decorative image of 1121-Studio-gallery-jpg-00000002-300×200-1_q5dcfd , Charles W. Lamar Studio Gallery on schedule for spring 2017 completion, $3 million facility made possible by seed money from Lamar, Switzer and Reilly families 2017-01-17 14:08:15

Charles W. Lamar Studio Gallery on schedule for spring 2017 completion, $3 million facility made possible by seed money from Lamar, Switzer and Reilly families

Construction of the $3 million Charles W. Lamar Studio Gallery at Pensacola State College is on schedule to open this coming spring. David Barton, project manager with the Morette Company, said the 10,000-square-foot addition to the Anna Lamar Switzer Center for Visual Arts should be completed by March or April. The Morette Company is the… Continue Reading Charles W. Lamar Studio Gallery on schedule for spring 2017 completion, $3 million facility made possible by seed money from Lamar, Switzer and Reilly families

decorative image of 1114-Kappa-Delta-Pi_bsofqf , 15 Pensacola State students initiated in honor society 2017-01-17 14:08:39

15 Pensacola State students initiated in honor society

Fifteen Pensacola State students were initiated into Alpha Gamma Eta, the college’s chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, on Thursday, Nov. 3. An international honor society in education, Kappa Delta Pi was founded in 1911 to foster excellence in education and promote fellowship among those dedicated to teaching. Pensacola State initiates are: ● Allianna Davis ●… Continue Reading 15 Pensacola State students initiated in honor society

decorative image of 1114-TRIO-grant_qykazg , 15 TRIO participants receive $600 grants for fall semester 2017-01-17 14:08:42

15 TRIO participants receive $600 grants for fall semester

A financial windfall has many uses for a college student. Extra cash can buy textbooks, groceries or gasoline, make a rent payment, or take care of a visit to the doctor. Pensacola State College student Karen Dennis plans to use a $600 TRIO-Student Support Services (SSS) grant for summer school tuition. The 44-year-old who has… Continue Reading 15 TRIO participants receive $600 grants for fall semester

decorative image of 1114-Corsair-national-award3jpg-00000002_i7mjuu , Corsair artists win at National College Media Convention 2017-01-17 14:08:45

Corsair artists win at National College Media Convention

Corsair staff members Katherine Chen and Izzie Gardner were among the best of the best at the Associated Collegiate Press (ACP) National College Media Convention held recently in Washington, D.C. Gardner won a fifth place ACP National Pacemaker award for her Earth Day illustration which appeared in the Corsair’s April 2016 edition. Chen won a… Continue Reading Corsair artists win at National College Media Convention

decorative image of 1114-HarvestMoon_KAlexander_viqwye , Come to the Supermoon Gaze at PSC Nov. 14 2017-01-17 14:09:22

Come to the Supermoon Gaze at PSC Nov. 14

Come get a close look at tonight’s spectacular supermoon at Pensacola State College’s Planetarium, Building 21, facing Airport Boulevard. Huge telescopes will be available for public gazing from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Monday, Nov. 14, thanks to Escambia Amateur Astronomers Association members and the PSC student chapter. This supermoon is at perigee, its closest… Continue Reading Come to the Supermoon Gaze at PSC Nov. 14

decorative image of 1108-KatherineClark_author_cwsbxi , Author Katherine Clark Discusses Writing Southern Fiction at PSC Book Talk Nov. 16 2017-01-17 14:09:29

Author Katherine Clark Discusses Writing Southern Fiction at PSC Book Talk Nov. 16

Winner of the 2015 Willie Morris Award for Southern Fiction, Katherine Clark, is the guest speaker at Pensacola State College’s Book Talk at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 16 at the Chadbourne Library, Building 20, on the Pensacola campus, 1000 College Blvd. The public is welcome to this free, informal event. A question and answer session… Continue Reading Author Katherine Clark Discusses Writing Southern Fiction at PSC Book Talk Nov. 16

decorative image of Vet_MattBarker-1_jtuynh , Military Times names Pensacola State College in list of Best for Vets: Colleges 2017 2017-01-17 14:09:33

Military Times names Pensacola State College in list of Best for Vets: Colleges 2017

For the second straight year, Military Times names Pensacola State College in its list of Best for Vets: Colleges 2017. This recognition is based on a comprehensive survey of veteran and military student offerings and rates of academic achievement. Out of more than 500 two-year, four-year and nontraditional schools that submitted detailed surveys, Military Times… Continue Reading Military Times names Pensacola State College in list of Best for Vets: Colleges 2017

decorative image of Military-award-picture_zrp1kb , PSC student receives Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal 2017-01-17 14:09:31

PSC student receives Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal

Pensacola State College student Christopher Porquaido has been presented the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal. A petty officer third class in the U.S. Navy, Porquaido received the commendation for his service as a dental technician from April 2013 to April 2016 at the United States Naval Hospital (USNH) in Yokosuka, Japan. He enrolled in… Continue Reading PSC student receives Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal

decorative image of 1107-DUSTI-SLUDER_bdldfd , Sluder named dean of PSC’s Warrington campus 2017-01-17 14:09:38

Sluder named dean of PSC’s Warrington campus

Dusti Sluder has been named dean of Pensacola State College’s Warrington campus. Sluder had worked as a faculty member and served in various administrative positions on the campus. She took over as dean on Sept. 1. A longtime Pensacola resident, she also earned her licensed practical nursing (LPN) and registered nursing (ADN) degrees from Pensacola… Continue Reading Sluder named dean of PSC’s Warrington campus

decorative image of 1102-PenWest-Percussion-Ensemble-2-2_t0fjy2 , Pensacola West Percussion Ensemble Performs Free Concert at PSC Nov. 3 2017-01-17 14:09:47

