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  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. >>
  item bullet   Students honored at annual awards ceremonies
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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. >>
  item bullet   Don’t miss these application deadlines:
    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. >>
  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. The pinning ceremony symbolizes the rite of passage into the nursing profession. The pin is a reminder to the 11 graduates of their purpose to serve the sick and infirmed. >>



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