decorative image of PSC-InDyne-group-shot , InDyne, InDyne Reliance Test & Technology donate $900K aircraft to PSC 2024-06-11 16:30:48

C. Donald “Don” Bishop, President and CEO of InDyne, Inc. and Chairman of the Board and CEO of InDyne’s Reliance Test & Technology (RT&T) Joint Venture Donates a Metroliner Aircraft to Pensacola State College

Pensacola State College has announced the donation of a Fairchild Merlin IV aircraft appraised at $900,000. The 1982 Metroliner was donated by Don Bishop, InDyne CEO and President, who is also chairman of the board and CEO of InDyne’s Reliance Test & Technology. The aircraft will be used in the College’s Aviation Airframe Mechanics and Aviation Power Plant Mechanics (A&P Mechanics) Program. Students enrolled in the program will have the unique opportunity to work on a Metroliner, which is a larger aircraft than programs typically have at their disposal.

decorative image of Block-By-Block-program-scaled , PSC partners with Escambia County, CareerSource ESCAROSA to teach construction skills 2024-06-06 06:51:27

PSC partners with Escambia County, CareerSource ESCAROSA to teach construction skills

A few months ago, Kaleb Lymons barely knew how to use a hammer. Fast forward to now, the 19-year-old can operate a power drill, an air gun and even a miter saw. “I had some basic knowledge of construction because I had a couple of friends in the field. I knew what a hammer was, but I had never built a structure,” said Lymons, a recent Escambia County Block-By-Block Program graduate.

decorative image of Life , Innovative, next generation advanced manufacturing research and development institute establishing satellite in Pensacola 2024-05-22 16:44:51

Innovative, next generation advanced manufacturing research and development institute establishing satellite in Pensacola

Pensacola, Fla. (May 21, 2024) – FloridaWest EDA and Pensacola Escambia Promotion and Development Commission (PEDC) are excited to announce that LIFT, a national advanced materials manufacturing innovation institute, has selected Pensacola to establish its latest technology accelerator and talent development showcase facility.

decorative image of Phillips-Art , ‘Hold It Up To The Light’ exhibition on display at PSC’s Switzer Gallery 2024-05-22 12:02:10

‘Hold It Up To The Light’ exhibition on display at PSC’s Switzer Gallery

Gina Phillips’s “Hold It Up To The Light” exhibition is on display in Pensacola State College’s Switzer Gallery May 27-Aug. 9. Phillips, a mixed media narrative artist, will present a lecture from 5-6 p.m. Tuesday, May 28, in the Switzer Lecture Hall, Building 15, Room 1590, on the College’s Pensacola campus. A reception will follow from 6-7:30 p.m. Presented by the Anna Society, the lecture and reception are free and open to the public!

decorative image of Spring-2024-graduation-copy , Over 600 PSC grads participate in Spring commencement exercises 2024-05-21 06:39:01

Over 600 PSC grads participate in Spring commencement exercises

More than 600 Pensacola State College graduates received bachelor’s and associate degrees, applied technology diplomas and workforce certificates during commencement exercises held May 10 at the Pensacola Bay Center. Rick Byars, senior external affairs manager for Florida Power and Light Co., was the keynote speaker. He shared his life story as a message of inspiration to the Class of 2024. As a child who grew up in the Catholic Church foster care system, Byars urged the graduates to never give up on their aspirations and dreams despite life’s challenges.

decorative image of Kids-Day , WSRE PBS to host Amazing Kids Day on June 1 for children with autism 2024-05-16 10:53:18

WSRE PBS to host Amazing Kids Day on June 1 for children with autism

WSRE PBS will host Pensacola’s second annual Amazing Kids Day for families affected by autism on Saturday, June 1, from 9 a.m.-noon in the Jean and Paul Amos Performance Studio at Pensacola State College. Amazing Kids Day is a free, sensory-friendly event for children with special needs to explore fun, educational activities. At the same time, parents and caregivers can learn about some of the local family resources available to them.

decorative image of Allied-Health , Allied Health Pinnings 2024-05-16 11:10:59

Allied Health Pinnings

Physical Therapist Assistant Program graduates Ten Pensacola State College Physical Therapist Assistant Program graduates were pinned during a ceremony held May 8 on the Warrington campus. The program graduates ─ Joshua Christiansen, Katrina Espinosa, Lauren Fradejas, Ashlee Heifner, Alyssa Johnson, Anna Mayhair, Jana Motes, Ivy New, Demetrius Smith and Kaylee Volnoff ─ also earned Associate…

decorative image of Nurse-pinning-couple-with-family-scaled , More than 80 PSC nursing students pinned at ceremony 2024-05-16 09:35:56

