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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.

June 08, 2023

PJC holding Kids College July 10-13

Paris Junior College is holding Kids College for four fun-filled days July 10-13, 2023. Classes for children in kindergarten through fifth grade will address a wide range of interests.

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June 07, 2023

PJC Administration Building closed Friday, June 9

The Paris Junior College Administration Building will be closed on Friday, June 9 due to electrical work.

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June 06, 2023

PJC announces Spring 2023 President’s and Dean’s Lists

Paris Junior College is pleased to announce that thanks to their dedication and hard work, 243 students were named to the President’s and Dean’s lists for academic achievement during the Spring 2023 semester.

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May 30, 2023

PJC athletic camps kick off June 12

Three athletic camps are being offered at Paris Junior College this summer, a boys basketball camp, a baseball uncommitted showcase camp, and a girls basketball camp.

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May 26, 2023

PJC community mourns passing of Sheila Reece

The entire Paris Junior College community of faculty, staff, students, alumni and retirees were saddened to learn of the loss of Sheila Reece, Vice President of Student Access and Success, on May 18, 2023.

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May 26, 2023

New high school graduates offered free class at PJC

Graduating high school seniors in the Paris Junior College service area may take a free Summer I or II class, starting June 5 or July 12, 2023.

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May 15, 2023

PJC 98th Spring Graduation held May 12 at Noyes Stadium

Paris Junior College celebrated its 98th Spring graduation at 7 p.m. Friday, May 12, 2023 at Noyes Stadium.

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May 12, 2023

PJC holding Friday graduation at Noyes Stadium

Paris Junior College will hold the Spring 2023 Commencement Ceremony at 7 p.m. Friday, May 12, 2023 at Noyes Stadium. Over 500 students have applied to graduate, and about 300 plan to walk in the ceremony.

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May 09, 2023

PJC holding Job Fair on Wednesday, May 10

Graduating Paris Junior College students will have an opportunity to meet with local employers at a Job Fair to be held from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 10, 2023 in the Student Center Ballroom. Job-seeking members of the community are also welcome to attend.

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May 01, 2023

Three free evenings of music at PJC

A busy week is on tap from the Paris Junior College music department, with free events on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday evenings, May 1-4, 2023.

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April 26, 2023

Sci-Fi Dreams & Monster Scenes comedy opens April 27 at PJC

The comedy, “Sci-Fi Scenes and Monster Dreams,” the final production of Paris Junior College Department of Drama’s “Weird Science” season opens Thursday, April 27 at 7:30 p.m. Additional shows run Friday and Saturday, April 28-29 at 7:30 p.m. and at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 30.

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April 25, 2023

PJC Student Art Exhibit Reception Tuesday, April 25

Paris Junior College will hold a reception opening the Spring Art Student Show and student awards from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 25 in the Foyer Gallery.

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April 21, 2023

New Aviation Maintenance Technology program approved at PJC

Modifications to existing programs and creation of a new aviation maintenance technology program were addressed at the Paris Junior College Board of Regents meeting held on Monday, March 27.

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April 21, 2023

PJC offering six robotic coding camps this summer

Paris Junior College is again offering a robotics coding camp made possible by the Texas Workforce Commission during June, July and August 2023. The free one-week camp is for students entering the sixth, seventh, or eighth grades in the 2023-24 school year.

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April 21, 2023

PJC announces East Texas Giving Day matching donor

On April 25, 2023 Paris Junior College will join over 195 nonprofit organizations throughout north and east Texas as part of East Texas Giving Day. Thanks to the generosity of an anonymous donor there will be a $5,000 match gift.

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April 03, 2023

Guest artist exhibit reception April 4 at PJC

A guest artist exhibit at the Paris Junior College Foyer Gallery will hold a closing reception on Tuesday, April 4, 2023 from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Artist Christy Wittmer will be present to explain her installation of "Mineral." The reception follows an art workshop for area high school students.

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March 17, 2023

PJC women’s basketball players get post-season honors

Two Paris Junior College women’s basketball players received 2023 post-season honors from the National Junior College Athletic Association Region XIV.

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March 03, 2023

Paris Junior College announces 2023 Mr. & Miss PJC

During halftime of the Paris Junior College men's basketball game against Kilgore College on March 1, 2023, the nominees for Mr. and Miss PJC were announced and the winners named.

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February 23, 2023

Silent Sky opens Thursday, Feb. 23 at PJC

The play, "Silent Sky" opens Thursday, Feb. 23, 2023 at Paris Junior College in the Ray E. Karrer Theater.

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January 25, 2023

PJC announces Fall 2022 President’s and Dean’s Lists

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 Fall 2022 semester.

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