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Paris Junior College President Receives National Award

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PJC President receives national award

Dr. Pam Anglin, president of Paris Junior College, has received the 2021 Carol A. Luthman Meritorious Service Award from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
The award was presented as part of the SACSCOC virtual national meeting on Dec. 6. The presentation was made by Dr. Ivan Allen, Central Georgia Technical College president, in his role as President of the SACSCOC Board of Trustees.
“Her colleagues note that her knowledge of the standards and her collegial manner sets a good tone for visits,” Dr. Allen said. “Dr. Anglin, thank you for your service.”
A reliable participant for SACSCOC, Dr. Anglin has served on 21 committee reviews, including two cluster offsite reviews, and has chaired six of them. She served as a member of the SACSCOC Board of Trustees from 2008 to 2013 and also as a member of the Committee on Compliance and Reports during that time.
“Thank you for this honor,” said Dr. Anglin. “Serving on committees and on the Board of Trustees has been a great experience; to be able to work with and learn from so many wonderful professionals from colleges across our region.”
SACSCOC is an educational accreditor recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. This agency accredits over 13,000 public and private educational institutions ranging from preschool to college level in the Southern United States.

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Paris Junior College President Dr. Pam Anglin received the 2021 Carol A. Luthman Meritorious Service Award from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

Paris Junior College President Dr Anglin receives Luthman Award 2021
Paris Junior College President Dr Anglin receives Luthman Award 2021

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.

Vision

To be the educational provider of choice for the region.

Mission

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.

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Author: Matt Janson

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