More than 80 PSC nursing students pinned at ceremony

Sterling Hill and Grace Rhodes have done almost everything together since they were toddlers. On May 9, the couple joined more than 80 other Pensacola State College Associate in Science in Nursing and Bachelor of Science in Nursing graduates at the pinning ceremony at First Pentecostal Church in Pensacola. “It feels great to finally have it all done,” Hill, 23, said. “It was a great experience, especially the clinicals.”

decorative image of 40-Years , PSC recognizes 210 staffers at 2024 Employee Service Awards ceremony 2024-05-06 09:50:58

Pensacola State recognizes 210 staffers at 2024 Employee Service Awards ceremony

When Betty Freeney, Martha Weyels and Linda Winesett began their careers at Pensacola Junior College, word processors and Xerox copies were among the most innovative office equipment. Many people don’t remember the archaic equipment today, but these employees do! The three have over 120 years of combined experience at the College and were among the 210 PSC administrators, faculty and staffers recognized at the 2024 Employee Service Awards. The ceremony, held April 23 in the Jean and Paul Amos Performance Studio, honored employees with at least five years of continuous service.

decorative image of PSC-graduation-2024-scaled , Pensacola State graduation set for May 10 at Bay Center 2024-05-02 07:44:22

Pensacola State graduation set for May 10 at Bay Center

Rick Byars, senior external affairs manager at Florida Power and Light Company, will be the keynote speaker at Pensacola State College’s spring graduation set for 5 p.m. Friday, May 10, in the Pensacola Bay Center. Byars’ career in the energy industry began at Entergy, where he worked for over 18 years. He joined the Southern Company’s Gulf Power in April 2007, where he held several posts ranging from Community and Economic Development General Manager to Regional Manager, Corporate External Affairs. In January 2022, Florida Power and Light merged with Gulf Power.

decorative image of design , PSC announces proposed lab fee changes to Math, Computer Science and Visual Arts courses 2024-05-01 11:11:33

PSC announces proposed lab fee changes to Math, Computer Science and Visual Arts courses

Pensacola State College announced proposed lab fee changes for courses for students enrolled in the Visual Arts, Math and Computer Science programs. The College’s District Board of Trustees will vote on the fee changes at the Tuesday, June 18, meeting set for 5:30 p.m. on the Pensacola campus. If approved by the Board of Trustees, the new fees will take effect for the Fall 2024 Semester.

decorative image of nurse , PSC announces proposed Nursing, Allied Health Lab fee changes for courses 2024-05-01 11:00:45

PSC announces proposed Nursing, Allied Health Lab fee changes for courses

Pensacola State College announced proposed lab fee changes for courses for students enrolled in the Nursing and Allied Health programs. The College’s District Board of Trustees will vote on the fee changes at the Tuesday, June 18, meeting set for 5:30 p.m. on the Pensacola campus. If approved by the Board of Trustees, the new fees will take effect for the Fall 2024 Semester.

decorative image of NWFSC-articulation-agreement-photo , NWFSC hosts signing ceremony with Florida State, 5 five state colleges 2024-05-01 10:10:46

NWFSC hosts signing ceremony with PSC, Florida State, 3 other state colleges

Participants included Pensacola State College (PSC), Gulf Coast State College (GCSC), Tallahassee Community College (TCC), Chipola College and Florida State University (FSU). This ceremony served as the execution of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the colleges, signifying their commitment to collaborate on additive and advanced manufacturing, aerospace research, and healthcare across Northwest Florida.

decorative image of Sydni , Sydni Hutchens wins President’s Choice Award, Honorable Mention at student art exhibit 2024-05-01 10:06:10

Sydni Hutchens wins President’s Choice Award, Honorable Mention at student art exhibit

Pensacola State’s best and brightest art students were recognized at the 2024 Annual Student Art Awards Exhibition on April 9 in the Anna Lamar Switzer for Visual Arts. Sydni Hutchens’s “Melting Solitude” received the President’s Choice Award, and her “The Cat and the Fish” won the Honorable Mention. Benjamin Calloway’s “Catch of the Day” also garnered an Honorable Mention.

