decorative image of Stuff-the-Bus_Supply-List-2019 , Auto Draft 2019-07-16 07:49:17

Pensacola State AFC chapter collecting school supplies for ‘Stuff the Bus’ project

The Pensacola State College chapter of the Association of Florida Colleges is supporting the 2019 community-wide project, “Stuff the Bus” (formerly “Cram the Van“). 

Donated items will be provided to the Escambia County School District for students in need, and to provide relief to teachers who spend their own money for classroom items. Continue Reading Pensacola State AFC chapter collecting school supplies for ‘Stuff the Bus’ project

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Robinson Honors Program Scholars, friends experience Central Europe

No European trip is complete without taking in some historical sights, sampling the local fare and experiencing the culture.

A group of Pensacola State College Robinson Honors Program Scholars and faculty members did all that and so much more during a May 25-June 2 tour of Prague and Berlin. Continue Reading Robinson Honors Program Scholars, friends experience Central Europe

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PSC Planetarium and Space Theater undergoes major renovation

A recent facelift has taken more than 20 years off of the Pensacola State College Planetarium and Space Theater.

“The renovations to the planetarium have made it second to none. It’s pretty much a new planetarium ─ from the very top to the walls and flooring,” said Billy Jackson, the College’s planetarium specialist. Continue Reading PSC Planetarium and Space Theater undergoes major renovation

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Pensacola State College to be closed on June 28

All Pensacola State College student services, financial aid and academic offices will be closed Friday, June 28, in order to transition to the new fiscal year. Veterans Student Support Services and Veterans Upward Bound offices will remain open from 7 a.m.-5 p.m. on June 28. All Kids College camps also will remain in session on… Continue Reading Pensacola State College to be closed on June 28

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Works of 3 students exhibited at Pensacola Museum of Art

The works of three Pensacola State College graphic design students were exhibited at the Pensacola Museum of Art this spring.

The designs of Sandra Morris, Josh Clark and Kayla Wood were included in “The Collateral Campaign Project” which was part of the museum’s “Aesthetics of Decadence: The Prints of Aubrey Beardsley” exhibition. Continue Reading Works of 3 students exhibited at Pensacola Museum of Art

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PSC to stage ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’ May 16-19 in Ashmore Auditorium

The Pensacola State College Performing Arts Department will stage “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” May 16-19.

The Thursday through Saturday, May 16-18, performances are set for 7:30 p.m. in the Ashmore Auditorium, Building 8, on the Pensacola campus. The Sunday, May 19, performance will be at 2:30 p.m. in the auditorium. Continue Reading PSC to stage ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’ May 16-19 in Ashmore Auditorium

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Gregg elected president of national Veterans Upward Bound program

Pensacola State’s own Rob Gregg was elected president of the National Association of Veterans Upward Bound (NAVUB) in March.

The organization is part of the federal TRIO programs and funded through the U.S. Department of Education. Veterans Upward Bound projects, supported by NAVUB, are dedicated to developing the potential of all U.S. military veterans. Continue Reading Gregg elected president of national Veterans Upward Bound program

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7 Pensacola State students qualify for national SkillsUSA conference

Seven Pensacola State College SkillsUSA student-members have qualified for the organization’s national conference ─ after winning gold at the state level.

Hosted by Pensacola State, the 2019 Florida SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Conference was held April 7-9 at the Pensacola Bay Center. The event had a $4.5 million impact on the local economy and brought more than 6,000 visitors to the area for the conference and Worlds of Possibilities Career Expo and Job Fair. Continue Reading 7 Pensacola State students qualify for national SkillsUSA conference

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78 PSC employees honored at 2019 Service Awards Ceremony

Nearly 80 Pensacola State College administrators, faculty and staff were recognized at the 2019 Employee Service Awards Ceremony held Friday, April 19, in the Jean and Paul Amos Performance Studio.

