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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
PJC Offers Spring Baseball Camp

PJC Offers Spring Baseball Camp

Super Saturday is this Saturday at Woodall field.  If your baseball player needs a little extra help improving their baseball skills, PJC is offering a Spring Baseball Camp on Sunday, April 10th from 12:30 – 4:30 pm at Hub Hollis Field. Registration is $40 if received by April 4th and...

03/31/2016 by eParisExtra
Guest artist ceramics exhibit opens at PJC on Monday, April 11

Guest artist ceramics exhibit opens at PJC on Monday, April 11

Paris Junior College will host an opening reception for an exhibit of ceramic pieces by Gary C. Hatcher on Monday, April 11. Hatcher,  the B.J. and Dub Riter Professor of Art at the University of Texas at Tyler, will give a gallery talk and a Powerpoint presentation during the reception, which...

03/30/2016 by eParisExtra
PJC student named 2016 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Gold Scholar

PJC student named 2016 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Gold Scholar

Joel Mutchler of Paris, a student at Paris Junior College, has been named a 2016 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Gold Scholar. The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation sponsors the Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team program by recognizing 50 Gold, 50 Silver and 50 Bronze Scholars, and...

03/17/2016 by eParisExtra
PJC honor society chapter receives high accolade

PJC honor society chapter receives high accolade

Recently, members of the two year college honor society at Paris Junior College found out their chapter, Beta Zeta, had earned special recognition. The students were in Waco for the 2016 Texas Regional Convention of Phi Theta Kappa, the group’s state convention. Students attended...

03/11/2016 by eParisExtra
PJC's PTK students holding fundraiser March 7-10

PJC's PTK students holding fundraiser March 7-10

Honor society students at Paris Junior College are raising funds through the Applebee’s Bar & Grill next week to help them attend the national Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) annual meeting. Students with the Beta Zeta chapter of PTK, the two-year college honor society, are distributing flyers to...

03/05/2016 by eParisExtra
PJC's AASU sponsors Black History Month Program

PJC's AASU sponsors Black History Month Program

A lively program was offered by the African American Student Union to celebrate Black History Month on Wednesday. Members performed with songs, a skit and a poem, and retired PJC English instructor Joan Mathis was the keynote speaker. “Our goal was to get the message across to people...

02/29/2016 by eParisExtra
Mr. & Miss PJC announced Wednesday evening

Mr. & Miss PJC announced Wednesday evening

During halftime of the Paris Junior College men’s basketball game against Bossier Parish Community College Wednesday evening, Jordan Brown and Kelsie Adams were selected as the 2015 Mr. & Miss PJC. To be nominated, candidates must be a full-time student, have at least 45 hours completed...

02/26/2016 by eParisExtra
PJC Board of Regents updated on Pathways Institute

PJC Board of Regents updated on Pathways Institute

Monday’s meeting of the Paris Junior College Board of Regents opened with an address from Representative Gary VanDeaver, HD1, and continued with an update on the work being done with the national Pathways Institute. “You missed out on some funding last time,” VanDeaver told...

02/24/2016 by eParisExtra
PJC students see design and engineering future at Dallas expo

PJC students see design and engineering future at Dallas expo

An integrated future of design and engineering with exciting developments in 3D printing were experienced by Paris Junior College students who attended the 2016 Solidworks World Convention in Dallas. Solidworks is one of the leading design programs in the world, and the company hosts the event...

02/23/2016 by eParisExtra
PJC students ask for public's help at Tuesday blood drive

PJC students ask for public's help at Tuesday blood drive

A blood drive sponsored by the Student Government Association at Paris Junior College will not only help save lives, it will help the club compete against other colleges in SGA Region III. Each unit of blood collected may save up to three lives, according to Carter BloodCare, which is holding...

02/08/2016 by eParisExtra
PJC Releases Certified List of Fall Graduates

PJC Releases Certified List of Fall Graduates

Some 200 students participated in the fall graduation ceremony at Paris Junior College held Dec. 18, 2015. This was the third year a fall graduation was held to accommodate more students at PJC. After the processional entered the Hunt Center, Phi Theta Kappa president Joel Mutchler gave the...

02/06/2016 by eParisExtra
PJC Releases Fall President's and Dean's List Students

PJC Releases Fall President's and Dean's List Students

Paris Junior College is pleased to announce students who made the President’s and Dean’s lists for academic achievement during the fall 2015 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...

02/03/2016 by eParisExtra