decorative image of wigginsscholarship , Auto Draft 2020-03-02 13:31:16

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

decorative image of KatieHudon , Auto Draft 2020-02-13 14:26:47

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

decorative image of holley_1000 , Auto Draft 2020-02-10 15:47:37

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

decorative image of Susan-McCollough-ArtistReception_1000 , Auto Draft 2020-02-05 09:48:34

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

decorative image of John_Ray_Broxson , Auto Draft 2019-12-06 14:03:08

Panhandle Tiger Bay Club honors legacy, co-founder with PSC scholarship

Once known for bringing in some of the nation’s leading speakers and public figures, the Panhandle Tiger Bay Club is no more, having merged with the University of West Florida Downtown Lecture Series in early November. But the club’s legacy – and that of one of its founders – will live on with a Pensacola State College scholarship totaling $5,000. Continue Reading Panhandle Tiger Bay Club honors legacy, co-founder with PSC scholarship

decorative image of flambe_900 , Auto Draft 2019-11-26 09:12:47

Dixon School students get inspiration – and Bananas Foster – during visits to PSC culinary, cosmetology programs

The nearly two-dozen Dixon students were visiting the PSC Culinary Arts program as part of the middle school’s celebrated arts program. The next day, a different group of students visited the Cosmetology program, where they watched PSC students style hair and received tips from instructors. Continue Reading Dixon School students get inspiration – and Bananas Foster – during visits to PSC culinary, cosmetology programs

decorative image of glover_900 , Auto Draft 2019-11-20 10:34:34

Former PSC national champion returns to College for basketball game

It was a homecoming of sorts at Wednesday’s night matchup between the Pensacola State College Pirates and Coastal Alabama ─ Monroeville Eagles. Former PSC Pirate basketball standout Glover Jackson was in the stands. For those who don’t remember, Jackson was a member of the College’s 1993 NJCAA Division 1 National Championship team coached by Bob Marlin. Continue Reading Former PSC national champion returns to College for basketball game

decorative image of veteransdaybbq1 , Auto Draft 2019-11-08 09:34:15

Pensacola State College honors veterans at cookout in advance of Veterans Day

A recent cookout on the Pensacola campus to honor Veterans Day was sponsored by the PSC Student Veterans Association, with support from PSC’s Veterans Upward Bound and Veterans Student Support Services, and featured burgers, hot dogs, ribs, sides and even two patriotic cakes created by the PSC Culinary Arts Program – one was decorated as a U.S. flag; the other cake featured the service emblems of U.S. military branches. Continue Reading Pensacola State College honors veterans at cookout in advance of Veterans Day

decorative image of PenelopeBurk_900 , Auto Draft 2019-11-06 08:33:26

Area charitable organizations learn how to raise funds, court donors effectively at Nonprofit Summit

Nationally-recognized fundraising consultant and researcher Penelope Burk brought her decades of experience to the inaugural Nonprofit Center For Excellence and Philanthropy at Pensacola State Summit on Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 on the Pensacola campus. Continue Reading Area charitable organizations learn how to raise funds, court donors effectively at Nonprofit Summit

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Pensacola State College Century Center’s new coordinator hopes to expand scope, recruiting reach

If new Pensacola State College Century Center coordinator John Artinger is going to make the hour-plus drive to work each weekday from Navarre in southern Santa Rosa County to Escambia County’s northern border with Alabama, he’s going to do the most with his day once he arrives. Two weeks into the job, the former PSC adjunct psychology instructor and 35-year-educator already is trying to grow Century Center and expand its offerings to students and recruit into Alabama territories. Continue Reading Pensacola State College Century Center’s new coordinator hopes to expand scope, recruiting reach