Pensacola West Percussion Ensemble Performs Free Concert at PSC Nov. 3

“Everything But the Kitchen Sink” is slated for Pensacola West Percussion Ensemble’s fall concert at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov.3 at Pensacola State College’s Ashmore Fine Arts Auditorium, Building 8, on the Pensacola campus. The concert is free and no tickets are required. Doors open at 7 p.m. Playing with lighters, on furniture, on break drums… Continue Reading Pensacola West Percussion Ensemble Performs Free Concert at PSC Nov. 3

decorative image of 1102-DiegoCarbajal_silver_gwwoph , International Artist Diego Carbajal Gives Free Presentation at PSC Switzer Center Nov. 2 2017-01-17 14:09:45

International Artist Diego Carbajal Gives Free Presentation at PSC Switzer Center Nov. 2

The Great Gulf Coast Arts Festival’s 2016 Invited International Artist, Diego Alonso Carbajal Mas, is giving a free presentation at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 2 at Pensacola State College’s Anna Lamar Switzer Center for Visual Arts, Building 15, on the Pensacola campus. The public is invited and plenty of parking is available from the Airport… Continue Reading International Artist Diego Carbajal Gives Free Presentation at PSC Switzer Center Nov. 2

decorative image of 1102-ArtFac_TumblerBenTwingley-2_yc0skd , PSC Art Faculty Exhibit at Switzer Gallery till Dec. 14 2017-01-17 14:09:43

PSC Art Faculty Exhibit at Switzer Gallery till Dec. 14

Hardhats aren’t needed. Just bring your visual toolbox to explore “Under Construction,” the 2016 Pensacola State College Art Faculty and Staff Exhibition that just opened at the Anna Lamar Switzer Center for Visual Arts, Building 15, on the Pensacola campus. The public is invited to visit the show through Dec. 14 and meet the artists… Continue Reading PSC Art Faculty Exhibit at Switzer Gallery till Dec. 14

decorative image of BAS_poster_2016_qy0oow , PSC Graphic Design Students Exhibit Works at National Naval Aviation Museum 2017-01-17 14:09:50

PSC Graphic Design Students Exhibit Works at National Naval Aviation Museum

Pensacola State College graphic design students are commemorating the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor through their senior exhibit at the National Naval Aviation Museum, 1750 Radford Blvd., aboard NAS Pensacola Nov. 11 through Jan. 1. The museum is free and open to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. The… Continue Reading PSC Graphic Design Students Exhibit Works at National Naval Aviation Museum

decorative image of Tate1_zlwjee , Tate High seniors tour Pensacola State College campus 2017-01-17 14:10:03

Tate High seniors tour Pensacola State College campus

More than 120 Tate High School seniors received an early taste of college life when they visited Pensacola State on Tuesday, Oct. 25. The students got a firsthand look at the college’s associate in science degree and workforce education certificate programs during the Pensacola campus tour. “My visit to the Pensacola State campus really gave… Continue Reading Tate High seniors tour Pensacola State College campus

decorative image of Corsair_hvnqvv , Corsair staff wins 14 awards at Florida College System conference 2017-01-17 14:10:00

Corsair staff wins 14 awards at Florida College System conference

Corsair staffers Tracey Squaire and Jennifer Tonnaer only wanted to document the devastation of a tornado that hit Century on Feb. 15. The two never imagined their story about the damage an EF-3 tornado inflicted on the north Escambia County hamlet would garner them statewide recognition. Squaire, now editor of the Corsair, and Tonnaer, a… Continue Reading Corsair staff wins 14 awards at Florida College System conference

decorative image of DiegoCarbajal-2_goe0oz , International Artist Diego Carbajal Gives Free Presentation at PSC Switzer Center Nov. 2 2017-01-17 14:09:59

International Artist Diego Carbajal Gives Free Presentation at PSC Switzer Center Nov. 2

The Great Gulf Coast Arts Festival’s 2016 Invited International Artist, Diego Alonso Carbajal Mas, is giving a free presentation at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2, at Pensacola State College’s Anna Lamar Switzer Center for Visual Arts, Building 15, on the Pensacola campus. The public is invited and plenty of parking is available from the Airport… Continue Reading International Artist Diego Carbajal Gives Free Presentation at PSC Switzer Center Nov. 2

decorative image of Health-fair1_atgm8e , PSC health and career fair attracts more than 500 high school students 2017-01-17 14:09:54

PSC health and career fair attracts more than 500 high school students

Ny’Kerria Virgin always harbored an interest in the health care field. On Friday, the West Florida High senior may have just discovered her calling. “I like this. It’s the best hands-on activity I’ve done all day,” Virgin said as she was suturing a mock wound during the 20th annual Health Career Fair held at Pensacola… Continue Reading PSC health and career fair attracts more than 500 high school students

decorative image of 1025-ITEN1-jpg_ss4cwc , Pensacola State’s cybersecurity team wins a 1st place at ITEN summit 2017-01-17 14:10:07

Pensacola State’s cybersecurity team wins a 1st place at ITEN summit

Pensacola State College’s Cybersecurity team captured a first-place win at the ITEN (Innovation Technology Entrepreneurship Network) Wired 2016 Summit held Oct. 12 through 14 at Pensacola Beach. Team members ─ Alex Huggett, Charles Bailey, Patrick Owens, Daniel Pieknik, Josh Erlitz, Brandon Harter, Noah Jowers and faculty member James De Stael ─ defeated teams from the… Continue Reading Pensacola State’s cybersecurity team wins a 1st place at ITEN summit

decorative image of PSCArtFacultyExh_2016_qx58w4 , PSC Art Faculty and Staff Exhibition at Anna Lamar Switzer Gallery open now – Dec.14 2017-01-17 14:10:13

