decorative image of Siren-series_Greg-Saunders , Local artists featured at PSC Switzer Gallery Exhibition May 15-July 20 2017-05-15 16:47:03

Local artists featured at PSC Switzer Gallery Exhibition May 15-July 20

From screen prints to sirens, a spectacular exhibition is on display May 15-July 20 at Pensacola State College’s Switzer Gallery, Building 15, at the corner of 9th Avenue and Airport Boulevard. This summer show represents a selection of works by local artists Richard Humphreys and Gregory B. Saunders. Humphreys’ stunning screen prints are hand crafted… Continue Reading Local artists featured at PSC Switzer Gallery Exhibition May 15-July 20

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PSC delegation attend suicide prevention mini-conference

Two Pensacola State College students – Cristino Santiago and Stephanie Bowen – along with Rachelle Burns, director of Student Support Services/Crisis Referral, participated in the Florida Suicide Prevention Coalition’s second Annual “Florida Taking Action for Suicide Prevention” mini-conference held April 4 and 5 in Tallahassee. Continue Reading PSC delegation attend suicide prevention mini-conference

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PSC student to perform on BET’s ‘Joyful Noise’ Easter Sunday

Pensacola State’s own DeWayne Crocker Jr., will perform his single, “Never Give Up,” at 8 a.m. Sunday on BET’s “Joyful Noise.” Crocker, a freshman music major, won Black Entertainment Network’s “Sunday Best: Race to the Stage” competition in 2015. He was one of more than 15,000 applicants from across the U.S. to submit a video… Continue Reading PSC student to perform on BET’s ‘Joyful Noise’ Easter Sunday

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‘Life in a Jar: the Irena Sendler Project’ at PSC Ashmore Auditorium April 1-2

During World War II, Polish social worker Irena Sendler, along with her underground network, rescued 2,500 Jewish children in Warsaw, largely by knocking on doors in the Jewish ghetto and, in Sendler’s own words, “trying to talk the mothers out of their children.” “Life in a Jar: the Irena Sendler Project” brings this gripping story to life at Pensacola State College Continue Reading ‘Life in a Jar: the Irena Sendler Project’ at PSC Ashmore Auditorium April 1-2

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Virginia Tech shooting survivor shares lessons from tragedy at PSC March 6

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… Continue Reading Virginia Tech shooting survivor shares lessons from tragedy at PSC March 6

decorative image of SGA-visits-Legislature , A day at the State Capitol 2017-02-21 13:25:05

A day at the State Capitol

A Pensacola State College delegation including President Ed Meadows, Board of Trustee Herb Woll, Sandy Ray, associate vice president of community and government relations, Samantha Hill, director of Student Engagement and Leadership, and Student Government Association officers met with Rep. Jayer Williamson and Rep. Frank White on Feb. 9 in the state Capitol in Tallahassee.

decorative image of SkillsUSA_CAT-sm , PSC hosts SkillsUSA Region 1 competition and Worlds of Possibilities Career Expo 2017-02-21 12:11:24

PSC hosts SkillsUSA Region 1 competition and Worlds of Possibilities Career Expo

A few years ago, Stephen Flowers of Milton hit pay dirt while competing in the SkillsUSA Region 1 competition. Not only did the Locklin Technical Center student placed second in the HVACR category at 2012 competition but he also received a job offer. “I didn’t make it to the state competition because I went to… Continue Reading PSC hosts SkillsUSA Region 1 competition and Worlds of Possibilities Career Expo

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PSC Permanent Collection on display at Switzer Gallery through March 10

Stroll through the Anna Lamar Switzer Center Gallery and experience the visual delight of more than 70 works from Pensacola State College’s Permanent Collection that are on display now through March 10.

For the past 47 years, Pensacola State has been collecting works from the gallery’s annual exhibitions, Continue Reading PSC Permanent Collection on display at Switzer Gallery through March 10

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2 Pensacola State students win FCSAA vocal competition

Robert “Bobby” Arnold and Lori Perko – are among the best vocalists in the Florida College System. The two vocal performances majors won the male and female vocal categories at the Florida College System Activities Association Music Symposium Student Artist Competition held Jan. 26-28 at Jacksonville University. Arnold, a tenor, competed against 10 male vocalists,… Continue Reading 2 Pensacola State students win FCSAA vocal competition

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Dr. Meadows receives PACE Awards Leadership in Education Recognition

We are pleased to share that Dr. Ed Meadows was presented the highly coveted Leadership in Education Award during the Greater Pensacola Chamber’s 57th annual PACE Awards celebration Wednesday evening. According to the chamber, the Leader in Education Award is presented to an individual with a stellar record of educational service through outstanding contributions to… Continue Reading Dr. Meadows receives PACE Awards Leadership in Education Recognition

decorative image of COLAB.jpg , Business incubator, accelerator rebranded, renamed CO:LAB 2017-01-20 11:13:38

