Helping our area students achieve their goals is a challenge Paris Junior College has always risen to.
With the Covid-19 pandemic continuing to sock the Texas economy, punching an estimated $7 billion hole in the state’s finances, school officials are beginning to worry state lawmakers will look to make cuts in education spending. House Bill 3, signed into law in June 2019, was an $11.6 billi…
The college has proposed a slight tax increase raising the rate from $0.084 per $100 valuation to $0.089 to help offset costs for gathering taxes and losses from the pandemic.
Paris Junior College students began moving into the residence halls on Friday and Saturday in preparation for the start of the fall semester on Tuesday, Sept. 8. Late registration will continue Tuesday and Wednesday and students may contact Admissions at 903-782-0425.
A surprise drive-by parade Friday evening to celebrate the retirement of long-time community leader Derald Bulls from Paris Junior College drew supporters by the hundreds.
Paris Junior College is cruising along with Covid-19 plans, and it will right up until someone tells officials they can’t.
Paris Junior College’s board of regents agreed to raise their tax rate from 8.4 cents per $100 valuation to 8.9 cents in an effort to offset losses from the ongoing pandemic and costs related to taxes.
The Paris Junior College Board of Regents is scheduled to also look into taking action on a property deposit and set the date for the property tax hearing.
While remote registration continues, PJC has reopened some buildings to the public and is offering on-campus one-and-done registration events starting Saturday. Fall classes begin Sept. 8.
With complications from the Covid-19 pandemic, Paris Junior College is looking at a potential $340,000 shortfall in its budget.
With Paris Junior College looking at fall registration, and having the spring and summer semesters as testing beds for new class methods, the college is offering new kinds of classes.
Paris Junior College has released the certified roll of graduates from the spring graduation ceremony of May 22, 2020, which was held virtually.
Originally slated to begin Aug. 24, the PJC fall semester now starts on Sept. 8, the Tuesday after the Labor Day holiday.
PJC comes in second on a Community College Review list comprised of over 100 private and public community colleges in Texas ranking the average amount of debt its graduates accrue during the span of their college careers.
Paris Junior College has announced the results of the economic impact the college has on their service area.
Paris Junior College regents agreed to renew dual credit enrollment agreements with area schools, with one small change.
Paris Junior College has added several face-to-face classes to a Summer II term already offering a larger than normal number of online classes.
Paris Junior College’s Department of Drama will host a program and scholarship information meeting on Zoom at 2:30 p.m. Friday.
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Paris Junior College will not host its annual summer children’s programs this year due to the ongoing pandemic.
Those wishing to take a Summer I class must apply by Friday; those classes start June 1.