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PJC 90th Homecoming

PJC 90th Homecoming

A busy 90th Homecoming weekend at Paris Junior College entertained many with a birthday party, parade, pep rally and President’s Reception, but the main events were all held on Saturday, Nov. 8. Six former students of Paris Junior College were honored with either the 2014 Distinguished Alumni...

11/17/2014 by eParisExtra
PJC Veterans Day Ceremony, new veterans group formed

PJC Veterans Day Ceremony, new veterans group formed

Tuesday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. Paris Junior College will hold its annual remembrance at the DeShong Chapel, including a performance of “America the Beautiful” by the PJC chamber singers, followed by a wreath-laying at the PJC Veterans Memorial outside and the playing of taps. Also involved...

11/10/2014 by eParisExtra
Texas A&M affirms PJC biomedical program excellence with second articulation agreement

Texas A&M affirms PJC biomedical program excellence with second articulation agreement

A new articulation agreement has just been signed between Paris Junior College and the Texas A&M University Health Science Center School of Public Health. The agreement will facilitate admission and academic transfer of PJC students into the Bachelor of Science in Public Health program at...

11/08/2014 by eParisExtra
PJC hosts speaker on the US Battleship Texas

PJC hosts speaker on the US Battleship Texas

Phi Theta Kappa, the two-year college honor society at Paris Junior College, is sponsoring a program on the centennial celebration of the battleship Texas. Jack Ashmore, retired Captain United States Navy, will speak in the Rheudasil Learning Center library foyer at 12:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov....

11/08/2014 by eParisExtra

"The All Night Strut!" hits the boards at the Ray Karrer Theater

Paris Junior College students will be celebrating great American music with “The All Night Strut: A Musical Review of the 1930s and 1940s” in the Ray Karrer Theater Nov. 14, 15 and 16. A band will accompany the performance by singers/dancers as they showcase such popular tunes as...

11/06/2014 by eParisExtra
Phi Theta Kappa inducts large number of PJC students

Phi Theta Kappa inducts large number of PJC students

A double celebration highlighted the recent fall induction of Paris Junior College students into the Beta Zeta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the two-year college honor society. This is PJC’s 90th year and the 82nd anniversary of the chapter at PJC. “As I travel to other community colleges and...

11/05/2014 by eParisExtra
PJC Homecoming 2014 Celebrations

PJC Homecoming 2014 Celebrations

The Paris Junior College will be celebrating 90 years of education this week as Homecoming 2014 festivities get under way. Beginning on Thursday, November 6 there will be a PJC Birthday Party from 2:30-3:30pm at the McLemore Student Center Ballroom. At 4pm the PJC Homecoming Parade will start...

11/03/2014 by eParisExtra
PJC Phi Theta Kappa members attend leadership conference

PJC Phi Theta Kappa members attend leadership conference

Members of Phi Theta Kappa, the two-year college honor society at Paris Junior College, attended PTK’s 2014 Texas Leadership Conference held recently at Grayson College in Denison, Texas, bringing back valuable leadership lessons and recognition for the PJC chapter, Beta Zeta. The conference,...

10/30/2014 by eParisExtra
PJC Homecoming Ticket Deadline Approaching, Birthday Party on Tap

PJC Homecoming Ticket Deadline Approaching, Birthday Party on Tap

Paris Junior College will celebrate 90 years and kick off Homecoming festivities with a birthday party for the public at 2:30 p.m. in the McLemore Student Center Ballroom on Thursday, Nov. 6. “Everyone is invited to join us in celebrating 90 years of academic excellence,” said PJC President...

10/29/2014 by eParisExtra
Four to be inducted in PJC Academic Hall of Honor, one to Athletic Hall of Fame

Four to be inducted in PJC Academic Hall of Honor, one to Athletic Hall of Fame

As part of the 90th Homecoming at Paris Junior College on Nov. 8, four former PJC students will be inducted into the PJC Academic Hall of Honor: Don Haley (1948-49), Perry Hill (Class of 1973), Camellia St. John (Class of 1962) and Ray Moran (1953-54). Hill will also be inducted into the PJC...

