decorative image of Pirate-2 , Pirates close out 2017 baseball season 2017-05-02 10:12:36

PSC Athletics announces 2017-18 Scholar-Athlete Award winners

Softball player Lia (Amelia) Johnson and baseball player Richard Sorrenti were named Pensacola State College’s Top Male and Female Scholar-Athletes on Wednesday, June 27.

Johnson, a sophomore from Panama City, graduated with an overall 3.91 grade point average and is a two-time NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Award recipient, a two-time FCSAA Academic All-State and a two-time All-Panhandle Conference Academic performer. She also was named an All-American Scholar Athlete by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association for 2017-2018. Continue Reading PSC Athletics announces 2017-18 Scholar-Athlete Award winners

decorative image of Bill-Hamilton , Pensacola State athletic director inducted into FCSAA Hall of Fame 2018-06-19 10:58:08

Pensacola State athletic director inducted into FCSAA Hall of Fame

Pensacola State College Athletic Director Bill Hamilton will be inducted into the 2018 Florida College System Activities Association Hall of Fame.

This fall, Hamilton will start his 35th year in college athletics. Twenty nine of those years have been at Pensacola State where Hamilton was head baseball coach before retiring in 2010, and the college’s athletic director since 1999. Continue Reading Pensacola State athletic director inducted into FCSAA Hall of Fame

decorative image of Joshua-Kaye1 , PSC grad selected GRAMMY Music Educator Award quarterfinalist 2018-06-19 08:46:29

PSC grad selected GRAMMY Music Educator Award quarterfinalist

Pensacola’s own, Joshua Kaye, was nominated for the 2019 GRAMMY Music Educator Award by the PTA at Hellen Caro Elementary School and, now, has been certified as a quarterfinalist.

According to the Recording Academy GRAMMY MUSEUM, Kaye was selected from the 2,800 initial nominees to be a GRAMMY Music Educator Award quarterfinalist. Kaye is among the 188 music teachers, from 177 cities, who now move on to compete in the semifinalist round. Continue Reading PSC grad selected GRAMMY Music Educator Award quarterfinalist

decorative image of PB-Robert-Clay3 , Pensacola State graduate has EOC staff in his corner, walks on to Gators’ squad 2018-06-19 08:41:08

Pensacola State graduate has EOC staff in his corner, walks on to Gators’ squad

Like many high school athletes, Robert Clay had aspirations for a college sports career. His lifelong dream was to play football at the University of Florida, but the odds were stacked against him.

No one in Clay’s immediate family had ever attended college. Not only that, but according to the NCAA, less than 3 percent of high school football players advance to a Division I program. Continue Reading Pensacola State graduate has EOC staff in his corner, walks on to Gators’ squad

decorative image of Xiaolun-Chen-Copy ,   2018-06-05 10:45:40

PSC’s Xiaolun Chen to be honored by Choral Society of Pensacola

One of Pensacola State’s own ─ Xiaolun Chen – is being honored this month by the Choral Society of Pensacola. Since arriving in the Sunshine State in 1998, Chen has interwoven himself into the community. This year marks his 20th year as the Choral Society’s artistic director. Continue Reading PSC’s Xiaolun Chen to be honored by Choral Society of Pensacola

decorative image of Kids-College-2018 ,   2018-06-05 10:45:35

Pensacola State College kicks off Kids’ College 2018

Are your kids already bored stiff this summer? Pensacola State College has something other than an app for that. Kids’ College 2018 started May 29 and will continue through Aug. 10 on the Pensacola campus. Offering courses in everything from swimming and art to video game designing, Kids’ College is the perfect way for your kids to have a fun but productive summer break. Continue Reading Pensacola State College kicks off Kids’ College 2018

decorative image of LocalADDYWinners , Undeterred by illness, single mom closes in on bachelor’s degree 2018-05-22 10:09:26

PSC students take home gold, silver ADDY awards at district competition

Pensacola State College will be well-represented at the 2018 American Advertising Awards this year. Two students – Kelly Bestgen and Alicia Kanuck ─ won gold awards at the district competition and qualified to compete at the national competition on June 8 in Chicago. The two were among the many Pensacola State students to win at district and regional competitions this year. Continue Reading PSC students take home gold, silver ADDY awards at district competition

decorative image of DonteSheppard , Undeterred by illness, single mom closes in on bachelor’s degree 2018-05-22 10:09:29

