Paris Junior College has announced that Spring Break has been extended through March 17 for students, who should expect to return Wednesday, March 18, due to the coronavirus (COVID-19). Employees are expected to return to work as normal at the conclusion of Spring Break on Monday, March 16.
“We are working on contingency plans to minimize disruption to our students’ studies while doing everything we can to mitigate the spread and impact of COVID-19,” said PJC President, Dr. Pam Anglin.
“We are monitoring updated information provided by the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control,” Anglin said, “and in frequent communication with city, state and county officials as well as other area institutions of education to assess the best course forward for ensuring the safety of our students and employees.”
For information on COVID-19, and the latest bulletins from PJC, please check www.parisjc.edu/covid-19.
Paris Junior College — located in Paris, Texas, about 100 miles northeast of Dallas — has been a part of the Lamar County community since 1924.
Paris Junior College offers Associate in Arts, Associate in Science and Associate in Applied Science degrees, as well as Certificates of Proficiency in technical/workforce fields. The college has expanded its academic curriculum through the years to encourage associate degree and university transfer candidates. Since establishing its first vocational program — jewelry and watchmaking in 1942 — the college has been aggressive in adding technical/workforce programs that will benefit students entering the workforce.
The campus of 54 tree-shaded acres includes 20 major buildings and residence halls and provides students a unique and pleasant environment for learning.
Paris Junior College also operates centers in Sulphur Springs, Texas, and in Greenville, Texas.
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Paris Junior College is a comprehensive community college serving the region’s educational and training needs while strengthening the economic, social and cultural life of our diverse community.