director of Transitional Studies at Peninsula College.

Keep going, keep learning

Single mother earned her GED and advanced degrees by utilizing PC Services and Support

Amie Batton, Director of Transitional Studies at Peninsula College.
Halloween party at OMP Children's Clinic

Checking in with PC Grad Ariel Hodge, MA-C, CMA (AAMA)

PC alumna Ariel Hodge has worked at Olympic Medical Physicians Women’s Health Clinic as an MA-C for the past three years. Originally from Northern California,… Continue reading

Halloween party at OMP Children's Clinic
Jesse Major is a Public Records Analyst for Clallam County and previously worked as a journalist for the Peninsula Daily News. His time working at The Buccaneer, Peninsula College’s award-winning student newspaper, was the launch of a wild career.

Skills honed in PC Journalism Program help shape graduate’s career trajectory

By Jesse Major My time working at The Buccaneer, Peninsula College’s award-winning student newspaper, was the launch of a wild career I could never have… Continue reading

Jesse Major is a Public Records Analyst for Clallam County and previously worked as a journalist for the Peninsula Daily News. His time working at The Buccaneer, Peninsula College’s award-winning student newspaper, was the launch of a wild career.
Matthew Garner graduated from the Peninsula College Honors Program, where he learned how to conduct research at the university level. He's now a Ph.D. graduate student in chemistry at Portland State University, and hopes to someday return to Peninsula College as a professor.

When an accident ended his construction career, the local community college helped him retrain

“Had I gone straight to the university I doubt I would have made it this far.”

Matthew Garner graduated from the Peninsula College Honors Program, where he learned how to conduct research at the university level. He's now a Ph.D. graduate student in chemistry at Portland State University, and hopes to someday return to Peninsula College as a professor.
Sydney Roberts attended Peninsula College through the Running Start Program, gaining valuable skills which helped her pursue a degree in medicine.

How Sydney Roberts built a foundation for medical school, and success, at PC

I am grateful for Peninsula College and the opportunities it afforded me, teaching me skills to become successful at the University of Washington and beyond.… Continue reading

Sydney Roberts attended Peninsula College through the Running Start Program, gaining valuable skills which helped her pursue a degree in medicine.
Richele Ferretti worked full time while completing the BAS Program at Peninsula College. Taking classes helped her discover she had a lot more leadership qualities than she’d realized.

BAS Program offers one-on-one interaction and flexibility to fit student schedules

By Richele Ferretti When I attended a university for a year, I had no connection with my instructor or fellow students. One of the reasons… Continue reading

Richele Ferretti worked full time while completing the BAS Program at Peninsula College. Taking classes helped her discover she had a lot more leadership qualities than she’d realized.
First-year nursing student Rikki Weaver shares how Worker Retraining funds helped her focus on nursing, not finances while studying at Peninsula College.

Worker Retraining Funds, network of support help nursing student focus on studies, not debt

First-year nursing student Rikki Weaver shares how Worker Retraining funds helped her focus on nursing, not finances. Growing up, medicine was a huge part of… Continue reading

First-year nursing student Rikki Weaver shares how Worker Retraining funds helped her focus on nursing, not finances while studying at Peninsula College.
Tim Atkisson

Emergency Assistance Grant recipient finds purpose and accountability in studies, giving back

Earlier this year, Peninsula College received this letter from Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) student Timothy Atkisson. The Peninsula College mission is to educate diverse… Continue reading

Tim Atkisson