PSC Art Faculty and Staff Exhibition at Anna Lamar Switzer Gallery open now – Dec.14

Hardhats are not needed to explore “Under Construction,” the Pensacola State College Art Faculty and Staff Exhibition that just opened at the Anna Lamar Switzer Center for Visual Arts, Building 15, on the Pensacola campus. The public is invited to visit the exhibition through Dec. 14 and to meet the artists at a reception from… Continue Reading PSC Art Faculty and Staff Exhibition at Anna Lamar Switzer Gallery open now – Dec.14

decorative image of VenessaCastor_PSC-1_cgmo1w , Disability Awareness Month Spotlight: Venessa Castor, a sophomore at Pensacola State College 2017-01-17 14:10:11

Disability Awareness Month Spotlight: Venessa Castor, a sophomore at Pensacola State College

Pensacola State College sophomore Venessa Castor is being featured through the Florida College System social media as an outstanding student in celebration of Disability Awareness Month. A native of El Paso, Texas, Castor began her college life in Hawaii several years ago with a few classes at Honolulu Community College. When the U.S. Navy transferred… Continue Reading Disability Awareness Month Spotlight: Venessa Castor, a sophomore at Pensacola State College

decorative image of 1024-PSC-delegation-e1477407788536_gnmfs8 , Pensacola State delegation earns accolades at Florida Model Legislature Conference 2017-01-17 14:10:15

Pensacola State delegation earns accolades at Florida Model Legislature Conference

Several Pensacola State College students represented the institution well during the 2016 Florida Model Legislature Conference. Andrew Stahlecker, John Seward, Kaitlin Santiago and C.J. Kennamore were the Pensacola State delegates at the conference held Oct.14 through 15 in Orlando. Doug Mock, Pensacola State history, languages and social sciences instructor, and a political analyst, is the… Continue Reading Pensacola State delegation earns accolades at Florida Model Legislature Conference

decorative image of 1024-PSC-Simulation-Center_xa9q1a , 20th Annual Health Career Fair for High School Students at PSC Warrington Campus Oct. 28 2017-01-17 14:10:18

20th Annual Health Career Fair for High School Students at PSC Warrington Campus Oct. 28

High school students across five counties are invited to attend the 20th annual Health Career Fair from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friday, Oct. 28 at Pensacola State College’s Warrington campus, 5555 W. Highway 98. Sponsored by PSC and West Florida Area Health Education Centers, the event provides a first-hand look at health career options… Continue Reading 20th Annual Health Career Fair for High School Students at PSC Warrington Campus Oct. 28

decorative image of 1018-Vietnam-Whatley1-jpg-00000003_vfhohs , PSC theater director bridging gaps with play about Vietnam War: ‘How I Got That Story’ is part of college’s 2016-17 large project 2017-01-17 14:10:21

PSC theater director bridging gaps with play about Vietnam War: ‘How I Got That Story’ is part of college’s 2016-17 large project

Rodney Whatley has always loved the theater and had a passion for history. This year, Whatley, the director of Pensacola State College’s music and theater departments, will bridge that gap when he oversees the production and staging of the two-act play, “How I Got That Story.” The Amlin Gray play chronicles the experiences of a… Continue Reading PSC theater director bridging gaps with play about Vietnam War: ‘How I Got That Story’ is part of college’s 2016-17 large project

decorative image of 1018-PharmTech_RXlab_ec0pnv , National Pharmacy Technician Day Spotlights Career Possibilities Oct. 18 2017-01-17 14:10:23

National Pharmacy Technician Day Spotlights Career Possibilities Oct. 18

The smiling face you see across the counter when you pick up prescription medicine likely belongs to a certified pharmacy technician. The skills, training and patient care needed for this career are being celebrated on National Pharmacy Technician Day, Oct. 18. Pensacola State College’s Pharmacy Technician program director, Julie Burger, says this is a growing… Continue Reading National Pharmacy Technician Day Spotlights Career Possibilities Oct. 18

decorative image of 1014-Hello-Dolly_wyl9wl , PSC presents “Hello Dolly” Oct. 21-23 and Oct. 28-30 2017-01-17 14:11:48

PSC presents “Hello Dolly” Oct. 21-23 and Oct. 28-30

Dolly is lookin’ swell and is onstage right where she belongs as Pensacola State College presents the iconic musical, “Hello Dolly,” Oct. 21 through 23 and Oct. 28 through 30. Show times are 7:30 p.m. for Friday and Saturday performances and 2:30 p.m. for Sunday matinees, at the Ashmore Fine Arts Auditorium, Building 8, on… Continue Reading PSC presents “Hello Dolly” Oct. 21-23 and Oct. 28-30

decorative image of logo-blue-small-tall_p6sx6v , Data Center services interruption at Pensacola State College 2017-01-17 14:11:50

Data Center services interruption at Pensacola State College

Pensacola State College’s Information Technology Services will perform a Power Distribution Unit replacement in the data center from 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, to 8 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 16. All electrical power to the College’s data center will be down during that time period. Internet access along with other College technology services also will be… Continue Reading Data Center services interruption at Pensacola State College

decorative image of SCHOLARSHIP1_2_r1popa , 13 PSC allied health, 1st generation students receive scholarships 2017-01-17 14:11:57