Seventy-eight Pensacola State College administrators, faculty and staff were recognized during the 2019 Employee Service Awards Ceremony held Friday, April 19, in the Jean and Paul Amos Performance Studio. Continue Reading 78 PSC employees honored at 2019 Service Awards Ceremony

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Fund Raising powerhouse, Michelle Buchanan, to share expertise through PSC’s Nonprofit Center

Michelle Buchanan, a principal partner with Dini Spheris consulting company, will share her expertise on successful fund raising practices at two workshops offered through Pensacola State College’s (PSC’s) new Nonprofit Center for Excellence and Philanthropy program.

Buchanan will train nonprofit board members and local professionals on the tools they can utilize to raise the resources their nonprofits need to meet their missions—tools used by her clients to raise hundreds of millions. Continue Reading Fund Raising powerhouse, Michelle Buchanan, to share expertise through PSC’s Nonprofit Center

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PSC students win 27 gold, 29 silver Pensacola ADDYs gala

Pensacola State College visual arts students won 58 awards at the AAF Pensacola 2019 American Advertising Awards Gala held Feb. 16 at the Hilton Pensacola Beach.

Pensacola State students earned 27 gold and 29 silver ADDYs, a Student Judges Choice and a Best of Show awards.

In the professional division, Pensacola State Marketing Department graphic designers won three silver ADDYs. Continue Reading PSC students win 27 gold, 29 silver Pensacola ADDYs gala

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Award-winning guitarist Tengyue Zhang to perform at PSC on April 12

The Pensacola State College Guitar Association will present Tengyue Zhang, grand prize winner of the 2017 Guitar Foundation of America’s International Concert Artist Competition, in concert on Friday, April 12.

The concert is set for 7:30 p.m. in Ashmore Auditorium, Building 8, on the Pensacola campus at 1000 College Blvd.
Continue Reading Award-winning guitarist Tengyue Zhang to perform at PSC on April 12

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Pensacola State to host statewide SkillsUSA conference April 7-9

More than 1,600 student-members will compete in the 2019 SkillsUSA Florida State Leadership and Skills Conference set for April 7-9 in Pensacola.

Hosted by Pensacola State College, the conference along with the Worlds of Possibilities Career Expo will be held at the Pensacola Bay Center. The event ─ the largest in the SkillsUSA Florida program history ─ is expected to attract more than 6,000 visitors to the area and have a $4.5 million impact on the economy. Continue Reading Pensacola State to host statewide SkillsUSA conference April 7-9

decorative image of Best-Online-Programs-Bachelors-2019 , Auto Draft 2019-03-14 11:31:50

U.S. News ranks PSC online bachelor degree program among nation’s best

Pensacola State College’s online Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program has been ranked among the best in the state and country by U.S. News and World Report. In the “Best Online Bachelor’s Programs 2019 Edition” listing, Pensacola State ranked 10th in Florida and 114th nationwide for the online BSN program. To calculate the rankings,… Continue Reading U.S. News ranks PSC online bachelor degree program among nation’s best

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UWF, PSC strengthen partnership with updated articulation agreement

Pensacola State students who want to transfer to the University of West Florida now have a smoother path toward that transition. On March 5, the two institutions launched a redesigned and extended PSC2UWF program. The updated articulation agreement includes new benefits – including a reverse transfer option for Pensacola State students. Continue Reading UWF, PSC strengthen partnership with updated articulation agreement

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PSC students, graphic designers capture gold, silver ADDYs at local awards gala

Pensacola State College students and graphic artists did very well at the AAF Pensacola 2019 American Advertising Awards Gala. Sarah Goolsby won two gold and two silver ADDYs and captured a Student Judges Choice Award and Best of Show at the event. Overall, Pensacola State students won 27 gold and 29 ADDYs, as well as three in the professional division. Continue Reading PSC students, graphic designers capture gold, silver ADDYs at local awards gala

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Pensacola State SkillsUSA students win 24 medals at Region 1 conference

Pensacola State SkillsUSA student-members made an outstanding showing at the Regions 1 SkillsUSA Spring Conference held Feb. 20 at the College.

