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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.


September 23, 2022

Options abound in second fall eight-week term at PJC

Paris Junior College continues to transition the majority of courses to eight-weeks and the second eight-week term of fall semester starts Oct. 24, 2022. The large number of classes offer both in-person or online and day or evening options to fit busy schedules.

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September 22, 2022

PJC baseball players named 2022 All-Stars

Three Paris Junior College players earned the honor of participating in the Texas-New Mexico Junior College Baseball Coaches Association All-Star game taking place Sept. 23-24, 2020.

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August 17, 2022

PJC holding Saturday registration, Open Houses

To accommodate working students, all locations of Paris Junior College will be open for special Saturday registration from 10 a.m. to noon on August 20, 2022. The college will also hold special Open Houses at each location from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. to introduce students to workforce program faculty.

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August 17, 2022

PJC empowers students with move to 8-week classes

Building on a long-standing commitment to student success, a majority of Paris Junior College courses will transition from 16-week to eight-week terms this fall. Students registering for Fall 2022 courses will choose Fall 1 from August 29 to October 24 and Fall 2 from October 24 to December 15.

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July 20, 2022

Full-time fall PJC students may qualify for free laptop

Paris Junior College will be giving laptops to qualifying full-time students in the fall 2022 semester.

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July 12, 2022

Women’s Basketball at PJC offers summer camp

The Paris Junior College women's basketball program is holding a camp for girls aged six to 16 on August 1-4, 2022. Early-bird registration discounts are available through July 15.

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July 01, 2022

PJC Regents accept ADA concrete work bid

During the June 27, 2022 meeting of the Paris Junior College Board of Regents, a bid was accepted for concrete work as identified through a Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board 2020 Americans with Disabilities Act audit.

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June 29, 2022

PJC Summer II term offers many options

Current and future college students will benefit by taking a five-week class from Paris Junior College in the Summer II term that starts Tuesday, July 12, 2022.

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June 23, 2022

PJC Kids College begins July 18

Sign up now for Kids College at Paris Junior College, held from July 18 to July 21, 2022.

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June 06, 2022

PJC offering free Robotics Coding Camp in five locations

Paris Junior College is holding a robotics coding camp made possible by the Texas Workforce Commission at five locations in June, July and August. The free camp is for students entering the sixth, seventh, or eighth grades, or those who have completed eighth grade in the 2021-22 school year.

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June 06, 2022

PJC announces Spring 2022 President’s and Dean’s List

Paris Junior College is pleased to announce that 184 students were named to the President’s and Dean’s lists for academic achievement during the Spring 2022 semester.

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June 03, 2022

PJC holding men’s basketball camp June 13-16

Paris Junior College will hold a men's basketball camp in the Hunt Center, June 13-16, 2022 for boys who were in first through eighth grade this past school year.

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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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