decorative image of senior-symposium-3 , PSC Charter Academy presents Senior Symposium 2024-05-06 11:20:31

PSC Charter Academy presents Senior Symposium

Pensacola State College’s Charter Academy Class of 2024 recently presented its Senior Symposium projects on April 25. The standing-room-only event featured research and a presentation on career options from the 44 seniors who will graduate on May 13. Parents, mentors, Charter Academy administrators, PSC President Ed Meadows, PSC Board of Trustees chair Dr. Troy Tippett and Board Member “Flash” Gordon Sprague questioned the seniors about the projects and plans after graduation.

decorative image of Red-Carpet-1-scaled , PSC visual arts student heading  to national ADDYs competition 2024-05-01 08:03:58

PSC visual arts student heading to national ADDYs

Ralitsa Mihaylova, a Pensacola State College Visual Arts student, will compete for a national 2024 American Advertising Federation (ADDY) award. Mihaylova’s entry, “The Botanist,” won gold at gold in the Still Photography – Color Single category at the District 4 AAF Annual Conference held April 19-21 in Orlando. The entry also won gold at the 2024 American Advertising Federation Pensacola American Advertising Awards Gala in February in the “Elements of Advertising” category.

decorative image of Summit , Join local nonprofits at Pensacola State College’s 2024 Nonprofit Summit on Friday 2024-04-11 10:10:57

Join local nonprofits at Pensacola State College’s 2024 Nonprofit Summit on Friday

Nine local leaders will share their expertise on how to empower excellence in nonprofit management on Friday. The Pensacola State College Center for Nonprofit Excellence and Philanthropy will kick off the summit with Robert “Bob” Stanton, an international leadership savant and former global leader for Bayer, Ascend Performance Materials, and Envu. Stanton’s keynote will set the tone for the day, focused on the seven key pillars of nonprofit management that lead to success.

decorative image of Nan-James-Facebook-7 , Nan Greenhut James remembered as a friend to many 2024-04-10 08:01:33

Nan Greenhut James remembered as a friend to many

Friendly, compassionate, courageous are only a few of the characteristics that friends use to described Nan Greenhut James. A retired Pensacola State College employee, James passed away on March 29 following a lengthy illness. She was a senior executive assistant at the College from October 1993 to August 2015, and worked in the Vice President of Academic Affairs office and at WSRE-TV station. “Nan had many friends, and I am fortunate to have been one of them. She was a classy lady who deeply loved her family and her church,” said Pat Crews, senior executive administrative assistant to PSC President Ed Meadows.

decorative image of Jessica-Smothers-headshot-1 , PSC Cosmetology Program student wins big at Skin Games competition 2024-04-10 07:46:29

Pensacola State College Cosmetology Program alum wins big at The Skin Games competition

A former Pensacola State College student is one of the best makeup artists in the world. Jessica Smothers, known professionally as “Jess Lee Smo,” won first place in the Avant Garde Makeup Artist of the Year category at The Skin Games held March 14-18 in Atlanta. The Skin Games is one of the largest international skincare and makeup competition and award shows. Competitors include novice makeup artists, mom-and-pop shop entrepreneurs and professionals.

decorative image of 2024-Academy-of-Teaching-Excellence-inductees-1-scaled , PSC recognizes Academy of Teaching Excellence inductees, Outstanding New Faculty Member 2024-04-10 07:17:34

PSC recognizes Academy of Teaching Excellence inductees, Outstanding New Faculty Member

Pensacola State faculty members ─ Dr. Caren Garrity, Jimmy Rhea and Michael Cole – were recently inducted into the College’s Academy of Teaching Excellence. The trio and Dr. Lillian Harding, the 2024  Outstanding New Faculty Member, were honored at a dinner on April 4 in the Molly McGuire Culinary Dining Room. Garrity is an assistant Natural Sciences professor, Rhea is an assistant Visual Arts professor, and Cole is an Adjunct Faculty in the English and Communications Department.

decorative image of FCSAA-1 , Chanda Rigby, the late Carla Williams inducted into 2024 FCSAA Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame 2024-03-20 15:28:58

Chanda Rigby, the late Carla Williams inducted into 2024 FCSAA Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame

Former Pensacola State College women’s basketball coach Chanda Rigby and former player and assistant coach, the late Carla Williams, have been inducted into the Florida College System Activities Association Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2024. Rigby, Williams and Miami-Dale College’s Ramona Edwards are being formally recognized at the FCSAA Division I Basketball Championship scheduled through Sunday (March 16) at Northwest Florida State College.

