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Paris Junior College has Significant Positive Economic Impact on Region
Jul04

Paris Junior College has Significant Positive Economic Impact on Region

PJC-Sulphur Springs Center Public Information Services PJC has significant positive economic impact on region A recent economic impact study done by Emsi based  on 2018-2019 fiscal year data shows the value of Paris Junior College and demonstrates how integral PJC is to the regional economy. PJC creates a significant positive impact on the business community and generates a return on investment to its major stakeholder groups –...

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Paris Junior College Students Named to President and Dean’s List
Jun04

Paris Junior College Students Named to President and Dean’s List

Paris Junior College is pleased to announce that over 160 students were named to the President’s and Dean’s lists for academic achievement during the spring 2020 semester. To be eligible for the President’s List, students must earn a 4.0 grade point average, (straight A’s) on a minimum of 15 semester hours. Those on the dean’s list must have a minimum of a 3.5 grade point average for at least 15 semester hours, and have no grade lower...

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Different Types of Aid Available to Paris Junior College Students
May26

Different Types of Aid Available to Paris Junior College Students

Summer I scholarship deadline approaches While remote registration for summer and fall 2020 classes continue at Paris Junior College, students have several financial aid options available, from regular sources and special assistance due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Graduating high school students are eligible for a scholarship covering tuition for one Summer I or Summer II class. Those wishing to take a Summer I class must apply by...

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Paris Junior College’s 95th graduation held virtually
May23

Paris Junior College’s 95th graduation held virtually

The 95th spring graduation ceremony of Paris Junior College presented a marked departure from the past, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic and PJC’s closure mandated by the State of Texas. Instead of an in-person ceremony at Noyes Stadium, a virtual graduation video was released on Friday, May 22, 2020, to honor the graduates. The video ceremony opened with a performance of “You Raise Me Up,” by Dr. Michael Holderer, PJC music...

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Paris Junior College Workforce Students Return Monday to Finish Spring Semester
May15

Paris Junior College Workforce Students Return Monday to Finish Spring Semester

While most sophomores at Paris Junior College have finished their online classes and applied for graduation, students in some workforce programs will return on Monday, May 18 as part of a phased-in reopening process.      “Our faculty and students in spring semester workforce courses with hands-on labs will be allowed to return to campus to complete their courses,” said PJC President Dr. Pam Anglin....

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Paris Junior College to Hold Virtual Graduation May 22
May05

Paris Junior College to Hold Virtual Graduation May 22

Paris Junior College graduates will be recognized in a virtual commencement ceremony on May 22, 2020. Students are being offered curbside pickup of their caps and gowns. They are also being asked to submit a photo to be made into a video of the graduation ceremony. Caps and gowns are pre-ordered in a range of heights and sizes and students will keep them after the ceremony. PJC is pleased to provide the academic apparel at no cost to...

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National Champion Coach Bill Foy Returns to Paris Junior College
May05

National Champion Coach Bill Foy Returns to Paris Junior College

Former Paris Junior College Head Men’s Basketball Coach and 2005 National Coach of the Year Bill Foy is returning to PJC in the dual roles of Athletic Director and Men’s Basketball Coach. In 2005, Foy led the Dragons to a National Junior College Athletic Association championship title.      “We are glad Coach Foy will be coming back to PJC as our Men’s Basketball Coach and Athletic Director,” said PJC President Dr....

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Paris Junior College Continuing Education Offers Free Online Courses
May05

Paris Junior College Continuing Education Offers Free Online Courses

Ten free online courses are being offered by the Paris Junior College Continuing Education Department, now through June 30.  The courses are available 24 hours a day and are self-paced. Students will have three months to complete the course. Starting July 1, the courses return to the regular price of $125.  To view the courses, go to www.ed2go.com/pariscc and type “free” in the search box that appears at the top of the...

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Paris Junior College Students with COVID-19 Loss of Income Need New FAFSA
May01

Paris Junior College Students with COVID-19 Loss of Income Need New FAFSA

Many people have experienced a loss of income due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and Paris Junior College is currently working to process income changes related to the disaster. PJC students with such an income loss, who plan to attend during this summer or fall needs to complete the appropriate FAFSA at www.fafsa.gov. Students should follow the instructions on the application. Once complete, the student should email a COVID-19 Change of...

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Paris Junior College Regents Approve Core Curriculum Changes
Apr28

Paris Junior College Regents Approve Core Curriculum Changes

At a video-conference meeting on April 27, the Paris Junior College Board of Regents adopted a Curriculum Committee recommendation to add Learning Framework (EDUC/PSYC 1300 or 1100) and Computer Literacy (BCIS 1305 or COSC 1301) to the College’s Core Curriculum. Another Curriculum Committee recommendation receiving approval was a reduction in the number of hours for the Cosmetology Operator Certificate program. Currently it is...

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