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Paris Junior College News Archive

Welcome to the PJC News Archive. Listed on the pages below are the hundreds of news items released by PJC over the previous few years.


May 24, 2022

PJC softball goes to NJCAA national tournament

At the National Junior College Athletic Association Region XIV Tournament held May 13-16, 2022 at San Jacinto College in Houston, Paris Junior College Softball lost the first game against their host 4-1. The team gave up four unearned runs in one inning. The team's amazing rebound sent them to Yuma, Arizona for the National Tournament starting May 24, 2022.

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May 16, 2022

97th Spring Graduation highlights student, faculty excellence

Paris Junior College celebrated its 97th Spring Commencement with the announcement of the Distinguished Service Award and Teaching Excellence Award. Nearly 475 students applied to graduate and some 250 of those indicated they would participate in the graduation ceremony held at Noyes Stadium on May 13, 2022.

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May 11, 2022

PJC DSA winner announced at Spring 2022 graduation

So far, nearly 475 students have applied to graduate from Paris Junior College this semester, and 256 of those plan to walk in the Friday evening commencement ceremony at 7:00 p.m. in Noyes Stadium, May 13, 2022. A highlight of PJC's graduation ceremony is the Distinguished Service Award (DSA), the highest student honor given at PJC.

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May 11, 2022

Start 3-week classes May 16 and a free Summer I or II class

Paris Junior College's May Mini-Term starts May 16, 2022 and offers a full course credit students can complete in three weeks. Graduating high school seniors also may take one free Summer I or II class, an opportunity that shouldn't be passed up, according to Sheila Reece, Paris Junior College Vice President of Access and Success.

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May 04, 2022

Region XIV Baseball Tournament at PJC May 6-9

NJCAA Region XIV North Baseball Tournament at PJC May 6-9

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April 28, 2022

Two Soccer Camps at PJC Saturday, April 30, 2022

Paris Junior College soccer program will offer two camps this Saturday, April 30, 2022 at Noyes Stadium. The first session is for boys and girls aged five to 13 and the other for boys only aged 14 to 19.

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April 28, 2022

Eighth PJC New Works Festival opens Thursday, April 28, 2022

Paris Junior College will open the eighth annual New Works Festival when “Pyro Playfest: Raise Your Voice!” opens on the Duane Allen Stage in the Ray E. Karrer Theater at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 28, 2022.

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April 27, 2022

PJC sponsoring Job Fair on Wednesday, May 4

Paris Junior College is sponsoring a Job Fair on Wednesday, May 4, 2022 in the Student Center Ballroom.

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April 25, 2022

PJC Women’s Basketball holding clinics, tryout

Paris Junior College Women's Basketball is sponsoring several youth clinics and an open team tryout April 29-30, 2022 at the Hunt Center.

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April 25, 2022

PJC offers two free music performances, April 25-26

The Paris Junior College Music Department is holding free back-to-back musical evenings on Monday, April 25 and Tuesday, April 26, 2020.

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April 18, 2022

PJC Regents move on ADA renovation

The Paris Junior College Board of Regents considered competitive sealed proposals for the faculty housing and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) restroom renovation project bids received from two companies at their meeting on March 28, 2022.

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April 12, 2022

PJC joins in East Texas Giving Day 2022

On April 26, 2022 Paris Junior College will join over 195 nonprofit organizations throughout north and east Texas as part of East Texas Giving Day.

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April 08, 2022

PJC basketball players receive 2022 Region XIV honors

Four Paris Junior College basketball players received 2022 post-season honors from the National Junior College Athletic Association Region XIV.

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April 05, 2022

Guest artist holds one-day pop-up exhibit, talk at PJC

Guest artist Katie Johnson holds a one-day pop-up exhibit, talk at PJC on Tuesday, April 5, 2022 from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

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March 02, 2022

PJC Drama students find history, watchmaking synergy in readying for “These Shining Lives,” opening March 3

Cast and crew members of Paris Junior College Drama's 2021-2022 "Raise Your Voice!" season "These Shining Lives," found additional inspiration and knowledge recently from the PJC History and Watchmaking departments. The play opens Thursday, March 3, 2022 and continues through Sunday, March 6, 2022.

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March 02, 2022

Regents hear how five years in, Pathways helps PJC students

At their monthly meeting held Monday, Feb. 28, 2022 the Paris Junior College Board of Regents received an update on the Guided Pathways program. The College implemented the program five years ago, according to Vice President for Student Access and Success Sheila Reece.

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March 01, 2022

PJC basketball teams in 2022 Region XIV Tournament

Both of the Paris Junior College basketball teams qualified for the National Junior College Athletic Association Region XIV basketball tournament that starts Tuesday, March 1, 2022 in Jacksonville, Texas.

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February 28, 2022

PJC announces 2022 Mr. and Miss PJC

During halftime of the Paris Junior College women's basketball game against Bossier Parish Community College on Friday, Feb. 25, 2022 the nominees for Mr. and Miss PJC were announced and the winners named.

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February 21, 2022

PJC holding free recital/lecture on Italian arias

A free recital and lecture on Italian arias will be held at Paris Junior College on Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2022 at 7 p.m. Presented by Dr. Michael Holderer, PJC music instructor and choir director, the presentation and performance will cover the Baroque and Classical periods.

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January 28, 2022

Regents approve sonography program for PJC

A five-year plan to create a new Diagnostic Medical Sonography program at Paris Junior College was approved by the Board of Regents during their monthly meeting Monday, Jan. 24, 2022.

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