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  item bullet   Engineering, manufacturing program info sessions
St. Johns River State College will hold information sessions for its new program in engineering technology and advanced manufacturing. >>
  item bullet   SJR State honors adult education graduates
St. Johns River State College honored Adult Education graduates who recently earned the General Education Development (GED) diploma. “Guys, we did it!" exclaimed student speaker Sylvia Moody. Loud cheers and a resounding applause followed. >>
  item bullet   Florida School of the Arts honors graduates
Florida School of the Arts recently bid farewell to graduates now on their way to pursue careers in art galleries, on stage or behind the scenes in the entertainment industry. Many will continue their education at universities before finding their niche in the arts. >>
  item bullet   Apply today for SJR State’s LPN to RN program – deadline July 16
The LPN Bridge program at St. Johns River State College is designed to assist Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) who want to take their education and skills to the next level. The program gives students a jump start on earning their Associate in Science degree in Nursing by awarding 10 college credit hours toward the degree. >>
  item bullet   SJR State law enforcement cadets recognized
St. Johns River State College criminal justice academy cadets were recently recognized during a graduation ceremony. Cadets representing Clay, Putnam, St. Johns and other counties received their certificates of completion for the Florida Law Enforcement Academy basic recruit program. >>
  item bullet   SJR State to offer youth volleyball camps
St. Johns River State College will hold three age-specific youth volleyball clinics in July. Instruction on the fundamentals of volleyball will be provided by Head Volleyball Coach Matt Cohen and the Viking student-athletes. No experience is necessary to attend the camps. >>
  item bullet   Viking Volleyball players sign National Letters of Intent
St. Johns River State College student-athletes Kaedi Gillman and Sara Bisbe recently signed National Letters of Intent to continue their collegiate volleyball careers at Ave Maria University and Adelphi University, respectively. A third teammate, Siena Kelley, is a prospective walk-on with Lynn University. >>
  item bullet   FloArts prepares for Empty Bowls Project
Back by popular demand! Florida School of the Arts students are preparing for this year’s Empty Bowls Project, an international grassroots effort to raise money and awareness in the fight to end hunger. >>
  item bullet   Governor’s Job Growth Grant expands SJR State's career and technical education programs
St. Johns River State College has received $1.38 million dollars as part of Governor Scott’s Florida Job Growth Grant program to add advanced manufacturing training to the College’s list of offerings. >>
  item bullet   FloArts presents mischievous comedy classic “Misalliance”
“Misalliance,” a mischievous comedy by Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw, is coming to the Florida School of the Arts main stage, located on the Palatka campus of St. Johns River State College. The play will run Thursday, June 14 to Saturday, June 16 at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, June 17 at 2:30 p.m. Admission is $5. >>
  item bullet   SJR State partners with Clay’s first Community Partnership School - WJHS >>
  item bullet   Eight graders from WJHS get peek at college life >>
  item bullet   SJR State congratulates Viking 5K Run winners
St. Johns River State College presented its fifth annual Viking 5K Run on Saturday, May 26. Participants from locations as far as Pompano Beach, St. Petersburg and Mattoon, Illinois ran and walked in the USATF certified course, which included a challenging two-way trek across Palatka’s Memorial Bridge. >>
  item bullet   SJR State holds nursing pinning ceremony
St. Johns River State College recently held a pinning ceremony to recognize the Associate in Science in Nursing students. The pinning ceremony symbolizes the rite of passage into the nursing profession and the care and devotion nurses provide and is a continued tradition of Florence Nightingale’s extended honor to her most outstanding nurses. >>
  item bullet   FloArts presents community summer dance workshop
Florida School of the Arts will present its annual intensive summer dance workshop, North Florida Moves, June 4 – 8 on the Palatka campus of St. Johns River State College. Open to dancers age 13 and older with at least two years of continuous dance training, the workshop is designed to help dancers continue developing their skills. >>
  item bullet   Florida School of the Arts students prepare for graduate gallery show
Florida School of the Arts visual art students will display their work at an upcoming graduate exhibition. An opening reception will be held to honor the work of three graduating students on Thursday, May 24 at 7:00 p.m. in the Florida School of the Arts main gallery, located on the St. Johns River State College Palatka campus. >>
  item bullet   SJR State honors graduates