decorative image of adahauntedhouse , Auto Draft 2019-10-24 09:42:28

ADA Services presenting ‘Not-So-Scary Haunted House’ and Open House this week

Located in Building 2, Room 250, on the Pensacola campus, the “Not-So-Scary Haunted House” aims to give visitors a little taste of suspense and mystery, while forcing them to engage with Braille and American Sign Language to discover “who” or “what” is haunting the room. Continue Reading ADA Services presenting ‘Not-So-Scary Haunted House’ and Open House this week

decorative image of vettechopenhouse_900 , Auto Draft 2019-10-21 10:39:24

Pensacola State’s Vet Tech Program Open House to be held Nov. 13

The Pensacola State College Veterinary Technology Program Open House is set for 3-7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, on the Warrington campus. Visitors will have the opportunity to meet the Vet Tech Program instructors and tour the college’s state-of-the-art facility in Building 3200 at 5555 W. Highway 98, Pensacola. The event also includes financial aid information, student organization exhibit and animal ambassadors. Continue Reading Pensacola State’s Vet Tech Program Open House to be held Nov. 13

decorative image of bostonbrass_cropped , Auto Draft 2019-10-16 15:04:13

Pensacola Civic Band to open 48th season with Boston Brass on Nov. 9

The Pensacola Civic Band opens its 48th season with “Sketches of Spain,” featuring the world-renowned Boston Brass. The performance is set for 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at the Pensacola Saenger Theatre. Under the direction of Don Snowden, the Pensacola Civic Band will perform music that will ignite the senses to all that Spain has to offer. Continue Reading Pensacola Civic Band to open 48th season with Boston Brass on Nov. 9

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Kevin Belton – one of Louisiana’s Top 20 chefs – visits PSC culinary program before WSRE-TV Food and Wine Barn Dance

Sure, New Orleans’ Chef Kevin Belton came to Pensacola State College on Friday to cook up some of his award-winning, celebrated gumbo for the folks over at the WSRE-TV Pensacola Barn Dance Wine & Food Classic. But that wasn’t for hours and Belton sure didn’t want to wait to eat. So the towering, big teddy bear chef – he’s 6 feet 9 inches – visited the Pensacola State College Culinary Arts kitchen in the afternoon, to see what the students were cooking up for the evening’s event. Continue Reading Kevin Belton – one of Louisiana’s Top 20 chefs – visits PSC culinary program before WSRE-TV Food and Wine Barn Dance

decorative image of jordanschool-1 , Jordan 'Bekah' Campbell credits God, PSC for prison-to-college transformation 2019-10-14 13:42:18

Jordan ‘Bekah’ Campbell credits God, PSC for prison-to-college transformation

It was only after Jordan Campbell ─ who went by “Bekah” while at PSC ─ graduated with honors in May 2014, that instructor Ann Coon learned “the perfect role model” had a dark, stained and strained past. Just three years before graduating, Campbell was in prison serving time for fraud and theft brought on, she said, by years drowned and lost in drugs, dependency and, at times, abuse. Continue Reading Jordan ‘Bekah’ Campbell credits God, PSC for prison-to-college transformation

decorative image of bookfestivalposter_350 , Auto Draft 2019-10-09 09:41:42

2019 Writing & Book Festival set for Nov. 9 at Studer Community Center

The 2019 Pensacola Writing and Book Festival promises something for everyone ─ from the young to the young-at-heart. Set for 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, in the Studer Community Center in downtown Pensacola, the festival will feature best-selling author Lenora Worth as the keynote speaker and include a lineup of other writers and workshops. Continue Reading 2019 Writing & Book Festival set for Nov. 9 at Studer Community Center

decorative image of tammyhenderson_300 , Auto Draft 2019-10-08 13:54:52

AFC October 2019 Member Spotlight: Tammy Henderson

When this month’s AFC Spotlight Member began working at Pensacola State College, moviegoers were flocking to theaters to see “Forrest Gump,” Sony had just released the first PlayStation and Nokia ruled the cellphone market. The year was 1994, and Tammy Henderson, the College’s human resources director, remembers her love and commitment to the Association of Florida Colleges.
Continue Reading AFC October 2019 Member Spotlight: Tammy Henderson

