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Qualifying full-time PJC students to get free laptops this fall
Paris Junior College will be giving laptops to qualifying full-time students in the fall semester.
“We want to encourage students to be full time so they can get their degrees as quickly as possible,” said Dr. Pam Anglin, PJC President, — “and work to ensure those students taking a full load of classes have the resources they need to succeed.”
To qualify, students must register for a minimum of 12 semester credit hours, of which nine of those hours must be in face-to-face classes, whether in Fall 1 or 2 eight-week terms or the Fall 16-week semester. The offer is not available to dual credit/concurrent students.
Students are encouraged but not required to apply for financial aid by completing the FAFSA at www.fafsa.gov. Once students have registered for fall classes, paid their tuition in full or set up a payment plan, their names will be added to the list of those receiving laptops. It will be first-come, first-serve for those meeting the criteria.
During the first week of the fall semester, vouchers will be distributed allowing students to get their laptops from the College Bookstore. Should a student drop their classes, they must return the laptop to PJC. For more information, contact Sheila Reece, Vice President of Student Access and Success, at 903-782-0211.
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.
To be the educational provider of choice for the region.
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.