decorative image of Horace-Hartsell , Horace ‘Ed’ Hartsell, third president of Pensacola Junior College, dies at age 86 2022-07-13 12:34:11

Horace ‘Ed’ Hartsell, third president of Pensacola Junior College, dies at age 86

Horace “Ed” Hartsell, the third and longest-serving president in the history of Pensacola Junior College/Pensacola State College, died Wednesday, June 29. He was 86 years old.

Hartsell was named president of then-Pensacola Junior College in 1980, serving in the position until 1997.  Pensacola Junior College became Pensacola State College in 2010. Continue Reading Horace ‘Ed’ Hartsell, third president of Pensacola Junior College, dies at age 86

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PSC mourns passing of Larry Bracken, former Executive Director of Government Relations

Larry Bracken advocated for Pensacola State College and Pensacola Junior College at the highest levels. He pushed and promoted the institution’s interests at the local, state and federal levels as the Executive Director of Government Relations.

Bracken passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday, July 3. He was 78 years old. Continue Reading PSC mourns passing of Larry Bracken, former Executive Director of Government Relations

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Spanish instructor Scott Schackmann becomes PSC Humanities and Social Sciences Department Head

Pensacola State College Spanish instructor Scott Schackmann will still teach after becoming head of the Humanities and Social Sciences Department on Tuesday, July 5.

Not as much as before, but it was crucial to Schackmann to still have time to do what he loves – teaching and impacting students in the classroom.

“That was really important to me,’’ he said about being able to teach even after taking up the department reins. “It’s the job I started in and it’s one of the areas where you can have the greatest impact on students.” Continue Reading Spanish instructor Scott Schackmann becomes PSC Humanities and Social Sciences Department Head

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Pirate Path New Student Orientation draws full house

They came from far and they came from near, but it was a full house as Pensacola State College kicked off its Pirate Path New Student Orientation on Thursday, July 7, on the Pensacola campus.

Marnia Thomas was among the nearly 70 new students to attend the two-hour orientation session which began in Building 2, Room 251.

“I’m here because I want to learn about the College and not be stumbling around trying to find everything on my first day,” said Thomas, a Booker T. Washington High School graduate who plans to pursue a sonography degree. Continue Reading Pirate Path New Student Orientation draws full house

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PSC partners with Co:Lab to help area entrepreneurs and small businesses

It’s “Taco Thursday” at Pensacola Co:Lab and workers from more than a dozen different companies are sitting in a common area munching on tacos, and between bites, talking about their businesses.

Company leaders from each of the small businesses get up and offer updates on how things are going – their recent “wins,” their “needs” and other aspects of the business. Continue Reading PSC partners with Co:Lab to help area entrepreneurs and small businesses