PSC recruiter uses personal struggles to inspire, motivate students

It’s a familiar story: a child is born to a teenaged mother; the father is absent. The child lives in public housing and grows up surrounded by poverty, neglect, drug abuse and violence. That’s how Donte Sheppard’s story starts. But where it goes from here, he says, is up to him. Continue Reading PSC recruiter uses personal struggles to inspire, motivate students

decorative image of SKILLSUSA , 15 PSC students headed for national SkillsUSA conference 2018-05-10 11:46:07

15 PSC students headed for national SkillsUSA conference

Pensacola State College will be well-represented at the SkillsUSA national conference this summer. Fifteen Pensacola State SkillsUSA student-members qualified for the national competition ─ after winning gold at the 2018 Florida SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Conference. Also, Pensacola State was selected a 2018 Gold Medal Chapter of Distinction, and culinary arts instructor Jimmie Langham was named the 2018 Florida SkillsUSA Advisor of the Year. Continue Reading 15 PSC students headed for national SkillsUSA conference

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Pensacola State students shine at Florida HOSA conference

Two Pensacola State College students have advanced to the 2018 HOSA National Leadership Conference after winning at the state conference held in Kissimmee. Katherine Gaskill and Christine Zaccardi placed first and second, respectively, in the veterinary science competition. Ashlee Johnson won fifth-place in the medical math competition. Continue Reading Pensacola State students shine at Florida HOSA conference

decorative image of PSC_logo , Pensacola State College To Waive Fees for Active Duty Military using Tuition Assistance 2018-04-19 15:14:02

Pensacola State College To Waive Fees for Active Duty Military using Tuition Assistance

Governor Rick Scott signed HB 75/Military Assistance Bill on April 6, which authorizes Pensacola State College to waive fees for active duty military students using tuition assistance. The bill unanimously passed the Senate and House on March 13.
Beginning July 1, Florida College System (FCS) institutions, which includes Pensacola State College, will be able to use the U. S. Department of Defense Military Tuition Assistance (MTA) program to waive any portion of fees for student activities and services, financial aid, technology, and capital improvements.
Continue Reading Pensacola State College To Waive Fees for Active Duty Military using Tuition Assistance

decorative image of Book-Talk.jpg , Book Talk:  ‘Uncovering the Layers’ featured at the Chadbourne Library 2018-04-17 09:31:52

Book Talk: ‘Uncovering the Layers’ featured at the Chadbourne Library

Graffiti Bridge’s ever-changing appearance has provided an opportunity for personal growth for a former Pensacola State College instructor and several friends. During a recent Book Talk, Rachael Pongetti shared how her book “Uncovering the Layers: The Pensacola Graffiti Bridge Project,” became an artistic collaboration. Continue Reading Book Talk: ‘Uncovering the Layers’ featured at the Chadbourne Library

decorative image of John-Holder , Philosophy professor encourages students to ‘…Come and stay in our world’ 2018-04-17 09:29:20

Philosophy professor encourages students to ‘…Come and stay in our world’

Just because something is good doesn’t mean it is always right. That is one of the life lessons Pensacola State Professor John Holder wants his students to learn in his ethics class. Holder, a proponent of service learning, believes it is our mission to leave the world a better place than we found it. Continue Reading Philosophy professor encourages students to ‘…Come and stay in our world’

decorative image of quint-studer , PSC, Studer Community Institute to host customer service seminar on April 26 2018-04-17 09:27:28

PSC, Studer Community Institute to host customer service seminar on April 26

Do you need to brush up on your customer service skills? Pensacola State College’s Center for Corporate and Professional Development Training is partnering with the Studer Community Institute to host a seminar on what it takes to attract and keep happy customers. Continue Reading PSC, Studer Community Institute to host customer service seminar on April 26

decorative image of Natasha-Suggs-nursing-e1523982511224 , Century student has the drive, rides bus to PSC classes 2018-04-17 09:25:41

Century student has the drive, rides bus to PSC classes

Pensacola State’s “Go here. Get there.” motto is more than just four words to Natasha Suggs. For most of her collegiate career at Pensacola State, Suggs, a nursing student ─ set to graduate on May 6 ─ rode ECAT buses from Century to classes on the Warrington and Pensacola campuses. Even though, she has logged a lot of miles, Suggs is thankful to Pensacola State for allowing her to pursue her dreams. Continue Reading Century student has the drive, rides bus to PSC classes

decorative image of 29616_big-break-logo , 13th annual Big Break Golf Classic set for May 4 at Marcus Pointe 2018-04-17 09:23:05

