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PJC Releases Certified List of Fall Graduates

PJC Releases Certified List of Fall Graduates

Some 200 students participated in the fall graduation ceremony at Paris Junior College held Dec. 18, 2015. This was the third year a fall graduation was held to accommodate more students at PJC. After the processional entered the Hunt Center, Phi Theta Kappa president Joel Mutchler gave the...

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PJC Releases Fall President's and Dean's List Students

PJC Releases Fall President's and Dean's List Students

Paris Junior College is pleased to announce students who made the President’s and Dean’s lists for academic achievement during the fall 2015 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...

02/03/2016 by eParisExtra
Continuing Education in February at PJC

Continuing Education in February at PJC

Several new classes are available in February from the Paris Junior College Continuing Education Department, including winter bird watching and fitness and computer classes for senior citizens. To register for a class, call 903-782-0447. The Driver’s Education class, approved by the...

01/30/2016 by eParisExtra
PJC Alum to Play Basketball in Italy

PJC Alum to Play Basketball in Italy

‪ Paris Junior College alumni Phil Hawkins, flew out from the U.S. last week to start his international basketball career with Basket Bastia based in Assisi, Italy. Phil, originally from Washington, DC, played under Coach Chuck Taylor and graduated from PJC and Texas State University. Here he...

01/30/2016 by eParisExtra
PJC Player of the Week

PJC Player of the Week

Paris Junior College announced the “Players of the Week” on January 27, 2016. The PJC Players of the Week are Daija Styles (Woman’s Basketball) and Terrion Bone (Men’s Basketball). ...

01/29/2016 by eParisExtra
PJC Board of Regents Continues to Offer Competitive Tuition and Sets Elections

PJC Board of Regents Continues to Offer Competitive Tuition and Sets Elections

At a meeting Thursday evening, Jan. 21, the Paris Junior College Board of Regents approved a call for elections in regent districts 1, 2, and 8 (an at-large position). The election will take place on Saturday, May 7. Regents were also told that PJC continues to be a bargain in tuition and...

01/25/2016 by eParisExtra
PJC Art Students Visit Dallas Museums

PJC Art Students Visit Dallas Museums

Student members of the Art League at Paris Junior College were able to go to two Dallas museums at the end of the fall semester. At the first stop, students toured the Dallas Museum of Art and were able to take in “International Pop,” “Jackson Pollock: Blind Spots,”...

01/17/2016 by eParisExtra
Texas Institute of Jewelry Technology at Paris Junior College Awards Ceremony

Texas Institute of Jewelry Technology at Paris Junior College Awards Ceremony

An awards ceremony was held for students attending the Texas Institute of Jewelry Technology at Paris Junior College at the end of the fall semester. Winners of a student design contest were announced first. Judges for the contest included Sandie Downs with Alexander’s Jewelers in Texarkana,...

01/10/2016 by eParisExtra
PJC biomedical sciences students tour MD Anderson in Houston

PJC biomedical sciences students tour MD Anderson in Houston

Six students in the biomedical and laboratory sciences program at Paris Junior College recently traveled to Houston to visit the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Accompanying PJC Science Division Chair Jack Brown were Marin Ivers, Kimberly Cox, Cameron Copeland, Cheyenne King,...

01/09/2016 by eParisExtra
Robert “Bobby” Taylor Named Paris Junior College’s men’s basketball coach

Robert “Bobby” Taylor Named Paris Junior College’s men’s basketball coach

Robert “Bobby” Taylor is starting as Paris Junior College’s men’s basketball coach on Thursday, Jan. 8, replacing Coach Bilal Batley. Taylor comes to PJC after having served as assistant coach of the men’s basketball team at Texas A&M University – Commerce since...

01/08/2016 by eParisExtra
Continuing Education in January at PJC

Continuing Education in January at PJC

Paris Junior College Continuing Education has several classes for January at the Bobby R. Walters Workforce Training Center. To register for a class or for more information, call 903-782-0447 when the College reopens on Jan. 4, 2016. The Driver’s Education class, approved by the Texas...

12/28/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC Closing Out Year with Graduation

PJC Closing Out Year with Graduation

Michelle Kollar of Paris, a sophomore at Paris Junior College, works on a final project for her Photography I class. As finals week wraps up, registration for the winter mini-term and spring semester continues at PJC. More than 200 Paris Junior College students have indicated they will be...

12/18/2015 by eParisExtra
Morris Concert Brings Donations to PJC

Morris Concert Brings Donations to PJC

Fans of Gary Morris were treated to a enjoyable evening Saturday as the singer shared jokes and laughs, hits and new songs with the audience. The concert, “An Evening with Gary Morris,” was a benefit for the Paris Junior College 2015 Annual Fund Campaign. Morris teased the audience,...

12/17/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Junior College honor society inducts students

Paris Junior College honor society inducts students

The Beta Zeta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the two-year college honor society at Paris Junior College, held three induction ceremonies this fall in Paris, Greenville and Sulphur Springs. The Paris ceremony was led by PTK member Elena Crawford, President Joel Mutchler, Vice Preisdent of...

12/14/2015 by eParisExtra
Letter of intent signed by four Paris Junior College baseball players

Letter of intent signed by four Paris Junior College baseball players

Four Paris Junior College baseball players recently signed National Letters of Intent to continue their careers at four-year universities in the fall. Dragons signing were Bailey Burks, Nathan Hickey, Garrett Moon, and Chris Muller. Right handed pitcher Burks, a graduate of Trenton High School,...

12/09/2015 by eParisExtra
Reception marks best of semester student art exhibit opening

Reception marks best of semester student art exhibit opening

The best of student artwork from the fall semester at Paris Junior College will be on display next week at the Foyer Art Gallery, starting with an opening reception on Tuesday, Dec. 8 from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. “You will see some amazing drawings and paintings from all levels, as well as...

12/08/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC student named 2015 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar

PJC student named 2015 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar

Paris Junior College student Cameron Copeland has been selected to receive a $1,000 scholarship from Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society as a 2015 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar. “PJC is honored to have our second student in as many years selected as a Leaders of Promise Scholar,” said PJC...

12/02/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC Athletic Hall of Fame Induction

PJC Athletic Hall of Fame Induction

Coaches and seven of the ten players from the 2005 National Junior College Athletic Association championship basketball attended a ceremony on Nov. 14, inducting them into the Paris Junior College Athletic Hall of Fame. According to PJC Athletic Director Deron Clark, who gave the history of the...

12/01/2015 by eParisExtra
Continuing Education in December at PJC

Continuing Education in December at PJC

Paris Junior College’s continuing education department is offering several healthcare and computer classes in December, as well as a free Lunch-n-Learn class on PowerPoint. Unless otherwise stated, all courses are in the Bobby R. Walters Workforce Training Center. For information on the...

11/30/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC Presents Distinguished Alumni Awards

PJC Presents Distinguished Alumni Awards

Saturday the Paris Junior College Distinguished Alumni awards were presented to Dr. Gary VanDeaver and Dr. Steven Tallant. Dr. VanDeaver is state representative for House District I, and Dr. Tallant is president of Texas A&M University – Kingsville. During her introduction of Dr....

11/30/2015 by eParisExtra