Business incubator, accelerator rebranded, renamed CO:LAB

CO:LAB – the new name of the Gulf Coast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship – has merged Collaboration, Community, Coworking and Coffee in order to help small business owners and upstarts succeed. The rebranding was announced during a press conference held Wednesday, Jan. 11, at CO:LAB housed in Pensacola State College’s Downtown Center. Kelly Reeser,… Continue Reading Business incubator, accelerator rebranded, renamed CO:LAB

decorative image of Frank-Warren-Headshot , PostSecret creator to share message at Pensacola State on Jan. 26 2017-01-20 11:09:34

PostSecret creator to share message at Pensacola State on Jan. 26

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… Continue Reading PostSecret creator to share message at Pensacola State on Jan. 26

decorative image of Rick-Scott , Gov. Scott declares this week as Florida First Responder Appreciation Week 2017-01-20 11:06:43

Gov. Scott declares this week as Florida First Responder Appreciation Week

Gov. Rick Scott has declared this week, Jan. 9-13, as Florida First Responder Appreciation Week. “First responders play a critical role in keeping our communities safe, and all Floridians benefit greatly from the services they provide,” said Scott who is encouraging residents to take time to tell first responders and their families how much their… Continue Reading Gov. Scott declares this week as Florida First Responder Appreciation Week

decorative image of Lady-Pirates , Lady Pirates defeat Tallahassee Community College in Panhandle conference play 2017-01-20 11:02:53

Lady Pirates defeat Tallahassee Community College in Panhandle conference play

Preparation and attention to detail paid off in a big way Saturday, Jan. 7, when the Pensacola State Lady Pirates bested Tallahassee Community College 100-89. The Lady Pirates basketball team improved to 16-1 overall and 1-0 in Panhandle Conference play. Now ranked 15th, the Lady Pirates beat 11th ranked Tallahassee in the opening game of conference… Continue Reading Lady Pirates defeat Tallahassee Community College in Panhandle conference play

decorative image of Kaitlin-Santiago , Pensacola State student selected for Florida House Internship Program 2017-01-20 10:58:55

Pensacola State student selected for Florida House Internship Program

For the next two months, Pensacola State College student Kaitlin Santiago will rub shoulders with the movers and shakers in Washington, D.C. Santiago, 21, has been selected as a spring semester intern for the Florida House Internship Program. During the eight-week program, she will gain invaluable experience at Florida House, the only state embassy in… Continue Reading Pensacola State student selected for Florida House Internship Program

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PSC is finalist for national Bellwether Award

A national panel of experts has selected Pensacola State College’s virtual tutoring program as one of 10 finalists for the 2017 Bellwether Award in the Instructional Programs and Services category. An initial pool of about 2,500 applications was narrowed to about 200 applications for each of three categories when choosing the finalists. Besides the Instructional… Continue Reading PSC is finalist for national Bellwether Award

decorative image of 1201-SkillsUSA-2 , PSC’s SkillsUSA chapter receives $2,000 grant from Lowe’s 2017-02-06 15:38:18

PSC’s SkillsUSA chapter receives $2,000 grant from Lowe’s

Pensacola State’s SkillsUSA chapter has received yet another accolade – this one being a monetary award. Lowe’s presented the chapter, a 2016 SkillsUSA National Models of Excellence Recipient, with a $2,000 grant on Thursday. Pensacola State’s SkillsUSA chapter was one of only two community colleges in the nation to receive the Models of Excellence Award… Continue Reading PSC’s SkillsUSA chapter receives $2,000 grant from Lowe’s

decorative image of 1202-meadows-3-1 , Pensacola Joins 19 Other Communities in Today’s Announcement Dedicated to Building Inclusive Tech Ecosystems 2017-02-06 15:46:16

Pensacola Joins 19 Other Communities in Today’s Announcement Dedicated to Building Inclusive Tech Ecosystems

Pensacola has been announced as one of 20 new White House TechHire communities, dedicated to creating pathways for more Americans to access well-paying tech jobs. Pensacola, under the leadership of Pensacola State College, joins a national network of 71 TechHire communities in receiving support to spearhead efforts to help overlooked and underrepresented Americans start technology… Continue Reading Pensacola Joins 19 Other Communities in Today’s Announcement Dedicated to Building Inclusive Tech Ecosystems

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Escambia Co. Sheriff’s Office gives $10,000 to PSC’s McGuire scholarship fund