decorative image of Scholarship-recipients , 21 PSC students receive AAMES, Garrett T. Wiggins endowed scholarships 2024-03-12 14:26:54

21 Pensacola State College students receive AAMES, Garrett T. Wiggins endowed scholarships

Twenty-one Pensacola State College students were honored at the annual 100 for 100 Campaign scholarship awards ceremony held March 8 in the Jean and Paul Amos Performance Studio at WSRE-TV. African American Memorial Endowed Scholarships (AAMES) were awarded to Latarash Clark, Lakynda Curtis, Ziah Eubanks, Ashleigh Faucett, Radarian Robinson, Michelle Broadnax-Sullivan and Shunteia Turner.

decorative image of Pensacola-Sports-Association-Awards-Banquet , Pensacola Sports Annual Award Banquet 2024-02-28 14:06:51

Pensacola Sports Annual Award Banquet

Pensacola State College Head Volleyball Coach Pati Gandolfo, from left, setter Kiara Vega and forward Paige Phillips along with Head Soccer Coach Mark Yepishin were honored at the 2024 Pensacola Sports Annual Award Banquet held Feb. 27 at the Brownsville Community Center. PSC Softball Player Georgia Hood, not pictured, also was awarded the 2023 Amateur Sports Award.

decorative image of Homecoming , Pensacola State celebrates Homecoming 2024 with crowning of new king, queen 2024-02-20 12:23:39

Pensacola State College celebrates Homecoming with crowning of King Chase and Queen Anna Leigh

Pensacola State College selected a new Homecoming King and Queen during festivities held the week of Feb. 12. Chase Dixon and Anna Leigh Spence were crowned the College’s 2024 Homecoming King and Queen on Feb. 14  in Hartsell Arena. Associate Vice President of Student Affairs Jon Stephenson crowned the royals during the intermission of the women’s and men’s basketball games between Northwest Florida State College.

decorative image of pig1 , PSC crime scene tech students locate, examine carcass during annual pig dig 2024-02-20 11:53:53

Crime Scene Technician students locate, examine carcass during annual pig dig on Milton Campus

Tori Wallace never imagined she would enjoy spending a Saturday digging up and examining a pig carcass. “The smell didn’t bother me, but it was a great assignment for students in the program because of the hands-on experience,” said Wallace, one of several  Pensacola State Crime Scene Technician Certificate Program students to participate in the 2024 Pig Dig held Feb. 1 on the Milton campus.

decorative image of npc-CLASS-OF-2024-2-scaled , PSC’s Center for Nonprofit Excellence introduces the inaugural certification Class 2024-02-20 11:16:38

Center for Nonprofit Excellence introduces the inaugural Certification Program Class

The inaugural certification class was introduced to a group of donors and community leaders on Jan. 11. Twenty-two Northwest Florida nonprofits make up the class, which was recognized at the announcement and orientation session held in the College’s Bear Jones Moore Reeves Center for Math and Advanced Technology. The nonprofits ranged from relatively new organizations to long-established entities.

decorative image of CTE-Month-2024 , PSC celebrates CTE Month with FAFSA Day, free career workshops, more 2024-02-14 07:51:55

PSC celebrates CTE Month with FAFSA Day, free career workshops, more

Pensacola State College is celebrating National Career and Technical Education Month with various campus events. Career and Technical Education (CTE) students work toward an Associate of Science degree, a vocational certificate, or a college credit certificate. This spring, more than 4,750 Pensacola State students are enrolled in CTE Programs. CTE Month celebrates and highlights the value, achievements and accomplishments of CTE programs across Florida and nationwide.

decorative image of Nurses , PSC’s online RN to BSN Program ranked among best by U.S. News 2024-02-07 09:01:33

College’s online RN to BSN Program ranked among best by U.S. News and World Report

Pensacola State College’s online RN to BSN (Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing) Program continues to be ranked among the best by U.S. News and World Report. In the publication’s “Best Online Bachelor’s Programs 2024 Edition,” the program was ranked second among the 28 Florida College System institutions and sixth among all public and private Florida colleges and universities.

decorative image of Joe-Stallings-photo-2 , Stallings to be inducted into Florida College System Assn. Hall of Fame 2024-01-29 11:18:07

