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Technology enhanced building 11 dedicated to Hobbs
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Technology enhanced building 11 dedicated to Hobbs

Kimberly Sweetman The Corsair In spite of the rainy day, the Raymond B. and Leila Hobbs Center for Teaching Excellence was dedicated on Dec. 15.  During the ceremony, Sherryl Hobbs Glorioso spoke about the many things her grandparents, Leila and Raymond B. Hobbs, did during their lives after which she joined in cutting the ribbon...

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The Anime and Gaming Club invite students to come and play

WADE MANNS Pensacola Junior College’s Anime and Gaming club meets on Thursdays from noon to three in the Chadbourne Library on the Pensacola campus. Club members promote the meetings as good social and entertainment opportunities for students to meet and share common interests. Austin Clifford Axtell was the founder of the club, and still actively...

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ANGEL creates headaches for students

TIMM SHOWALTER and KAY FORREST “C’mon! Are you serious?!”  Students all over the Pensacola area have blasted these words, and many others, at computer monitors over the past few months due to PJC’s online course component, ANGEL. ANGEL is a program that allows students to interact with each other and their teachers as if they...

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PJC students can apply to participate with NASA

WASHINGTON — NASA is offering community and junior college students from across the country an opportunity to participate in a semester-long scholars program, culminating in a three-day visit to NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. Students who apply and are chosen for the National Community College Aerospace Scholars program will interact with NASA engineers and...

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Merger affects classroom locations starting in spring

Justin Otto The Corsair Students will take classes in history and languages in a different building this spring. The History, Language and Philosophy department is in the process of merging with Behavioral Science in building 14. Because of the merger, faculty are taking on new roles within the campus. History, Languages and Philosophy Department Head...

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Lady Pirate receives FCCAA’s Player of the Week

Gemalie Perez The Corsair Every week Florida’s Community College Activities Association (FCCAA) names one athlete as Player of the week. The player of the week for the second week in November was PJC’s Deanna Allen. “All game stats are reported to FCCAA Scoreboard after each game. The player in Florida with the best stats (points,...

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MMA plans in the works for Silva, Pensacola

MADELAIN TIGANO The Corsair Mixed Martial Arts is taking charge in popularity all over the world, and Desiree Cicale believes “Pensacola is going to produce fighters like nowhere else.” Cicale and her partner, Alex Silva Ruas, own a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, MMA, and Muay Thai training camp on West Gregory Street in downtown Pensacola. As...

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Simmons found competent to stand trail

 ASHLEY THOMPSON The Corsair After spending the last three months in Florida State Hospital, Jaworski Lee Simmons was found competent to stand trial during a hearing yesterday in Pensacola.  Simmons faces charges of battery, sexual assault and kidnapping/false imprisonment after he allegedly forced a female student into PJC’s Pensacola campus restroom stall and strained sexual contact...

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Suspect in PJC sexual assault faces competency hearing

  ASHLEY TOMPSON The Corsair The suspect in a sexual assault on the Pensacola campus last spring will go before a judge on Nov. 30 to determine whether he is mentally competent to stand trial, according to the state attorney’s office. Jaworski Lee Simmons, 28, was charged with forcible sexual battery, battery and kidnapping/false imprisonment...