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Pensacola State recieves $8.5 million grant for health care education

Staff – The Corsair Pensacola State College has been awarded a federal grant to the sum of $8.5 million which will help eligible individuals with training and supportive services while enrolled in nursing or other healthcare programs. It will be distributed in yearly installments of about $1.6 to $1.7 million a year over the next five years....

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‘Spice”: pefectly legal

 Nicholas Alford – The Corsair It goes by many names: Bay Breeze, 420, Headhunter or the most common name, Spice or K2 Spice. It comes in several different “flavors” like vanilla, pineapple or strawberry, and depending on where you buy it, whether it be at a head shop, gas station or liquor store, looks mostly...

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Naval Aviation Museum resurrects Helldiver

Brianna Edler-The Corsair 1944 Bomber resurrected from the dead in California on August 20th, and will be displayed at the Pensacola Naval Museum. A WWII Navy aircraft was raised from the waters of the Lower Otay Reservoir near Chula Vista California. The SB2C-4 Helldiver was disassembled after being recovered, sent across the country to N.A.S....

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Effects of dispersants still unknown

Nick Alford-The Corsair Nearly three months after the leaking well head that released an estimated 4.9 million barrels of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico was finally capped, the EPA and BP have issued statements telling the public that the oil spill has been cleaned up and that no more crude can be found...

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Bid for new vendor in Student Center begins

DUSTIN TONEY – The Corsair Pensacola State College has begun the bidding for a new vendor in the Student Center, Building 5. The establishment is meant to provide students an alternative food service to the restaurants and chains surrounding the campus. It will be located in the deli area across from the book store. Various...

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Simmons sentenced to 20 years

Press Release from WILLIAM “BILL” EDDINS, STATE ATTORNEY, FIRST JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA September 20, 2010 State Attorney Bill Eddins announced that Jaworski Lee Simmons was convicted on September 17, 2010 by an Escambia County Jury of Sexual Battery, Threats of Force Likely to Cause Serious Personal Injury, and False Imprisonment. On April 22, 2009, Simmons followed the victim into...

Pensacola State finalizes deal with Marriot/Hampton
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Pensacola State finalizes deal with Marriot/Hampton

On Tuesday, September 7th, Pensacola State College president, Dr.  Ed Meadows, finalized a $7,500 deal with Marriot/Hampton Director of Sales, Patti Mohan. This relationship saves Pensacola State College  money on lodging and recruiting while the Marriot/Hampton  parent company, LBA Hospitality, gets free advertising. The deal will make available to Pirate recruits up to 75 rooms...

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Money saving tips

DANNETTE WALLACE- THE CORSAIR Cutting financial corners in difficult times When you listen to news reports today it is clear that the United States is still feeling the effects of the recent economic recession. Students are not exempt from these aftershocks. A query about student savings with an internet search engine yields many results most...