SkillsUSA student-members won 12 gold medals, six silver medals and six bronze medals at the competition. Four Pensacola State faculty and staff members also were recognized at the conference.   Continue Reading Pensacola State SkillsUSA students win 24 medals at Region 1 conference

decorative image of Uncle-Vanya-poster-1 , Pensacola State to stage ‘Uncle Vanya’  March 7-10 in Ashmore Auditorium 2019-03-07 14:18:25

Pensacola State to stage ‘Uncle Vanya’ March 7-10 in Ashmore Auditorium

The Pensacola State College Performing Arts Department will stage the critically- acclaimed play, “Uncle Vanya,” on March 7 through March 10.

The Thursday through Saturday, March 7-9, performances are set for 7:30 p.m. in the Ashmore Auditorium, Building 8, on the Pensacola campus at 1000 College Blvd. The Sunday, March 10, performance will be at 2:30 p.m. in the auditorium. Continue Reading Pensacola State to stage ‘Uncle Vanya’ March 7-10 in Ashmore Auditorium

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31st annual forestry conclave, lumberjack fest set for March 2 on PSC Milton campus

MILTON – Pole tossing, axe throwing, cross-cut sawing, bluegrass music and more are scheduled for the 31st Annual Northwest Florida Forestry Conclave and Lumberjack Festival.

Set for 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, March 2, at Pensacola State College’s Milton Campus, 5988 U.S. 90, the free festival offers something for every age including children’s activities, delectable foods, collectible automobiles, nature and wildlife exhibits. Continue Reading 31st annual forestry conclave, lumberjack fest set for March 2 on PSC Milton campus

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The Second City troupe to bring improv comedy style to Pensacola State on Wednesday

The Second City Touring Company will soon bring its world-famous social and political satire to Pensacola State College.

“It’s Not You, It’s Me,” the Chicago-based troupe’s most recent laughter-inducing undertaking, will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, in Ashmore Auditorium, Building 8, on the Pensacola campus, 1000 College Blvd. Continue Reading The Second City troupe to bring improv comedy style to Pensacola State on Wednesday

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Deadline is Friday to submit nominations for 2019 Distinguished Alumni Awards

The Pensacola State College Alumni Association is seeking nominations for the 2019 Distinguished Alumni Awards.

Awards will be presented at the inaugural Distinguished Alumni Awards Gala to be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, May, in the Jean and Paul Amos Performance Studio on the Pensacola campus. Continue Reading Deadline is Friday to submit nominations for 2019 Distinguished Alumni Awards

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PSC music student wins Florida College System scholarship

Brenan Woody, a Pensacola State College classical guitar student, received the First Prize in the 2019 Florida College System Activity Association Winter Music Symposium’s Student Artist Competition. Woody, a music major, was awarded a $1,000 per year scholarship to help pay his tuition at any Florida university for two years. Woody has been studying with Dr. Joe Stallings for three semesters. He performed Nikita Kidskin’s “Usher Waltz” during the competition. Continue Reading PSC music student wins Florida College System scholarship

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Give Kids A Smile Day to be held Saturday on Pensacola State’s Warrington campus

Pensacola State College will provide free dental services on Give Kids A Smile Day set for 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, on the Warrington campus.

Dental hygiene and dental services, including cleanings, simple extractions, fillings and sealants, will be provided, on a first-come basis for children ages 4-14. Patients must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Continue Reading Give Kids A Smile Day to be held Saturday on Pensacola State’s Warrington campus

decorative image of SuperBowl53-Cymbals , Pensacola State graphic designer plays in Super Bowl LIII 2019-02-12 08:06:55

Pensacola State graphic designer plays cymbals in Super Bowl LIII halftime show

Imagine strolling into a stadium filled with more than 70,000 people, performing for a worldwide television audience of over 100 million people and sharing the stage with one of the hottest bands of the new millennium.

