June Talent of the Month

Kristen Kuykendall has been selected as the Kelly Services Talent of the Month for June.
Kuykendall is the administrative assistant in Pensacola State College’s maintenance department. She joined the college family about four months ago.

The former Minnesota resident said the accolade was totally unexpected.

“It’s kind of awesome! I wasn’t expecting it and didn’t even know they did it.” She said. “This was a very nice surprise.”

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Meet Monique Collins, assistant dean of student services

Dr. Monique Collins’ life mission is to ensure Pensacola State College students are successful. She joined the Pensacola State family in 2001 as an academic advisor. Dr. Collins is now the college’s Assistant Dean of Student Services and supervises student registration and retention.

“The ultimate reward in my job is seeing students and their families at commencement. I have helped many of them personally over the years – so I have watched them grow. So, to see them basking in the excitement of graduation is always the ultimate reward for me,” she said.

An advocate of state and community colleges, Dr. Collins said the institutions are life-changing.

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Registration still open for PSC fall term

Registration remains open for Pensacola State College Fall Term. Classes begin Monday, Aug. 21.

Students may register any time online at www.pensacolastate.edu or visit any PSC location.

Regular office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday – Friday. However, Student Services offices are open to assist you in the registration process with extended hours to 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 7, and Monday – Thursday, Aug. 14-17, and Aug. 21-24.

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Kids College 2017

Kids College is in full swing at Pensacola State College. Along with tie-dying T-shirts, mask-making and website building, campers are also learning the basics of fishing and other sports and activities. Sessions continue through Aug. 9, it’s not too late to enroll. Register and find out more at: http://ow.ly/MGns30bM5sa.

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Get ready for the Solar Eclipse Aug. 21

The sky is slated for a spectacular show – a total solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21. And you can see it for the simple price of looking up. Telescopes will be set up outside the PSC Planetarium from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Aug. 21. The partial eclipse begins at 12:05 p.m. and reaches maximum coverage of 82 percent at 1:37 p.m. The eclipse ends at 3:03 p.m. locally. Draco Baader filters and eclipse glasses will be available for the public to use.

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PSC joins Achieving the Dream Network to pursue transformative change, improve student success

Pensacola State College has joined Achieving the Dream (ATD), a network of more than 220 colleges in 39 states dedicated to improving student success. As a network institution, Pensacola State will innovate to implement, align, and scale cutting-edge reforms, work with ATD coaches to build institutional capacity, and connect with peers to foster learning and share information

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