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CPR training scheduled at Paris Junior College

CPR training scheduled at Paris Junior College

Paris Junior College will be offering CPR training on the following dates: Monday and Tuesday July 11 – 12, 2016, 5:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday August. 3 – 4, 2016, 5:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. Saturday, September. 10, 2016, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. CPR...

2 hours ago by eparisextra.com
PJC discussing annexation - what does it mean?

PJC discussing annexation - what does it mean?

Paris Junior College Board of Regents met on Monday to discuss the upcoming November annexation election. The college is planning to hold public hearings the week of July 18 – 25.  But what does annexation mean and what happens after a service area is annexed? After the voters approve...

06/29/2016 by eparisextra.com
PJC to elect board officers and discuss annexation election process tomorrow

PJC to elect board officers and discuss annexation election process tomorrow

The Paris Junior College Board of Regents  will meet tomorrow evening, June 27, 2016 at 7 p.m.  The meeting will be held in the Administration Building, Founders Room. On the agenda will be the election of board officers as will as a discussion on annexation processes and dates for Public...

06/26/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris Masonic Lodge awards scholarships to PJC nursing students

Paris Masonic Lodge awards scholarships to PJC nursing students

Through the generosity of the Paris Masonic Lodge #27 and the Texas Masonic Charities Foundation, Inc., three Paris Junior College nursing students were awarded $1,000 scholarships recently. This was the first time the Paris Lodge has presented scholarship funds, though Masonic Lodges in Lamar...

06/25/2016 by eparisextra.com
New coach hired for PJC's soccer programs

New coach hired for PJC's soccer programs

Paris Junior College welcomes Soccer Coach Sylvester Jallah to take the helm of the men’s and women’s soccer programs, bringing experience as both coach and player.  Both soccer teams are in Division I in the National Junior College Athletic Association. Sylvester Jallah, new men’s and...

06/23/2016 by eparisextra.com
PJC offers summer activities for young people

PJC offers summer activities for young people

Paris Junior College is again offering the popular Kids’ College and Junior Law Enforcement Academy this summer. PJC Kids’ College will be held from July 11-14 and targets children completing grades K-5.  Classes are block scheduled and run from 8:30 a.m. to 4:10 p.m. Parents may...

06/17/2016 by eparisextra.com
PJC baseball coach resigns

PJC baseball coach resigns

Standing among 20 years of memorabilia in his office, Paris Junior College baseball coach and athletic director Deron Clark contemplates his next step – he has accepted the position of Athletic Director for New Mexico Junior College in Hobbs, N.M. “It’s a combination of...

06/16/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris Junior College, Southeastern Oklahoma State University sign agreement to ease transition for transfer students

Paris Junior College, Southeastern Oklahoma State University sign agreement to ease transition for transfer students

Southeastern Oklahoma State University and Paris Junior College strengthened their relationship Tuesday with the signing of an agreement that will assist transfer students. This 2+2 articulation agreement allows a seamless transition for students transferring from PJC into seven additional...

06/16/2016 by eparisextra.com
PJC to sell Recreation Center

PJC to sell Recreation Center

The Paris Junior College Recreation Center located at 950 East Austin Street is for sale.  Only the building is for sale.  All of the athletic and weight lifting equipment originally purchased with the building is being relocated to the PJC campus. There are two gyms on the PJC campus, one...

06/15/2016 by eparisextra.com
PJC softball players sign with universities

PJC softball players sign with universities

Courtney Meier, sophomore from Bryan, has signed with the University of Texas in Tyler. “I learned how to be a student athlete and get things done while I was at PJC,” Meier said.  “I loved UT-Tyler, the coaches and their knowledge of the game, the campus, the atmosphere...

06/11/2016 by eparisextra.com
Lamar-Delta Retired Teachers award PJC scholarships to area high school seniors

Lamar-Delta Retired Teachers award PJC scholarships to area high school seniors

Three area high school students received Lamar-Delta Retired Teachers and School Employees Association scholarships at the organization’s spring dinner held in the Paris Junior College Ballroom. The $1,000 scholarships are awarded to seniors in public school in Lamar or Delta counties who...

06/11/2016 by eparisextra.com
PJC honors athletes at awards ceremony

PJC honors athletes at awards ceremony

Paris Junior College athletes were honored at the PJC All-Sports Awards ceremony held recently in the Hunt Center.  Coaches recognized their players and recapped seasons, then presented awards.  The most valuable player for each team was recognized, as was the most valuable player in all...

06/10/2016 by eparisextra.com
Dylan's Drivers brings on new Executive Director

Dylan's Drivers brings on new Executive Director

Kaleb Jackson is the new executive director for Dylan’s Drivers.  “He is excited to be named the new director, and has already jumped in head first and so far it has been a very smooth transition,” said Ronnie Ballard Co-Founder of Dylan’s Drivers. Photo:  Kaleb and...

06/09/2016 by eparisextra.com
PJC to offer basketball camps in June

PJC to offer basketball camps in June

Paris Junior College will offer a men’s and women’s basketball camp in June. The information for each camp is listed below, and links to registration forms may be found at www.parisjc.edu/athletics, under either Men’s Basketball or Women’s Basketball. The PJC...

05/31/2016 by eparisextra.com
PJC Board of Regents swears in new members, approves annexation service plan

PJC Board of Regents swears in new members, approves annexation service plan

The Paris Junior College Board of Regents welcomed newly elected member Carolyn Lockett and returning members Berdie Gibson and Louise Taylor as they were sworn in at the meeting held Monday evening, May 23, 2016.  Board officers will be elected at the June meeting. Paris Junior College...

05/25/2016 by eparisextra.com
PJC honor society inducts students, selects new officers

PJC honor society inducts students, selects new officers

More than 100 new members of the Beta Zeta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the two-year college honor society, were inducted at Paris Junior College near the end of the spring semester. The most recent group of Paris Junior College inductees in Phi Theta Kappa, the two-year college honor society,...

05/24/2016 by eparisextra.com
PJC creative writers honored

PJC creative writers honored

Creative writing talent was showcased in a recent awards ceremony at Paris Junior College. Guest speaker was retired PJC journalism instructor Sharon Dennehy, who spoke to the students about learning to blog, and how blogs can showcase writing and lead to publication and other opportunities for...

05/20/2016 by eparisextra.com
PJC art students visit Fort Worth museums

PJC art students visit Fort Worth museums

A bake sale held earlier in the semester paid off with sweet rewards as Paris Junior College art students toured three museums in Fort Worth: The Modern, The Amon Carter and The Kimbell. Shown in front of a work by Anselm Kiefer in the lobby of The Modern are PJC students (from left, front):...

05/19/2016 by eparisextra.com
PJC students attend state student government association convention

PJC students attend state student government association convention

Several Paris Junior College students recently attended the Texas Junior College Student Government Association annual meeting in Austin, joining the 700 students and 200 advisors from community colleges across Texas.  Attending from PJC were Alain Garcia, Hannah Garrett, Lydia Jimenez,...

05/19/2016 by eparisextra.com
PJC catcher signs with University of Alabama

PJC catcher signs with University of Alabama

Kyle Kaufman, a freshman catcher with the Paris Junior College baseball team, has signed to continue playing in the fall for the University of Alabama.  Kaufman graduated from Forney High School in Forney, Texas. Seated at Kyle Kaufman’s signing with University of Alabama are, from...

05/19/2016 by eparisextra.com