For one member of the Pensacola State College family, that dream became a reality on Sunday, Feb. 3. Continue Reading Pensacola State graphic designer plays cymbals in Super Bowl LIII halftime show

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Pensacola State College seeks nominations for 2019 Alumni Awards

The Pensacola State College Alumni Association is seeking nominations for the 2019 Distinguished Alumni Awards. Awards will be presented at the inaugural Distinguished Alumni Awards Gala to be held on Saturday, May 4 at 6:00 p.m. in the Jean and Paul Amos Performance Studio on the Pensacola campus.

“In honor of our 70th Anniversary, we proudly introduce a new tradition – the Pensacola State College Distinguished Alumni Awards,” said PSC President Ed Meadows. “We look forward to recognizing our alumni achievements and celebrating our history at the Distinguished Alumni Awards Gala on May 4.” Continue Reading Pensacola State College seeks nominations for 2019 Alumni Awards

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U.S. News ranks PSC online bachelor degree program among nation’s best

Pensacola State College’s online Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program has been ranked among the best in the state and country by U.S. News and World Report.

In the “Best Online Bachelor’s Programs 2019 Edition” listing, Pensacola State ranked 10th in Florida and 114th nationwide for the online BSN program. Continue Reading U.S. News ranks PSC online bachelor degree program among nation’s best

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Free VITA Tax Preparation and e-Filing service available to taxpayers

The Free VITA Tax Preparation and e-Filing services are now available on Pensacola State College campuses.

In existence for more than 10 years, the program provides free tax services to working families and individuals who earn less than $66,000 a year. Residents can receive quality service from IRS-trained tax preparers, and have two filing options – online or in-person. Continue Reading Free VITA Tax Preparation and e-Filing service available to taxpayers

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PSC invites public to an evening with Scott Dikkers, creator of The Onion News Network

Pensacola State College presents an evening with Scott Dikkers, creator of The Onion News Network, set for 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, in the Jean and Paul Amos Performance Studio on the Pensacola campus.

Tickets are $11 for adults; $9, seniors, non-PSC students and children; $7, PSC Seniors Club members, PSC faculty and staff; and free for PSC students with current ID. Continue Reading PSC invites public to an evening with Scott Dikkers, creator of The Onion News Network

decorative image of PSC-2018-Hall-of-Fame-Poster , Inaugural class of distinguished honorees to be named to PSC Athletics Hall of Fame 2018-12-21 15:31:24

Inaugural class of distinguished honorees to be named to PSC Athletics Hall of Fame

Pensacola State College will celebrate the Pirates’ rich athletic history with a ribbon cutting and induction ceremony for the ten-member inaugural class of the Pensacola State College Athletics Hall of Fame on February 16, 2019. The event will be held on the Pensacola State campus, 1000 College Blvd, Pensacola in the Hartsell Arena. An observance will take place between the women’s and men’s basketball games against Gulf Coast Community College, with a banquet for inductees and their guests immediately following the end of the game. The Lady Pirates game will begin at 5:30.

“Pensacola State has a long and storied sports and athletic tradition,” said Bill Hamilton, who was the head baseball coach at Pensacola State from 1990-2010 and has since served as the College’s Athletic Director. “This Hall of Fame will stand as a reminder for all time that these awesome individuals got their start here.” Continue Reading Inaugural class of distinguished honorees to be named to PSC Athletics Hall of Fame

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Custom-made Pensacola State tie pins come from Land Down Under

There are plenty of ways to show off your Pensacola State College pride – T-shirts, cell phone wallets, water bottles, coffee mugs or writing pens. But I guarantee, you don’t own a Pensacola State College tie pin. Only three people in the world ─ Dr. Ed Meadows, Dr. Kirk Bradley and Dr. Brian Ward ─ own this exclusive accessory. Continue Reading Custom-made Pensacola State tie pins come from Land Down Under

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Pirate’s Treasure winners are outstanding in their field

Alonda Jones was the first person to correctly identify our very own Pirate Field as the location of the Pirate’s Treasure. Congratulations! Jones is an associate coordinator in financial aid, veteran services and scholarships.

