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Changes coming to financial aid process

Changes coming to financial aid process

The first step to applying for financial aid to any higher education institution is to fill out a FAFSA – Free Application for Federal Student Aid. This is the required first step before applying for Pell Grants and scholarships. Prior to the recent change, applicants had to wait for...

09/20/2016 by eparisextra.com
Calling all parents of budding scientists!

Calling all parents of budding scientists!

Parents of scientifically-inclined young people should make plans to attend a presentation by the School of Health Professions at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center on September 29, 2016.  Speaking will be Dr. Brandy Greenhill, DrPH, MS, MLS, (ASCP), Associate Professor and...

09/14/2016 by eparisextra.com
PJC announces 2016-2017 Drama Season

PJC announces 2016-2017 Drama Season

Paris Junior College Department of Drama is excited to announce the 2016-2017 season, which includes something for everyone. There are children’s and youth theater choices and shows the whole family may enjoy, with messages of hope, charity, individuality, and personal...

09/13/2016 by eparisextra.com
Dr. Anglin speaks at Paris Rotary -

Dr. Anglin speaks at Paris Rotary - "PJC under real threat"

Pam AnglinPJC President Dr. Pam Anglin President of Paris Junior College spoke to the Paris Rotary Club last week.  The message was very clear, PJC is under a real threat. Dr. Anglin began her presentation with the many accomplishments of the junior college, old and new: PJC has been in...

09/08/2016 by eparisextra.com
PJC names fundraising alumni Ronnie and Nancy Rhodes

PJC names fundraising alumni Ronnie and Nancy Rhodes

Paris Junior College alumni Ronnie and Nancy Rhodes have been selected to lead the 2016 Paris Junior College Annual Fund Campaign. “We are so thankful for the leadership Ronnie and Nancy will provide for our fourth year of the Annual Fund Campaign,” said PJC President Pam Anglin. “The...

09/06/2016 by eparisextra.com
PJC Board of Regents proposes lower tax rates, adopts budget

PJC Board of Regents proposes lower tax rates, adopts budget

Monday evening the Paris Junior College Board of Regents voted to approve a proposed property tax rate of .1773.  A reduction from the previous year’s rate of .1875, the proposed rate will be presented for formal adoption at the September meeting. The board also voted to revised...

08/23/2016 by eparisextra.com
Q & A with PJC's Dr. Pam Anglin on annexation

Q & A with PJC's Dr. Pam Anglin on annexation

Pam AnglinPJC President On May 23, 2016 Paris Junior College Board of Regents approved an Annexation Service Plan as required by the Texas Education Code. Paris Junior College is required to publish a service plan for territory being considered for annexation.  The property being considered...

08/16/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris Junior College auditions set for

Paris Junior College auditions set for "The Giver"

Auditions for “The Giver”  will be held at ‪#‎ParisJC‬  on August 30, 3016 at the Ray Karrer Theater from 4-5:30 p.m. and also at 6:30-8 p.m. “The Giver” is based on the novel written by Lois Lowry.  The stage version will come to light the week of October 2,...

08/15/2016 by eparisextra.com
Roan Oak Masonic Lodge awards six PJC nursing scholarships

Roan Oak Masonic Lodge awards six PJC nursing scholarships

Thanks to the generosity of the Roan Oak Masonic Lodge, six members of the 2016-17 associate degree nursing class at Paris Junior College received $500 toward their tuition, fees and related expenses. Shown at the scholarship presentation are Roan Oak Masonic Lodge Treasurer James Parson;...

08/06/2016 by eparisextra.com
Junior Law Enforcement Academy in full swing

Junior Law Enforcement Academy in full swing

The 2016 Paris Junior Law Enforcement Academy Class being held by Paris Junior College and local law enforcement started yesterday at the Paris Police Department. Students studied and performed routine traffic stop procedures and also the rules the of evidence. Officer David Whitaker seen here...

08/03/2016 by eparisextra.com
August continuing education classes from PJC

August continuing education classes from PJC

Classes for every interest are available in August from the Paris Junior College Continuing Education Department. Find out more at www.parisjc.edu/ce, or sign up by calling 903-782-0447. Composting Yard Waste: Learn how to use dead leaves and green waste from your yard to make healthy dirt to...

08/01/2016 by eparisextra.com
Meet Morgan Myles

Meet Morgan Myles

Morgan Myles will be performing at The Love Civic Center tomorrow night starting at 6:30 p.m.  Myles comes to Paris as one of the artist asked by CMT (Country Music Television) to partner with their Empowering Education Concert Series.  Paris Junior College is hosting the event through...

07/28/2016 by eparisextra.com
Clay Cox named new head baseball coach for PJC

Clay Cox named new head baseball coach for PJC

Clay Cox, who has served as assistant baseball coach for Paris Junior College this past year, has been named to replace longtime baseball coach Deron Clark. In 2015-16, while Cox was assistant coach, the Dragons doubled their win total and improved in every offensive category, including...

07/26/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris Junior College to hold five community listening sessions this week

Paris Junior College to hold five community listening sessions this week

Paris Junior College President Pam Anglin will hold five community listening sessions across five East Texas counties next week, as voters this November will consider a ballot measure to expand the junior college’s tax base to Hopkins, Delta, Hunt, Lamar and Red River Counties, all counties...

07/18/2016 by eparisextra.com
PJC to hold annexation hearings next week

PJC to hold annexation hearings next week

Paris Junior College will begin a series of informational hearings on the November Annexation Election next week.  The annexation election will be concerning the annexation of five Northeast Texas counties.  People will have an opportunity to ask questions and gather information during the...

07/14/2016 by eparisextra.com
PJC Men’s and Women’s soccer tryouts scheduled for July 15, 16

PJC Men’s and Women’s soccer tryouts scheduled for July 15, 16

Paris Junior College’s new soccer coach, Sylvester Jallah, will hold a tryout for the women’s soccer this Saturday, July 15 and men’s soccer on Saturday, July 16.  The slots are for the upcoming season, which is fast approaching.  Tryouts will be held at Noyes Stadium at the...

07/13/2016 by eparisextra.com
PJC to host CMT Empowering Education Concert

PJC to host CMT Empowering Education Concert

To be competitive in the global economy, the state of Texas set a goal that at least 60 percent of Texans ages 25-34 will have a certificate or degree by 2030. Paris Junior College (PJC) is crucial to the achievement of that goal in Northeast Texas. In the interest of drawing even more...

07/10/2016 by eparisextra.com
PJC Board of Regents elects officers, receives SBDC update

PJC Board of Regents elects officers, receives SBDC update

The Paris Junior College Board of Regents elected 2016-2018 officers at its meeting on Monday, June 28.  Continuing their roles are Board President Curtis Fendley and Secretary Berdie Gibson.  Dr. Clifton Wilkerson will now be Board Vice President.    Brad Gottshalk, director of the...

06/30/2016 by eparisextra.com
CPR training scheduled at Paris Junior College

CPR training scheduled at Paris Junior College

Paris Junior College will be offering CPR training on the following dates: Monday and Tuesday July 11 – 12, 2016, 5:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday August. 3 – 4, 2016, 5:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. Saturday, September. 10, 2016, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. CPR...

06/30/2016 by eparisextra.com
PJC to elect board officers and discuss annexation election process tomorrow

PJC to elect board officers and discuss annexation election process tomorrow

The Paris Junior College Board of Regents  will meet tomorrow evening, June 27, 2016 at 7 p.m.  The meeting will be held in the Administration Building, Founders Room. On the agenda will be the election of board officers as will as a discussion on annexation processes and dates for Public...

06/26/2016 by eparisextra.com