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PJC Dragons fend off Kilgore's late push, hold on 4-3

PJC Dragons fend off Kilgore's late push, hold on 4-3

Kilgore wasn’t able to overcome the big hole it dug itself into against Dragons, and Kilgore lost 4-3 to Dragons after falling behind by three runs in the fourth inning. Kilgore scored two runs in the fifth on a two-run home run by Goguen. Still, Kilgore couldn’t catch...

03/26/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC Board of Regents Votes to Raise Tuition

PJC Board of Regents Votes to Raise Tuition

After years of no or minimal tuition increases at Paris Junior College, the Board of Regents voted Monday to raise out-of-district and out-of-state tuition by $5 per credit hour for the 2015-2016 academic year. In-district tuition will remain the same. “We are facing the possibility of no...

03/25/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Junior College Honor Society Inducts Over 100 Students

Paris Junior College Honor Society Inducts Over 100 Students

More than 100 Paris Junior College students were inducted into the Beta Zeta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the two-year college honor society, Thursday, March 12. “Phi Theta Kappa is so important to PJC,” said PJC President Dr. Pamela Anglin, as she welcomed the audience. “This is one of...

03/21/2015 by eParisExtra
Mr. & Miss PJC 2015 Selected

Mr. & Miss PJC 2015 Selected

During halftime of the Paris Junior College men’s basketball game against Trinity Valley Community College on Feb. 28, Lavelt Page and Denisha Crow were selected as the 2015 Mr. & Miss PJC. To be nominated, candidates must be a full-time student, have at least 45 hours completed at PJC,...

03/09/2015 by eParisExtra
“The Glass Menagerie” opens March 5 at Paris Junior College

“The Glass Menagerie” opens March 5 at Paris Junior College

The play that made Tennessee Williams famous, “The Glass Menagerie,” opens the Paris Junior College drama department’s spring season this Thursday and continues through Sunday. Williams’ play, which is semi-autobiographical, tells the story of Amanda, a fading Southern women whose...

03/03/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC Board of Regents Meeting

PJC Board of Regents Meeting

Three of the six Paris Junior College students who attended Community College Day gave their firsthand impressions of the trip to the Board of Regents at its meeting Thursday evening, Feb. 26. The three included Jeramy Howell, who graduated from the Fannindel school district and is a political...

03/02/2015 by eParisExtra
Continuing Education in March at PJC

Continuing Education in March at PJC

Those wishing to learn how to fix and maintain their homes will be interested in Home Repair Made Easy, one of many continuing education courses offered in March at Paris Junior College. Unless otherwise noted, all classes are offered in the Bobby R. Walters Workforce Training...

02/27/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC Dragons Lose 9-7 to Murray State OK

PJC Dragons Lose 9-7 to Murray State OK

Great game from Paris Dragons‘s Logan Sepanek not enough in 9-7 loss to Murray State OK Logan Sepanek clubbed two home runs, but it wasn’t enough to carry Paris Dragons to a win on Wednesday, as Paris Dragons fell to Murray State OK 9-7 at Paris. Bailey Burks ended up on the wrong...

02/19/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC Students Visit with Legislators at Community College Day in Austin

PJC Students Visit with Legislators at Community College Day in Austin

Paris Junior College students from Paris, Greenville and Sulphur Springs carried their stories and requests last week to legislators in Austin on Community College Day, joined by thousands of their fellow students from around the state. Students attending were Stephanie Bradford, Lisa Dawes,...

02/17/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC Students Attend Leadership Conference

PJC Students Attend Leadership Conference

Six Paris Junior College students joined hundreds of other students from across the country and the West Indies at the recent Southwestern Black Student Leadership Conference hosted by Texas A&M University. They returned with several important leadership lessons they hope to share with...

02/14/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC Dragons Musters More Hits but Falls 8-6 to Cowley College

PJC Dragons Musters More Hits but Falls 8-6 to Cowley College

PJC Dragons lost 8-6 in seven innings at Paris on Friday, despite outhitting Cowley College KS 10 to nine. Trey Mound racked up three RBIs on one hit for Paris Dragons. He homered in the sixth inning. Kyle Britt held Cowley College KS scoreless for 5 2/3 innings. Britt struck out three and...

02/14/2015 by eParisExtra
Discounted GED practice tests available for short time at PJC

Discounted GED practice tests available for short time at PJC

From now until Feb. 28, adults can take advantage of two new special offers from the GED Testing Service to help them study for and pass their GED test. Adults studying for the GED test can take the GED Ready practice test for $1 – $5 less than the practice test normally costs. By taking...

02/11/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Dragons drops 4-3 game to Eastern OK State College despite efforts of Jake Oden

Paris Dragons drops 4-3 game to Eastern OK State College despite efforts of Jake Oden

Jake Oden went 1-3 and hit a home run, but Paris Dragons still fell to Eastern OK State College 4-3 in seven innings on Friday at Whilburton, OK. Two of Paris Dragons’ runs were scored thanks to timely hitting by Oden. He homered in the second inning. Brandon Dusenberry was the...

02/07/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC Alumni Art Exhibit Opens Tuesday

PJC Alumni Art Exhibit Opens Tuesday

Three alumni artists of Paris Junior College will have an exhibit at the PJC Foyer Gallery from Feb. 10 to March 5. An opening reception will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 10 from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m., and the public is invited to attend this free event. “These are students who built good...

02/06/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC Board Hears Report that Shows School Offering Quality Education at Savings

PJC Board Hears Report that Shows School Offering Quality Education at Savings

A report from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) shows that Paris Junior College continues delivering an excellent education at great savings to students, the PJC Board of Regents heard Wednesday evening. According to the IPEDS report, PJC’s annual tuition and fees...

01/30/2015 by eParisExtra
Continuing Education in February at PJC

Continuing Education in February at PJC

Among the many classes offered in February by the Paris Junior College Continuing Education is one on shaping and polishing gemstones. Also offered is a plumbing course meeting state requirements for plumbing contractors. Unless otherwise noted, all classes are offered in the Bobby R. Walters...

01/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Important upcoming dates at Paris Junior College

Important upcoming dates at Paris Junior College

Paris Junior College closes next Monday morning, Jan. 12, for convocation – a meeting of all staff and faculty. The offices will reopen at 1 p.m. that day. Early registration for the spring semester is going on now, and special on-campus registration days will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 13 at...

01/10/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC releases President's, Dean's Lists for fall semester

PJC releases President's, Dean's Lists for fall semester

Paris Junior College is pleased to announce those students making the President’s and Dean’s lists for academic achievement during the fall 2014 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...

12/30/2014 by eParisExtra
PJC Joe Howard EMS Endowment Receives Gift

PJC Joe Howard EMS Endowment Receives Gift

Representatives of the Joe Howard Memorial Foundation recently stopped by Paris Junior College to make a donation authorized by the foundation’s Board of Directors to fulfill the endowment established in memory of the late Paris EMS Paramedic Joe Howard. The Joe Howard Endowment was...

12/30/2014 by eParisExtra
Continuing Education in January at PJC

Continuing Education in January at PJC

Singing in a vocal choir or participating in a jazz ensemble are just a few of the new options available from the Paris Junior College’s Continuing Education Department in January. Classes are in the Bobby R. Walters Workforce Training Center, unless noted otherwise. Call the PJC Continuing...

12/29/2014 by eParisExtra