Two runners-up each received a snazzy “Great” T-shirt for their efforts.  Amanda Stockton is a phlebotomy student and Banisha Blake is an aspiring pharmacy technician (and mother of young twin boys!) Both students will begin their respective programs in January.
Continue Reading Pirate’s Treasure winners are outstanding in their field

decorative image of Katharine-Sullivan , Auto Draft 2018-11-27 09:34:58

PSC receives $300,000 grant to address violence against women

Pensacola State College was recently awarded $300,000 as one of 57 grants announced by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women (OVW).

OVW’s Grant to Reduce Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking on Campus Program supports initiatives to implement comprehensive, coordinated responses to violent crimes on campus through partnerships with victim services providers and justice agencies. Continue Reading PSC receives $300,000 grant to address violence against women

decorative image of Kristen-Regan , Auto Draft 2018-11-27 09:32:15

PSC professor to exhibit photography during PhotoNOLA

The photography of Pensacola State’s own, Kristen Regan-Miller, will be on exhibit in New Orleans through February.

Luna Fine Art Gallery will present the curated solo show, “Kristen Regan: Plastisphere,” by Regan, an associate Pensacola State professor. The photo collection explores the sublime beauty of this microscopic world with the intention of raising awareness of the dangers plastic represents for the marine world.​ Continue Reading PSC professor to exhibit photography during PhotoNOLA

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Construction of new STEM building set to begin in January

It was a rainy and unseasonably cold Tuesday morning but a standing-room crowd turned out for the groundbreaking of the East Wing of Pensacola State College’s new STEM building.

Local officials, members of the BAARs family, along with representatives from Ajax Building Corp and Florida Architects joined Pensacola State’s Board of Trustees, Board of Governors, faculty, staff and students on Nov. 13 for the event. Continue Reading Construction of new STEM building set to begin in January

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PSC’s Virtual Tutoring Program receives 2018 Chancellor’s Best Practice Award

Pensacola State College was among four Florida College System institutions recognized for innovation and excellence on Wednesday by FCS Chancellor Madeline Pumariega.

Pensacola State, Florida Gateway College, North Florida Community College and Polk State College received 2018 Chancellor’s Best Practice Awards from Pumariega. The four colleges were honored for programs of excellence at the Association of Florida Colleges’ 69th Annual Meeting and Conference in Orlando. Continue Reading PSC’s Virtual Tutoring Program receives 2018 Chancellor’s Best Practice Award

decorative image of 2018-Walter-Spara-winners2 , 2018 Walter F. Spara Writing Competition winners honored 2018-11-27 15:25:55

2018 Walter F. Spara Writing Competition winners honored

Six of Pensacola State College’s most talented writers were recognized Wednesday, Nov. 14, at the 2018 Walter F. Spara Writing Competition Awards Reception.

Sarah Beal, Ian Belknap, Brenna Tressler, Abigail Johnson, Sarah Richards and McKaila Waddell were the top winners in the annual competition which honors Spara. A Pensacola State English professor from 1966 to 2000, Spara initiated the college’s creative writing program and its nationally-recognized literary journal, “Hurricane Review.” Continue Reading 2018 Walter F. Spara Writing Competition winners honored

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Pensacola State’s AFC chapter receives multiple honors at annual conference

Pensacola State College was awarded the Platinum Chapter of the Year at the 69th Association of Florida Colleges Annual Meeting and Conference held Nov. 7-9 in Orlando.

The award was based on Pensacola State’s submission in 13 categories ranging from membership, community service, and other activities and contributions from June 1, 2017 to May 31, 2018. Continue Reading Pensacola State’s AFC chapter receives multiple honors at annual conference

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Groundbreaking for PSC’s East Wing of new STEM building is Nov. 13

The groundbreaking for Pensacola State College’s East Wing of the new STEM building is set for 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, on the Pensacola campus.

Construction on the first phase (East Wing) of the facility will begin in January – following the abatement and demolition of the existing Mary Ellison Baars Building. The East Wing will be home to the College’s cybersecurity and mathematics programs. Continue Reading Groundbreaking for PSC’s East Wing of new STEM building is Nov. 13