Pensacola State’s Culinary Arts program received a $10,000 boost Wednesday from the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office, Sheriff David Morgan. Morgan made the donation to the Molly McGuire Culinary Arts Endowed Scholarship fund. Molly “McGuire” Martin, the matriarch of McGuire’s Irish Pub in Pensacola, died in August 2014. In June 2015, the over $200,000 scholarship endowment… Continue Reading Escambia Co. Sheriff’s Office gives $10,000 to PSC’s McGuire scholarship fund

decorative image of 1130-PenAir-4 , Pen Air Gifts $100K to Pensacola State College for Scholarships 2017-02-08 15:24:25

Pen Air Gifts $100K to Pensacola State College for Scholarships

Melissa Dandridge, Public Relations Specialist, Pen Air Federal Credit Union Pensacola, FLA. (November 30, 2016) – On Wednesday, November 30 at 9:30 a.m. Pen Air Federal Credit Union announced the gift of $100,000 to the Pensacola State College (PSC) Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship Fund. The gift of $100,000 parallels with the celebration of the college… Continue Reading Pen Air Gifts $100K to Pensacola State College for Scholarships

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Kahn Family Foundation donates more than $200,000 to Pensacola State

Pensacola State College received a $201,200 scholarship from the Robert H. Kahn Jr. Family Foundation on Tuesday. The gift, made in honor of the late Bobby Kahn Jr., was presented to Pensacola State President Ed Meadows during a 10:30 a.m. ceremony in the college’s District Board of Trustees board room in Building 7. A community… Continue Reading Kahn Family Foundation donates more than $200,000 to Pensacola State

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2016 Holiday Experience promises to be a night of enlightenment

Have you toured an actual Tiny House under construction? Or tried your hand at welding? Or witnessed a 3-D printer in action? If your answer is “No” to any of these adventures, save the date of Dec. 6 because Pensacola State College’s 2016 Holiday Experience promises to be a night of enlightenment. Starting at 5:30… Continue Reading 2016 Holiday Experience promises to be a night of enlightenment

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Nontraditional Pensacola State grad still achieving success at next level

The old adage, “age is only a number,” is Pensacola State College graduate Mary Ann Krebs’s mantra. Krebs who earned her Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) from Pensacola State in May 2014 and then a Bachelor of Science (BSN) in December 2015 started college classes at age 53. She is now 58 and pursuing a… Continue Reading Nontraditional Pensacola State grad still achieving success at next level

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Free Wind and Jazz Concert at PSC Dec. 1

Pensacola State College’s Wind Ensemble and Jazz Ensemble present a free concert at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 1, at the Ashmore Auditorium, Building 8, on the Pensacola campus. The Wind Ensemble performs music written exclusively by Brian Balmages, an award-winning composer, conductor, producer and performer. In 2012, he received the prestigious Albert Austin Harding Award… Continue Reading Free Wind and Jazz Concert at PSC Dec. 1

decorative image of 1128-Picture2-1-300x200_abgddh , Choral Society of Pensacola Presents Handel’s “Messiah” Dec. 3 at Saenger Theatre 2017-01-17 14:08:10

Choral Society of Pensacola Presents Handel’s “Messiah” Dec. 3 at Saenger Theatre

Experience the beauty and majesty of Handel’s beloved oratorio, “Messiah,” performed by the Choral Society of Pensacola at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 3, at the Saenger Theatre, 118 S. Palafox Place. First performed in 1741, this musical meditation on the birth, passion, death and resurrection of Christ has earned a place as one of the… Continue Reading Choral Society of Pensacola Presents Handel’s “Messiah” Dec. 3 at Saenger Theatre

decorative image of 1121-VET-TECH-PIX_hpbzlc , Pensacola State’s Vet Tech program holds open house Nov. 10 2017-01-17 14:08:28

Pensacola State’s Vet Tech program holds open house Nov. 10

More than 50 visitors turned out for Pensacola State’s Veterinary Technology program open house held Nov. 10 on the Warrington campus. Visitors had the opportunity to meet the Vet Tech program instructors and tour the college’s state-of-the-art facility in Building 3200. The event also included financial aid information, a student association exhibit and refreshments. “I… Continue Reading Pensacola State’s Vet Tech program holds open house Nov. 10

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2016 Walter F. Spara Writing Competition winners honored

A story about spiked punch and marijuana-laced brownies at a Mormon gathering. A single mother’s anthem about empowerment. And a composition comparing the Black Lives Matter movement to “The Hunger Games.” These social issues and more ruled the day when the winners of the 2016 Walter F. Spara Writing Competition were recognized Thursday, Nov. 17,… Continue Reading 2016 Walter F. Spara Writing Competition winners honored