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PJC Regents Accepts ADA Concrete Work Offer
At the June meeting of the Paris Junior College Board of Regents, an offer was accepted for concrete work as identified by a Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board 2020 Americans with Disabilities Act audit. The work, which includes replacing sidewalks and ramps around campus, is due to be completed this summer.
In other cases, the regents:
• Approved contract with the Lamar County Elections Administrator to conduct the November election for Regents.
• Called for an election for Location 1 (Ward 2), Location 2 (Ward 2) and Location 8 (Ward 4) on Tuesday 8 November.
• Review of two renderings for a Greenville workforce training center, which would house four workforce training programs.
• Approved the GK Substantial Change Policy (local).
• Approved an increase for the ACT WorkKeys test given by the PJC Exam Center, from $44 to $50 and from $56 to $64.
• Acceptance of the 2022-2023 Dual Credit Memorandum of Understanding.
• Reviewed, as required annually, the report of the State Auditor’s Office on compliance with the Law on the Investment of Public Funds.
• Received an update on registration for Summer I.
• Review of a fall and spring retention report by course and faculty member.
• Received the President’s report on Summer II registration, facility update and the success of the PJC Softball team and the recognition it has received. • Approved the promotion of Tamera Lewis, PJC DNA Nursing Educator, to Director of Nursing, effective June 1, and accepted the resignation of Dr. Ashley Jones, Director of the Educational Opportunities Center, effective June 31 august.
Paris Junior College – located in Paris, Texas, about 100 miles northeast of Dallas – has been part of the Lamar County community since 1924.
Paris Junior College offers Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, and Associate in Applied Science degrees, as well as certificates of competency in technical/manpower fields. The college has expanded its curriculum over the years to encourage associate degree and university transfer applicants. Since the establishment of its first professional program—jewelry and watchmaking in 1942—the college has been aggressive in adding technical/labor programs that will benefit students entering the workforce.
The shaded 54-acre campus includes 20 large buildings and residence halls and provides students with a unique and enjoyable learning environment.
Paris Junior College also operates centers in Sulfur Springs, Texas, and Greenville, Texas.
To be the educational provider of choice for the region.
Paris Junior College is a comprehensive community college that meets the educational and training needs of the region while strengthening the economic, social and cultural life of our diverse community.