decorative image of DrM_Students-2 , PSC Welcomes Increased Enrollment In Fall Term 2017-09-07 11:38:40

PSC Welcomes Increased Enrollment In Fall Term

Pensacola State College is welcoming an increased enrollment for fall term that began Aug. 21. PSC President Ed Meadows announced that total headcount is up 6.7 percent, and the fall-to-fall retention rate is up more than 6 percentage points from last year.

“We are working to increase those numbers even more as students register for our C session that begins Sept. 12 and D session that begins Oct. 17,” Dr. Meadows said. Continue Reading PSC Welcomes Increased Enrollment In Fall Term

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PSC holds auditions for quirky musical ‘The Addams Family’ Sept. 5-6

Pensacola State College invites area actors to audition for the quirky musical, “The Addams Family,” at 7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 5-6, at the Ashmore Fine Arts Auditorium, Building 8, on the Pensacola campus.

Production dates are Oct. 27-29 and Nov. 3-5. Rehearsals are 7-10 p.m. Monday through Friday until the performance.

“The Addams Family” has numerous roles with auditions for singing and dancing. Wear comfortable shoes for simple dance moves and bring at least 16 bars of music to sing. An accompanist will be provided, so you can bring sheet music or recorded accompaniment. Casting is open to members of the community as well as students. Continue Reading PSC holds auditions for quirky musical ‘The Addams Family’ Sept. 5-6

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decorative image of Apple-Tree-by-Jacqueline-Bishop-2013 , 2017 Switzer Distinguished Artist Jacqueline Bishop featured at PSC Switzer Gallery Aug. 21-Oct. 6 2017-08-22 09:48:38

Meet Switzer Distinguished Artist Jacqueline Bishop at PSC Switzer Gallery Sept. 14

The public is invited to meet the 2017 Switzer Distinguished Artist, Jacqueline Bishop, at a reception 6-8 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 14, at the Anna Lamar Switzer Center, Building 15, on the Pensacola campus. Bishop will present an artist talk at 7 p.m.

Bishop’s intricate renderings of flora and fauna are featured at the Switzer Gallery now through Oct. 6. All Switzer Gallery events are free and open to the public 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday. Tours are available with prior arrangements.

Bishop’s exhibition, “A Drop of Water, a Grain of Sand,” showcases her work from 1986 to 2016 and reflects the absolute beauty and mystery of the natural world. Her paintings, works on paper, and installation are influenced by years of traveling through Latin American forests, experiencing Hurricane Katrina, and documenting the BP Oil Spill. Continue Reading Meet Switzer Distinguished Artist Jacqueline Bishop at PSC Switzer Gallery Sept. 14

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decorative image of Harvey-donation2 ,   2017-09-05 08:21:00

Pensacola State gives back

The Pensacola State College Student Government Association collected items for the victims of Hurricane Harvey. Students, administrators, faculty and staff donated non-perishables such as bottled water, diapers, baby food, pet food and other items that were delivered by Two Men And A Truck to those affected by Hurricane Harvey. Two Men and A Truck franchisee, Greg Micklos said he started ‘Truck 4 Texas’ with no intention the initiative would be picked up by other franchises across the country. Micklos’ plan is to pack as many trucks as possible with supplies to donate to victims of Hurricane Harvey.
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decorative image of Apple-Tree-by-Jacqueline-Bishop-2013 , 2017 Switzer Distinguished Artist Jacqueline Bishop featured at PSC Switzer Gallery Aug. 21-Oct. 6 2017-08-22 09:48:38

2017 Switzer Distinguished Artist Jacqueline Bishop featured at PSC Switzer Gallery Aug. 21-Oct. 6

Intricate renderings of flora and fauna by 2017 Switzer Distinguished Artist Jacqueline Bishop are on exhibition at the Anna Lamar Switzer Center for Visual Arts, Building 15, at Pensacola State College from Aug. 21 to Oct. 6.

The public is invited to an artist reception 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, with an artist talk at 7 p.m. All events are free and the gallery is open to the public 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday. Tours are available with prior arrangements. Continue Reading 2017 Switzer Distinguished Artist Jacqueline Bishop featured at PSC Switzer Gallery Aug. 21-Oct. 6

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decorative image of Leonard_Pitts_Jr_2015 , Pulitzer Prize winning columnist Leonard Pitts speaks at Pensacola State College Aug. 30 2017-08-22 09:44:31

Pulitzer Prize winning columnist Leonard Pitts speaks at Pensacola State College Aug. 30

Pulitzer Prize winning columnist Leonard Pitts Jr. addresses “Saving America: Politics at the Crossroads” at Pensacola State College at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 30, at the Jean and Paul Amos Performance Studio, WSRE Building 23, on the Pensacola campus.

