Continuing a longtime educational partnership with Paris Junior College, Luminant’s Lamar Power Plant and its employees recently donated $5,000 to the college’s mechatronics program to provide scholarships for first and second-year students.
The Paris Junior College Board of Regents agreed on a proposed tax rate of 0.084%, a reduction from the current tax rate of 0.085%
“If you’re doing something you like to do, you’re not working. I wish I had done it 40 years ago,” recent Paris Junior College graduate Carter Porter said about going back to school after retirement.
Paris Junior College is hosting a Junior Law Enforcement Academy July 29 through Aug. 1 from 1 to 4 p.m. The academy, for young people in sixth through ninth grade, teaches what it takes to be a policeman, judge, lawyer or jailer.
Learning how to be certified as an EKG/ECG Technician is a new course being offered by the Paris Junior College Continuing Education Department starting July 12.
PJC Computer Information Systems Instructor Cedric Crawford and Computer Networking Instructor Marjorie Pannell developed the curriculum for a 48-hour cybersecurity certificate and a 60-hour Associate of Applied Science Degree in Cybersecurity.
Enrollment is up at Paris Junior College, and so are retention rates. That was the word delivered to the school’s regents Monday by President Pam Anglin.
State reps to attend retired teachers meeting
Upward Bound has been located at Paris Junior College since 1989. While it has a full-time residential phase during the summer, program director Christi Timberlake said the program works with students year-round to prepare them for college and beyond.
Paris Junior College has released the certified roll of graduates from the spring graduation ceremony that took place Friday, May 17, at Noyes Stadium.
Paris Junior College is pleased to release the certified roll of graduates from the spring graduation ceremony held Friday, May 17, at Noyes Stadium.
Four local high school students have each received a $1,000 scholarship to Paris Junior College from the Rotary Club of Paris United.
Paris Junior College Board of Regents were pleased to learn at their Monday evening meeting that PJC met all financial indicators contained in the annual Texas Community College Financial Condition Analysis.
Paris Junior College Board of Regents were pleased to learn Monday evening that the college met all financial indicators contained in the annual Texas Community College Financial Condition Analysis.
Four Paris Junior College students from the Beta Zeta chapter of Phi Theta Kappa joined thousands of fellow members in Orlando, Florida, for the PTK International Convention, Catalyst, and were able to see college President Dr. Pam Anglin recognized with a national award.
Graduating high school seniors in the Paris Junior College service area are eligible for a scholarship covering tuition for a class in either of the five-week Summer I or Summer II semesters. Summer I starts June 3 and Summer II begins July 10.
From Adams to Zant, Paris Junior College presented 450 candidates for graduation Friday night.
“If I start scratching my face or rubbing my leg due to a stressful situation, he lets me know of my behavior,” she said. “I would then leave the situation that is making me anxious and have Tiger do pressure therapy — basically he sits on my lap and grounds me.”
Part of the ceremony will be the announcement of the Distinguished Service Award, the highest student honor given at Paris Junior College. Five outstanding sophomores have been nominated for the Distinguished Service Award this year, including John Altman of College Station, Giselle Benitez of Paris, Maddie Ellsworth of Clarksville, Jayla Oldfield of Detroit, and Breanne Smallwood of Mt. Pleasant.
Over half of the more than 440 students who have applied to graduate from Paris Junior College this semester plan to walk in the Friday evening commencement ceremony at 7 p.m. in Noyes Stadium.
Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday invited entrepreneurs in East Texas looking to start or grow their businesses to attend a Small Business Workshop on May 9 at Paris Junior College Bobby Walters Workforce Training Center, 2400 Clarksville St. in Paris.
Paris Junior College’s Drama Department opens its Fifth Annual New Works Festival-Pyro Playfest on Thursday with a double slate of shows performed on an alternating schedule over four days in the Ray E. Karrer Theatre, in the school’s administration building.