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7 Pensacola State students qualify for national SkillsUSA conference

Seven Pensacola State College SkillsUSA student-members have qualified for the organization’s national conference ─ after winning gold at the state level.

Hosted by Pensacola State, the 2019 Florida SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Conference was held April 7-9 at the Pensacola Bay Center. The event had a $4.5 million impact on the local economy and brought more than 6,000 visitors to the area for the conference and Worlds of Possibilities Career Expo and Job Fair.

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78 PSC employees honored at 2019 Service Awards Ceremony

Nearly 80 Pensacola State College administrators, faculty and staff were recognized at the 2019 Employee Service Awards Ceremony held Friday, April 19, in the Jean and Paul Amos Performance Studio.

Seventy-eight Pensacola State College administrators, faculty and staff were recognized during the 2019 Employee Service Awards Ceremony held Friday, April 19, in the Jean and Paul Amos Performance Studio.

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Fund Raising powerhouse, Michelle Buchanan, to share expertise through PSC’s Nonprofit Center

Michelle Buchanan, a principal partner with Dini Spheris consulting company, will share her expertise on successful fund raising practices at two workshops offered through Pensacola State College’s (PSC’s) new Nonprofit Center for Excellence and Philanthropy program.

Buchanan will train nonprofit board members and local professionals on the tools they can utilize to raise the resources their nonprofits need to meet their missions—tools used by her clients to raise hundreds of millions.

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Pensacola State to host statewide SkillsUSA conference April 7-9

More than 1,600 student-members will compete in the 2019 SkillsUSA Florida State Leadership and Skills Conference set for April 7-9 in Pensacola.

Hosted by Pensacola State College, the conference along with the Worlds of Possibilities Career Expo will be held at the Pensacola Bay Center. The event ─ the largest in the SkillsUSA Florida program history ─ is expected to attract more than 6,000 visitors to the area and have a $4.5 million impact on the economy.

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31st annual forestry conclave, lumberjack fest set for March 2 on PSC Milton campus

MILTON – Pole tossing, axe throwing, cross-cut sawing, bluegrass music and more are scheduled for the 31st Annual Northwest Florida Forestry Conclave and Lumberjack Festival.

Set for 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, March 2, at Pensacola State College’s Milton Campus, 5988 U.S. 90, the free festival offers something for every age including children’s activities, delectable foods, collectible automobiles, nature and wildlife exhibits.

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PSC music student wins Florida College System scholarship

Brenan Woody, a Pensacola State College classical guitar student, received the First Prize in the 2019 Florida College System Activity Association Winter Music Symposium’s Student Artist Competition. Woody, a music major, was awarded a $1,000 per year scholarship to help pay his tuition at any Florida university for two years. Woody has been studying with Dr. Joe Stallings for three semesters. He performed Nikita Kidskin’s “Usher Waltz” during the competition.

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Give Kids A Smile Day to be held Saturday on Pensacola State’s Warrington campus

Pensacola State College will provide free dental services on Give Kids A Smile Day set for 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, on the Warrington campus.

Dental hygiene and dental services, including cleanings, simple extractions, fillings and sealants, will be provided, on a first-come basis for children ages 4-14. Patients must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

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Pensacola State College seeks nominations for 2019 Alumni Awards

The Pensacola State College Alumni Association is seeking nominations for the 2019 Distinguished Alumni Awards. Awards will be presented at the inaugural Distinguished Alumni Awards Gala to be held on Saturday, May 4 at 6:00 p.m. in the Jean and Paul Amos Performance Studio on the Pensacola campus.

“In honor of our 70th Anniversary, we proudly introduce a new tradition – the Pensacola State College Distinguished Alumni Awards,” said PSC President Ed Meadows. “We look forward to recognizing our alumni achievements and celebrating our history at the Distinguished Alumni Awards Gala on May 4.”

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PSC invites public to an evening with Scott Dikkers, creator of The Onion News Network

Pensacola State College presents an evening with Scott Dikkers, creator of The Onion News Network, set for 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, in the Jean and Paul Amos Performance Studio on the Pensacola campus.

Tickets are $11 for adults; $9, seniors, non-PSC students and children; $7, PSC Seniors Club members, PSC faculty and staff; and free for PSC students with current ID.

decorative image of PSC-2018-Hall-of-Fame-Poster , Inaugural class of distinguished honorees to be named to PSC Athletics Hall of Fame 2018-12-21 15:31:24

Inaugural class of distinguished honorees to be named to PSC Athletics Hall of Fame

Pensacola State College will celebrate the Pirates’ rich athletic history with a ribbon cutting and induction ceremony for the ten-member inaugural class of the Pensacola State College Athletics Hall of Fame on February 16, 2019. The event will be held on the Pensacola State campus, 1000 College Blvd, Pensacola in the Hartsell Arena. An observance will take place between the women’s and men’s basketball games against Gulf Coast Community College, with a banquet for inductees and their guests immediately following the end of the game. The Lady Pirates game will begin at 5:30.