13 PSC allied health, 1st generation students receive scholarships

College awarded $24,755 from Florida Blue, the Helios Foundation, Bank of America Christmas arrived a little early for 13 Pensacola State College students after they recently were awarded scholarships. The awards were a portion of $24,755 in scholarship funds that Pensacola State received from Florida Blue, the Helios Education Foundation and Bank of America’s Dream… Continue Reading 13 PSC allied health, 1st generation students receive scholarships

decorative image of 1007-Mike-Ensley_sm_jrqagc , Pensacon Exec Mike Ensley Examines Cultural Monsters at PSC Book Talk Oct. 19 2017-01-17 14:11:59

Pensacon Exec Mike Ensley Examines Cultural Monsters at PSC Book Talk Oct. 19

Pensacon Executive Mike Ensley presents “Cultural Monsters: Birth of the Modern Horror Film (1968-1988)” at Pensacola State College’s monthly Book Talk at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 19. The public is welcome to this free, informal event at the Edward M. Chadbourne Library, Building 20, on the Pensacola campus, 1000 College Blvd. A question and answer… Continue Reading Pensacon Exec Mike Ensley Examines Cultural Monsters at PSC Book Talk Oct. 19

decorative image of 1007-PSC-Graduation_Meadows_a4wyzp , PSC makes list of Top 100 Associate Degree Producers in nation 2017-01-17 14:12:01

PSC makes list of Top 100 Associate Degree Producers in nation

Out of more than 5,500 colleges, Pensacola State College is on the list of Top 100 Associate Degree Producers, according to Community College Week magazine. This is the eighth straight year Pensacola State has received this national recognition. Two-year and four-year institutions, both public and private, that award associate degrees were examined for the Top… Continue Reading PSC makes list of Top 100 Associate Degree Producers in nation

decorative image of 1005-PSC-Concert-Chorale_dn2gah , PSC Concert Chorale and Jazz Choir Perform Free Concert Oct. 7 at 7:30 p.m. 2017-01-17 14:12:06

PSC Concert Chorale and Jazz Choir Perform Free Concert Oct. 7 at 7:30 p.m.

The Pensacola State College Concert Chorale and Entertainers Jazz Choir present a free concert at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 7, at the Ashmore Fine Arts Auditorium, Building 8, on the Pensacola campus. The public is invited and no tickets are required. Seating begins at 7 p.m. The Concert Chorale opens the evening with “Do Not… Continue Reading PSC Concert Chorale and Jazz Choir Perform Free Concert Oct. 7 at 7:30 p.m.

decorative image of 1004-Jessica-Lynn_trans_wxyiph , Jessica Lynn Shares Her Transgender Journey in Free Presentation at PSC Oct. 13 2017-01-17 14:12:08

Jessica Lynn Shares Her Transgender Journey in Free Presentation at PSC Oct. 13

International speaker Jessica Lynn shares about her transgender journey in presentations at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 13, at Pensacola State College’s Hagler Auditorium, Building 2, Room 252, on the Pensacola campus. This event is free and open to the public. No tickets are required. Formerly known as Jeff Butterworth, Jessica Lynn knew… Continue Reading Jessica Lynn Shares Her Transgender Journey in Free Presentation at PSC Oct. 13

Can You Help?

As Hurricane Matthew bears down on Cuba, the U.S. Navy evacuated military families from Guantanamo Bay to Pensacola Naval Air Station. An estimated 700 spouses and children from Guantanamo Bay Naval Station were flown in military cargo planes to Pensacola where they will remain until the Navy determines it is safe for them to return.… Continue Reading Can You Help?

decorative image of Angela-house-2-e1475521702860_elqpti , Habitat for Humanity dedicates home to Pensacola State employee 2017-01-17 14:22:00

Habitat for Humanity dedicates home to Pensacola State employee

It was a community-wide effort when more than 30 friends and family turned out Sept. 24 to help Pensacola State College employee Angela McDaniel dedicate her new home. Located in northeast Pensacola, the three-bedroom two-bath home is handicapped-accessible for Angela and her husband, James McDaniel, who are both disabled and use wheelchairs for mobility. Constructed… Continue Reading Habitat for Humanity dedicates home to Pensacola State employee

decorative image of Lacz1-e1475522633106_thzcce , Former Navy SEAL turned writer shares life lessons with PSC students 2017-01-17 14:22:04

Former Navy SEAL turned writer shares life lessons with PSC students

Get outside your comfort zone was one of the life lessons former U.S. Navy SEAL Kevin Lacz shared with Pensacola State College students on Wednesday. Lacz, a Pensacola State Board of Trustees member and former SEAL Team THREE member, was guest speaker at the Milton campus Lunch and Learn series. It was standing room only… Continue Reading Former Navy SEAL turned writer shares life lessons with PSC students

decorative image of admin-ajax_f2rxim , Pensacola State College Ranks 17th Among Florida’s Top Colleges and Universities 2017-01-17 14:24:19

Pensacola State College Ranks 17th Among Florida’s Top Colleges and Universities

Pensacola State College ranks 17th on the 2016 list of top colleges and universities in Florida, according to OnlineColleges.com. Using 2014 data from the National Center for Education Statistics, the ranking is based on 11 criteria including affordability, student services and the availability of online programs, says Ryan Tran, OnlineColleges.com site manager. The site ranked… Continue Reading Pensacola State College Ranks 17th Among Florida’s Top Colleges and Universities

decorative image of 0930-PSC-Wind-Ensemble2_g05ilz , PSC Wind Ensemble and Jazz Ensemble Present Free Concert Oct. 6 at 7:30 p.m. 2017-01-17 14:22:06

PSC Wind Ensemble and Jazz Ensemble Present Free Concert Oct. 6 at 7:30 p.m.