St. Johns River State College celebrated its Spring Commencement on May 4, honoring the students who are candidates to earn associate’s and bachelor’s degrees or college credit certificates for the 2018 spring and summer terms. >>
  item bullet   SJR State holds radiology pinning ceremony
St. Johns River State College faculty, administration and staff recently held a pinning ceremony to honor Radiologic Technology students. The students were each presented with a special pin during the ceremony before family and friends, recognizing their accomplishments and hard work in completing the program and becoming eligible to join the profession of radiologic technologists. >>
  item bullet   Seven Vikings named to All-Conference baseball team
Seven Viking student-athletes have been named to the 2018 Mid-Florida Conference team for baseball. Sophomores Kerry Carpenter, Joey Bellini and Jagger McCoy were All Mid-Florida Conference first team selections. Sophomore Matt Marini and freshmen Elijah Gill, Nick Romano and Luke Sutko were selected for the All Mid-Florida Conference second team. >>
  item bullet   Vikings receive All-Conference honors for softball
Three Viking student-athletes have been named to the 2018 All Mid-Florida Conference team for softball. Sophomore Selena Bezares is an All Mid-Florida Conference first team selection. Sophomore Selena Nunez and freshman Kelsea Friend were selected for the All Mid-Florida Conference second team. >>
  item bullet   SJR State law enforcement cadets recognized
St. Johns River State College criminal justice academy cadets were recently recognized during a graduation ceremony. Cadets representing Clay, Putnam, St. Johns and Flagler counties received their certificates of completion for the Florida Law Enforcement Academy basic recruit program. >>
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  item bullet   SJR State to honor graduates May 4
St. Johns River State College will celebrate its spring commencement on May 4. The College will acknowledge the associate and baccalaureate degree candidates, as well as its certificate candidates, from the Orange Park, Palatka and St. Augustine campuses. SJR State President Joe Pickens, J.D., has announced Florida House Representative Bobby Payne as the commencement speaker. >>
  item bullet   SJR State Paramedic program earns national accreditation
St. Johns River State College’s Paramedic program was recently awarded accreditation for a period of five years by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, following a rigorous evaluation of its excellence in instruction, facilities and equipment. >>
  item bullet   SJR State College honor society inducts 15 members
The St. Johns River State College Phi Theta Kappa honor society recently held its spring induction ceremony. The new members lit candles and recited their oath in front of family and friends at SJR State’s St. Augustine campus. A reception followed the ceremony. >>
  item bullet   FloArts presents “An Evening of Dance – Love Stories”
Love will dance on the Florida School of the Arts main stage located on the Palatka campus of St. Johns River State College. “An Evening of Dance – Love Stories,” comprised of an array of family-friendly contemporary concert dances that will take the audience on a journey of love, will run Thursday to Saturday, April 19 - 21 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, April 22 at 2:30 p.m. Admission is $5. >>
  item bullet   Florida School of the Arts students prepare for graduate gallery show
Florida School of the Arts visual art students will display their work at an upcoming graduate exhibition. An opening reception will be held to honor the work of three graduating students on Thursday, April 12 at 7:00 p.m. in the Florida School of the Arts main gallery, located on the St. Johns River State College Palatka campus. The event is free and open to the public. >>
  item bullet   FloArts presents its Musical Theatre Vocal Company Concert “American Road Trip”
Ready for an entertaining musical road trip featuring music from coast to coast -- with several stops in between? The Florida School of the Arts, located on the Palatka campus of St. Johns River State College, presents its Musical Theatre Vocal Company Concert, “American Road Trip,” on the School's main stage Sunday, April 15 at 2:30 p.m. The concert, which is free and open to the public, allows students in the School’s Musical Theatre program to showcase the skills they have developed over the semester. >>
  item bullet   SJR State accepting applications for Florida Law Enforcement Academy
St. Johns River State College is accepting applications for its Florida Law Enforcement Academy basic recruit program. Day classes are scheduled to begin July 9 and night classes will begin July 30. Classes and are based on the St. Augustine campus. Applicants should apply early due to special admission requirements. >>
  item bullet   Carpenter named 2018 Tindall Scholarship recipient
St. Johns River State College shortstop Kerry Carpenter was named the 2018 recipient of the John C. Tindall Endowed Scholarship. The sophomore from Eustis will further his education at Virginia Tech this fall. >>
  item bullet   Science Café continues with “Microplastics: What's the BIG deal?”