Stallings inducted into Florida College System Activities Association Hall of Fame

Longtime Pensacola State College music professor Joe Stallings has been inducted into the Florida College System Activities Association Hall of Fame (FCSAA) for the 2023-2024 academic year. A guitar lover, Stallings established the classical guitar program at Pensacola State in 1982 and is currently the director of the College’s Guitar Program. He is also the founder and faculty adviser for the PSC Guitar Association and founder and director of the Pensacola Finger Style Acoustic Guitar Competition.

decorative image of Guitar-1 , Renown guitarist Lovro Peretić to perform Feb. 17 at Pensacola State 2024-01-25 09:59:00

Internationally-renown guitarist Lovro Peretić to perform Feb. 17 at Pensacola State

Lovro Peretić, the 2022 Guitar Foundation of America’s International Concert Artist Competition Rose Augustine Grand Prize winner, will perform at Pensacola State College next month. Presented by the College’s Guitar Association, Peretić’s performance is set for 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, in Ashmore Fine Arts Auditorium, Building 8, on the Pensacola campus.

decorative image of 2023-PSC-Homecoming-Court-1-scaled , PSC Homecoming 2024 2024-01-24 13:34:05

PSC Homecoming 2024

The nomination period for the 2024 Pensacola State College Homecoming Court is now open. PSC students can self-nominate through Wednesday, Jan. 31, by clicking on the QR code below. Voting will take place Feb. 1-11.  Voters can cast only 1 ballot. The Top 5 candidates will be members of the Homecoming Court.

decorative image of PSC-Nursing.jpg-scaled , Pensacola State offers ‘money back guarantee’ to some grads 2024-01-24 12:22:43

PSC offers money-back guarantee to some grads

Pensacola State College registered nursing, paramedic and welding program students are guaranteed jobs within six months of graduating, or they get their money back. The College is offering graduates a tuition refund as a stipulation of Florida’s 2021 Reimagining Education and Career Help Act, known as the REACH Act. The “Money-Back Guarantee Program” established the tuition refund for students who do not find jobs after completing select programs designed to prepare them for in-demand occupations.

decorative image of insta-scaled , PSC hosts Financial Aid Day on Feb. 10 2024-01-24 13:41:32

College to host Financial Aid Day on Feb. 10

Get free, expert help applying, registering and paying for college at Pensacola State College’s Financial Aid Day set for 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, in Building 1 on the Pensacola campus at 1000 College Blvd. Ask questions, use the computer lab for online forms, and receive one-on-one assistance. Academic and Financial Aid counselors will be available to help new and returning students and their parents through the admissions and registration steps.

decorative image of Mental-Health1 , Florida Blue Foundation awards PSC over $300,000 in grants 2024-01-24 10:24:36

Florida Blue Foundation awards Pensacola State College over $300,000 in grants

Grants from the Florida Blue Foundation will help Pensacola State College improve services to students on the Warrington campus and provide scholarships. Last fall, the College was awarded $300,000 from the Florida Blue Foundation to be used over four years to offer students mental health and case management services and mental health training to community members and caregivers.

decorative image of Nursing , Intelligent.com ranks PSC RN to BSN program among most affordable 2024-01-24 10:03:30

Intelligent.com ranks Pensacola State Rn to BSN program among most affordable in nation

Pensacola State College’s online Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) program has been ranked among the most affordable by Intelligent.com. In its 2024 “Most Affordable Online RN to BSN Programs” rankings, Pensacola State was listed as No. 12 out of 45 national university and college programs by Intelligent.com, which provides informational resources and support to help students and parents make informed decisions about higher education.

decorative image of PSC-Cybersecurity-Lab , PSC designated a Nat’l. Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense 2024-01-22 07:27:00

Pensacola State designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense

The National Security Agency and U.S. Department of Homeland Security recently designated Pensacola State College as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD) through 2028. The CAE-CD designation is awarded to regionally accredited academic institutions offering cybersecurity degrees and/or certificates at the associate, baccalaureate and graduate levels.

decorative image of Andrea , PSC nonprofit center announces 2024 certification programs 2023-12-11 10:25:48

Pensacola State’s Center for Nonprofit Excellence and Philanthropy announces certification programs

