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PJC Dragons tops NTCC in back-and-forth affair, 7-6

PJC Dragons tops NTCC in back-and-forth affair, 7-6

PJC Dragons and NTCC passed the lead back and forth eight times on Thursday at Paris, but in the end Paris Dragons pulled out a 7-6 win over NTCC. PJC Dragons pulled out the win thanks to a strong eighth inning. A wild pitch scored Rueben Rodriguez to give Paris Dragons the lead for...

05/01/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC Board of Regents Modifies Curriculum

PJC Board of Regents Modifies Curriculum

A requirement by the State of Texas to offer 60-hour degrees led to curriculum changes approved by the Paris Junior College Board of Regents on Monday evening. Adopted were changes to certificates in Business, Cosmetology, Jewelry, Computer Science, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Radiology,...

04/30/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC celebrates GenTX College Decision Day this week

PJC celebrates GenTX College Decision Day this week

Friday, May 1, marks a statewide, daylong celebration to inspire students to pursue and achieve a higher education. To help celebrate the 2015 GenTX College Decision Day, the Paris Junior College Admissions Office will provide students planning on attending PJC a free t-shirt to wear on Friday....

04/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Audience can help with play development at PJC’s New Works Festival

Audience can help with play development at PJC’s New Works Festival

Drama students at Paris Junior College will not only be honing their thespian skills with the First Annual New Works Festival, they – and the audience – will help in development of five one-act plays. For some of the works this is a debut performance. The festival began on Thursday with...

04/24/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Junior College celebrates creative writers with awards ceremony

Paris Junior College celebrates creative writers with awards ceremony

Talented writers were honored Wednesday at Paris Junior College with an awards ceremony.  Prior to the presentations, several instructors read their favorite poems to mark April as National Poetry Month. Ceremony organizer and PJC English instructor Marsha Dennis thanked the presenters and...

04/22/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC students named to the PTK All-Texas Academic Team

PJC students named to the PTK All-Texas Academic Team

Paris Junior College students Jeramy Howell of Wolfe City and Nathan Slinkard of Greenville have been named to the 2015 All-Texas Academic Team of Phi Theta Kappa, the two-year college honor society. The two were recognized as outstanding two-year college students based on nominations from...

04/15/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC holds first Pyro Preview Day

PJC holds first Pyro Preview Day

Choosing the right college is an important decision, and Paris Junior College is hosting Pyro Preview Day on Saturday, April 18 to help future students and their families find out more about all that PJC has to offer. Mixing fun and information, Pyro Preview Day begins the morning at 9 a.m....

04/15/2015 by eParisExtra
Guest artist brings ceramic sculptures to PJC

Guest artist brings ceramic sculptures to PJC

The works of artist Karmien Bowman will be featured in a show opening April 21 at Paris Junior College’s Foyer Gallery. Bowman creates functional and sculptural-functional vessels as well as sculpture and murals in clay and bronze. The opening reception will be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m....

04/11/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC PTK members receive District 3 Hall of Honors badges

PJC PTK members receive District 3 Hall of Honors badges

The Beta Zeta chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Paris Junior College received its first District 3 Hall of Honors electives this year. Two individuals received the awards at the regional meeting held in Texarkana on March 30 but were not present to receive them. They were surprised with their...

04/07/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Junior College and Campbell Soup receive TWC Skills Development Grant

Paris Junior College and Campbell Soup receive TWC Skills Development Grant

The Paris plant of the Campbell Soup Supply Co. is partnering with Paris Junior College to provide customized training for incumbent employees using a $499,708 Skills Development Fund grant from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). “Thank you all for coming,” said PJC President Dr. Pamela...

04/06/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC and TAMU-Texarkana Sign Articulation Agreement

PJC and TAMU-Texarkana Sign Articulation Agreement

Paris Junior College and Texas A&M University-Texarkana University officials signed a Dual Admissions Agreement (DAA) yesterday at the Paris Junior College campus. This partnership gives students who wish to attain a baccalaureate degree a clear pathway to complete their degree in the...

04/02/2015 by eParisExtra
Continuing Education in April at PJC

Continuing Education in April at PJC

A variety of needs and interests may be met through the classes offered Paris Junior College’s continuing education department in April. Unless otherwise stated, all courses are in the Bobby R. Walters Workforce Training Center. For information on the classes, call 903-782-0447 or go to...

03/31/2015 by eParisExtra
Fun for the family with free PJC student production this weekend

Fun for the family with free PJC student production this weekend

An all-student production featuring audience participation is offered free this weekend at Paris Junior College. Delta Psi Omega, the drama honor fraternity at PJC, will present “The Romanian Uranium Mystery,” directed by sophomore Cody Rice, DPO’s pledge master. The audience will...

03/27/2015 by eParisExtra
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