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PJC ABE student dies during police chase

MADELAIN TIGANO The Corsair PJC’s Adult Basic Education student, 17-year-old Victor Steen, lost his life early morning Oct. 3 after fleeing a construction site in Brownsville. A News release states, Officer Jerald Ard, 35, from Pensacola Police Department saw Steen take off on his bicycle and proceeded to chase him with his cruiser. Ard tried...

The Corsair awarded General Excellence
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The Corsair awarded General Excellence

The Corsair placed in nine categories to take the General Excellence award Oct. 23 at the Florida Community College Press Association banquet in Ocala.  It was the fifth year in a row the PJC newspaper has won with Christina Drain as adviser. Individual awards include – First Place Danica Spears – sports photo, picture story...

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Pensacola Chamber of Commerce partners with PJC

ASHLEY THOMPSON -The Corsair The Pensacola Area Chamber of Commerce has partnered with PJC to launch the Gulf Coast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE), an online community intended to help new high-tech companies in the area. “PJC provides working space and a supportive environment that will serve as a bridge between the CIE and...

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12th Annual multicultural job fair set for February

Leilani Alim Published: January 24, 2006 As a student, trying to find a job can quickly turn into an arduous task.  Trying to fit in the time to travel from employer to employer in between classes can become extremely hectic. Finding employment should not be that difficult. There is an easier way for students to...

PJC lobbyist battles budget cuts to education
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PJC lobbyist battles budget cuts to education

by Paul Smith The 19th century German statesman, Otto von Bismarck once said, “Laws are like sausages. It’s better not to see them being made.” It is Larry Bracken’s job not only to see laws being made, but also to influence the legislative process in the lawmaking sausage-factory of the Florida Capitol. That’s because Bracken...

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Santa Rosa County campus to be completed within three years

Wynonia Barrows Published: Wednesday, October 15, 2008 In order to make student commuting easier, Pensacola Junior College and the Santa Rosa County School District are teaming up to build a new campus that will cost about $11 million. “Unlike what was said by other sources, the official name of our new campus is the South...

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Financial aid sometimes delayed

Wynonia Barrows Published: Friday, September 12, 2008 Many students may have wondered why they had to stand in multiple long lines for financial aid at the start of the semester. Karen Kessler, director of financial aid, said the main reason for the “long lines” was the lack of prepared students. She said the Free Application...

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Three-car collision injures four people

Kristin Martin Published: Thursday, September 11, 2008 Around noon Sept. 11, three vehicles crashed at the intersection of 12th Avenue and Airport Boulevard. “The gray car came straight and hit the side of the champagne car, and it just spun it around and hit the front of mine,” said Tina Blackman. “I’m all shaken up.”...

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Physical therapy now available on Pensacola campus

Ashley Thompson Published: Thursday, September 4, 2008 Top-notch sports rehabilitation and physical therapy is now being offered on campus to all PJC students and faculty at a discounted rate. Deb Lee, director of the program, said PJC faculty is “extremely excited” about the program. Physical therapy has always been offered in the past, but only...