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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
PJC students attend international PTK meeting in Washington, DC

PJC students attend international PTK meeting in Washington, DC

A rare trip was in store for Paris Junior College Phi Theta Kappa students when they attended the PTK International Meeting, “NerdNation,” in Washington, DC, recently.  Part of the event was recognition of the 30 Coca-Cola Gold scholars, including Joel Mutchler of Paris. Shown standing...

05/12/2016 by eparisextra.com
PJC basketball player Omar Sherman signs with Louisiana Tech University

PJC basketball player Omar Sherman signs with Louisiana Tech University

  Paris Junior College Men’s Basketball Coach Bobby Taylor looks on as sophomore Omar Sherman signs to continue playing with Louisiana Tech University. Paris Junior College sophomore Omar Sherman has signed to continue his playing and education career at Louisiana Tech...

05/11/2016 by eparisextra.com
PJC’s Ariannah Kemp signs with SOSU

PJC’s Ariannah Kemp signs with SOSU

Ariannah Kemp, a sophomore guard for the Paris Junior College women’s basketball team, has signed to continue playing next year at Southeastern Oklahoma State University in Durant, Okla. Paris Junior College women’s basketball sophomore Ariannah Kemp signs to continue her playing career at...

05/10/2016 by eparisextra.com
PJC’s Stanton Lohrengel signs with Central Missouri State University

PJC’s Stanton Lohrengel signs with Central Missouri State University

Stanton Lohrengel signs to continue playing at Central Missouri State University next year as John Lohrengel (left) and Kim Lohrengel (right) look on.  Standing behind them are, from left, PJC Baseball Coach Deron Clark, Kirby Lohrengel, Aubrey Lohrengel, PJC Assistant Baseball Coach Clay...

05/09/2016 by eparisextra.com
PJC softball players earn end-of-season honors

PJC softball players earn end-of-season honors

Members of the Paris Junior College softball team receiving end-of-season honors include, from left, Suzannah Sosa, Payton Walker, Emily Wolfe, Zabannah Sanchez, and Alexandria Scheel. Though the Lady Dragons softball team ended the season just short of a berth to the national NJCAA...

05/05/2016 by eparisextra.com
PJC golfer qualifies for national NJCAA tournament

PJC golfer qualifies for national NJCAA tournament

The Paris Junior College golfers who competed at the recent NJCAA District II tournament, displaying their award as Region XIV runner-up. From left, Matt Morris, Adam Vining, Jordan Brown, Grayson Benavides, and Joe Velasquez. Paris Junior College golfers recently competed...

05/04/2016 by eparisextra.com
1966 Baseball team reunites at Hub Hollis Field

1966 Baseball team reunites at Hub Hollis Field

Members from the Paris Junior College 1966 baseball team came together in the Student Center Ballroom on Saturday, April 30, to enjoy each other and share memories.  They were joined by the 2015-2016 PJC baseball team, and members of the community. Those who were able to attend included...

05/02/2016 by eparisextra.com
PJC Board of Regents discontinues golf, volleyball programs

PJC Board of Regents discontinues golf, volleyball programs

The Paris Junior College Board of Regents voted to discontinue the golf and volleyball athletic programs Monday evening due to financial constraints. “Revenues to support athletic programs have declined significantly over the last three years” stated PJC President Dr. Pam Anglin....

04/26/2016 by eparisextra.com
PJC presents Mathways progress at national institute

PJC presents Mathways progress at national institute

Paris Junior College continues to be a groundbreaking leader in the national Pathways project, as shown when PJC President Dr. Pam Anglin presented to a panel in Washington, DC, on how PJC was an early adapter and leader with the Mathways project.  She was demonstrating to other colleges how...

04/26/2016 by eparisextra.com
PJC's Antonio Chapman signs with Rogers State

PJC's Antonio Chapman signs with Rogers State

Paris Junior College sophomore basketball player Antonio Chapman is heading to Claremore, Ok., after signing to continue his education and playing career at Rogers State University in the fall. Chapman came to PJC after graduating from Blount High School in Mobile, Ala. He’s looking...

04/26/2016 by eparisextra.com
Celebration to mark 1966 PJC baseball team's 50th anniversary

Celebration to mark 1966 PJC baseball team's 50th anniversary

The 1966 PJC Dragon baseball team will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of their conference championship and trip to the National Junior College Athletic Association National Championship Tournament, Saturday, April 30. The group will be honored by PJC President, Dr. Pam Anglin, with a...

04/19/2016 by eparisextra.com
Innovation showcased at PJC’s second New Works Festival

Innovation showcased at PJC’s second New Works Festival

The second annual New Works Festival at Paris Junior College opens April 14 with the theme of “Pyro Playfest: Deep in the Heart of Texas.” The festival will be held in the Ray Karrer Theater at 7:30 p.m., April 14-17, and 2:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, April 16-17.  PJC New Works...

04/12/2016 by eParisExtra
PJC A National Leader In Student Success

PJC A National Leader In Student Success

Paris Junior College Regent Ginna Bowman recently travelled to the tenth annual Board of Trustees Institute to demonstrate to other colleges from around the nation how PJC is leading the way to further student success. She, along with PJC President Dr. Pam Anglin, presented on a panel sharing...

04/06/2016 by eParisExtra
PJC remains a good value as fees are streamlined, tuition increased

PJC remains a good value as fees are streamlined, tuition increased

A comparative study done through the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) with 22 other medium size Texas colleges shows that Paris Junior College continues to be an excellent value. The PJC Board of Regents received this report as they streamlined fees and increased tuition...

03/31/2016 by eParisExtra