13th annual Big Break Golf Classic set for May 4 at Marcus Pointe

The 13th Annual Big Break Golf Classic is quickly approaching. Proceeds from the event will support student scholarships and programs at Pensacola State. Participants and volunteers are needed – so if golf is your game or you just want to help out, contact the Pensacola State College Foundation. Continue Reading 13th annual Big Break Golf Classic set for May 4 at Marcus Pointe

decorative image of carga , Pensacola State, Pragda hosting 2018 Hispanic Film Festival 2018-04-10 16:00:07

Pensacola State, Pragda hosting 2018 Hispanic Film Festival

Illegal immigration, racism and homophobia are among the political and social issues to be addressed during this year’s Hispanic Film Festival at Pensacola State College.

Five Spanish-language films – “Carga Sellada,” “¿Quién es Dayani Cristal?,” “El Pelo Mado,” “El Aula Vacia” and “Neruda” – will be shown throughout April during the annual festival co-sponsored by Pensacola State and Pragda.

The free festival is open to the public and the movies have English subtitles. All shows begin at 6 p.m. in Hagler Auditorium, Building 2, on the Pensacola campus.

The dates and movies are: Continue Reading Pensacola State, Pragda hosting 2018 Hispanic Film Festival

decorative image of Campus2 , Campus Safety Month 2018 2018-04-03 09:05:28

Campus Safety Month 2018

“What can we do to keep our schools safe?” The answers are varied, but the one thing that remains constant is the need to be prepared for the unexpected.

That is what Pensacola State College’s second annual Campus Safety Month was all about.

Beginning March 1 with a Safety Month Kickoff and Law Enforcement Panel, daily events followed including workshops, trainings, discussions and demonstrations designed to foster safety awareness. A “Safety Day” was held on each campus with representatives from local police and fire departments, the American Red Cross, Escambia County Emergency Management Agency, the Arrive Alive Tour Drunk & Distracted Driving Simulator, and Lakeview Center’s SHAPE (Substance-abuse, HIV Assessment & Prevention Education) on hand.  Free food, T-shirts and other giveaways were a big hit as well. Continue Reading Campus Safety Month 2018

decorative image of planetarium , PSC Planetarium announces Stress Less Week events 2018-04-03 08:27:18

PSC Planetarium announces Stress Less Week events

As part of Stress Less Week ─ April 23-27, the Pensacola State College Planetarium will present several shows to help take the edge off.

All of the showings of “Dark Side of the Moon,” Tales of the Maya Skies,” “From Earth to the Universe” and “Two Small Pieces of Glass” will be in the Planetarium, Building 21, on the Pensacola campus. Times and dates of the shows are: Continue Reading PSC Planetarium announces Stress Less Week events

decorative image of Neil-HIlborn , Poetry Slam Champion Neil Hilborn  to perform Thursday at Pensacola State 2018-04-03 08:20:04

Poetry Slam Champion Neil Hilborn to perform Thursday at Pensacola State

Neil Hilborn has overcome some personal struggles in his life. Rather than let them beat his down, Hilborn turn those battles into poetry.

The 2011 College National Poetry Slam Champion, Hilborn will perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 5, in the Ashmore Fine Arts Auditorium, Building 8, on the Pensacola campus at 1000 College Blvd. Continue Reading Poetry Slam Champion Neil Hilborn to perform Thursday at Pensacola State

decorative image of wsre , WSRE needs your questions for Northwest Florida legislators 2018-04-03 08:15:32

WSRE needs your questions for Northwest Florida legislators

WSRE, PBS for the Gulf Coast, is now accepting viewer questions for the upcoming broadcast of “Legislative Review: Dialogue with the Delegation” set for 7 p.m. today – April 3.

Questions may be submitted by email to questions@wsre.org. Every question must be accompanied by the person’s name and city of residence. Continue Reading WSRE needs your questions for Northwest Florida legislators

decorative image of Her-Songs-Celebrating-Women-Composers , Choral Society of Pensacola to present ‘Her Songs’ on April 21 2018-03-22 15:39:11

Choral Society of Pensacola to present ‘Her Songs’ on April 21

The Choral Society of Pensacola will celebrate the music of female composers with its presentation of “Her Songs Celebrating Women Composers” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 21, at the First United Methodist Church located at 6 E. Wright St. in Pensacola.

