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Mini-home built by PSC students will go to first-time homebuyer

There was no ribbon.  Instead, Pensacola State College Carpentry Program Coordinator Tony Grahame cut a yellow stretch of construction site tape to mark the completion of a mini-home built by the program’s students.

“The students have built a high-performance home,’’ said Grahame, a Certified Master Builder, during the small ceremony held Thursday, July 21. “It’s energy efficient and built to last. It’s very resistant to storms and even hurricanes.”

Located on Tarragona Street in Pensacola, the 600-square-foot home was built in collaboration with the Escambia County Housing Finance Authority and its Urban Infill program, which targets development of vacant urban properties and construction of affordable homes to first-time homebuyers. Continue Reading Mini-home built by PSC students will go to first-time homebuyer

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Pirate Path New Student Orientation sessions attract big crowds

Scott Brumfeld isn’t a runway model by trade. But there he was on stage at a July 26 Pirate Path New Student Orientation in the Hagler Auditorium, performing a catwalk full turn to show off all angles of the flashy new Pensacola State College esports jerseys.

These orientation sessions aren’t just about making sure students are registered for classes and getting their schedules in hand – though that’s surely a big part of the sessions. No, they’re also about introducing new and prospective students to all aspects of the College and its culture, from clubs and organizations to athletics and intramurals and much more. Continue Reading Pirate Path New Student Orientation sessions attract big crowds

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PSC welcomes 2022-2023 Student Ambassadors – public face of the student body

Julie Olmedo had the club cart – oversized golf cart – in reverse and was ready to go.

The cart wasn’t ready to go though.

That’s when PSC student Connor Wooden reached inside and turned the ignition all the way to the start position. Olmedo didn’t have it turned all the way.

But Olmedo is an incoming Pensacola State College Student Ambassador. Wooden is a second-year Ambassador, so he knows the ropes. Olmedo is going to learn them too. Continue Reading PSC welcomes 2022-2023 Student Ambassadors – public face of the student body