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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
PJC Dragons Lose 9-7 to Murray State OK

PJC Dragons Lose 9-7 to Murray State OK

Great game from Paris Dragons‘s Logan Sepanek not enough in 9-7 loss to Murray State OK Logan Sepanek clubbed two home runs, but it wasn’t enough to carry Paris Dragons to a win on Wednesday, as Paris Dragons fell to Murray State OK 9-7 at Paris. Bailey Burks ended up on the wrong...

02/19/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC Students Visit with Legislators at Community College Day in Austin

PJC Students Visit with Legislators at Community College Day in Austin

Paris Junior College students from Paris, Greenville and Sulphur Springs carried their stories and requests last week to legislators in Austin on Community College Day, joined by thousands of their fellow students from around the state. Students attending were Stephanie Bradford, Lisa Dawes,...

02/17/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC Students Attend Leadership Conference

PJC Students Attend Leadership Conference

Six Paris Junior College students joined hundreds of other students from across the country and the West Indies at the recent Southwestern Black Student Leadership Conference hosted by Texas A&M University. They returned with several important leadership lessons they hope to share with...

02/14/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC Dragons Musters More Hits but Falls 8-6 to Cowley College

PJC Dragons Musters More Hits but Falls 8-6 to Cowley College

PJC Dragons lost 8-6 in seven innings at Paris on Friday, despite outhitting Cowley College KS 10 to nine. Trey Mound racked up three RBIs on one hit for Paris Dragons. He homered in the sixth inning. Kyle Britt held Cowley College KS scoreless for 5 2/3 innings. Britt struck out three and...

02/14/2015 by eParisExtra
Discounted GED practice tests available for short time at PJC

Discounted GED practice tests available for short time at PJC

From now until Feb. 28, adults can take advantage of two new special offers from the GED Testing Service to help them study for and pass their GED test. Adults studying for the GED test can take the GED Ready practice test for $1 – $5 less than the practice test normally costs. By taking...

02/11/2015 by eParisExtra
Paris Dragons drops 4-3 game to Eastern OK State College despite efforts of Jake Oden

Paris Dragons drops 4-3 game to Eastern OK State College despite efforts of Jake Oden

Jake Oden went 1-3 and hit a home run, but Paris Dragons still fell to Eastern OK State College 4-3 in seven innings on Friday at Whilburton, OK. Two of Paris Dragons’ runs were scored thanks to timely hitting by Oden. He homered in the second inning. Brandon Dusenberry was the...

02/07/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC Alumni Art Exhibit Opens Tuesday

PJC Alumni Art Exhibit Opens Tuesday

Three alumni artists of Paris Junior College will have an exhibit at the PJC Foyer Gallery from Feb. 10 to March 5. An opening reception will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 10 from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m., and the public is invited to attend this free event. “These are students who built good...

02/06/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC Board Hears Report that Shows School Offering Quality Education at Savings

PJC Board Hears Report that Shows School Offering Quality Education at Savings

A report from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) shows that Paris Junior College continues delivering an excellent education at great savings to students, the PJC Board of Regents heard Wednesday evening. According to the IPEDS report, PJC’s annual tuition and fees...

01/30/2015 by eParisExtra
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