St. Johns River State College’s Science Café lectures will continue Tuesday, April 10 at 7:00 p.m. with Dr. Maia McGuire, who will discuss the sources of, and threats posed by, microplastics in the coastal environment. The lecture will be held on the Orange Park campus in room D14. >>
  item bullet   SJR State EMT and Paramedic programs accepting applications”
St. Johns River State College will accept applications for the EMT and Paramedic programs through June 15. Classes will begin in August. The programs include a blended format of online and classroom work with field experiences. >>
  item bullet   Health Information Tech program accepting applications”
St. Johns River State College will accept applications for its Health Information Technology program through May 15. Classes will begin in August and are online. The program is designed to train students as technicians who provide health information services throughout the health care industry. These technicians serve as medical coders, clinical data specialists, data abstracters, and HIPAA compliance officers. >>
  item bullet   FloArts presents the dark comedy “The Marriage of Bette and Boo”
The Florida School of the Arts, located on the Palatka campus of St. Johns River State College, presents “The Actors’ Project: ‘The Marriage of Bette and Boo,’” by Christopher Durang. The show will be performed in the Studio Theatre Thursday, March 29 to Saturday, March 31 at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, April 1 at 2:30 p.m. >>
  item bullet   SJR State’s “visiting professor” lecture series continues with Hospice nurses
Science and health care students on the Palatka campus welcomed Hospice nurses as part of the College’s “visiting professors” series. >>
  item bullet   SJR State offers non-credit Drawing II class
St. Johns River State College will offer a Drawing II leisure art course this spring on the St. Augustine campus. >>
  item bullet   Science Café continues with algal bloom prevention
Ever wonder about that green slime in the St. Johns River and its tributaries? Justina Dacey, the Community Engagement Coordinator with the St. Johns Riverkeeper, will explain what causes these blue-green algal blooms (or cyanobacteria) that we’ve been witnessing on our waterways and why they may be toxic for you and our river. >>
  item bullet   Women in TECH Program Spotlight – Computer Network Engineering Technology
MEET LATOYA. Latoya is enrolled in SJR State’s Computer Network Engineering Technology program, an Associate in Science degree that is a hands-on program that provides students with the skills to analyze, install, configure, manage, and troubleshoot computers in a local and wide area network (LAN/WAN) environment. >>
  item bullet   SJR State registering for summer courses
Registration for St. Johns River State College’s summer sessions is underway. Three sessions will be offered, with Summer classes to be held May 9 – August 10, Summer A classes May 9 – June 22, and Summer B classes June 27 – August 10. >>
  item bullet   FloArts presents the musical comedy “Baby”
Surprise, surprise! It’s a ...baby? Florida School of the Arts presents “Baby,” a musical comedy featuring three very different complex stories about real human relationships. Show times are Thursday, February 22 to Saturday, February 24 at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, February 25 at 2:30 p.m. From left, Torie D’Alessandro as Lizze, Marcus Donaldson as Danny and Alberto Blanco as the doctor. >>
  item bullet   Florida School of the Arts presents artist Christina Foard
As part of the visiting artist series, Florida School of the Arts will present a gallery exhibition for Jacksonville artist Christina Foard. >>
  item bullet   SJR State offers non-credit drawing class
St. Johns River State College will offer a Drawing I leisure art course this spring on the St. Augustine campus. >>
  item bullet   SJR State Science Café continues with safeguarding endangered parrots
The St. Johns River State College Science Café lectures will kick off its spring semester series February 13 on endangered parrots. >>
  item bullet   SJR State Rad Tech program earns maximum accreditation
St. Johns River State College’s Radiologic Technology program was recently awarded accreditation for a period of eight years by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT), the only agency recognized by both the United States Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation for the accreditation of radiologic science programs. >>
  item bullet   Study Abroad - Ireland
April 29 - May 11, 2018 - The trip will occur between Spring Term 2018 and Summer Term A 2018. All student participants are required to take one of three hybrid courses in Summer A Term. >>
  item bullet   SJR State student receives Disaster Relief Scholarship
St. Johns River State College student Courtney Green was selected to receive a $500 Disaster Relief Scholarship from the Phi Theta Kappa organization as a result of the impact Hurricane Irma had on Green when it hit Northeast Florida last September. >>
  item bullet   SJR State Athletic Association prepares for Boston Butt sale
