The food might be as delicious as in previous series seasons, but the atmosphere is different. Continue Reading PSC Culinary Management’s popular Lunch & Dinner series limited to faculty, staff for fallDetails
Jennifer Ponson’s name is synonymous with SkillsUSA – not only at Pensacola State College but throughout Florida. This year, she was named the SkillsUSA Florida Region 1 Champion of the Year. Continue Reading Ponson named SkillsUSA Florida Region 1 Champion of the YearDetails
Sansing met the current class of “Sansing Scholars” at a pizza luncheon recently at the Pensacola campus Student Center. Continue Reading Businessman, PSC alumnus Sandy Sansing inspires, provides scholarships to studentsDetails
On Wednesday, Gene and Maureen Valentino were at the Pensacola campus when the College said “Thank You” by renaming a lecture hall in Building 10 in their honor. Continue Reading Gene and Maureen Valentino’s gift will propel PSC Entrepreneurship ProgramDetails
Michelle Schulte the gallery director and chief curator of the Switzer Center, has been working steadily alongside her Visual Arts Department colleagues to help clean the damage inflicted on the Center by Hurricane Sally and prepare it for re-opening. Continue Reading Dealing with pandemic prepared Visual Arts instructors for disruption by Hurricane SallyDetails
Normally, the team would be practicing inside the gymnasium that is the centerpiece of the Louis A. Ross Health and Sports Center. But the roof over the facility was damaged by Hurricane Sandy and needs to be replaced. Continue Reading PSC athletes find way to practice without gymnasiumDetails
Work should begin within the next few months on a new Pensacola State College truck driving training facility in Santa Rosa County. Continue Reading Pensacola State receives $1.6 million grant to build truck driving training facilityDetails
Recently, more than 50 Pensacola State student-athletes and coaches came to the rescue of local families whose homes and properties were devastated by Hurricane Sally. Continue Reading PSC student-athletes help community recover from Hurricane SallyDetails
U.S. News and World Report has ranked Pensacola State College among the nation’s best postsecondary institutions in its 2021 annual report. Continue Reading U.S. News ranks PSC among nation’s best colleges in 2021 reportDetails
In the immediate days after the storm, the PSC Pensacola campus was a staging area for the State of Florida’s emergency central fueling station. Continue Reading PSC’s Pensacola campus used as emergency staging area after Hurricane SallyDetails
(But new books by Jones are on the way)
Pensacola State College English instructor Jamey Jones’ tenure as the seventh Poet Laureate of Northwest Florida ends in October after a two-term, six-year span as the region’s poetry ambassador.
But who knows? Maybe a future poet laureate is being taught by Jones right now. (The Poet Laureate of Northwest Florida is chosen by the West Florida Literary Federation.)
Jones, who teaches poetry, English composition and American and contemporary literature, has the teaching pedigree for sure. In 2019 Jones, who joined the College’s faculty in 2013, was inducted into the PSC Academy of Teaching Excellence.
But even though he “teaches” poetry, Jones admitted that art can be nurtured, but rarely properly “taught.” Continue Reading PSC instructor Jamey Jones’ stint as Poet Laureate ends soonDetails