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An interview with Dr. Meadows

From Staff Reports Published: Monday, August 25, 2008 On June 1, Dr. Edward Meadows took office as PJC’s president. The Corsair’s Tom Moody recently had the opportunity to sit down with Dr. Meadows for an interview to discuss the start of his career at PJC. Q. Why did you choose to come to PJC? A....

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Literary Roundtable to release ‘ISSUE’ 2008

Troy Lambert Published: Monday, August 25, 2008 The start of this new fall semester marks the one year anniversary of the newly reformed Literary Roundtable. For those unfamiliar with the club, Literary Roundtable is a literary club dedicated to publishing the written and visual artwork of PJC students and now for the first time is...

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Campus police reports

From Staff Reports Published: Thursday, September 18, 2008 Updated: Thursday, October 2, 2008 8/15/08  Non-student stole $111.90 worth of books from PJC Bookstore.  Restitution was made to bookstore, no arrest, warned against trespassing on all PJC campuses.  Case closed. 8/15/08  Grounds Compound on the Warrington campus- chain link fence cut, padlock removed from gas pump,...

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Cosmetology program serves clients for 30 years

Shelley Austin Published: Tuesday, August 5, 2008 At 20,000 square feet, it’s the second largest salon in all of Northwest Florida. It caters to more than 100 customers a week and continues to grow its clientele simply from word of mouth. It’s not your typical hair salon. All services are done by students. For more than 30 years...

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Wallace Carter: Losing weight, gaining life

Katie Coseo Published: Wednesday, November 5, 2008 Many students on Warrington campus know Wallace Carter Jr. is not a person you can easily lose in a crowd with a height of 6’ 9” and a police uniform. But those who knew him a year ago wouldn’t recognize him now, because he has lost over 216...

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Ebonwood Community Center hosts health fair, PJC students participate

Katie Coseo Published: Tuesday, October 21, 2008 Ebonwood Community Center hosted a health fair on Oct. 18 for the nearby community and PJC students from the Warrington campus. Students from the dental assisting, licensed practical nursing (LPN) and registered nursing (RN) programs participated in educating citizens on the importance of blood pressure, diabetes awareness and...

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Students at Fall Fling enjoy food, give blood

Katie Coseo Published: Friday, October 17, 2008 Under the fall sun with PJC’s colors covering picnic tables, the Student Government Association at the Warrington campus hosted the Fall Fling. Students were welcomed to join and enjoy a free meal served by Pirates Cove. “We’ve provided for every major event since we started,” explained Morgan Rosas,...

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Canine classes offered on campus

Katie Coseo Published: Sunday, October 5, 2008 Students with wagging tails, hanging tongues and the occasional slobber make one class on the Warrington campus an interesting one. Puppy Kindergarten and Dog Obedience classes are now being offered at the Warrington campus through the Continuing Education program. Each of the classes is divided according to the...

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Medical Explorers have first meeting of the year, use new ambulance simulator

Katie Coseo Published: Friday, September 26, 2008 The Medical Explorers are not doctors or mad scientists looking for the new and exciting in medical science, but are high school students from Escambia County who are interested in learning  more about the medical field. The first Medical Explorers meeting was held on the evening of Sept....

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Faulty wiring blamed in car fire at Warrington

Katie Coseo Published: Tuesday, September 9, 2008 A car fire broke out at the Warrington Campus outside the Student Center Building at around 10:55 a.m. Sept. 9 before the scheduled 60th anniversary luncheon with Dr. Meadows. Campus police were on the scene before firefighters arrived. Officer Wallace Carter, who is also a student and Warrington...