The Pensacola State College Center for Nonprofit Excellence and Philanthropy certification program ensures that applicants meet federal, state and local regulations while adhering to the highest nonprofit management standards. The program is led by PSC faculty, nonprofit experts and community partners. Nonprofit professionals will be trained and evaluated on best practices in essential areas, including board governance, strategic planning, fundraising, risk management, human resources and financial management.

decorative image of Rucker , PSC’s Brian Rucker featured guest on WSRE’s ‘Connecting the Community’ 2023-12-11 09:33:37

PSC’s Brian Rucker featured author on WSRE’s ‘Connecting the Community’

Pensacola State College Professor Dr. Brian R. Rucker was a featured author on the WSRE-TV “Connecting the Community” segment, “The Write Stuff,” this fall. A renowned author, Rucker discussed “Worlds Within the World: The Story of the Walt Disney Resort Hotels,” “Floridale: The Rise and Fall of a Florida Boom Community,” and “Mine Eyes Have Seen: Firsthand Reminiscences of the Civil War in West Florida.”

decorative image of Winterberry , Donna Winterberry selected to receive Special Olympics Florida award 2023-11-07 08:32:33

Donna Winterberry receives Special Olympics award

Pensacola State College professor Donna Winterberry has been chosen to receive the Special Olympics Florida Nancy Sawyer Health Access Award. The Nancy Sawyer Health Access Award recognizes an individual, agency, health organization, program, partner, or local Special Olympics program as a health hero who has carried the torch, greatly impacted and sustained equal access to health, fitness, or wellness for our athletes and people with intellectual disabilities for four or more years.

decorative image of Xavier-Andrews , Pensacola State College student awarded national VUB scholarship 2023-11-07 08:23:07

Work-study student awarded National VUB scholarship

Xavier Andrews always loved the world of sports fitness and wanted to use his knowledge and skills to help others heal from injuries. A $1,000 National Association Veterans Upward Bound (NAVUB) Scholarship is helping the U.S. Navy veteran reach that goal. “I earned my Pre-Physical Therapist Assistant (associate in arts) degree this past summer, and I’m just waiting to get into Pensacola State’s (associate of science degree) program,” said the 29-year-old Andrews, who served four years in the Navy as an aviation electronics technician.

decorative image of Bear-Building , Pensacola State cuts ribbon on Bear Jones Moore Reeves center 2023-11-07 08:06:42

Pensacola State cuts ribbon on Bear Jones Moore Reeves Center for Math and Advanced Technology

It was a day of celebration as the ceremonial ribbon was cut Oct. 30 on Pensacola State College’s new Bear Jones Moore Reeves Center for Math and Advanced Technology. “This is a great day for Pensacola State College, our students, our supporters, and Escambia and Santa Rosa counties,” said PSC President Ed Meadows. “The Bear Jones Moore Reeves Center for Math and Advanced Technology will provide state-of-the-art instructional space for our math department and enable us to expand our advanced technology and cybersecurity programs. Our cybersecurity programs are among our most rapidly growing degree programs.”

decorative image of Cake-Cutting , Pensacola State College celebrates 75th anniversary 2023-10-19 08:50:04

Pensacola State College celebrated its 75th anniversary on Sept. 13 with a full day of events

Pensacola State College celebrated its 75th anniversary on Sept. 13 with a full day of events. The College opened on Sept. 13, 1948, with 136 students in Akins Boarding House in downtown Pensacola. PSC has grown to seven campuses and centers – Pensacola, Milton, Warrington, Downtown, Century, South Santa Rosa, and a Truck Driving Training Facility in the Santa Rosa Industrial Park East.

decorative image of Flash-Forward , Pensacola State recognizes supporters for artwork donations 2023-10-17 15:17:27

PSC recognizes supporters for artwork donations

Pensacola State recently honored patrons who donated art to the College’s Flash Forward Permanent Collection in the Charles W. Lamar Studio. The honorees ─ Susan Voss, who gifted the College four Robert Mapplethorpe photogravures, and Gordon “Flash” and Elizabeth Sprague – were recognized at the “Flash Forward: In-Kind Donor Event” on Sept. 26 in the Lamar Lecture Hall of the Anna Lamar Switzer Center for Visual Arts.

decorative image of Place , ‘Inspired by Place’ on display at Pensacola State through Dec. 15 2023-10-17 13:58:13

‘Inspired by Place’ on display at PSC through Dec.

