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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,...

3 hours ago 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
PJC employees mark years of service

PJC employees mark years of service

Last week Paris Junior College faculty and staff celebrated their years of service with the presentation of service pins. Two retiring instructors were also honored later in the day. Ten-year employees included: Tony Faulkner, Randy Johnson and Paul Chappell with Maintenance, Testing Center...

08/29/2014 by eParisExtra
New Health technologies in Paris to Be Discussed in an Open Forum

New Health technologies in Paris to Be Discussed in an Open Forum

Dr. Mark B. Gibbs, M.D. Frontiers and the Spirit of Exploration in Medicine is the subject of an open discussion forum on Thursday, Aug. 28 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Held in the PJC Math & Science Building room 101, the event is co-sponsored by PJC’s biomedical sciences program and Phi...

08/27/2014 by eParisExtra
First PJC DragonFest launches Sept. 6

First PJC DragonFest launches Sept. 6

Paris Junior College hosts the first annual DragonFest to bring the community together for a fun filled day on campus September 6th. A 5K fun run and one-mile walk starting from the PJC campus will kick off events at 8:00 a.m. Other activities include a car and motorcycle display, ice cream...

08/26/2014 by eParisExtra
Texas A&M renews biomedical sciences articulation agreement with PJC

Texas A&M renews biomedical sciences articulation agreement with PJC

A great vote of confidence has been received by the Paris Junior College biomedical sciences program through renewal of an articulation agreement with the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at Texas A&M University in College Station. PJC has been one of only a...

08/25/2014 by eParisExtra
First PJC DragonFest launches Sept. 6

First PJC DragonFest launches Sept. 6

Paris Junior College is hosting the first annual DragonFest to bring the community together for a fun filled day on campus September 6th. A 5K fun run and one-mile walk starting from the PJC campus will kick off events at 8:00 a.m. Other activities include a car and motorcycle show, ice cream...

08/17/2014 by eParisExtra
PJC offering free GED and ESL classes and Tutoring in Clarksville

PJC offering free GED and ESL classes and Tutoring in Clarksville

The Adult Education and Family Literacy Department at Paris Junior College is offering free classes in either General Education Development (GED) or English as a Second Language (ESL) this month. Classes are set to start the last week of August. While the GED and ESL classes are free, students...

08/14/2014 by eParisExtra
Neal Radiology Technology Scholarships Awarded

Neal Radiology Technology Scholarships Awarded

Two PJC radiology students received Wayne Neal Radiology Technology scholarships recently from Paris Regional Medical Center CEO Steve Grubbs. Shown from left are PJC President Dr. Pam Anglin, Ashley Outland, Kelsey Alford, Jessica Neal, daughter of the late Wayne Neal, and Grubbs. Steve...

08/05/2014 by eParisExtra