The St. Johns River State College Athletic Association will hold its annual Boston Butt sale on Friday, January 26. >>
  item bullet   SJR State honors graduates
St. Johns River State College celebrated its Fall Commencement on December 14, honoring the students who are candidates to earn associate’s and bachelor’s degrees or college credit certificates. >>
  item bullet   SJR State holds nursing pinning ceremony
St. Johns River State College recently held a pinning ceremony to recognize nursing students completing the LPN Bridge to ASN program. >>
  item bullet   PTK hosts roundtable discussion on media literacy and fake news
Do you believe everything you read on the Internet? Do know how to spot fake news? Do you take time to fact-check the content you read by considering these five key areas: who, what, when, where and why? Because of the large volume of information available on the Internet, it is becoming more and more critical for readers to become their own critical media researchers as well. >>
  item bullet   SJR State law enforcement and corrections cadets recognized
St. Johns River State College criminal justice academy cadets were recently recognized during a graduation ceremony. Cadets representing St. Johns, Clay, Putnam, Duval and other counties received their certificates of completion for the Florida Law Enforcement Academy and Florida Corrections Officer Academy basic recruit programs. >>
  item bullet   SJR State to honor graduates December 14
St. Johns River State College will celebrate its fall commencement on December 14. The College will acknowledge the associate and baccalaureate degree candidates, as well as its certificate candidates, from the Orange Park, Palatka and St. Augustine campuses. >>
  item bullet   Know Your News: Critical Thinking and Media Literacy… HOW TO SPOT FAKE NEWS
The St. Augustine campus Phi Theta Kappa honor society (Alpha Xi Eta chapter) will host an educational forum focusing on media literacy and misinformation/fake news. >>
  item bullet   St. Augustine campus honor society inducts new members
The St. Johns River State College Phi Theta Kappa honor society recently held its fall induction ceremony. >>
  item bullet   SJR State Vice President for Academic Affairs and Chief Administrative Officer receives Innovator of the Year Award
St. Johns River State College Vice President for Academic Affairs and Chief Administrative Officer Melanie Brown, Ph.D., was recently awarded the 2017 National Innovator of the Year Award by the Rural Community College Alliance at the RCCA Annual Conference in Oklahoma City. >>
  item bullet   Florida School of the Arts presents Musical Theatre Vocal Company Concert
The sounds of the islands will be coming to the Florida School of the Arts main stage on Sunday, December 3 at 2:30 p.m. as the Musical Theatre Vocal Company presents "Island Holiday.” >>
  item bullet   Orange Park campus honor society inducts new members
The St. Johns River State College Phi Theta Kappa honor society recently held its fall induction ceremony at the Orange Park campus, adding four new members to the Alpha Epsilon Lambda chapter. >>
  item bullet   SJR State graduate Tangie Archer receives LeRoy Collins Distinguished Alumni Award
Single mother and domestic abuse survivor Tangie Archer knew she needed a college degree to rise above her circumstances and secure the work she desired – empowering victims of domestic violence. >>
  item bullet   FloArts presents Dance Choreography Gala
Celebrating the collaborative artistic process and showcasing a diverse collection of choreography, the Dance Choreography Gala will be coming to the Florida School of the Arts Main Stage, located on the Palatka campus of St. Johns River State College, November 17 - 18 at 7:30 p.m. and November 19 at 2:30 p.m. Admission is $5. >>
  item bullet   College, Mayor recognize former President
While visits by former St. Johns River State College President Robert L. McLendon Jr. are a regular treat for administration, faculty and staff, Wednesday’s visit included a special guest with a surprise presentation. >>
  item bullet   Apply now for the Nursing Assistant program
St. Johns River State College is accepting applications for those interested in becoming a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA). The Nursing Assistant program runs through January 11 to March 17 with evening classes held on the Palatka campus, with clinicals held on Saturdays. >>
  item bullet   SJR State announces Practical Nursing program
St. Johns River State College announces its new Practical Nursing program for students interested in becoming licensed practical nurses. >>
  item bullet   SJR State golf classic raises funds to benefit athletic programs
The St. Johns River State College Athletic Association recently hosted its annual golf classic at the Palatka Municipal Golf Course. >>
  item bullet   SJR State Science Café lecture series continues with “The State of Beekeeping in Florida”
St. Johns River State College science professor Karen Meyer said this semester’s new Science Café is a trendy way to get more people involved with science. >>
  item bullet   FloArts presents The Musical Theatre Project: Hot ‘n’ Cole: A Cole Porter Celebration!
