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PJC Regents Modify Campbell Soup Agreement

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The Paris Junior College Board of Regents approved amending a tax abatement agreement with Campbell Soup. The original 2013 agreement was for a single serve beverage line. The modification will apply to the new Plum Organics line for the remainder of the agreement, which runs to 2020.

In other business, the Regents:

  • Approved the 2018-2019 Academic Calendar, setting the dates for terms in the academic year.
  • Adopted changes to nursing admission criteria for both the Licensed Vocational Nursing and Associate Degree Nursing programs. The HESI score requirements for entrants were increased to include reading comprehension and anatomy and physiology, which are the best predictors of success in nursing program. A scored interview was also approved.
  • Set a minimum age of 17 for students to live in the residence halls.
  • Approved offering federal student loans beginning in the fall 2018 semester.
  • Received a report about the final of six national Pathways Institutes from regents Curtis Fendley, Berdie Gibson, and Clifton Wilkerson. PJC, along with the other 29 colleges that participated this year, will receive $10,000 from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Additionally, PJC will provide date to the American Association of Community Colleges for three more years to continue tracking success of students through Pathways.
  • Accepted the employment of Accounting Instructor Lissa Julius and Educational Talent Search Advisor Sara Ricketts; the resignation of Educational Talent Search Advisor Lauren Joie, and retirement of Licensed Vocational Nursing Instructor Kay Miller, effective Aug. 31, 2018.

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Author: Staff Reporter

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