Showcasing music from the 17th century through the 21st century, compositions by six women will be presented by a 60-voice chorus. Selections will range from Italian opera to contemporary Chinese-American influences. Continue Reading Choral Society of Pensacola to present ‘Her Songs’ on April 21

decorative image of 1Wilkinson , Former police officer shares  eye-opening facts on internet threats 2018-03-20 10:19:02

Former police officer shares eye-opening facts on internet threats

Many parents warn their children about “stranger danger.” However, former law officer Chris Wilkinson says stranger danger should not be the only concern.

In an eye-opening presentation on March 13 at Hagler Auditorium, Wilkinson went into detail about the dangers children face today ─ especially on the internet. Continue Reading Former police officer shares eye-opening facts on internet threats

decorative image of Pensacola-Guitar-Orchestra ,   2018-03-20 07:57:09

Pensacola Guitar Orchestra to celebrate 35th anniversary recital on April 14

The Pensacola Guitar Orchestra – under the direction of Joe Stallings – will hold its 35th Anniversary Spring Recital on Saturday, April 14, at Pensacola State College.

The performance is set for at 7:30 p.m. in Ashmore Fine Arts Auditorium, Building 8, on the Pensacola campus, 1000 College Blvd. Admission is free. Continue Reading Pensacola Guitar Orchestra to celebrate 35th anniversary recital on April 14

decorative image of SOUL-STREET-DANCE.JPG ,   2018-03-20 07:57:37

Soul Street Dance to bring ‘Breakin Backwards’ show to Pensacola State

The Soul Street Dance troupe has been described as one of the premier dance companies in existence.

On Tuesday, March 20, these four high-energy Houston-based dancers will perform its “Breakin Backwards” show at 7:30 p.m. in Ashmore Fine Arts Auditorium, Building 8, on the Pensacola campus, 1000 College Blvd. Continue Reading Soul Street Dance to bring ‘Breakin Backwards’ show to Pensacola State

decorative image of TRIO1 ,   2018-03-20 07:57:42

TRIO Student Support Services ‘shares the love’ with PSC students

Pensacola State College’s TRIO programs staff celebrated National TRIO Day by “sharing the love” with students on Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14.

“We wanted to ‘Share the Love’ in order to raise awareness of our TRIO programs here at Pensacola State College,” Student Support Services Director Rachelle Burns said. National TRIO Day is a great opportunity to do that because it’s a day set aside by Congress to recognize who TRIO is and what we do.” Continue Reading TRIO Student Support Services ‘shares the love’ with PSC students

decorative image of teaching-excellence-combined , 4 faculty members to be inducted into Academy of Teaching Excellence 2018-03-20 08:47:58

4 faculty members to be inducted into Academy of Teaching Excellence

Four Pensacola State faculty members have been selected for induction into the college’s Academy of Teaching Excellence.  The faculty members are:

Jeanne Branch, Assistant Professor, Business
Roberta Harvey, Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences
Dr. Vasanth Ramachandran, Assistant Professor, Physical Sciences   
Dr. Barbara Reitz, Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences Continue Reading 4 faculty members to be inducted into Academy of Teaching Excellence

decorative image of PTK-Cong-Nguyen ,   2018-03-20 07:57:18

Theta Chi chapter named a Five Star Chapter at 2018 PTK convention

Pensacola State College’s Theta Chi chapter of Phi Theta Kappa was named a Five Star Chapter at the annual Phi Theta Kappa – Florida 2018 Regional Convention held March 2-4 in Tampa.

“It was such an honor to receive this award from our peers,” said Amber Carey, Pensacola State’s Theta Chi chapter adviser. “All or our student-members work very hard to make the Theta Chi chapter one of the best PTK groups in the state. We are very proud.” Continue Reading Theta Chi chapter named a Five Star Chapter at 2018 PTK convention

decorative image of Tarp-2 ,   2018-03-20 08:15:58

Rainy day video wins PSC baseball team a Blue Wahoos field tarp

A picture may be worth a thousand words but a video turned out to be a home run for the Pensacola State Pirates baseball team.