The landscape photography of four artists  ─ Todd Bertolaet, Don Clark, Mark Alan Francis and Roland Miller ─ connect in the “Inspired by Place: Contemporary Landscapes” exhibit at Pensacola State College. A Gallery Talk is set for  6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, in Lamar Lecture Hall (Room 1513) at the Charles W. Lamar Studio in the Anna Lamar Switzer Center for Visual Arts. A reception will follow at 7 p.m. “Inspired by Place” is on display in the  Lamar Studio until Dec. 15.

decorative image of Winners , PSC Team takes first place in  27th YMCA Corporate Cup Games 2023-10-17 13:27:45

PSC takes 1st in YMCA Corporate Cup Games

The Pensacola State College Team won first place in the 27th YMCA Corporate Cup Challenge (Large Company Division) held on Oct. 7. Held on the College’s walking track, the YMCA Corporate Cup Challenge helps to increase employee health and fitness, develop community spirit, and boost company morale, all while raising scholarship funds for the Y’s All Scholarship Fund. Companies are divided into two divisions based on employees and team members compete in 20 events.

decorative image of Scott-Anderson-1 , PSC to host Foo Foo Fest artist lecture, reception on Nov. 7 2023-10-17 12:57:14

Foo Foo Fest artist lecture, reception set for Nov. 7

Pensacola State College will host a presentation by Scott Andresen, this year’s Pensacola Foo Foo Festival “Rhythm & Canvas – A Celebration of the Arts!” artist, on Tuesday, Nov. 7. Andresen’s Artist Lecture on his exhibit, “I Carry My Landscape with Me,” will be at 5 p.m. in the Anna Lamar Switzer Center for Visual Arts, Building 15, Lamar Lecture Hall (Room 1513).  A reception will follow at 6 p.m. and the exhibit is on display through Dec. 15 in the Switzer Gallery.

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PSC Milton campus to host 34th Annual Lumberjack Fest on Oct. 21

The 34th annual Northwest Florida Forestry Conclave Lumberjack Festival is set for 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, near the track on Pensacola State College’s Milton campus. The campus is at 5988 Highway 90, Milton. The Lumberjack Festival features competitive events for adults 16 and up in categories such as Axe Throw, Bow Sawing, Grand Caber Toss, Pole Toss, Standing Chop, Knife Throw and more.

decorative image of Court , PSC names basketball court in honor  of Joe Ambersley, Coach Pete Peña 2023-10-13 15:23:22

PSC names basketball court in honor of Joe Ambersley, Coach Pete Peña

When the Pensacola State College men’s and women’s basketball teams play at home next month, it will be on a renovated court with a brand new name. The (Joe) Ambersley and (Pete) Peña Court was unveiled during a Thursday, Oct. 12 ceremony in Hartsell Arena. The court was named in honor of Peña, the College’s basketball coach for the past 15 years, and his longtime friend and PSC Athletics supporter, Joe Ambersley. Ambersley and Peña’s actual signatures are inscribed on the court, emblazoned with the PSC Pirate logo.

decorative image of Margaritaville-copy , Pensacola State to stage ‘Escape to Margaritaville’ Oct. 20-22, Oct. 27-29 2023-10-09 07:20:10

Pensacola State to stage ‘Escape to Margaritaville’

Pensacola State College’s Theatre Department will present the charming 2017 jukebox musical, “Escape to Margaritaville,” on Oct. 20-22 and 27-29. Based on the music of the late Jimmy Buffett, the production will be staged in Ashmore Auditorium, Building 8, on the Pensacola campus at 1000 College Blvd. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and 2:30 p.m. on Sundays. “Escape to Margaritaville” revolves around a part-time bartender and singer who falls for a career-minded tourist. The show also features the original song, “Three Chords.”

decorative image of Sports , PSC Athletics receives $250,000 donation from Pensacola Sports 2023-10-04 07:58:13

PSC Athletics Program receives historic $250,000 boost from Pensacola Sports Association

Pensacola State College’s Athletics Program received a historic boost with a $250,000 donation from Pensacola Sports Association. The donation – announced at the College’s Pirate Experience held Sept. 27 on the Pensacola campus – is the lead gift in the PSC Athletics Program “Game Plan” capital campaign. “This donation, the largest ever in our athletics program history, will go a long way toward helping us reach our goals for the athletic capital campaign,” said PSC President Ed Meadows.

decorative image of Nonprofit , PSC Nonprofit Center to hold Volunteer and Intern Management workshop on Sept. 7 2023-08-30 14:55:26