The Musical Theatre Project: “Hot ‘n’ Cole: A Cole Porter Celebration!” comes to the Florida School of the Arts Main Stage at the St. Johns River State College Palatka campus October 26-28 at 7:30 p.m. and October 29 at 2:30 p.m. Admission is $5. The family-friendly show runs for about an hour and a half. >>
  item bullet   SJR State offers non-credit introductory computer course
St. Johns River State College will offer an Introduction to Computers course on its Palatka campus. A study of basic microcomputer applications with hands-on laboratory exercises, the non-credit course is designed to introduce students to microcomputing and the Windows environment. >>
  item bullet   Immerse yourself in art
St. Johns River State College will offer leisure courses in art history and watercolor this fall on the St. Augustine campus. The non-credit courses will be taught by local artist and Florida School of the Arts instructor David Ouellette. >>
  item bullet   Florida School of the Arts presents artist Mozart Dedeaux
As part of the visiting artist series, Florida School of the Arts will present a gallery exhibition for Gulf Coast artist Mozart Dedeaux. >>
  item bullet   Study Abroad - Ireland
April 29 - May 11, 2018 - The trip will occur between Spring Term 2018 and Summer Term A 2018. All student participants are required to take one of three hybrid courses in Summer A Term. >>
  item bullet   SJR State announces Practical Nursing program
St. Johns River State College announces its new Practical Nursing program for students interested in becoming licensed practical nurses. Approved by the Florida Board of Nursing, this year-long vocational certificate program includes 1,350 hours of nursing coursework. >>
  item bullet   St. Augustine campus student clubs to hold rummage sale.
St. Johns River State College students and faculty will hold a club rummage sale on Saturday, October 21 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on the SJR State St. Augustine campus located at 2990 College Drive, just off of State Road 16. Club tables and booths will be set up in the Viking Center parking lot. >>
  item bullet   Immerse yourself in art history
St. Johns River State College will offer an art history leisure courses this fall on the St. Augustine campus. The non-credit courses will be taught by local artist and Florida School of the Arts instructor David Ouellette. >>
  item bullet   SJR State Science Café lecture series continues with “The Birds, the Bees, and the Skeeters: Sex, Bugs and Disease”
St. Johns River State College science professor Karen Meyer said this semester’s new Science Café is a trendy way to get more people involved with science.>>
  item bullet   Still time to sign up for Yoga, Zumba and Pilates fall classes
Contact or (386) 312-4211 for a registration form. >>
  item bullet   SJR State welcomes Jeffrey Lee as dean of criminal justice and public safety
St. Johns River State College welcomes Jeffrey Lee as dean of the College’s criminal justice and public safety program. Lee brings an extensive background to this position, including working as a special agent for the Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco and, most recently, serving as a criminal justice professor at Troy University for 14 years. >>
  item bullet   FloArts prepares to present “The Trial”
The show must go on! Although Hurricane Irma caused the cast of “The Trial,” a play by Steven Berkoff, to lose a significant amount of rehearsal time, an uncompromised version of this show will take place September 28 – October 1 on the Florida School of the Arts main stage located on the Palatka campus of St. Johns River State College. Show times are 7:30 p.m., Thursday through Saturday, and 2:30 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is $5. >>
  item bullet   SJR State accepting applications for Florida Law Enforcement Academy program
St. Johns River State College is accepting applications for its Florida Law Enforcement Academy basic recruit program. Day classes are scheduled to begin January 9, 2018. >>
  item bullet   Application deadline for Respiratory Care program extended
The application deadline for St. Johns River State College’s Respiratory Care program has been extended to October 15. >>
  item bullet   SJR State athletics to host annual golf classic
The St. Johns River State College Athletic Association will present its annual golf classic on Saturday, October 21 at the Palatka Municipal Golf Course. >>
  item bullet   2017 distinguished, outstanding faculty named
St. Johns River State College presented its 2017 Distinguished New Faculty and Outstanding Faculty Awards at the College’s annual fall Faculty Convocation held at the Thrasher-Horne Center. >>
  item bullet   SJR State receives over $23,000 in scholarships
The St. Johns River State College Foundation was recently presented with $23,000 in scholarship funds. >>
  item bullet   SJR State to host ACEN site review
St Johns River State College wishes to announce that it will host a site review for continuing accreditation of its Associate in Science Degree in Nursing program by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).>>
  item bullet   SJR State graduates paramedic class
St. Johns River State College recently held a completion ceremony for its paramedic class.>>
  item bullet   SJR State EMT program accepting applications
St. Johns River State College will accept applications for the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program through October 15. Classes will begin in January. >>
  item bullet   SJR State holds nursing pinning ceremony
