One of Pensacola State’s own ─ Xiaolun Chen – is being honored this month by the Choral Society of Pensacola. Since arriving in the Sunshine State in 1998, Chen has interwoven himself into the community. This year marks his 20th year as the Choral Society’s artistic director.
Are your kids already bored stiff this summer? Pensacola State College has something other than an app for that. Kids’ College 2018 started May 29 and will continue through Aug. 10 on the Pensacola campus. Offering courses in everything from swimming and art to video game designing, Kids’ College is the perfect way for your kids to have a fun but productive summer break.
Do you know how to defend yourself if attacked? What about how to respond during an Active Shooter situation? Or can you protect your personal information from online hackers?
In March, Pensacola State College will hold its second Campus Safety Month with speakers, workshops, seminars and sessions to address these public, home and personal security concerns and more. Open to Pensacola State students, faculty and staff, events are scheduled at all campuses – Pensacola, Milton and Warrington, and the Century and South Santa Rosa centers – from March 1-23.
Do you want to make a difference in your community? Now is the time, Pensacola State has kicked off it 2017-18 United Way of Escambia County fundraising campaign and the college and community need your support. Campaign co-chairs – Butch Branch and Michael Listau – say any amount will help the United Way assist neighbors and friends and even our students here.
The 2017 income tax filing season is upon us and you can get your taxes prepared and filed for free. Once again, Pensacola State College has joined the United Way of Escambia County and other community and business partners to provide free tax services to area families who earn less than $66,000 per year.
Pensacola State College has been awarded $1.86 million for workforce training programs. The college was one of nine entities to receive a portion of $85 million in Florida Job Growth Grant Funds. The funds will be used to increase the number of students earning industry-recognized credentials and degrees.
Students enrolled in Pensacola State College’s Adult Education Program have made it a mission to take care of their fellow Pirate family members. The students recently collected and donated more than 100 food items to the PSC Food Pantry.
The spring performance season is upon us and PSC’s Performing Arts Department is looking for cogs in the machine for ‘1984,’ or Don Quixote aficionados for ‘Man of La Mancha.’
District 2 Rep. Frank White will be the featured speaker at Pensacola State College’s fall graduation set for 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 17, at the Pensacola Bay Center.
Sweets from Sweden, artifacts from Africa and music from Russia were all part of this year’s International Festival. Nearly 20 countries were represented during the annual festival.
Holiday music fills the air as Pensacola State College presents the Concert Chorale and Entertainers Jazz Choir in a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, at the Ashmore Auditorium, Building 8, on the Pensacola campus.
The public is invited and seating begins at 7 p.m.
As you prepare for the holidays, the Pensacola State College Foundation invites you to Holiday Experience, a special night out on Tuesday, Dec 5. This promises to be like no other holiday event you’ll attend this year.
The human toll of incarceration and its effects on families will be addressed at Pensacola State College’s Book Talk set for 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, at the Edward M. Chadbourne Library.
Open to the public, the free Book Talk will be followed by an informal discussion and question-and-answer session.
In her debut novel, “Bending the Arrow,” Andrea Jones Walker pens a remarkable account of one mother’s support of her 18-year-old incarcerated son. Sybil, a naïve, law-abiding school teacher, casts off her feelings of despair and helplessness to take on the Georgia penal system.
The Pensacola State College chapter of the Association of Florida Colleges was named the 2016-17 Chapter of the Year during the 2017 Annual Meeting and Conference held Nov. 1-3 in Palm Harbor.
The Chapter of the Year award is presented based on documentation of functions and events from the 16 categories relating to the goals and mission of AFC. Pensacola State was chosen as the top chapter of the year out of 21 chapters which submitted an entry.
Pensacola State also earned a Platinum Chapter ranking ─ the highest ranking bestowed upon a chapter. The chapter received a Membership Growth Award based on the membership increase May 2016-May 2017.
High school students across five counties are invited to attend the 21st annual Health Career Fair from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, at Pensacola State College’s Warrington campus, 5555 West Hwy. 98. A ShandsCair 6 helicopter will be on site for students to explore along with hands-on activities such as air polishing…
Pensacola State College’s Cybersecurity team recently took second place at the ITEN (Innovation Technology Entrepreneurship Network) Wired 2017 Summit held Oct. 9-11 at the Hilton Pensacola Beach.
Members of Pensacola State’s cybersecurity team include Anthony Ferrer, Brandon Harter, Alex Huggett, Patrick Owens, Daniel Pieknik, Daniel Pitsenbarger and Christopher Puglisi. Adjunct professor Karin Carter is the team advisor.
This is the second year Pensacola State has placed at or near the top in the competition. In 2016, the college’s cybersecurity team won first place at the ITEN competition.
