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.
Instead of an in-person ceremony at Noyes Stadium, a virtual graduation video was released on Friday to honor the graduates.
“Children’s toys and stuffed animals are absolutely notorious for spreading all kinds of things, not just the virus,” said PJC's Dr. Jack Brown. And one of the biggest carriers of germs is an item nearly everyone has — cellphones.
Three Paris High School seniors placed in the narrative category. Shea Dial was awarded second place, Zaniyah Adamson was awarded third place, and Rowan Burns was awarded honorable mention.
At Monday’s Paris Junior College board of regents meeting, officials are expected to vote on the sale of two plots of land.
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 as part of a phased-in reopening process.
While they could not be honored with an in-person ceremony due to Covid-19 closures, the writing talent of Paris Junior College students is still receiving recognition.
In Lamar County, East Texas Giving Day raised $17,087, with the highest day-of amounts going to Paris Junior College Memorial Foundation, $7,664.
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.
Ten free online courses are being offered by the Paris Junior College Continuing Education Department, now through June 30.
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.
Paris Junior College regents discussed possibly making some changes to the summer and fall semesters at Monday afternoon’s Zoom meeting.
Fear can be a powerful driver of change, and perhaps Covid-19 will be our generation’s Sputnik?
Paris Junior College and the PJC Memorial Foundation will join eight other local non-profit organizations for the official East Texas Giving Day on Tuesday. Due to the Covid-19 virus, giving has been jump-started as the website allowed advanced gifts over the last two weeks.