In a career spanning more than 35 years, Pitts has been a columnist, a college professor, a radio producer, a novelist and a lecturer. His stellar newspaper career began at the Miami Herald critiquing music. Within a few years, he received his own column where he has dealt extensively with race, politics and culture from a progressive perspective. Today, his Miami Herald column is syndicated in more than 250 daily newspapers.

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decorative image of Talent-of-the-Month ,   2017-08-07 15:47:02

June Talent of the Month

Kristen Kuykendall has been selected as the Kelly Services Talent of the Month for June.
Kuykendall is the administrative assistant in Pensacola State College’s maintenance department. She joined the college family about four months ago.

The former Minnesota resident said the accolade was totally unexpected.

“It’s kind of awesome! I wasn’t expecting it and didn’t even know they did it.” She said. “This was a very nice surprise.” Continue Reading June Talent of the Month

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Meet Monique Collins, assistant dean of student services

Dr. Monique Collins’ life mission is to ensure Pensacola State College students are successful. She joined the Pensacola State family in 2001 as an academic advisor. Dr. Collins is now the college’s Assistant Dean of Student Services and supervises student registration and retention.

“The ultimate reward in my job is seeing students and their families at commencement. I have helped many of them personally over the years – so I have watched them grow. So, to see them basking in the excitement of graduation is always the ultimate reward for me,” she said.

An advocate of state and community colleges, Dr. Collins said the institutions are life-changing. Continue Reading Meet Monique Collins, assistant dean of student services

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decorative image of PSC-students_sidewalk-e1502112291734 , Registration still open for PSC fall term 2017-08-04 20:16:49

Registration still open for PSC fall term

Registration remains open for Pensacola State College Fall Term. Classes begin Monday, Aug. 21.

Students may register any time online at www.pensacolastate.edu or visit any PSC location.

Regular office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday – Friday. However, Student Services offices are open to assist you in the registration process with extended hours to 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 7, and Monday – Thursday, Aug. 14-17, and Aug. 21-24. Continue Reading Registration still open for PSC fall term

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decorative image of National-Winners-e1501014404111 ,   2017-07-25 09:21:48

2 PSC students win silver medals at national advertising competition

Two Pensacola State College students won silver medals at the 2017 American Advertising Awards national conference held in June in New Orleans.
Current Pensacola State student Zack Blessing and Amber Sidner, who graduated in December 2016, were among the winners in the AAF Student American Advertising Awards competition. Continue Reading 2 PSC students win silver medals at national advertising competition

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Kids College 2017

Kids College is in full swing at Pensacola State College. Along with tie-dying T-shirts, mask-making and website building, campers are also learning the basics of fishing and other sports and activities. Sessions continue through Aug. 9, it’s not too late to enroll. Register and find out more at: http://ow.ly/MGns30bM5sa. Continue Reading Kids College 2017

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decorative image of SolarEclipse_Wooten_7-11-91 , Get ready for the Solar Eclipse Aug. 21 2017-07-25 07:55:57

Get ready for the Solar Eclipse Aug. 21

The sky is slated for a spectacular show – a total solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21. And you can see it for the simple price of looking up. Telescopes will be set up outside the PSC Planetarium from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Aug. 21. The partial eclipse begins at 12:05 p.m. and reaches maximum coverage of 82 percent at 1:37 p.m. The eclipse ends at 3:03 p.m. locally. Draco Baader filters and eclipse glasses will be available for the public to use. Continue Reading Get ready for the Solar Eclipse Aug. 21

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decorative image of Meadows-headshot-e1501008553439 , PSC joins Achieving the Dream Network to pursue transformative change, improve student success 2017-07-24 15:05:00

PSC joins Achieving the Dream Network to pursue transformative change, improve student success

Pensacola State College has joined Achieving the Dream (ATD), a network of more than 220 colleges in 39 states dedicated to improving student success. As a network institution, Pensacola State will innovate to implement, align, and scale cutting-edge reforms, work with ATD coaches to build institutional capacity, and connect with peers to foster learning and share information Continue Reading PSC joins Achieving the Dream Network to pursue transformative change, improve student success

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decorative image of Chike-Akua-e1501007848647 ,   2017-06-27 09:45:38

PSC presents ‘The Miracle of the Maafa’ Free at Hagler Auditorium June 29

Pensacola State College presents “The Miracle of the Maafa: Understanding African Enslavement and Empowerment” by award-winning educator and author Chike Akua. The public is welcome to this free event at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 29, at Hagler Auditorium, Building 2, Room 252, on the Pensacola campus. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. “The Miracle of the… Continue Reading PSC presents ‘The Miracle of the Maafa’ Free at Hagler Auditorium June 29

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