The Pirates beat out baseball organizations from Arizona to Georgia to win a field tarp from the Pensacola Blue Wahoos. The Blue Wahoos received a new tarp for its seventh season, and held a video contest to find a home for the old one which was still in good condition. Continue Reading Rainy day video wins PSC baseball team a Blue Wahoos field tarp

decorative image of Slam-Poet-Neil-Hilborn , Poetry Slam Champion Neil Hilborn to perform April 5 at Pensacola State 2018-03-15 11:16:11

Poetry Slam Champion Neil Hilborn to perform April 5 at Pensacola State

Pensacola State College will welcome Slam Poet Neil Hilborn for a live performance at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 5, in the Ashmore Fine Arts Auditorium, Building 8, on the Pensacola campus at 1000 College Blvd. Hilborn, who uses his personal battle with mental illness as the inspiration, is the 2011 College National Poetry Slam Champion.… Continue Reading Poetry Slam Champion Neil Hilborn to perform April 5 at Pensacola State

decorative image of Lumberjack-1 , Winners announced for 2018 forestry conclave, lumberjack competitions 2018-03-06 11:05:38

Winners announced for 2018 forestry conclave, lumberjack competitions

Winners of the 30th Annual Northwest Florida and Lumberjack Festival have been announced.

Held March 3 at Pensacola State College’s Milton campus, the event included cross-cut sawing, axe throwing, pole tossing, compass and pacing, axe throwing, knife throwing, log rolling, cross-cut sawing, pulpwood tossing and more. Continue Reading Winners announced for 2018 forestry conclave, lumberjack competitions

decorative image of Mike-Coleman , Pensacola State faculty member earns First Diploma at Golden Key competition 2018-03-06 10:18:19

Pensacola State faculty member earns First Diploma at Golden Key competition

Dr. Michael Coleman, a Pensacola State College faculty member, was awarded First Diploma in the 2018 Golden Key Piano Composition Competition.

Coleman’s winning composition, “Room 857,” is written for solo piano. A Pensacola State adjunct music instructor for more than 24 years, he will perform the piece in August at Ehrbar Hall in Vienna, and at Bӧsendorfer Hall at Mozarthaus during the Golden Key Music Festival at Vienna.  Continue Reading Pensacola State faculty member earns First Diploma at Golden Key competition

decorative image of 1984 , PSC performing arts department to stage ‘1984’ on March 8-11 2018-03-06 08:21:47

PSC performing arts department to stage ‘1984’ on March 8-11

The Pensacola State College theatre department will stage an adaptation of George Orwell’s dystopian novel, “1984,” on Thursday through Sunday, March 8-11. ”

Performance times are 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, March 8-10, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 11, in  Ashmore Fine Arts Auditorium, Building 8, on the Pensacola campus, 1000 College Blvd. Continue Reading PSC performing arts department to stage ‘1984’ on March 8-11

decorative image of Myles1 , Eileen Myles shares words  of wisdom with PSC students, faculty 2018-03-06 08:18:19

Eileen Myles shares words of wisdom with PSC students, faculty

Poet and novelist Eileen Myles, who has been described as “one of the savviest and most restless intellects in contemporary literature,” presented a reading from “Afterglow (a dog memoir),” a poetry workshop, and a book talk during Feb. 8-10 as part of the Pensacola State College Lyceum Series.

Myles, the author of more than 20 books including “I Must Be Living Twice: New & Selected Poems,” and the 2015 reissue of “Chelsea Girls,” spoke on Feb. 8 in Ashmore Fine Arts Auditorium. Continue Reading Eileen Myles shares words of wisdom with PSC students, faculty

decorative image of bball-players , Pirates, Lady Pirates basketball players named to FCSAA  All-Panhandle Conference Teams 2018-03-06 11:38:00

Pirates, Lady Pirates basketball players named to FCSAA All-Panhandle Conference Teams

Pensacola State College Pirates and Lady Pirates basketball players have been named to the Florida College System Activities Association All-Panhandle Conference Teams.

Nia Johnson and Naterria Luster were selected to the FCSAA All-Panhandle Conference First Team Women’s Basketball Team.

Johnson, a 5 foot 7 guard, is a sophomore from Sandersville, Georgia. Luster, a 6 foot forward, is a sophomore and from Richmond, Virginia. Continue Reading Pirates, Lady Pirates basketball players named to FCSAA All-Panhandle Conference Teams

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Victory Media designates PSC a 2018 Military Friendly School for ninth year

Pensacola State College has been named a 2018 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media.

This is the ninth consecutive year, PSC has received the designation awarded to U.S. colleges, universities and trade schools that dedicate resources to military students to ensure success in the classroom and after graduation.

PSC has more than 2,000 veterans, active duty personnel and their dependents enrolled in classes, said College President Ed Meadows. Continue Reading Victory Media designates PSC a 2018 Military Friendly School for ninth year

decorative image of CampusSafetyPoster-2018 , Pensacola State to hold 2nd Campus Safety Month in March 2018-03-01 12:15:40

Pensacola State to hold 2nd Campus Safety Month in March

Do you know how to defend yourself if attacked? What about how to respond during an Active Shooter situation? Or can you protect your personal information from online hackers?

