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. Continue Reading PSC’s Xiaolun Chen to be honored by Choral Society of Pensacola
It’s a familiar story: a child is born to a teenaged mother; the father is absent. The child lives in public housing and grows up surrounded by poverty, neglect, drug abuse and violence. That’s how Donte Sheppard’s story starts. But where it goes from here, he says, is up to him. Continue Reading PSC recruiter uses personal struggles to inspire, motivate students
More than 1,100 students will fulfill lifelong dreams as Pensacola State College, Collegiate High School and the Adult Education Program hold commencement exercises and pinning ceremonies this week. Continue Reading Pensacola State prepares for Spring Graduations and Nurses Pinning
Six Pensacola State College students each received $1,000 grants from the Florida Theatrical Association. Kathan Brannon, Sarah Lane, Veronica Lindholm, Demetrius McNutt, John Chance Ruschel and Jessica Wright were selected leadership, accomplishments and performance abilities. Continue Reading 6 students receive $1,000 grants from Florida Theatrical Association
Just because something is good doesn’t mean it is always right. That is one of the life lessons Pensacola State Professor John Holder wants his students to learn in his ethics class. Holder, a proponent of service learning, believes it is our mission to leave the world a better place than we found it. Continue Reading Philosophy professor encourages students to ‘…Come and stay in our world’
Do you need to brush up on your customer service skills? Pensacola State College’s Center for Corporate and Professional Development Training is partnering with the Studer Community Institute to host a seminar on what it takes to attract and keep happy customers. Continue Reading PSC, Studer Community Institute to host customer service seminar on April 26
Pensacola State’s “Go here. Get there.” motto is more than just four words to Natasha Suggs. For most of her collegiate career at Pensacola State, Suggs, a nursing student ─ set to graduate on May 6 ─ rode ECAT buses from Century to classes on the Warrington and Pensacola campuses. Even though, she has logged a lot of miles, Suggs is thankful to Pensacola State for allowing her to pursue her dreams. Continue Reading Century student has the drive, rides bus to PSC classes
The 13th Annual Big Break Golf Classic is quickly approaching. Proceeds from the event will support student scholarships and programs at Pensacola State. Participants and volunteers are needed – so if golf is your game or you just want to help out, contact the Pensacola State College Foundation. Continue Reading 13th annual Big Break Golf Classic set for May 4 at Marcus Pointe
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. Continue Reading Pensacola State to hold 2nd Campus Safety Month in March
Set for 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, March 3, at Pensacola State College’s Milton campus, 5988 U.S. 90, the free festival offers something for every age including children’s activities, food, nature and wildlife exhibits and more. Continue Reading 30th annual forestry conclave, lumberjack fest set for March 3
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. Continue Reading Free VITA Tax Preparation and e-Filing service available to taxpayers
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. Continue Reading Pensacola State to receive $1.86M in job growth grant funds
Pensacola State College will be well-represented at this year’s SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Conference. More than 40 Pensacola State students won 19 gold medals, 11 silver medals and four bronze medals at the Region 1 SkillsUSA Conference held in February. The students will compete in the SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Conference set for April 29-May 2 – which Pensacola State is hosting. Continue Reading PSC students advance to 2018 SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Conference
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.’ Continue Reading Performing arts department holding auditions for ‘1984,’ ‘Man of La Mancha’
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. Continue Reading 2017 Holiday Experience promises a night of excitement and entertainment
Humans and animals interacted during Pensacola State College’s Veterinary Technology Program Open House held Thursday on the Warrington campus.
A rooster, chickens, a goat, a mini horse, rodents, a garden snake and even a monitor lizard were among the animals that were on hand at the annual event. Continue Reading Vet Tech Open House draws a large crowd
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. Continue Reading Upcoming Book Talk addresses incarceration and its effects
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. Continue Reading Pensacola State’s AFC group honored as Chapter of Year
Jennie Bachmeier, a job developer in Pensacola State College’s Career and Technical Education Department, has been selected as the September Talent of the Month by Kelly Services.
Bachmeier joined the Pensacola State family in August 2016. She was nominated by her supervisor, Deborah Hooks who described Bachmeier as extremely humble and dedicated.
“Jennie is responsible for placing work study students, going over all of the rules with faculty members and students, and she works closely with financial aid on placement of our students,” Hooks said. Continue Reading September Talent of the Month
Next fall, Ahyiona Vason will trade in her Lady Pirates garb to become a Seahawk at the University of North Carolina Wilmington.
On Wednesday, Nov. 8, Vason a 5-foot 4-inch point guard, signed her Letter of Intent to play basketball at UNC Wilmington in 2018-19.
The Montgomery, Alabama, native will graduate in May with an associate degree in sports fitness and recreation management. She said she felt really at home during a September visit to the Division 1-university. Continue Reading Lady Pirate basketball player commits to University of North Carolina Wilmington
During a difficult season in her life, Teresa Jackson was touched by the kindness and generosity of others.
Today, more than 25 years later, Jackson, an adjunct professor and administrative assistant at Pensacola State College, is still paying it forward.
Jackson collects, bags and provides individual emergency kits for victims of natural disasters. She started making the individual emergency kits following the 7.0 magnitude earthquake that decimated Haiti in 2010. Continue Reading Compassionate heart leads PSC faculty to help others
Get an early start on your holiday shopping! Seasonal items, numerous vendors and plenty of food will be available 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 4, at Pensacola State College’s Milton campus, 5988 Hwy. 90. Come out and enjoy crafting for children, rock painting, Christmas ornaments and Milton High School Band’s famous shish-ka-bobs, hamburgers,… Continue Reading Holiday Crafts and Vendors Festival at PSC Milton Campus Nov. 4
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… Continue Reading 21st Annual Health Career Fair for High School Students at PSC Warrington Campus Nov. 3
Bring a friend and join the Pirate Booster Club! Come witness the power and expertise of the PSC athletes. Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 5:30 – 7:00p.m. Lou Ross Center, Pensacola State C
Pensacola State College and Florida State University Panama City administrators have partnered to make it easier for PSC students to transfer to the university.
The articulation agreement, Direct Connect ─ Pensacola State College to FSU Panama City, will allow Pensacola State students easier access to the university’s four-year bachelor’s degree programs.
The articulation agreement also includes a reverse transfer clause that will allow Pensacola State students who have not completed all necessary courses for an associate in arts degree to transfer to FSU Panama City and complete those remaining A.A. degree courses at that campus. Once these courses are completed, the student is officially awarded the A.A. degree from Pensacola State College. Continue Reading Pensacola State, Florida State University Panama City, sign articulation agreement
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. Continue Reading Registration still open for PSC fall term
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 Continue Reading PSC joins Achieving the Dream Network to pursue transformative change, improve student success