decorative image of century , Auto Draft 2019-10-28 15:29:53

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

Read more
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

Read more
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

Read more
decorative image of belton_900 , Auto Draft 2019-10-14 15:54:24

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

Read more
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

Read more
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

Read more
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

Read more
decorative image of mcguiresigning3 , Auto Draft 2019-10-02 10:54:40

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

Read more
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

Read more
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

Read more
decorative image of cybersecurity_900 , Auto Draft 2019-09-26 15:02:24

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

Read more
decorative image of PSC-Pirate-Q-logo , Auto Draft 2019-09-24 14:04:06

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

Read more