Pensacola State College presents the Wind Ensemble and Jazz Ensemble in a free concert at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 6, at the Ashmore Fine Arts Auditorium, Building 8, on the Pensacola campus. The public is invited and no tickets are required. Seating begins at 7 p.m. The Wind Ensemble, directed by PSC Performing Arts Department… Continue Reading PSC Wind Ensemble and Jazz Ensemble Present Free Concert Oct. 6 at 7:30 p.m.

decorative image of 0930-CraigHawkins_Supervention-No21_ie2y01 , Meet Ethereal Artist Craig Hawkins at PSC Switzer Center Gallery Oct. 6-7 2017-01-17 14:22:22

Meet Ethereal Artist Craig Hawkins at PSC Switzer Center Gallery Oct. 6-7

Come stroll the gallery and listen to artist Craig Hawkins talk about his work currently on display at the Anna Lamar Switzer Center for Visual Arts, Building 15, at Pensacola State College, 1000 College Blvd. The public is welcome to the free Gallery Talks at 6 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 6 and 9 a.m., Friday, Oct.… Continue Reading Meet Ethereal Artist Craig Hawkins at PSC Switzer Center Gallery Oct. 6-7

decorative image of Volleyball-Team_web_aqgm7r , Pensacola State volleyball team defeats Andrew College Monday 2017-01-17 14:22:28

Pensacola State volleyball team defeats Andrew College Monday

The Pensacola State volleyball team moved to a 17-2 record when the Lady Pirates dominated Andrew College in a doubleheader on Monday in Hartsell Arena. The Lady Pirates are 1-0 in Panhandle Conference play, and the team is scheduled to meet rival, Gulf Coast Community College, at 6 p.m. Wednesday in Panama City. Pensacola State… Continue Reading Pensacola State volleyball team defeats Andrew College Monday

decorative image of Rucker-Brian_web_xhkwsb , PSC History Professor Publishes Book on Civil War in West Florida 2017-01-17 14:22:31

PSC History Professor Publishes Book on Civil War in West Florida

Pensacola State College History Professor Brian Rucker gives a fresh look into the Civil War era and how the war impacted so many lives in his latest book, “Mine Eyes Have Seen: Firsthand Reminiscences of the Civil War in West Florida.” In this 140-page volume, Rucker compiles personal narratives of military and civilian citizens who… Continue Reading PSC History Professor Publishes Book on Civil War in West Florida

decorative image of surgical-tech-1_web_d4hkic , Pensacola State’s surgical tech program fulfills students’ dreams 2017-01-17 14:22:33

Pensacola State’s surgical tech program fulfills students’ dreams

Jessica Willis enjoyed her job as a certified nursing assistant at Fort Walton Beach Medical Center ­­­­­– but the Crestview resident really wanted to work in an operating room. In January, the 25-year-old’s dream became possible when she was accepted into Pensacola State College’s Surgical Technology Program. Surgical technologists assist in surgical operations. They prepare… Continue Reading Pensacola State’s surgical tech program fulfills students’ dreams

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Conservation photographer to speak at PSC Thursday, Sept. 22

Pensacola News Journal, Joseph Baucum, jbaucum@pnj.com After traversing thousands of miles in Florida since 2012 to capture the stories and images of the state’s wildlife, nationally recognized conservation photographer Carlton Ward Jr. will visit Pensacola this week to share his work. Ward will present a series of photographs and videos on protecting and restoring state… Continue Reading Conservation photographer to speak at PSC Thursday, Sept. 22

decorative image of VICTORIA-2_zjktc7 , PSC’s Mary Ekdahl Smart Center acquires new specialized simulator 2017-01-17 14:22:40

PSC’s Mary Ekdahl Smart Center acquires new specialized simulator

A new simulator has joined the ranks at the Mary Ekdahl Smart Center for Patient Simulation at Pensacola State College’s Warrington campus. Victoria, a maternal and neonatal birthing simulator, is the center’s 15th device and features full body supple skin and seamless joints. “Victoria is much more realistic. The mechanics of childbirth are more physiologically… Continue Reading PSC’s Mary Ekdahl Smart Center acquires new specialized simulator

decorative image of 0919-WayneGalileoscope_xsh1t3 , Astronomy Professor Wayne Wooten Digs Up “Iron Bones” for PSC Book Talk Sept. 21 2017-01-17 14:22:54

Astronomy Professor Wayne Wooten Digs Up “Iron Bones” for PSC Book Talk Sept. 21

Pensacola State College Astronomy Professor Wayne Wooten takes his eyes off the stars and digs up fascinating details about ancient Earth with a discussion of “Iron Bones: The Prehistory of Northwest Florida” at the college’s monthly Book Talk at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 21. The public is welcome to this free, informal event at the… Continue Reading Astronomy Professor Wayne Wooten Digs Up “Iron Bones” for PSC Book Talk Sept. 21

decorative image of Stalling_ullpjv , Pensacola State Professor Publishes Textbook 2017-01-17 14:22:52

Pensacola State Professor Publishes Textbook

Pensacola State College Professor Joe Stallings has announced the publication of his latest book, “THE College Level Classical Guitar Method Book.” The textbook is designed for classical guitar majors who have never had formal instruction in classical guitar technique, or who need remedial training at the college level. It may be used as a textbook… Continue Reading Pensacola State Professor Publishes Textbook

decorative image of 0916-Hot-Club-of-San-Francisco_h41fuf , Hot Club of San Francisco Performs Cool Gypsy Jazz at PSC Sept. 29 2017-01-17 14:22:59

Hot Club of San Francisco Performs Cool Gypsy Jazz at PSC Sept. 29

Hot Club of San Francisco plays cool gypsy jazz at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 29, at Pensacola State College’s Ashmore Fine Arts Auditorium, Building 8, on the Pensacola campus, 1000 College Blvd. Hot Club of San Francisco celebrates the music of guitarist Django Reinhardt and violinist Stephane Grappelli and the original Hot Club de France.… Continue Reading Hot Club of San Francisco Performs Cool Gypsy Jazz at PSC Sept. 29

