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Enrollment at PJC-Sulphur Springs Center Begins
Aug26

Enrollment at PJC-Sulphur Springs Center Begins

Registration for the Fall Semester at PJC-Sulphur Springs Center began Wednesday with the first class day set for Monday. Registration continues through Friday. DaMarcus Johnson of Sulphur Springs, left, is preparing for the fall semester at Paris Junior College-Sulphur Springs Center as he goes through registration this week. PJC volleyball coach and instructor Justin Maness is assisting Johnson with his schedule. Fall semester...

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PJC Board Approves Tax Rate, New Hires
Aug26

PJC Board Approves Tax Rate, New Hires

Following a formal budget and tax hearing at Paris Junior College that brought no comments, the PJC Board of Regents approved the 2015-2016 tax rate of .18.75 cents and adopted an annual operating budget of $35,745,475 for the coming year. The budget is down $4.5 million from one year ago due to $4 million less in federal financial aid dollars. Other reductions were made by eliminating unfilled positions. In other business the...

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PJC-Sulphur Springs Center Prepares for Fall Semester
Aug21

PJC-Sulphur Springs Center Prepares for Fall Semester

To prepare for the fall semester, Paris Junior College-Sulphur Springs Center will be closed on Monday morning, August 24 for a meeting of all staff and faculty. Offices will reopen at 1 p.m. Fall registration is already underway, and special on-campus registration day will be held at the PJC – Sulphur Springs Center on Wednesday, Aug. 26 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. On Saturday August 29, all campus locations will be open from 10 a.m....

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Welding Shop in Place for Fall at PJC-Sulphur Springs Center
Aug18

Welding Shop in Place for Fall at PJC-Sulphur Springs Center

Paris Junior College-Sulphur Springs Center’s new welding shop, located on the future campus now under construction, will be complete and ready to teach welding when the fall semester begins on August 31. A student Weldstation is pictured above. In addition to welding, PJC will also be teaching mechatronics and computer aided drafting with 3-D printing this fall at the 1137 East Loop 301 location. To register for any of these classes,...

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PJC Dual Credit Options Increase for High School Students
Aug10

PJC Dual Credit Options Increase for High School Students

An education bill passed during the last legislative session will give students in Paris Junior College’s service area more opportunities to complete their core curriculum and graduate with an associate’s degree from PJC as well as receive their high school diploma. House Bill 18 and House Bill 505 lifted limits on the number of total dual credit hours in which a high school student can enroll.  Students may take a certain number of...

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Basic Computer and Health Care Continuing Ed Classes at PJC-Sulphur Springs
Aug03

Basic Computer and Health Care Continuing Ed Classes at PJC-Sulphur Springs

The Paris Junior College-Sulphur Springs Center Continuing Education Department is offering basic computer and health care classes in August. The courses will meet on the campus located at 1202 West Houston. For registration or additional information, call 903-885-1232 or visit www.parisjc.edu/ce. Medication Aide Update will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 14. The course fulfills Texas Department of Health...

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One Day Childcare Workshop at PJC-Sulphur Springs Campus
Jul23

One Day Childcare Workshop at PJC-Sulphur Springs Campus

Paris Junior College will hold a childcare workshop for continuing education credit on Saturday, August 1, at the Hopkins County Civic Center from 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Partially funded by Workforce Solutions of Northeast Texas, the workshop includes a certificate for eight hours of continuing education as well as lunch and a gift. The cost is $20 and registration will be conducted at the PJC-Sulphur Springs Center located at 1202 W....

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PJC Health Occupations Students Attend Orientation
Jul20

PJC Health Occupations Students Attend Orientation

Health occupations students from Paris Junior College gathered in the Ray Karrer Theater for orientation. Hospital representatives from the area, including Hopkins County Memorial Hospital, Paris Regional Medical Center, and Hunt Regional Medical Center, reviewed facility rules and regulations for the students. As part of their programs, students will rotate through the facilities during their clinical studies. –Photo courtesy...

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Batley Named PJC Basketball Head Coach
Jul17

Batley Named PJC Basketball Head Coach

Bilal Batley, who served as Paris Junior College’s assistant basketball coach in the Dragons’ 2013-2014 season that culminated in a trip to the national tournament, is returning as head coach. That year the team won regular season and conference tournament championships, finishing with a record of 26-8 and ending the year in the Sweet 16. He comes to PJC after serving as assistant men’s basketball coach at the University...

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PJC, A & M University-Texarkana Partner to Offer Upper Level Courses
Jul09

PJC, A & M University-Texarkana Partner to Offer Upper Level Courses

Through a new partnership with Texas A&M University-Texarkana, Paris Junior College will offer upper-division education courses on the PJC campus, beginning this fall. This is the first time A&M-Texarkana has offered courses on the PJC campus. “Future teachers now have more opportunities at PJC this fall,” said PJC Dean of Communications and Fine Arts Dr. Ken Haley. “We have two upper-level education courses offered on our...

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