10/27/2014 by eParisExtra
Calling all Former PJC Musical Students

Calling all Former PJC Musical Students

The opportunity to sing with an Alumni Reunion Choir is a big part of Paris Junior College’s 90th Homecoming, and PJC is inviting former music students to come back and join in the evening’s performance at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 8 in the Ray Karrer Theater. “This should be a great...

10/27/2014 by eParisExtra
PJC Reduces Number of Hours Needed

PJC Reduces Number of Hours Needed

Paris Junior College has announced that beginning next fall, the number of hours required to earn some associate’s degrees has been reduced. Meeting requirements through the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, PJC  lowered the required hours from 72 to 60 for an associates in...

10/24/2014 by eParisExtra
PJC student directs for first time with “A Dollar”

PJC student directs for first time with “A Dollar”

A Paris Junior College sophomore student will have her directorial debut when PJC’s drama fraternity, Delta Psi Omega, puts on the play, “A Dollar,” starting Friday, October 17, at the Ray Karrer Theater on the PJC campus. “I’m feeling really excited,” said PJC student and...

10/17/2014 by eParisExtra
PJC students volunteer for Brush with Kindness

PJC students volunteer for Brush with Kindness

Volunteers from the Paris Junior College Student Government Association pitched in on Friday and Saturday at Habitat for Humanity’s Brush with Kindness project to spruce up a home in Blossom. The students scraped and cleaned on Friday and painted on Saturday. PJC volunteers included Daniel...

10/08/2014 by Josh Allen
Dragon Madness to Showcase PJC Basketball Teams Tonight

Dragon Madness to Showcase PJC Basketball Teams Tonight

The 2014-2015 Paris Junior College women’s and men’s basketball teams will be introduced to the community at Dragon Madness tonight, Tuesday, Oct. 7. The fun starts at 7:00 p.m. in the Hunt Center and will showcase the teams’ skills and feature performances from the PJC cheerleaders....

10/07/2014 by eParisExtra
PJC Regents adopt tax rate, receive student success goal report

PJC Regents adopt tax rate, receive student success goal report

With no public comment, the Paris Junior College Board of Regents adopted a tax rate of .1866, unchanged from the previous year. There also was no public comment received at the public hearings held Sept. 4 and 11. The Board of Regents received an update on PJC’s Quality Enhancement Plan...

09/24/2014 by eParisExtra
PJC golfer is medalist at Paris Fall Invitational

PJC golfer is medalist at Paris Fall Invitational

The Paris Junior College Fall Invitational was held Monday at the Paris Golf and Country Club, and the Dragons finished in second place among the seven-team field, with one player named Medalist. Highly ranked McLennan was the team champion with a two under par two round total of 558. The...

09/18/2014 by eParisExtra
PJC Health Forum Engages Audience

PJC Health Forum Engages Audience

PJC biology instructor and biomedical sciences program coordinator Jack Brown welcomes the audience as speakers (from left), Dr. Mark Gibbs, Dr. Celeste Wilcox and PRMC COO Patti Monczewski look on. An enthusiastic audience was on hand for a health forum offered at Paris Junior College last...

09/11/2014 by eParisExtra
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First "DragonFest" at PJC a huge success

PJC DragonFest crowd stands at attention as National Anthem sung The first DragonFest held at the Paris Junior College last Saturday was a giant success. The three top finishers for men and women in the 5K were awarded medals. Top Finishers in 5k Shown, from left, are Michael Carlton (2nd),...

09/10/2014 by eParisExtra
Register now for Childcare Workshop at the PJC-Greenville Center

Register now for Childcare Workshop at the PJC-Greenville Center

Albert Wright Staff morale, bullying and reaching pre-school children with excitement will all be addressed by noted childcare expert Albert Wright on Saturday, Sept. 13 at the Paris Junior College – Greenville Center. Space is limited so early registration is encouraged. Wright has spent the...

09/09/2014 by eParisExtra