decorative image of Alonda-Jones , Auto Draft 2018-11-27 11:33:09

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

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decorative image of Kristen-Regan , Auto Draft 2018-11-27 09:32:15

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.​ Continue Reading PSC professor to exhibit photography during PhotoNOLA

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decorative image of STEM-groundbreaking , Auto Draft 2018-11-27 09:29:24

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. Continue Reading Construction of new STEM building set to begin in January

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decorative image of Best-Practices-Award , Auto Draft 2018-11-27 09:25:23

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

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decorative image of 2018-Walter-Spara-winners2 , 2018 Walter F. Spara Writing Competition winners honored 2018-11-27 15:25:55

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.” Continue Reading 2018 Walter F. Spara Writing Competition winners honored

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Pensacola State’s AFC chapter receives multiple honors at annual conference

Pensacola State College was awarded the Platinum Chapter of the Year at the 69th Association of Florida Colleges Annual Meeting and Conference held Nov. 7-9 in Orlando.

The award was based on Pensacola State’s submission in 13 categories ranging from membership, community service, and other activities and contributions from June 1, 2017 to May 31, 2018. Continue Reading Pensacola State’s AFC chapter receives multiple honors at annual conference

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decorative image of Baar-groundbreaking-photo-002 , Auto Draft 2018-11-13 15:55:02

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

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decorative image of Baars-Rendering , Auto Draft 2018-11-06 10:53:33

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

Pensacola State will break ground on the College’s new state-of-the-art STEM building next week. The South Wing, the first phase of the facility, will serve as home for the mathematics and cybersecurity programs. Actual construction will begin in January –following the abatement and demolition of the existing Mary Ellison Baars Building. Continue Reading Groundbreaking for East Wing of new STEM building is Nov. 13

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decorative image of Women-of-Fire , Auto Draft 2018-10-30 10:39:43

PSC to host ‘Women of Fire’ reception, exhibit on Nov. 1

Pensacola State College will host an Opening Reception and a Night of Demonstrations for the Foo Foo Festival’s, “Women of Fire Exhibition.”

Set for 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, in the College’s Anna Lamar Switzer Center for Visual Arts, the reception and demonstrations of torch work, blacksmithing and glassblowing are open to the public. Continue Reading PSC to host ‘Women of Fire’ reception, exhibit on Nov. 1

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decorative image of flutist.jpg , Auto Draft 2018-10-23 13:43:57

PSC’s 2018 Holiday Experience to spotlight Warrington campus

Pensacola State’s Warrington campus will be spotlighted during the fourth annual Holiday Experience set for Dec. 6. The interactive evening will include stops at the Mary Ekdahl Smart Simulation Center, the Veterinary Technology Program and the Dental Clinic. Tickets are $75 and proceeds from the event will go to student scholarships and programs. Continue Reading PSC’s 2018 Holiday Experience to spotlight Warrington campus

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decorative image of Carl-Duke , Auto Draft 2018-10-23 13:34:35

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. Continue Reading Former Pensacola State visual arts head bequeaths artwork to College

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decorative image of Day-of-Caring-1 , United Way Day of Caring: Pirates give back 2018-10-11 09:03:53

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. Continue Reading United Way Day of Caring: Pirates give back

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decorative image of Rick-Troslen-1 , Neslorchestra to bring fusion of rock, blues, jazz to Pensacola State on Friday night 2018-10-11 08:59:48

Neslorchestra to bring fusion of rock, blues, jazz to Pensacola State on Friday night

If you love rock, the blues and jazz – how would you like to hear a fusion of these three genres?  Rick Trolsen’s Neslorchestra will bring its signature “Primordial Fusion” sound to Pensacola State College on Friday, Oct. 12.

The 17-piece ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. in Ashmore Auditorium, Building 8, on the Pensacola campus at 1000 College Blvd. Continue Reading Neslorchestra to bring fusion of rock, blues, jazz to Pensacola State on Friday night

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