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
More than 50 local high school students are featured in Pensacola State College’s 27th annual Summer High School Onstage Workshop production, “Thoroughly Modern Millie,” July 21-23 and July 28-30.
More than 900 students will surpass a life milestone in the coming weeks as Pensacola State College prepares for spring commencement
Aviation legend Jackie Cochran’s amazing story onstage free at PSC April 23
Graphic designer Aaron Draplin presents free lecture at PSC Switzer Center
Pensacola West Percussion Ensemble Performs Free Concert at PSC April 13
Acclaimed New York poet and activist Anne Waldman presents two public events at Pensacola State College
See what’s blooming at the free Spring Festival of Flowers April 7 through 9
51st Annual Art Students Honors Exhibition at PSC Switzer Gallery April 10-May 3
PSC Vet Tech students hold Dog Wash on Warrington campus April 8
Works by Mozart and Puccini fill the air as The Choral Society of Pensacola performs “Crowning Glory”
The Pensacola Guitar Ensemble performs a free, classical concert
Acclaimed international musician and Pensacola native Mark Markham caps the 2017 Kamerman Piano Series
Syndicated columnist Rheta Grimsley Johnson brings humor to PSC Book Talk March 15
Kristina Anderson endured three gunshots in the deadly mass shooting at Virginia Tech in 2007. Although she was among the most critically injured of the survivors, Anderson returned to graduate from VT and has dedicated her life to personal safety awareness and violence prevention in schools, workplaces and public spaces. Anderson shares lessons she learned…
Irish storyteller Tomaseen Foley brings to life Ireland’s cultural heritage
The Pulitzer Prize winning drama, “A Streetcar Named Desire,” heats up the stage
More than 300 high school and college students from Pensacola to Tallahassee are expected to compete in the SkillsUSA Region 1 Competition
Noted historian and author Brian Rucker brings a fresh look into the Civil War era at Pensacola State College’s Book Talk
Pensacola State College’s Performing Arts Department presents the Wind Ensemble and Jazz Ensemble in concert
PSC hosts information sessions on 23 health career programs
Internationally acclaimed Cavatina Duo performs chamber music with an unconventional twist
Pensacola State College is celebrating Black history and heritage with an annual scholarship event
The Kamerman Piano Series at Pensacola State College presents classical pianist Eliane Reyes
Get ready for plenty of family fun at the 29th annual Forestry Conclave and Lumberjack Festival
Get free, expert help applying, registering and paying for college at Pensacola State College’s Financial Aid Day
From bluegrass barnstormers to bluesy folk-rock to sultry swing, Rani Arbo and daisy mayhem perform
The Runge Strings Orchestra performs a free concert
More than 70 works from Pensacola State College’s Permanent Collection are being exhibited
Around 50 Northwest Florida employers are looking to hire at the Annual Multicultural Job Fair
Is there a secret you need to get off your chest? Or do you want to admit how you really feel about an issue, incident or person? On Thursday, Jan. 26, Pensacola State will provide the opportunity to cleanse your spirit when the college hosts PostSecret creator Frank Warren from 6-7:30 p.m. in the Jean…
Two Pensacola State College students have been named 2016 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Scholars. Out of 1,900 applicants nationwide, Kimberly Bogers is one of 50 students honored as a Silver Scholar and Tammy Sutton is one of 50 students honored as a Bronze Scholar. Sponsored by the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation, this recognition includes a…
Pensacola State College graphic design and photography students won 44 awards in the college/university student division at the recent 2016 American Advertising Federation Pensacola ADDY® Awards Gala. PSC students won Best of Show, Judge’s Choice, 12 Gold awards, and 30 Silver awards. Michael Daw won Best of Show with “The Keys 3-D Comic Book” in…
Professional tap dance ensemble, Noise Complaint, electrifies the Pensacola State College stage at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 19 at the Ashmore Fine Arts Auditorium, Building 8, on the Pensacola campus, 1000 College Blvd. This youthful, high-energy troupe uses costumes, sets and choreography to present a cosplay dance show that will have you glued to your…
Two Pensacola State College athletes committed to Division-1 universities during a signing ceremony on Tuesday. Bevia Robinson, a PSC softball shortstop, will play at Mississippi State next fall, while Jamal Thomas, a shooting guard on the Pirates basketball team, will be at Charleston Southern University. “I’m pretty excited to be heading to a D-1 school…
Pensacola State College’s student newspaper and literary magazine recently won 14 awards at the 56th annual Florida College System Publications Association conference in Orlando. The Kilgore Review literary magazine won second place in fiction for a submission from Michael Hughes and third place in poetry for works by Becca Juntunen, Sarah Berrisford and Charles Phillips.…