PJC Board Approves Strategic Goals
Jun25

PJC Board Approves Strategic Goals

Monday evening the Paris Junior College Board of Regents approved guidance for the next five years with five new strategic goals. Key to the future of the college, the goals were set to keep PJC on the path to student success, fiscal viability and continued support for the region’s economy. First and foremost among the goals is maintaining a high quality of instruction. PJC will also increase workforce training in program offerings...

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Brooks Signs to Pitch at PJC
Jun11

Brooks Signs to Pitch at PJC

Wildcats Baseball pitcher Ben Brooks signed to pitch for Paris Junior College next season. The SSHS graduate signed Wednesday afternoon at the SSHS Athletic Complex with his parents, sister, Wildcat Baseball and PJC coach present. Brooks called the moment the beginning of a dream. He is excited to play college baseball calling fastball, curve, and change up his strengths. He hopes to play beyond the junior college level. Wildcat Coach...

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PJC Announces Certified List of Spring 2015 Graduates
Jun09

PJC Announces Certified List of Spring 2015 Graduates

The list of graduates receiving degrees or certificates from Paris Junior College for the spring 2015 semester has been certified and released. Students from the area receiving associate degrees include: Alba: Estephania Abrego Brashear: Maria Lopez Como: Jenifer M. Cummins, Jerry C. Jaynes, Christopher W. Nabors and Benjamin T. Pegues Cooper: Brynna S. Blevins, Debbie D. Huff, Taylor R. Ingram, Jamie K. Landers, Mertha M. Pastor,...

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Stallings Co-Chair PJC Annual Fund Campaign
Jun04

Stallings Co-Chair PJC Annual Fund Campaign

Ruth Ann and Gene “Bebes” Stallings are the honorary co-chairs to lead the 2015 Paris Junior College Annual Fund Campaign. The fund raising effort, called “A Tradition of Giving,” is scheduled to kick off in the coming weeks. Now in its third year, the 2015 campaign goal is $200,000. “We are so grateful to the Stallings for accepting the leadership of the Annual Fund Campaign,” said PJC President Dr. Pam Anglin. “They epitomize what...

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Community Education Classes Offered at PJC-Sulphur Springs
May29

Community Education Classes Offered at PJC-Sulphur Springs

Several health care classes are available in June from the Paris Junior College-Sulphur Springs Center Continuing Education Department.  Courses will meet at the center campus, located at 1202 West Houston. For registration or additional information, call 903-885-1232. A Nurse Aide class will be offered from 5 to 9 p.m., Mondays through Thursdays, June 15-July 8. The clinical will meet from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday,...

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Summer Sports Camps Offered at PJC
May21

Summer Sports Camps Offered at PJC

Paris Junior College’s Dragons sports programs will hold camps this summer for youth interested in men’s and women’s basketball and women’s volleyball. “We know parents are looking for activities for their children over the summer, and this allows young people to take advantage of our college’s coaching expertise and interact with our athletes,” said PJC President Dr. Pamela Anglin. “They will have a great time...

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Sixty-three Pinned in PJC Ceremonies
May20

Sixty-three Pinned in PJC Ceremonies

Paris Junior College’s Heath Occupations Department held award and pinning ceremonies and handed out certificates to sixty-three students in vocational nursing May 14 in the Hunt Center. The Hopkins-Nicholas Award for outstanding performance in both classroom and clinical training went to Christin Walsh of Greenville. The award for highest grade point average was shared by Jacqueline Davis of Paris and Nizzia Tubb of Sulphur...

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PJC Retirees
May19

PJC Retirees

Seven faculty and staff of Paris Junior College were honored at a reception recently in the PJC Student Center ballroom. Retiring PJC employees who received recognition plaques are (from left), Psychology Instructor Doris Helm, Journalism Instructor Sharon Dennehy, History Instructor Allen Williams, Office Technology Instructor Anita Ferguson, and Health Occupations secretary Judy Frazier. Not pictured are Peggy Frierson, who retired...

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PJC GED Diplomas Awarded
May18

PJC GED Diplomas Awarded

Ceremonies were recently held in the Paris Junior College Hunt Center for students who successfully met testing requirements to receive general education development (GED) diplomas. PJC Director of Adult Education and Family Literacy Susan Sanchez introduced guest speaker Jimmie Avinger. To inspire the other graduates, Avinger related her story of the struggles she overcame to get her education. A young teenage mother, Avinger...

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Record Number Participate in PJC Commencement Ceremony
May18

Record Number Participate in PJC Commencement Ceremony

A record number of Paris Junior College participated in Friday evening’s commencement ceremony. With more than 300 students wanting to walk across the stage to receive their diploma, the ceremony was moved to the Paris High School Gymnasium to accommodate overflow crowds.  Dr. Pamela Anglin, Paris Junior College President, led the Board of Regents, faculty and graduates in procession. Sophomore Lauren Jeans of Paris, Student...

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