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Continuing Education in February at PJC

Continuing Education in February at PJC

Among the many classes offered in February by the Paris Junior College Continuing Education is one on shaping and polishing gemstones. Also offered is a plumbing course meeting state requirements for plumbing contractors. Unless otherwise noted, all classes are offered in the Bobby R. Walters...

01/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Important upcoming dates at Paris Junior College

Important upcoming dates at Paris Junior College

Paris Junior College closes next Monday morning, Jan. 12, for convocation – a meeting of all staff and faculty. The offices will reopen at 1 p.m. that day. Early registration for the spring semester is going on now, and special on-campus registration days will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 13 at...

01/10/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC releases President's, Dean's Lists for fall semester

PJC releases President's, Dean's Lists for fall semester

Paris Junior College is pleased to announce those students making the President’s and Dean’s lists for academic achievement during the fall 2014 semester. To be eligible for the President’s List, students must earn a 4.0 grade point average, (straight A’s) on a minimum of 15 semester...

12/30/2014 by eParisExtra
PJC Joe Howard EMS Endowment Receives Gift

PJC Joe Howard EMS Endowment Receives Gift

Representatives of the Joe Howard Memorial Foundation recently stopped by Paris Junior College to make a donation authorized by the foundation’s Board of Directors to fulfill the endowment established in memory of the late Paris EMS Paramedic Joe Howard. The Joe Howard Endowment was...

12/30/2014 by eParisExtra
Continuing Education in January at PJC

Continuing Education in January at PJC

Singing in a vocal choir or participating in a jazz ensemble are just a few of the new options available from the Paris Junior College’s Continuing Education Department in January. Classes are in the Bobby R. Walters Workforce Training Center, unless noted otherwise. Call the PJC Continuing...

12/29/2014 by eParisExtra
PJC freshman rises to regional leadership challenge

PJC freshman rises to regional leadership challenge

Though he is not yet eligible to hold an office with the Student Government Association at Paris Junior College, freshman Arron Newman found himself taking on the role of SGA Region III secretary at a recent meeting in Tyler, Texas. “He presided as Secretary at the last minute, and he...

12/19/2014 by eParisExtra
PJC offering first police academy in Lamar County

PJC offering first police academy in Lamar County

Paris Junior College is offering its first-ever Police Academy in Lamar County through a partnership with the Hunt County Sheriff’s Office. PJC has offered police academies, but only in Hunt County before now. To accommodate people working full-time, the training will be offered in the...

12/17/2014 by eParisExtra
PJC Donates Coats to Lamar County Head Start

PJC Donates Coats to Lamar County Head Start

Student organizations, faculty and staff of Paris Junior College donated 47 coats to Lamar County Head Start just in time for cold weather recently, and one PJC student group donated enough hats and gloves to go with them. The in-kind donation was worth nearly $1,500, according to Head...

12/16/2014 by eParisExtra
PJC students do well at Annual North Texas Drama Auditions

PJC students do well at Annual North Texas Drama Auditions

Six Paris Junior College students with widely varying interests recently attended the Annual North Texas Drama Auditions in Plano and came away with many transfer offers to four year universities. Tyaisha Allen, Haley Hines, Rheston Sills, Riley Collard, Cody Rice and Andy Johnson were...

12/09/2014 by eParisExtra
Continuing Education in December at PJC

Continuing Education in December at PJC

Several continuing education course are available from Paris Junior College in December. All classes are in the Bobby R. Walters Workforce Training Center, unless noted otherwise. Call the PJC Continuing Education Department at 903-782-0447 or go to www.parisjc.edu/ce for further...

12/02/2014 by eParisExtra
Two PJC baseball players sign with four-year schools

Two PJC baseball players sign with four-year schools

Two sophomores from the Paris Junior College Dragons’ baseball team move on next year to four year schools. Austin McDaniel, a right-handed pitcher, has signed to play for the U.S. Air Force Academy (Division 1 Mountain West Conference) and outfielder Logan Sepanek has signed to play for...

12/01/2014 by eParisExtra
Tuesday reception marks opening of PJC student art exhibit

Tuesday reception marks opening of PJC student art exhibit

The public is invited to attend a reception and enjoy the work of Paris Junior College visual art students on Tuesday Dec. 2, from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. The semester exhibit is in the Foyer Gallery, located on the southeast corner of the Paris Campus. “This fall 2014 semester will highlight the...

11/30/2014 by eParisExtra
PJC announces spring registration, second chance scholarship

PJC announces spring registration, second chance scholarship

Along with early registration for Paris Junior College’s spring 2015-semester going on now, PJC offers financial aid and scholarships, including a new scholarship designed to encourage former students to finish college. Those wanting to apply for scholarships or financial aid need to complete...

11/28/2014 by eParisExtra
PJC Career Coach

PJC Career Coach

The Paris Junior College webpage offers the free online tool Career Coach, allowing individuals to see what jobs are available in the region and research employment prospects for careers of interest. Users can explore potential careers, assess the skills they would need and what type of...

11/26/2014 by eParisExtra
PJC to Hold Holiday Concert and Student Recital Dec. 3 & 4

PJC to Hold Holiday Concert and Student Recital Dec. 3 & 4

Paris Junior College’s Music Department will present “Christmas in the Chapel” on Wednesday, Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m. in the DeShong Chapel on the PJC campus. Then on Thursday, Dec. 4, PJC students will perform their end-of-semester selections in the Shaw Recital Hall in the Music...

11/26/2014 by eParisExtra
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