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Pens and paper out, laptops in

Kristin Martin Published: October 29, 2008 An increasing number of students are using their laptop computers during classes for typing in-class notes and connecting to the Internet. “It’s really grown,” said John Atkins, economics professor, about the use of laptops in his classes over the past few years. He said about 20 percent of students...

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PJC focuses on environmental sustainability

Sarah Thompson Published: October 29, 2008 Sustainability is a word heard often at PJC this semester, as the college kicks off a two-year, district-wide project related to environmental and economic sustainability. With the assistance of a task force and a website, instructors have developed a number of activities in many different subjects. Mike Will, PJC...

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PJC Board of Trustees meets on Warrington campus

Katie Coseo Published: October 29, 2008 PJC Board of Trustees, along with PJC president, Dr. Ed Meadows, were called into session at 4:30 p.m. on Oct. 21 at the McMillan Auditorium on the Warrington campus. Dr. Gonzalez, interim vice president for instructional affairs, presented two articulation agreements for board approval – with the University of...

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Student activities coordinator departs from PJC

Wynonia Barrows Published: Sunday, October 5, 2008 Emily Mahood, coordinator of Student Activities, left PJC on Sept. 25, after she was offered a job as the coordinator of Student Development at the Art Institute of Atlanta. “In the last 5 years, I’ve felt like I’ve become a part of this big PJC family, and it...

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Going green at PJC

Kimberly Sweetman Published: Monday, September 22, 2008 People across the world are crying for a greener society, but what does that mean to us? What does that mean to the PJC student? How can we help to make a greener world when some of us can’t even decide what major to select? The faculty at...

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Paramedic and EMS programs receive ambulance donation

Katie Coseo Santa Rosa County Lifeguard Ambulance Services donated an ambulance for the PJC Paramedic and EMS programs. The Lifeguard service is owned by Deborah and John Roche who service Santa Rosa County. “John called and asked, ‘What can we do for your program?’” explained Sandy Hartley, the department chairman of Dental and Emergency Services....

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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...