“Pensacola State has a long and storied sports and athletic tradition,” said Bill Hamilton, who was the head baseball coach at Pensacola State from 1990-2010 and has since served as the College’s Athletic Director. “This Hall of Fame will stand as a reminder for all time that these awesome individuals got their start here.”

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Pirate’s Treasure winners are outstanding in their field

Alonda Jones was the first person to correctly identify our very own Pirate Field as the location of the Pirate’s Treasure. Congratulations! Jones is an associate coordinator in financial aid, veteran services and scholarships.

Two runners-up each received a snazzy “Great” T-shirt for their efforts.  Amanda Stockton is a phlebotomy student and Banisha Blake is an aspiring pharmacy technician (and mother of young twin boys!) Both students will begin their respective programs in January.

decorative image of Katharine-Sullivan , Auto Draft 2018-11-27 09:34:58

PSC receives $300,000 grant to address violence against women

Pensacola State College was recently awarded $300,000 as one of 57 grants announced by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women (OVW).

OVW’s Grant to Reduce Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking on Campus Program supports initiatives to implement comprehensive, coordinated responses to violent crimes on campus through partnerships with victim services providers and justice agencies.

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PSC professor to exhibit photography during PhotoNOLA

The photography of Pensacola State’s own, Kristen Regan-Miller, will be on exhibit in New Orleans through February.

Luna Fine Art Gallery will present the curated solo show, “Kristen Regan: Plastisphere,” by Regan, an associate Pensacola State professor. The photo collection explores the sublime beauty of this microscopic world with the intention of raising awareness of the dangers plastic represents for the marine world.​

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Construction of new STEM building set to begin in January

It was a rainy and unseasonably cold Tuesday morning but a standing-room crowd turned out for the groundbreaking of the East Wing of Pensacola State College’s new STEM building.

Local officials, members of the BAARs family, along with representatives from Ajax Building Corp and Florida Architects joined Pensacola State’s Board of Trustees, Board of Governors, faculty, staff and students on Nov. 13 for the event.

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PSC’s Virtual Tutoring Program receives 2018 Chancellor’s Best Practice Award

Pensacola State College was among four Florida College System institutions recognized for innovation and excellence on Wednesday by FCS Chancellor Madeline Pumariega.

Pensacola State, Florida Gateway College, North Florida Community College and Polk State College received 2018 Chancellor’s Best Practice Awards from Pumariega. The four colleges were honored for programs of excellence at the Association of Florida Colleges’ 69th Annual Meeting and Conference in Orlando.

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2018 Walter F. Spara Writing Competition winners honored

Six of Pensacola State College’s most talented writers were recognized Wednesday, Nov. 14, at the 2018 Walter F. Spara Writing Competition Awards Reception.

Sarah Beal, Ian Belknap, Brenna Tressler, Abigail Johnson, Sarah Richards and McKaila Waddell were the top winners in the annual competition which honors Spara. A Pensacola State English professor from 1966 to 2000, Spara initiated the college’s creative writing program and its nationally-recognized literary journal, “Hurricane Review.”

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Groundbreaking for PSC’s East Wing of new STEM building is Nov. 13

The groundbreaking for Pensacola State College’s East Wing of the new STEM building is set for 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, on the Pensacola campus.

Construction on the first phase (East Wing) of the facility will begin in January – following the abatement and demolition of the existing Mary Ellison Baars Building. The East Wing will be home to the College’s cybersecurity and mathematics programs.

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Former Pensacola State visual arts head bequeaths artwork to College

A former Pensacola State faculty member has left a large portion of his art collection to the College. Carl Duke, the head of the Visual Arts Department, bequeathed more than 400 pieces of artwork to the College after his passing this summer. Some pieces from the collection will be up for bid during the Bill Clover Memorial Auction set for 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, in the Anna Lamar Switzer Center for Visual Arts.

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United Way Day of Caring: Pirates give back

Pensacola State employees and students, along with the Pirates Baseball team, volunteered at the Ronald McDonald House on Friday, Oct. 5, to remove old beds and install 48 new beds in the facility.

Pensacola State volunteers removed old bedding and installed new beds in 26 guest rooms that provide a home away from home for families who travel to Pensacola to receive critical medical care for their children.

decorative image of Dial-911 , PSC Police Department moves to 911 system 2018-10-11 08:56:14

PSC Police Department moves to 911 system

As of Monday, Oct. 8, EMERGENCY CALLS for Pensacola State College police assistance must made by dialing 911. 

Non-emergency calls can be made by dialing 850-484-2500, or ext. 2500 from a campus phone. The change applies to the College’s Pensacola, Milton and Warrington campuses and the Century, Downtown and South Santa Rosa centers.