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Free Midday Planetarium Shows for Students and Staff Begin This Week

Beginning this week, Pensacola State College students and staff can enjoy a variety of free, midday Planetarium shows. No tickets are required but attendees must show a current PSC student ID or staff ID to enter. Located in Building 21 on the Pensacola campus, Planetarium doors open 20 minutes before show times. No one is… Continue Reading Free Midday Planetarium Shows for Students and Staff Begin This Week

decorative image of 0912-Richard-Cionco-pianist_dpkohu , Steinway Artist Richard Cionco Opens Kamerman Piano Series at PSC Sept. 18 2017-01-17 14:23:05

Steinway Artist Richard Cionco Opens Kamerman Piano Series at PSC Sept. 18

Steinway Artist Richard Cionco opens the Sid and Jeannie Kamerman Piano Series at Pensacola State College at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 18, in the Ashmore Fine Arts Auditorium, Building 8, on the Pensacola campus, 1000 College Blvd. Praised in the New York Times for his “sensitive pianism,” Cionco has performed with numerous orchestras and in… Continue Reading Steinway Artist Richard Cionco Opens Kamerman Piano Series at PSC Sept. 18

decorative image of 0909-Ghost-Tales_epphbs , College Ghost Tales Explored in Free Presentation at PSC Sept. 22 2017-01-17 14:23:08

College Ghost Tales Explored in Free Presentation at PSC Sept. 22

School spirits and college ghost stories are explored in a free presentation at 6 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 22, at Pensacola State College’s Hagler Auditorium, Building 2, Room 252, on the Pensacola campus. The public is invited and no tickets are required. English Professor Alan Brown from the University of West Alabama in Livingston shows how… Continue Reading College Ghost Tales Explored in Free Presentation at PSC Sept. 22

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Educational Opportunity Center grant renewed for another 5 years

A federal program to help adults realize a dream of higher education has been refunded for another five years at Pensacola State College. Pensacola State’s Educational Opportunity Center was among 143 EOCs in colleges and organizations representing 42 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico to receive a portion of $48 million in grants… Continue Reading Educational Opportunity Center grant renewed for another 5 years

decorative image of 0707-PSC-National-SkillsUSA-Winners_bmk5x5 , PSC Students Win at National SkillsUSA Competition 2016-09-08 20:10:44

PSC Students Win at National SkillsUSA Competition

Pensacola State College students received team and chapter recognition at the 52nd Annual SkillsUSA National Leadership Conference recently in Louisville, Ky. The primary purpose of the conference is skills head-to-head competition among students who have been first-place winners from each state. National Gold Medal winners for Cyber Forensics Career Pathways Showcase were David Gardner, Timothy Clausell and Deborah Brosene. Continue Reading PSC Students Win at National SkillsUSA Competition

decorative image of 13621654_10102659928578728_923708112_o_kepztx , Pensacola State hires new baseball coach 2016-09-08 20:43:30

Pensacola State hires new baseball coach

Pensacola State College and the Athletic Department is pleased to announce the hiring of Bryan Lewallyn as the Pirates’ new head baseball coach.
Lewallyn, a former Pirate, has most recently been the head coach at the University of South Carolina – Beaufort, leading the Sand Sharks to three NAIA Regionals in five years, four Sun Conference Tournament appearances, one Sun Conference Championship and a 2012 NAIA World Series appearance. Continue Reading Pensacola State hires new baseball coach

decorative image of 0816-PSC-Dental-Clinic_2016-1_qnglm2 , PSC Dental Hygiene Clinic Offers Low Cost Services at Warrington Campus 2016-09-08 20:43:33

PSC Dental Hygiene Clinic Offers Low Cost Services at Warrington Campus

The Dental Hygiene Clinic at Pensacola State College’s Warrington campus offers low cost, preventive dental hygiene services to the public. Oral cancer screening, teeth cleaning, x-rays, fluoride treatments and sealants are some of the services offered. The clinic does not provide fillings, oral surgery, braces or dentures. Continue Reading PSC Dental Hygiene Clinic Offers Low Cost Services at Warrington Campus

decorative image of 0901-PSC-PresMeadows-students_iftird , PSC Ranks 26th in List of Most Affordable Colleges in Nation 2016-09-08 20:43:38

PSC Ranks 26th in List of Most Affordable Colleges in Nation

For the fifth consecutive year, the U.S. Department of Education lists Pensacola State College as a best value among public four-year colleges and universities. Pensacola State is ranked 26th on the list of 68 institutions cited for lowest tuition in the DOE College Affordability and Transparency annual report. With tuition listed as $2,704, PSC is seventh among the 24 Florida colleges to make the most affordable list. Continue Reading PSC Ranks 26th in List of Most Affordable Colleges in Nation

decorative image of 0902-ETS_MarcyBetheaTytieYoung-e1473259486599_fknisz , PSC Receives 5-Year Federal Grant for Educational Talent Search Program 2016-09-08 20:42:01

PSC Receives 5-Year Federal Grant for Educational Talent Search Program

Pensacola State College has received a $342,720 per year grant from the U.S. Department of Education to renew its Educational Talent Search (ETS) program. The five-year grant totals more than $1.7 million. ETS identifies and assists middle school and high school students, encouraging them to graduate from high school and then successfully enroll and complete college or vocational training. Continue Reading PSC Receives 5-Year Federal Grant for Educational Talent Search Program

decorative image of 0906-Hispanic-Film-Festival-5_x9dvbh , Pragda and Pensacola State College Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Free Hispanic Film Festival 2017-01-17 14:23:12