In March, Pensacola State College will hold its second Campus Safety Month with speakers, workshops, seminars and sessions to address these public, home and personal security concerns and more. Open to Pensacola State students, faculty and staff, events are scheduled at all campuses – Pensacola, Milton and Warrington, and the Century and South Santa Rosa centers – from March 1-23. Continue Reading Pensacola State to hold 2nd Campus Safety Month in March

decorative image of 1984-by-George-Orwell , PSC performing arts department to stage ‘1984’ on March 8-11 2018-02-28 15:50:55

PSC performing arts department to stage ‘1984’ on March 8-11

The Pensacola State College theatre department will stage an adaptation of George Orwell’s dystopian novel, “1984,” on Thursday through Sunday, March 8-11. ”

Performance times are 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, March 8-10, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 11, in  Ashmore Fine Arts Auditorium, Building 8, on the Pensacola campus, 1000 College Blvd. Continue Reading PSC performing arts department to stage ‘1984’ on March 8-11

decorative image of Give-a-Kid-a-Smile , Give Kids A Smile Day set for March 2, 3 on Pensacola State’s Warrington campus 2018-02-23 14:42:06

Give Kids A Smile Day set for March 2, 3 on Pensacola State’s Warrington campus

Pensacola State College will provide free dental services on Give Kids A Smile Day set for Friday, March 2, and Saturday, March 3, on the Warrington campus.

Available to underserved children in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties, the college’s dental hygiene students and faculty along with Pensacola dentist, Dr. Neil Simmons, will provide preventive care ─ cleanings, sealants, fluoride treatments, and restorative services ─ fillings, extractions, crowns, etc. Continue Reading Give Kids A Smile Day set for March 2, 3 on Pensacola State’s Warrington campus

decorative image of United-Way ,   2018-02-20 12:05:45

Pensacola State kicks off annual United Way giving campaign

Do you want to make a difference in your community? Now is the time, Pensacola State has kicked off it 2017-18 United Way of Escambia County fundraising campaign and the college and community need your support. Campaign co-chairs – Butch Branch and Michael Listau – say any amount will help the United Way assist neighbors and friends and even our students here. Continue Reading Pensacola State kicks off annual United Way giving campaign

decorative image of VITA-logo ,   2018-02-20 12:05:49

Free VITA Tax Preparation and e-Filing service available to taxpayers

The 2017 income tax filing season is upon us and you can get your taxes prepared and filed for free. Once again, Pensacola State College has joined the United Way of Escambia County and other community and business partners to provide free tax services to area families who earn less than $66,000 per year. Continue Reading Free VITA Tax Preparation and e-Filing service available to taxpayers

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Pensacola State to receive $1.86M in job growth grant funds

Pensacola State College has been awarded $1.86 million for workforce training programs. The college was one of nine entities to receive a portion of $85 million in Florida Job Growth Grant Funds. The funds will be used to increase the number of students earning industry-recognized credentials and degrees. Continue Reading Pensacola State to receive $1.86M in job growth grant funds

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PSC students advance to 2018 SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Conference

Pensacola State College will be well-represented at this year’s SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Conference. More than 40 Pensacola State students won 19 gold medals, 11 silver medals and four bronze medals at the Region 1 SkillsUSA Conference held in February. The students will compete in the SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Conference set for April 29-May 2 – which Pensacola State is hosting. Continue Reading PSC students advance to 2018 SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Conference

decorative image of Campus-Safety-3 , Campus Safety Month 2018 scheduled to begin March 1 2018-02-20 09:56:44

Campus Safety Month 2018 scheduled to begin March 1

Do you know how to defend yourself if attacked? What about how to respond during an Active Shooter situation? Or can you protect your most personal information from online hackers?

