Paris Junior College celebrates creative writers with awards ceremony
Apr24

Paris Junior College celebrates creative writers with awards ceremony

Talented writers were honored Wednesday at Paris Junior College with an awards ceremony.  Prior to the presentations, several instructors read their favorite poems to mark April as National Poetry Month. Ceremony organizer and PJC English instructor Marsha Dennis thanked the presenters and welcomed everyone to the ceremony, commenting that it is a great pleasure to reward so many good writers. The William A. Owens Scholarship Award...

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PJC Sulphur Springs Director Confident in Future of Junior Colleges
Apr21

PJC Sulphur Springs Director Confident in Future of Junior Colleges

Dr. Phil Williams, who has lived in Hopkins County for some time, is still pretty new on the job as Director of the Paris Junior College Sulphur Springs Center. He became director February 9th after serving 12 years as Chair of the Department of Kenisiology at Dallas Baptist University. Prior to his time at DBU, he was Head Coach for Track and Field at East Texas State, now Texas A & M University-Commerce for 16 years. He...

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Early Registration Underway at PJC-Sulphur Springs
Apr17

Early Registration Underway at PJC-Sulphur Springs

As construction continues, early registration is underway. Although classes will not be offered at the future home of the Paris Junior College campus in Sulphur Springs, classes will continue at their current facilities between Sulphur Springs High School and the Regional Civic Center. WORK CONTINUES Construction continues at the future home of Paris Junior College-Sulphur Springs Center as workers erect the framework and air...

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PJC Cheer Clinic and Tryouts
Apr13

PJC Cheer Clinic and Tryouts

Paris Junior College will sponsor a cheer clinic and tryouts on Saturday, April 25 in the Old Gymnasium in the center of campus in Paris. Those wishing to tryout must attend the clinic, which runs from 9 a.m. to noon. Tryouts will begin at 1 p.m. The packet must be completed and returned by Wednesday, April 22 by 5 p.m. to the PJC Student Life Office. Other requirements include current enrollment in or acceptance to PJC. Incoming...

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PJC, A&M-Texarkana Sign Dual Admissions Agreement
Apr03

PJC, A&M-Texarkana Sign Dual Admissions Agreement

Paris Junior College and Texas A&M University-Texarkana officials have signed a Dual Admissions Agreement (DAA) that gives students who wish to attain a baccalaureate degree a clear pathway to complete their degree in the areas of Business and Education. A Financial Aid Consortium will allow PJC and A&M-Texarkana students to be concurrently enrolled without disruption to their financial aid award. “This Dual Admissions...

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PJC April Continuing Education
Apr03

PJC April Continuing Education

Paris Junior College-Sulphur Springs Center is offering a number of classes in April through its continuing education department. Included among the classes will be a Medication Aide Update class and some computer classes to acquaint students with new software. The classes will meet at the center located at 1202 West Houston Street. To register or to get more information, call 903-885-1232. Microsoft Word Level 1: Essentials covers...

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PJC Increases Tuition
Mar24

PJC Increases Tuition

After years of no or minimal tuition increases at Paris Junior College, the Board of Regents voted Monday to raise out-of-district and out-of-state tuition by $5 per credit hour for the 2015-2016 academic year. In-district tuition will remain the same. “We are facing the possibility of no increase in funding from the state,” explained PJC President Dr. Pam Anglin. “Current appropriation bills have minimal or no funding increases and...

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Paris Junior College holding open soccer  tryouts for men’s and women’s teams
Mar09

Paris Junior College holding open soccer tryouts for men’s and women’s teams

Open tryouts for the Paris Junior College both men’s and women’s soccer teams will be held at Noyes Stadium on Saturday, March 28 and Sunday, March 29. Tryouts for men will take place at noon, and tryouts for women will begin at 2 p.m. each day. “There are a low number of returning players,” said PJC Soccer Coach John Cossaboon. “We are building new teams and there are lots of opportunities at PJC for both men and women to play...

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PJC-Sulphur Springs Center   Community Ed classes PJC-Sulphur Springs Center
Feb27

PJC-Sulphur Springs Center Community Ed classes PJC-Sulphur Springs Center

Several classes are being offered to the community in March by the Continuing Education Department at the Paris Junior College-Sulphur Springs. Courses will meet at the campus location, 1202 West Houston. For registration or additional information, call 903-885-1232. A Microsoft Excel Level 1: Essentials class will be offered from 8 to 11:30 a.m., Fridays, March 6-13. Learn the basics of creating a worksheet; working with formulas and...

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“Updated” Wednesday School, Government, Business Delays and Closings
Feb24

“Updated” Wednesday School, Government, Business Delays and Closings

This post will be continually updated as new information is made available. Please check back often. Alliance Bank will close drive thru’s at 5 p.m. Sulphur Springs ISD: Closed Wednesday Como-Pickton ISD: Closed Hopkins County Courthouse, offices, and JP Courts: Closed Wednesday Cooper ISD: Closed Meal-a-Day Center: Closed Cumby ISD: Closed Central Christian Academy: Closed Saltillo ISD: Closed Yantis ISD: Closed Texas A &...

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