Pragda and Pensacola State College Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Free Hispanic Film Festival

Pensacola State College is hosting a free Hispanic Film Festival in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month that runs Sept.15 to Oct. 15. The public is invited and no tickets or reservations are needed. Provided through Pragda, a film distribution company, each film has English subtitles. Pragda specializes in the educational market and is created to… Continue Reading Pragda and Pensacola State College Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Free Hispanic Film Festival

decorative image of 0902-ETS_MarcyBetheaTytieYoung-1_evmxj1 , PSC Receives 5-Year Federal Grant for Educational Talent Search Program 2017-01-17 14:23:18

PSC Receives 5-Year Federal Grant for Educational Talent Search Program

Pensacola State College has received a $342,720 per year grant from the U.S. Department of Education to renew its Educational Talent Search (ETS) program. The five-year grant totals more than $1.7 million. ETS identifies and assists middle school and high school students, encouraging them to graduate from high school and then successfully enroll and complete… Continue Reading PSC Receives 5-Year Federal Grant for Educational Talent Search Program

decorative image of 0902-College-Fair-1_fmfzd0 , Pensacola State College Hosts 2016 College Fair for High School Juniors and Seniors Sept. 11-13 2017-01-17 14:23:15

Pensacola State College Hosts 2016 College Fair for High School Juniors and Seniors Sept. 11-13

More than 60 colleges and universities will have representatives providing information at the 2016 College Fair, Sept. 11 through 13, hosted by Pensacola State College, in conjunction with the Escambia and Santa Rosa County School Boards. The three College Fair events are free and open to the public. High school juniors, seniors and parents have… Continue Reading Pensacola State College Hosts 2016 College Fair for High School Juniors and Seniors Sept. 11-13

decorative image of 0901-PSC-PresMeadows-students_sgm5as , PSC Ranks 26th in List of Most Affordable Colleges in Nation 2017-01-17 14:23:20

PSC Ranks 26th in List of Most Affordable Colleges in Nation

For the fifth consecutive year, the U.S. Department of Education lists Pensacola State College as a best value among public four-year colleges and universities. Pensacola State is ranked 26th on the list of 68 institutions cited for lowest tuition in the DOE College Affordability and Transparency annual report. With tuition listed as $2,704, PSC is… Continue Reading PSC Ranks 26th in List of Most Affordable Colleges in Nation

decorative image of 0816-PSC-Dental-Clinic_2016-1_fv0uqs , PSC Dental Hygiene Clinic Offers Low Cost Services at Warrington Campus 2017-01-17 14:23:22

PSC Dental Hygiene Clinic Offers Low Cost Services at Warrington Campus

The Dental Hygiene Clinic at Pensacola State College’s Warrington campus offers low cost, preventive dental hygiene services to the public. Oral cancer screening, teeth cleaning, x-rays, fluoride treatments and sealants are some of the services offered. The clinic does not provide fillings, oral surgery, braces or dentures. All dental care is performed by student dental… Continue Reading PSC Dental Hygiene Clinic Offers Low Cost Services at Warrington Campus

decorative image of hawkiins_uwxvq2 , PSC Gallery Opens Exhibition Season Aug. 15 with Works by Craig Hawkins 2017-01-17 14:23:25

PSC Gallery Opens Exhibition Season Aug. 15 with Works by Craig Hawkins

Pensacola State College opens its exhibition season with ethereal, thought-provoking works by Georgia artist Craig Hawkins. The show runs Aug. 15 to Oct. 7 at the Anna Lamar Switzer Center for Visual Arts, Building 15, on the Pensacola campus. The exhibition is free and the gallery is open from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday… Continue Reading PSC Gallery Opens Exhibition Season Aug. 15 with Works by Craig Hawkins

decorative image of 0707-PSC-National-SkillsUSA-Winners_grxsrk , PSC Students Win at National SkillsUSA Competition 2017-01-17 14:23:29

PSC Students Win at National SkillsUSA Competition

Pensacola State College students received team and chapter recognition at the 52nd Annual SkillsUSA National Leadership Conference recently in Louisville, Ky. The primary purpose of the conference is skills head-to-head competition among students who have been first-place winners from each state. National Gold Medal winners for Cyber Forensics Career Pathways Showcase were David Gardner, Timothy… Continue Reading PSC Students Win at National SkillsUSA Competition

decorative image of 0707-SGA-Kaitlin-Santiago-jpg_ki0wuf , Pensacola State student elected state college system SGA president 2017-01-17 14:23:33

Pensacola State student elected state college system SGA president

Pensacola State College student Kaitlin Santiago has been elected head of the Florida College System Student Government Association (FCSSGA). Santiago, a sophomore majoring in international business, was recently elected FCSSGA president. Campaigning on a “Bridge the Gap” platform, she defeated two other candidates for the one-year term that began July 1. During the 2015-16 academic… Continue Reading Pensacola State student elected state college system SGA president

decorative image of 0705-CrazyForYou_group_sm_xpfdcf , 26th Annual SHOW, “Crazy for You,” Runs July 22-24 and July 29-31 at PSC 2017-01-17 14:23:35

26th Annual SHOW, “Crazy for You,” Runs July 22-24 and July 29-31 at PSC

Pensacola State College’s 26th annual Summer High School Onstage Workshop (SHOW) features 33 local high school students in the musical comedy, “Crazy for You,” July 22 through 24 and July 29 through 31. Friday and Saturday performances are 7:30 p.m. and Sunday performances are 2:30 p.m. at the Ashmore Fine Arts Auditorium, Building 8, on… Continue Reading 26th Annual SHOW, “Crazy for You,” Runs July 22-24 and July 29-31 at PSC

decorative image of 0621-AMBASSADORS_uez9fg , Pensacola State selects new student Ambassadors 2017-01-17 14:23:41