In March, Pensacola State College is hosting its second Campus Safety Month 2018 with speakers, workshops, seminars and sessions to address these concerns and more. Events are scheduled at all campuses – Pensacola, Milton and Warrington – and the Century and South Santa Rosa centers. Continue Reading Campus Safety Month 2018 scheduled to begin March 1

decorative image of VITA ,   2017-03-09 14:46:57

Free VITA Tax Preparation and e-Filing service available to taxpayers

The Free VITA Tax Preparation and e-Filing services are now available on Pensacola State College campuses.
In existence for more than 10 years, the program provides free tax services to working families and individuals who earn less than $66,000 a year. Residents can receive quality service from IRS-trained tax preparers, and have two filing options – online or in-person.
At Pensacola State, hours vary according to site: Continue Reading Free VITA Tax Preparation and e-Filing service available to taxpayers

decorative image of Eileen-Myles-main-photo , Literary icon Eileen Myles to speak  at Pensacola State this week 2018-02-06 09:38:45

Literary icon Eileen Myles to speak at Pensacola State this week

Eileen Myles is considered a trailblazer with decades of literary works that “set a bar for openness, frankness, and variability few lives could ever match.”

Myles, the author of more than 20 books including “I Must Be Living Twice: New & Selected Poems,” and the 2015 reissue of “Chelsea Girls,” will speak at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, in Ashmore Fine Arts Auditorium, Building 8, on the Pensacola State College campus, 1000 College Blvd. Continue Reading Literary icon Eileen Myles to speak at Pensacola State this week

decorative image of Xavier-Jara_Picture , Award-winning guitarist Xavier Jara to perform on Friday 2018-02-06 08:11:49

Award-winning guitarist Xavier Jara to perform on Friday

Xavier Jara, 2016 Guitar Foundation of America International Concert Artist Contest winner, will perform at Pensacola State College on Friday, Feb. 9.

The American classical guitarist will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. in Ashmore Fine Arts Auditorium, Building 8, on the Pensacola campus, 1000 College Blvd. Tickets are $11, adults; $9, seniors, non-PSC students and children; $7, PSC Seniors Club, PSC faculty and staff; and free for PSC students with current ID. Continue Reading Award-winning guitarist Xavier Jara to perform on Friday

decorative image of Collegiate-High-FBLA-chapter , Collegiate High named District 1 Outstanding FBLA Chapter 2018-02-06 08:02:43

Collegiate High named District 1 Outstanding FBLA Chapter

Pensacola State’s Collegiate High Future Business Leaders of America chapter was named the Outstanding FBLA Chapter of the Year during the 2018 District 1 Conference Awards held Jan. 25 at Pensacola High School.

In its first year, the Collegiate High FBLA chapter beat out middle and high schools from Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa and Walton counties to capture the coveted title. The FBLA is dedicated to helping students improve their leadership skills and achieve academic goals. Continue Reading Collegiate High named District 1 Outstanding FBLA Chapter

decorative image of Lawrence-C.-Gamell-Jr. , Pensacola State to stage “Harriet,” “MLK and Mandela” plays on Feb. 3 2018-01-29 13:44:31

Pensacola State to stage “Harriet,” “MLK and Mandela” plays on Feb. 3

In celebration of Black History Month, Pensacola State College will present Two Short Plays” – “Harriet” By Kisha Kenyatta and “MLK and Mandela” by Lawrence Gamell Jr.

The performances are set to start at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, in Ashmore Auditorium, Building 8, on the college’s Pensacola campus, 1000 College Blvd. Continue Reading Pensacola State to stage “Harriet,” “MLK and Mandela” plays on Feb. 3

decorative image of J.-Michael-Butler-Jr. , Southern history expert to discuss police brutality, Confederate imagery on Jan. 31 2018-01-26 15:04:48

Southern history expert to discuss police brutality, Confederate imagery on Jan. 31

Michael Butler Jr., will tackle the polarizing issues of “Police Brutality and Confederate Imagery: The Black Freedom Struggle in One Florida County (Escambia)” on Wednesday, Jan. 31, at Pensacola State College.

Butler, an associate professor of history at Flagler College, will speak at 7 p.m. in College’s Hagler Auditorium, Building 2, Room 252 on the Pensacola campus. Continue Reading Southern history expert to discuss police brutality, Confederate imagery on Jan. 31

PSC Hosts Financial Aid Day Feb. 4

Get free, expert help applying, registering, and paying for college at Pensacola State College’s Financial Aid Day from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 4, at the Student Center, Building 5, on the Pensacola campus, 1000 College Blvd.

Ask questions, use the Computer Lab for online forms, and receive one-on-one assistance.  Academic and Financial Aid counselors will be available to help new and returning students and their parents through the admissions and registration steps. Continue Reading PSC Hosts Financial Aid Day Feb. 4

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PSC, Studer Community Institute to host customer service seminar April 26

It is no secret that satisfied customers are key to a successful business.

