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Pirates CARE team looks out for students’ mental health

Troy Moon, Pensacola State College College is supposed to be hard. It’s supposed to present challenges. But college is not supposed to be debilitating. But for some students, it feels that way. Sometimes the problems the students face don’t even stem from school. But sometimes those dilemmas are so overwhelming they threaten to affect the… Continue Reading Pirates CARE team looks out for students’ mental health

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New Title III advisers are dedicated to helping students overcome obstacles

Two new Student Services Advisers are perfect fits for their jobs in the Pirate Path to Success program, which assists first-generation college students. Pell Grant recipients Jacqueline Brazile and Ashley Faulkner are both the first in their families to attend college. And a third recently-hired Student Services Adviser, Amber Johnson, while not the first college graduate in her family, has a background in helping people overcome obstacles. Continue Reading New Title III advisers are dedicated to helping students overcome obstacles

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PSC Spanish instructor understands the language of learning

On this particular Tuesday evening, Pensacola State College Spanish instructor Scott Schackmann joined the students in his Spanish II class in their remote classroom, on the Zoom video conferencing program. Immediately he noticed, in one of the now-ubiquitous Zoom meeting cells, a dog holding a hand-written sign that read, “We’re Going Miss You!” Continue Reading PSC Spanish instructor understands the language of learning

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‘Zoom Crew’ rallies to expand Live Online instruction throughout the College

As soon as the coronavirus threatened to block Pensacola State College students and faculty from classrooms, administrators developed an emergency plan to move courses online. Fortunately they had a team of instructors already well-versed in the Live Online (synchronous online) realm, a team that could be deployed to teach other instructors and professors, a team that soon became known as the “Zoom Crew.” Continue Reading ‘Zoom Crew’ rallies to expand Live Online instruction throughout the College

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PSC students and faculty adjust to online conversion – and do a little cooking too

Pensacola State College’s Robinson Honors Program students usually meet on Mondays. But with the COVID-19 pandemic closing campuses, the honors students had to adjust like everyone else. So, honor student Julie Riser showed her fellow students how to make turkey chili, using Zoom interactive technology to let her classmates follow her live. Continue Reading PSC students and faculty adjust to online conversion – and do a little cooking too

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PSC’s eLearning Department ensures smooth transition to online

Bill Waters retires in July. The Pensacola State College eLearning Department director came to the college in 1999, and has seen how the internet revolution has changed life, and learning. But he’s never seen anything like what’s happened in 2020 with the COVID-19 pandemic altering life across the globe in a matter of months. Continue Reading PSC’s eLearning Department ensures smooth transition to online

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Eight PSC students receive scholarships at Dr. Garrett T. Wiggins ‘Live Your Dream’ Banquet

Pensacola State College celebrated its diversity and commitment to minority students on Feb. 28 at the annual African American Memorial Endowment Scholarship Program and the Dr. Garrett T. Wiggins’ “Live Your Dream” Scholarship Banquet. Eight students received scholarships that will help them continue their education at PSC. Continue Reading Eight PSC students receive scholarships at Dr. Garrett T. Wiggins ‘Live Your Dream’ Banquet

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CANCELLED- 32nd Annual Lumberjack Festival celebrates the Great Outdoors March 28 at PSC Milton campus

Taking place from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 28, at Pensacola State College’s Milton campus, 5988 U.S. 90, the free Lumberjack Festival has something for everybody, including children’s activities, tasty foods and treats and nature and wildlife exhibits. Continue Reading CANCELLED- 32nd Annual Lumberjack Festival celebrates the Great Outdoors March 28 at PSC Milton campus

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Pensacola State College’s African American Student Association is one of top chapters in Florida

The Pensacola State College African America Student Association, made up mostly of young students born as beneficiaries of the civil right movement and the grit, determination and righteousness of those who preceded them, is determined to remember the past. Continue Reading Pensacola State College’s African American Student Association is one of top chapters in Florida

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Student Affairs admin’s ‘full circle’ brings her back to a welcoming PSC

Katie Hudon’s day-to-day functions include support of the Warrington staff, oversight of admissions and advising, as well as the functions of the L.I.F.E. Fitness Center, policy and process development, service on the Pirates CARE team, and authorization over recruitment, admissions, dual enrollment, registration, advising/counseling, student support services and career development. Continue Reading Student Affairs admin’s ‘full circle’ brings her back to a welcoming PSC

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Fifth-graders explore ponds, assemble bones at PSC South Santa Rosa Center

About 60 Holley-Navarre Intermediate fifth-graders from three different classes visited the South Santa Rosa Center on Friday, Feb. 7. Holley-Navarre Intermediate School has 15 fifth-grade classes, and the other classes will visit the South Santa Rosa Center each Friday through February, as well as March 27. Continue Reading Fifth-graders explore ponds, assemble bones at PSC South Santa Rosa Center

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Artist Susan McCollough has exhibited in Paris, Florence and now Pensacola State College

Being in a room full of Susan N. McCollough paintings must be akin to what it’s like being in the middle of a jazz improvisation performed by the masters – graceful, yes, but imbued with a spirit of frantic kineticism and spellbinding abstractism that is both mesmerizing and provoking. Continue Reading Artist Susan McCollough has exhibited in Paris, Florence and now Pensacola State College