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Molly McGuire endowed scholarship grows larger with two big donations

Pensacola State students served up a wee bit of Irish food and flavor at a reception last week for family, friends and supporters of the College’s Culinary Arts Program. But the main course was two donations that will grow the Molly McGuire Culinary Arts Endowed Scholarship fund and help more students pursue their dreams. Continue Reading Molly McGuire endowed scholarship grows larger with two big donations

decorative image of Meadows_w-students , PSC grads have less student debt than any college, university grads in nation 2019-09-09 12:15:36

Tufts University: PSC students voted at higher rate than counterparts during 2018 midterm election

Historically young people have voted at a lower rate than older generations, however millennials are now wielding more power at the ballot box. And Pensacola State College students are helping lead the charge. During the 2018 midterm election, 42 percent of Pensacola State students voted ─ compared to 39.1 percent voting rates of students from other U.S. colleges and universities, according to Tufts University’s National Study of Learning, Voting, and Engagement. Continue Reading Tufts University: PSC students voted at higher rate than counterparts during 2018 midterm election

decorative image of gailperryworkshop_900 , Fundraising expert Gail Perry gets agencies ‘Fired Up’ at workshop 2019-09-27 09:39:26

Fundraising expert Gail Perry gets agencies ‘Fired Up’ at workshop

Fundraising specialists from a variety of agencies throughout Northwest Florida were “Fired Up” by fundraising expert Gail Perry, who delivered her “Art of Raising Major Gifts” workshop Sept. 26 at Pensacola State College. The room of 50 attendees listened as Perry, who’s based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, spoke on the importance of prospect lists and building relationships with prospective donors. Continue Reading Fundraising expert Gail Perry gets agencies ‘Fired Up’ at workshop

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PSC cybersecurity program gives students tools to thwart cyberattacks – and attacks come from everywhere, even your car

Since 2016, Pensacola State has offered a Bachelor of Applied Science Degree in Cybersecurity. Program graduates will be prepared to earn 17 industry standard certifications. Some can even be earned while in the program. The cybersecurity program teaches students about security network technologies and operating systems, security management, databases, risk management, ethics, security testing and much more Continue Reading PSC cybersecurity program gives students tools to thwart cyberattacks – and attacks come from everywhere, even your car

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PirateQ will make registration easier, less time-consuming for PSC students

On Nov. 1, the college will roll out its new PirateQ queuing system, which will streamline the registration process, cut down on waiting times and allow registration officials and academic advisors to devote more time to each student’s needs. The new PirateQ system is a product of QLess, a California-based technology firm that designs queuing systems for hospitals, government agencies, educational institutions and other large-traffic facilities. Continue Reading PirateQ will make registration easier, less time-consuming for PSC students

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Pensacola State’s top academic students and dapper student ambassadors honored by the College

Eight Presidential Scholars were honored at a Recognizing Excellence reception at the PSC Pensacola campus Sept. 17. The students, most recent high school graduates, were awarded scholarships based on a variety of factors, primarily stellar academic achievement. Also honored were the 12 Pensacola State College Student Ambassadors — always dapper in their sharp blue blazers — who are students that represent the college at various events, from college fairs to on-campus functions and receptions. Continue Reading Pensacola State’s top academic students and dapper student ambassadors honored by the College

decorative image of daveyart_600 , Auto Draft 2019-09-16 15:02:39

‘Mike Davey & Tracy Spikes Untitled’ works on exhibit at PSC

The works of “Mike Davey & Tracy Spikes: Untitled” are on exhibit in Pensacola State College’s Anna Lamar Switzer Center for Visual Arts through Friday, Oct. 11. Davey and Spikes will be in attendance at an artists’ reception set for 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, in the Switzer Gallery, Building 15, on the College’s Pensacola campus. Continue Reading ‘Mike Davey & Tracy Spikes Untitled’ works on exhibit at PSC