St. Johns River State College recently held a pinning ceremony to recognize Associate in Science in Nursing students, symbolizing the rite of passage into the nursing profession. >>
  item bullet   SJR State offers non-credit Microsoft Office computer courses
St. Johns River State College will offer a variety of non-credit professional development computer courses this fall. Continuing and community education classes have no prerequisites and cannot be used to satisfy the requirements of a degree or certificate program. >>
  item bullet   Science Café lecture series begins at SJR State
St. Johns River State College announces a science lecture series for students and the public to engage in this fall. SJR State science professor Karen Meyer said the new Science Café is a trendy way to get more people involved with science. >>
  item bullet   Florida School of the Arts announces 2017-18 season
Florida School of the Arts announces a variety of performing and visual arts events to enlighten and entertain with its 2017-18 season. >>
  item bullet   Florida School of the Arts presents Gainesville artist Patrick Grigsby
As part of the visiting artist series, Florida School of the Arts will present a gallery exhibition for Gainesville artist Patrick Grigsby.>>
  item bullet   SJR State accepting applications for Respiratory Care program
St. Johns River State College will accept applications for the Respiratory Care program through September 15. >>
  item bullet   SJR State accepting applications for Respiratory Care program
St. Johns River State College will accept applications for the Respiratory Care program through September 15. >>
  item bullet   SJR State holds respiratory care pinning ceremony
St. Johns River State College recently held a pinning ceremony honoring Respiratory Care students. >>
  item bullet   Non-credit art classes offered to the public
St. Johns River State College will offer art history and watercolor leisure courses this fall on the St. Augustine campus. The non-credit courses will be taught by local artist and Florida School of the Arts instructor David Ouellette. >>
  item bullet   SJR State offers Zumba at Palatka campus
St. Johns River State College will offer a non-credit Zumba class on its Palatka campus this fall. Zumba combines Latin and international music with a fun and effective workout system certain to make you sweat! >>
  item bullet   SJR State law enforcement cadets recognized at graduation
St. Johns River State College criminal justice academy cadets were recently recognized during a graduation ceremony. >>
  item bullet   SJR State offers Basic Life Support/CPR courses
St. Johns River State College will offer the following American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support and AHA BLS/CPR Recertification for Healthcare Providers courses this summer. >>
  item bullet   Florida School of the Arts honors graduates
Florida School of the Arts recently bid farewell to graduates now on their way to pursue careers in art galleries, on stage or behind the scenes in the entertainment industry. >>
  item bullet   SJR State criminal justice graduates earn 100% passing rate
St. Johns River State College law enforcement and corrections officer graduates recently excelled on their statewide certification exams. The two classes achieved a 100% passing rate for the Florida Department of Law Enforcement State Officer Certification Examinations. >>
  item bullet   SJR State offers non-credit Microsoft Office computer courses
St. Johns River State College will offer a variety of non-credit professional development computer courses this summer. >>
  item bullet   St. Johns River State College is accepting applications for its Florida Corrections Officer Academy program
St. Johns River State College is accepting applications for its Florida Corrections Officer Academy basic recruit program. Day classes are scheduled to begin September 5. >>
  item bullet   SJR State offers introductory Microsoft Office Excel class
St. Johns River State College will offer a non-credit Introduction to Microsoft Office Excel 2013 course on the Orange Park campus. >>
  item bullet   SJR State partners with First Coast School of Real Estate
St. Johns River State College and First Coast School of Real Estate (FCSRE) recently signed a partnership that will provide a 63-hour pre-licensing course for real estate students. Coursework will begin in July on SJR State’s Orange Park campus and is open to all members of the community. >>
  item bullet   Florida School of the Arts presents “Blood Wedding”
“Blood Wedding,” a Spanish tragedy of love and romance by Federico Garcia Lorca, will be coming to the main stage of Florida School of the Arts, located on the St. Johns River State College Palatka campus. Offering a visually rich and action-packed musical theatre experience, cast members in elaborately student-designed costumes will perform on a newly-designed thrust stage. >>
  item bullet   SJR State Rotaract Clubs collect diapers for families in need
Rotaract Club members on the Palatka and Orange Park campuses of St. Johns River State College recently collected nearly 3,000 packages of diapers to benefit the Healthy Start of North Central Florida Coalition, which serves area families in need. The drive was conducted in honor of National Child Abuse Prevent Month. >>
  item bullet   FloArts prepares for Empty Bowls Project, June 9
Back by popular demand! Florida School of the Arts students are preparing for this year’s Empty Bowls Project. Members of the Florida Club of the Arts will host the event Friday, June 9, from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Beef O’ Brady’s, 201 North 1st Street, Palatka. >>
