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Meet Morgan Myles

Meet Morgan Myles

Morgan Myles will be performing at The Love Civic Center tomorrow night starting at 6:30 p.m.  Myles comes to Paris as one of the artist asked by CMT (Country Music Television) to partner with their Empowering Education Concert Series.  Paris Junior College is hosting the event through...

07/28/2016 by eparisextra.com
Clay Cox named new head baseball coach for PJC

Clay Cox named new head baseball coach for PJC

Clay Cox, who has served as assistant baseball coach for Paris Junior College this past year, has been named to replace longtime baseball coach Deron Clark. In 2015-16, while Cox was assistant coach, the Dragons doubled their win total and improved in every offensive category, including...

07/26/2016 by eparisextra.com
Paris Junior College to hold five community listening sessions this week

Paris Junior College to hold five community listening sessions this week

Paris Junior College President Pam Anglin will hold five community listening sessions across five East Texas counties next week, as voters this November will consider a ballot measure to expand the junior college’s tax base to Hopkins, Delta, Hunt, Lamar and Red River Counties, all counties...

07/18/2016 by eparisextra.com
PJC to hold annexation hearings next week

PJC to hold annexation hearings next week

Paris Junior College will begin a series of informational hearings on the November Annexation Election next week.  The annexation election will be concerning the annexation of five Northeast Texas counties.  People will have an opportunity to ask questions and gather information during the...

07/14/2016 by eparisextra.com
PJC Men’s and Women’s soccer tryouts scheduled for July 15, 16

PJC Men’s and Women’s soccer tryouts scheduled for July 15, 16

Paris Junior College’s new soccer coach, Sylvester Jallah, will hold a tryout for the women’s soccer this Saturday, July 15 and men’s soccer on Saturday, July 16.  The slots are for the upcoming season, which is fast approaching.  Tryouts will be held at Noyes Stadium at the...

07/13/2016 by eparisextra.com
PJC to host CMT Empowering Education Concert

PJC to host CMT Empowering Education Concert

To be competitive in the global economy, the state of Texas set a goal that at least 60 percent of Texans ages 25-34 will have a certificate or degree by 2030. Paris Junior College (PJC) is crucial to the achievement of that goal in Northeast Texas. In the interest of drawing even more...

07/10/2016 by eparisextra.com
PJC Board of Regents elects officers, receives SBDC update

PJC Board of Regents elects officers, receives SBDC update

The Paris Junior College Board of Regents elected 2016-2018 officers at its meeting on Monday, June 28.  Continuing their roles are Board President Curtis Fendley and Secretary Berdie Gibson.  Dr. Clifton Wilkerson will now be Board Vice President.    Brad Gottshalk, director of the...

06/30/2016 by eparisextra.com
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...

06/30/2016 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