Pensacola State selects new student Ambassadors

Seven new student Ambassadors have joined the Pensacola State College family. Kidada Brown, Cora Cook, Amanda Faller, Bailee Reeder, Rabecca Cowen, Leah Struble and Heather Sport will serve as official PSC hostesses starting this summer. They will join six returning Ambassadors – Coltin James, Alonzo Moody, Kolby Copeland, Victoria Fader, Jasmyn Hearn, Kayla Pritchett –… Continue Reading Pensacola State selects new student Ambassadors

decorative image of Hammond-Presentation-fixed_s7gudm , Pensacola State College Receives $100K to Support Visual Arts Program 2017-01-17 14:23:44

Pensacola State College Receives $100K to Support Visual Arts Program

Local philanthropists David and Cathy Hammond recently donated $100,000 to the Visual Arts Department at Pensacola State College. Their contribution kicks off a $1 million effort to establish a permanent fund providing additional visual arts scholarships, program support and faculty enhancement. This is part of the college’s $3 million LIMITLESS Campaign for Visual Arts, a… Continue Reading Pensacola State College Receives $100K to Support Visual Arts Program

decorative image of W_labD02_awhedk , BSN Program at PSC Earns Dual National Accreditation 2017-01-17 14:23:48

BSN Program at PSC Earns Dual National Accreditation

Pensacola State College is the first in this region to earn accreditation from two national agencies for its Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-to-BSN) program. The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) has just notified Pensacola State that the RN-to-BSN program received accreditation effective retroactive to February 2016. In May, the college’s RN-to-BSN program… Continue Reading BSN Program at PSC Earns Dual National Accreditation

decorative image of 0525-ArmyWWQuintet_welvl0 , U.S. Army Woodwind Quintet Presents Free Concert at PSC May 26 at 7:30 p.m. 2017-01-17 14:23:55

U.S. Army Woodwind Quintet Presents Free Concert at PSC May 26 at 7:30 p.m.

The U.S. Army Woodwind Quintet presents a free concert at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, May 26 at Pensacola State College’s Ashmore Auditorium, Building 8, on the Pensacola campus. The public is invited and seating begins at 7 p.m. The woodwind quintet is part of the renowned U.S. Army Band “Pershing’s Own” and frequently performs at high-level… Continue Reading U.S. Army Woodwind Quintet Presents Free Concert at PSC May 26 at 7:30 p.m.

decorative image of FrankEdmend_aanslz , Pensacola Civic Band Presents Free Inaugural Memorial Day Concert May 30 2017-01-17 14:24:00

Pensacola Civic Band Presents Free Inaugural Memorial Day Concert May 30

The Pensacola Civic Band presents a free Memorial Day Concert at 5 p.m., Monday, May 30 at the Hunter Amphitheater at the Vince J. Whibbs Sr. Community Maritime Park, 301 W. Main St. In honor of those lost in the service of our country, selections include music from the World War II epic series, “Band… Continue Reading Pensacola Civic Band Presents Free Inaugural Memorial Day Concert May 30

decorative image of 0510-JohnShoemaker_ApothecaryBottles_s8p6yc , “Some Like It Hot” Glassworks Exhibit at PSC Switzer Gallery Runs May 23 – July 21 2017-01-17 14:24:07

“Some Like It Hot” Glassworks Exhibit at PSC Switzer Gallery Runs May 23 – July 21

“Some Like It Hot,” a spectacular glassworks exhibition, runs May 23 through July 21 at Pensacola State College’s Anna Lamar Switzer Center for Visual Arts, Building 15, at the corner of Ninth Avenue and Airport Boulevard. The Gallery is free and open to the public, including a reception for the artists from 6 to 8… Continue Reading “Some Like It Hot” Glassworks Exhibit at PSC Switzer Gallery Runs May 23 – July 21

decorative image of 0506-Student-Excellence-Awards_t4z4ml , Six PSC Students Make All-Florida Academic Team 2017-01-17 14:24:13

Six PSC Students Make All-Florida Academic Team

Six Pensacola State College students have been selected for the 2016 All-Florida Academic Team. They are among 128 students nominated from Florida’s 28 State Colleges to the All-USA Academic Team competition sponsored by USA Today and Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) International Honor Society. The following PSC students were honored for their academic achievement, leadership and… Continue Reading Six PSC Students Make All-Florida Academic Team

decorative image of StanConnally_quek5s , PSC Holds Spring and Summer Commencement at Pensacola Bay Center May 7 2017-01-17 14:24:10

PSC Holds Spring and Summer Commencement at Pensacola Bay Center May 7

Chairman, President and CEO of Gulf Power Company, Stan Connally, is the featured speaker at Pensacola State College’s spring and summer commencement ceremony at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 7, at the Pensacola Bay Center. PSC President Edward Meadows will confer bachelor’s degrees, associate degrees, certificates and diplomas at the ceremony to more than 1,200 graduates.… Continue Reading PSC Holds Spring and Summer Commencement at Pensacola Bay Center May 7

decorative image of 0428-RN-press-release_nz2owl , PSC Associate Degree Nursing Program Continues National Accreditation 2017-01-17 14:24:15

PSC Associate Degree Nursing Program Continues National Accreditation

Pensacola State College’s Associate Degree Nursing program, also known as registered nursing (RN), has been notified that its national accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN) continues through 2021. In nursing education, ACEN is one of only two national accrediting bodies in the country recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.… Continue Reading PSC Associate Degree Nursing Program Continues National Accreditation