On Apr. 26, Pensacola State College’s Center for Corporate and Professional Development Training and the Studer Community Institute will join forces to share what it takes to attract, maintain and grow a solid customer base.

“Harnessing the Power of Exemplary Customer Service – Every Customer. Every Time.” is set for 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. in the WSRE Jean and Paul Amos Performance Studio on the Pensacola State campus. Continue Reading PSC, Studer Community Institute to host customer service seminar April 26

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SWERVE/dance Company to perform at PSC on Jan. 27

Northwest Florida’s own SWERVE/dance Company will bring its unique style of contemporary dance to Pensacola State College on Saturday, Jan. 27.

The performance is set for 7:30 p.m. in the Ashmore Auditorium, Building 8, on the Pensacola campus, 1000 College Blvd.

Formed in 1996, SWERVE is a modern dance ensemble made up of dancers from varied performing backgrounds who create, perform and present contemporary dance. Continue Reading SWERVE/dance Company to perform at PSC on Jan. 27

Multicultural Job Fair to be held Feb. 2 at Pensacola State

Companies from across Northwest Florida are expected to be on hand at the 23rd Multicultural Job Fair set for Friday, Feb. 2, in WSRE-TV’s Jean and Paul Amos Performance Studio.

Sponsored by Pensacola State College’s Black History/Multicultural Committee, Student Job Services and WSRE-TV, the job fair is free and will be held from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. on the Pensacola campus. Continue Reading Multicultural Job Fair to be held Feb. 2 at Pensacola State

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Concerned how the new tax law may impact your health insurance? Pensacola State College and WSRE-TV host ‘HealthCare Connect!’

Concerned about how the new tax law may impact your health insurance? Confused about what is the right health care coverage for you? Will you be able to deduct medical expenses? What about co-pays, premiums and deductibles. Continue Reading Concerned how the new tax law may impact your health insurance? Pensacola State College and WSRE-TV host ‘HealthCare Connect!’

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PSC performer named November Theatre Student of the Month

Since Carley Lambert was a young child, the Pensacola State College theatre major has been right at home dancing, singing and now acting in front of an audience.

That natural ability and love of the stage recently paid off when Lambert was selected the Florida College System Activities Association Theatre Division Student of the Month for November. Continue Reading PSC performer named November Theatre Student of the Month

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PENSACOLA STATE SANTAS

Members of Pensacola State College’s AFC chapter masqueraded as Santa Claus for the First Judicial Circuit Guardian ad Litem Program during the holiday season. Association of Florida College members purchased and donated about 40 new toys, assorted gift cards and more than $200 in cash to children in need  throughout Escambia and Santa Rosa counties. Mel Miner, a Guardian ad Litem and AFC member, said the donations made a tremendous difference in the lives of the children in the program. Continue Reading PENSACOLA STATE SANTAS

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Pensacola State scholar-athletes earn collective 3.01 GPA

Pensacola State College’s student-athletes are impressive in and out of their respective sports arenas.

The 79 student-athletes who play baseball, basketball, softball and volleyball are especially exceptional when it comes to the classroom. For fall 2017, the student-athletes earned a collective 3.01 grade point average. Continue Reading Pensacola State scholar-athletes earn collective 3.01 GPA

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WSRE-TV to host ‘HealthCare Connect Live’ on Jan. 12

Are you confused about selecting the right health care coverage?  Do you have questions about qualifying for subsidies, paying medical bills, copays, premiums and deductibles? 

Next week, you can get answers to these questions and more.

WSRE-TV will host “HealthCare Connect Live!” from 7-9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 12, from the Jean and Paul Amos Performance Studio. The program will feature health insurance experts ─ Andrew Rubin, Allison Vogel and Matt Penziner ─ from New York University’s Langone Medical Center and hosts of Sirius XM’s Doctor Radio program, “HealthCare Connect.” Continue Reading WSRE-TV to host ‘HealthCare Connect Live’ on Jan. 12

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Pensacola State to be closed Dec. 20-Jan. 1 for holiday break

Registration ongoing for spring term classes

All Pensacola State College campuses and centers will be closed for the holidays Wednesday, Dec. 20, through Monday, Jan. 1.

The Pensacola, Milton and Warrington campuses, along with the South Santa Rosa Center, Century Center and Downtown Center will reopen at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 2.

Spring term classes begin Monday, Jan. 8. However, students can still register online at www.pensacolastate.edu or after Jan. 2 at any Pensacola State locations. Continue Reading Pensacola State to be closed Dec. 20-Jan. 1 for holiday break