  item bullet   SJR State registering for Nursing Assistant Class
St. Johns River State College will hold registration June 1 through June 22 for the nursing assistant class. >>
  item bullet   Florida School of the Arts students prepare for graduate gallery show
Florida School of the Arts visual art students will display their work at an upcoming graduate exhibition. >>
  item bullet   SJR State employee named Paul Harris Fellow
The Rotary Club of Orange Park Sunrise recently honored St. Johns River State College employee Teresa (Terri) Dew as a Paul Harris Fellow. >>
  item bullet   Gov. Scott appoints Samuel Garrison to SJR State Board
Samuel Garrison was appointed this week by Governor Rick Scott to begin serving his one-year term. >>
  item bullet   SJR State holds nursing pinning ceremony
St. Johns River State College recently held a pinning ceremony to recognize the Associate in Science in Nursing students. >>
  item bullet   SJR State honors graduates
St. Johns River State College celebrated its Spring Commencement on May 5, honoring the students who are candidates to earn associate’s and bachelor’s degrees or college credit certificates for the 2017 spring and summer terms. >>
  item bullet   SJR State honors adult education graduates
Beyond the family cheers and camera flashes, the annual adult education graduation at St. Johns River State College represented more than just the passing of an exam - it represented countless individual achievements, struggles and challenges that are the very fabric of every GED diploma. >>
  item bullet   SJR State law enforcement and corrections cadets recognized
St. Johns River State College criminal justice academy cadets were recently recognized during a graduation ceremony. Cadets representing St. Johns, Clay, Putnam, Duval and other counties received their certificates of completion for the Florida Law Enforcement Academy and Florida Corrections Officer Academy basic recruit programs. >>
  item bullet   SJR State holds radiology pinning ceremony
St. Johns River State College faculty, administration and staff recently held a pinning ceremony to honor Radiologic Technology students. The students were each presented with a special pin during the ceremony before family and friends, recognizing their accomplishments and hard work in completing the program and becoming eligible to join the profession of radiologic technologists. >>
  item bullet   SJR State to host Viking 5K Run
St. Johns River State College will present its fourth annual Viking 5K Run on Saturday, May 27. The fun-filled event is open to runners, health-walkers, families and anyone who seeks to raise his or her heart rate and support SJR State’s athletic programs. >>
  item bullet   SJR State holds radiology pinning ceremony
St. Johns River State College faculty, administration and staff recently held a pinning ceremony to honor Radiologic Technology students. >>
  item bullet   Baseball - Vikings' Smith is MFC player of the Year
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  item bullet   SJR State media statement on lab fee adjustments
Due to changes in curriculum requirements for certain programs and the associated costs of said changes to support students and the learning process, St. Johns River State College, as required by law, announces proposed fee increases to some of its courses and/or labs for the 2017-18 academic year. >>
  item bullet   SJR State’s Orange Park campus inducts 11 members into honor society
The St. Johns River State College Phi Theta Kappa honor society recently held its spring induction ceremony at the Orange Park campus, adding 11 new members to the Alpha Epsilon Lambda chapter. >>
  item bullet   Senate allots $5M to begin Florida School of the Arts renovations
While St. Johns River State College administrators have been working diligently since 2010 to secure funds to renovate the nearly 50-year-old Florida School of the Arts facilities, funds recently allocated by the Senate could mean that a much-deserved transformation for the community’s cultural gem is on the horizon. >>
  item bullet   SJR State to honor graduates May 5
St. Johns River State College will celebrate its spring commencement on May 5. The College will acknowledge the associate and baccalaureate degree candidates, as well as its certificate candidates, from the Orange Park, Palatka and St. Augustine campuses. >>
  item bullet   Florida School of the Arts presents Musical Theatre Vocal Company Concert
The Florida School of the Arts will present one showing of its Musical Theatre Vocal Company (MTVCC) concert on Sunday, April 23 at 2:30 p.m. on the School’s main stage located on the Palatka campus of St. Johns River State College. The concert is free to the public. >>
  item bullet   Florida School of the Arts presents Community Dance Showcase
Dance and musical theatre majors, as well as students enrolled in elective dance courses at Florida School of the Arts, will partner for a “Dance Showcase” on Monday, April 24 at 7:00 p.m. The performance will be held on the Florida School of the Arts main stage at the St. Johns River State College Palatka campus and is free and open to the public. >>
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  item bullet   SJR State offers CPR recertification course
St. Johns River State College will offer a CPR for Heathcare Providers recertification course at its Palatka campus on Tuesday, April 18 from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. Registration for the non-credit course is $35.00. >>
  item bullet   St. Augustine campus honor society inducts 15 members.