PSC Nonprofit Center to hold Volunteer and Intern Management workshop on Sept. 7

Volunteer and Intern Management will be the topic of Pensacola State College’s Nonprofit Center for Excellence workshop on Thursday, Sept. 7. Kendrick Doidge, vice president of business and public relations at HCA Florida West Hospital; Josh Newby, president and CEO of the Council on Aging of West Florida; and Paula Shell, president and CEO of Big Brothers and Big Sisters, will be the trainers for the workshop set for 8 a.m.-noon in the Florida Power and Light Company Nonprofit Center Annex on the College’s Pensacola campus.

decorative image of Grover , Grover Robinson IV joins Pensacola State College 2023-08-29 08:09:41

Grover Robinson IV joins Pensacola State Family

Former mayor, commissioner is associate vice president of government and community relations Longtime Pensacola State advocate Grover Robinson IV has joined the College as the associate vice president of government and community relations. Robinson, former Pensacola mayor and Escambia County District 4 commissioner, replaces Sandy Cesaretti Ray, who retired in 2022. In the position, Robinson will serve as the College’s governmental affairs lobbyist and liaison to members of the Florida State Legislature.

decorative image of Megan-Doan , Nursing is a family tradition for Pensacola State College graduate 2023-08-22 11:53:39

Nursing is a family tradition for PSC graduate

Choosing a career in nursing was an easy decision for Megan Doan of Pensacola. Doan, who recently earned her associate in science degree in nursing, comes from a long line of healthcare professionals. “My grandmother was a nurse, my father is a nurse, and my sister-in-law is a nurse,” Doan said following Pensacola State College’s Summer Pinning Ceremony held Aug. 3 at First Pentecostal Church of Pensacola.

decorative image of Grant , Nursing is a family tradition for Pensacola State College graduate 2023-08-22 11:33:21

PSC receives $2.49M grant to help train construction trade craftsmen

Pensacola State College has been awarded nearly $2.5 million in Community  Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery funds to bolster construction trades employment in Hurricane Sally-impacted communities. PSC, George Stone Technical College, CareerSource Escarosa and Habitat for Humanity will collaborate to train low- to moderate-income residents in the carpentry, electrical, HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning), masonry, plumbing and welding trades.

decorative image of garde-manager , PSC supporters treated to appetizers from around the world at Garde Manger 2023-07-24 08:05:03

PSC supporters and donors treated to appetizers from around the world at Garde Manger

Pensacola State College donors and supporters were treated to an assortment of hors d’oeuvres from around the world during the Garde Manger Donor Appreciation Reception held July 19 in the Delaino Student Center on the Pensacola campus. Culinary students created themed dishes ranging from Jamaican jerk chicken wings to Naples, Italy’s Caprese Crostini, an All-American…

decorative image of Patient2-scaled , Nurse Bootcamp 2023-07-17 09:36:11

11 Northwest high school seniors experience hands-on learning at Nurse Explorer Boot Camp

4-day program held on Pensacola State’s Warrington campus After four days of learning to perform simulated venipunctures, assess vital signs and perform a head-to-toe assessment on simulated patients and create fake vomit (or emesis) from household items, Choctaw High rising senior Kayden Sutton is even more determined to become a registered nurse. The 18-year-old was…

decorative image of FCSAA , 9 Pensacola State students named to  2022-2023 FCSAA All-Academic Team 2023-07-13 08:39:02

9 PSC performing arts students selected to 2022-2023 FCSAA All-Academic Team

Nine Pensacola State College performing arts students have been named to the Florida College System Activities Association (FCSAA) 2022-2023 All-Academic Team. Ezra Baker, Tabari Daniels-Butcher, Haileigh Furlong, Sienna Hudak, Daelan Moreland, Owen Raley, Tristen Rodriguez,  Hudson Laws Savage and Francisco Segovia were honored for academic excellence, leadership and community service. To be selected for the…

decorative image of Tilden , Pensacola State College Administrator Profile 2023-07-10 09:16:38

Pensacola State College Staff Profile

Meet Tilden Whitfield, an academic advisor/life skills coach for TRIO Veterans Student Support Services. Whitfield, 30, has worked in postsecondary education and recently joined the Pensacola State College Family. In his position, Whitfield helps military veterans who are first-generation college students with career choices, degree plans, class schedules, applying for financial aid, and even transferring to a four-year college institution.