decorative image of Bear-Jones-Moore-and-Reeves-Center3 , Ground officially broken on  PSC’s Bear, Jones, Moore and Reeves Center 2022-06-09 15:30:47

Ground officially broken on PSC’s Bear, Jones, Moore and Reeves Center

Ground was broken Wednesday, June 8, on Phase II of Pensacola State College’s STEM facility ─ the Bear, Jones, Moore, and Reeves Center for Math and Advanced Technology.
Site work on the 46,133-square-foot facility ─ estimated to cost between $22 million to $25 million ─ began in January. The building is tentatively scheduled for completion by December 2023.
“The long-awaited groundbreaking for Phase II has finally arrived,’’ said PSC President Ed Meadows. “This facility will not only provide instructional space for our math department but will also allow us to expand our facilities for cybersecurity.” Continue Reading Ground officially broken on PSC’s Bear, Jones, Moore and Reeves Center

decorative image of faculty-spotlight-portrait-helfert , Retired Marine is a Veterans Upward Bound success story – and now a Veterans Upward Bound recruiter 2022-06-09 08:59:37

Retired Marine is a Veterans Upward Bound success story – and now a Veterans Upward Bound recruiter

Retired Marine Corps 1st Sgt. Kent Helfert spent 20 years in the military, including three tours of Iraq and saw combat in Fallujah, where some of the deadliest fighting of the Iraq War took place.
Helfert, as a senior enlisted non-commissioned officer, trained Marines and led Marines to battle. Yet, when the disabled veteran went to the Veterans Administration for help in planning his future, he was told his military experience did match with one civilian profession.
“I was told I match up as a human resources type of guy,’’ Helfert said. “I said ‘Huh, I never thought about that’.” Continue Reading Retired Marine is a Veterans Upward Bound success story – and now a Veterans Upward Bound recruiter

decorative image of Jon-Photo-1-2 , Jon Stephenson brings track record and a commitment to students to new job as Associate Vice President of Student Affairs 2022-06-20 10:04:33

Jon Stephenson brings track record and a commitment to students to new job as Associate Vice President of Student Affairs

Jon Stephenson is just a few days into his job as Pensacola State College Associate Vice President of Student Affairs, but he’s already admitted to being a few moments late for a meeting or two because he was helping students find where they needed to go.
He’s still learning the Pensacola campus, but Stephenson already has his priorities in order.
“I think everything depends on student services and having a student-first philosophy,’’ he said. “If you’re not displaying customer service and putting the student first, you’re not going to be successful.” Continue Reading Jon Stephenson brings track record and a commitment to students to new job as Associate Vice President of Student Affairs