The St. Johns River State College Phi Theta Kappa honor society recently held its spring induction ceremony. >>
  item bullet   FloArts Dance Ensemble presents “An Evening of Dance”
The Florida School of the Arts will present “An Evening of Dance” April 13 – 16 on the School’s main stage located on the Palatka campus of St. Johns River State College. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, and 2:30 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is $5.>>
  item bullet   Florida School of the Arts students prepare for graduate gallery show
Florida School of the Arts visual art students will display their work at an upcoming graduate exhibition. >>
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    EMT/Paramedic,
    LPN to RN
    Health Information Tech
    Radiologic Technology and
    Florida Law Enforcement Academy
  item bullet   SJR State campuses 500lbs free of invasive species
St. Johns River State College was among the seven organizations participating in the 11th annual First Coast Air Potato Roundup. >>
  item bullet   SJR State student Johnny Chiovaro sets the bar high for future SGA members
A believer in the mantra “go for it,” St. Johns River State College student Johnny Chiovaro dove into the training required to receive the Florida College System Student Government Association’s (FCSSGA) Florida Leadership Training (FLT) certification. >>
  item bullet   SJR State president inspires Youth in Government students
St. Johns River State College President Joe Pickens recently presented an inspiring speech on the importance of being fulfilled through service during the YMCA of Florida’s First Coast Youth in Government Pre-Assembly Showcase held in St. Johns County. >>
  item bullet   Owens named 2017 Tindall Scholarship recipient
St. Johns River State College shortstop Nick Owens was named the 2017 recipient of the John C. Tindall Endowed Scholarship. The sophomore from North Carolina will further his education in business information technology at Virginia Tech this fall. >>
  item bullet   Florida School of the Arts presents “The Actors’ Project”
The Florida School of the Arts will present “The Actors’ Project: Stupid F*#king Bird,” a contemporary adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s classic play “The Seagull,” in the School’s studio theatre located on the Palatka campus of St. Johns River State College. >>
  item bullet   Collegiate High School Info Sessions, 3/6 & 7
Do you have an 8th grader who is an exceptional student? Are you interested in enrolling him/her in Collegiate High School? >>
  item bullet   SJR State partners with Crescent City Boyz ll Men Mentoring Project
The St. Johns River State College Foundation has partnered with Crescent City Boyz ll Men Mentoring Project, Inc. to provide graduating high school seniors an innovative opportunity to give back to the community while earning higher-education scholarship dollars to use at SJR State. >>
  item bullet   Florida School of the Arts presents “She Loves Me”
Love is in the air! The Florida School of the Arts will present “She Loves Me,” a musical romantic comedy based on the book by Joe Masteroff with lyrics by Sheldon Harnick and music by Jerry Bock. FloArts students will perform this comical award-winning show on the School’s main stage located on the Palatka campus of St. Johns River State College. >>
  item bullet   SJR State re-certified with Tree Campus USA status
For a fourth consecutive year, St. Johns River State College has received its certification as a Tree Campus USA college. >>
  item bullet   Nursing students exceed national, state ranking
For a seventh consecutive year, SJR State nursing students have surpassed the state and national passing rates for the RN licensure exam with a 94.12% passing rate for 2016. >>
  item bullet   SJR State registering for summer courses
Registration for St. Johns River State College’s summer sessions will begin February 20 for returning students. Three sessions will be offered, with Summer classes to be held May 10 – August 10, Summer A classes May 10 – June 22, and Summer B classes June 27 – August 10. >>
  item bullet   Florida School of the Arts presents artist Jillian Ludwig
As part of the visiting artist series, Florida School of the Arts will present a gallery exhibition for Illinois artist Jillian Ludwig. The exhibit, titled My Wild Burn, will open with a reception on Thursday, February 16 at 7:00 p.m. in the Fine Arts Gallery located on St. Johns River State College’s Palatka campus. >>
  item bullet   St. Augustine campus PTK news
SJR State’s Alpha Xi Eta chapter of Phi Theta Kappa brought awareness of the Zika virus and other mosquito-borne illnesses to students, employees and community members last fall. >>
  item bullet   SJR State student clubs to hold rummage sale
St. Johns River State College students and faculty will hold a club rummage sale on Saturday, February 4 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on the SJR State St. Augustine campus located at 2990 College Drive, just off of State Road 16. >>
  item bullet   Non-credit art history class offered to the public
St. Johns River State College will offer an art history leisure course this spring on the St. Augustine campus. The non-credit course will be taught by local artist and Florida School of the Arts instructor David Ouellette. >>



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