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An SJR State holiday tradition continues through Project PRAISE
St. Johns River State College employees were able to help make Christmas a little brighter for 55 children with donations of toys, clothing and other goodies to the Project PRAISE organization.

SJR State to honor graduates December 15
St. Johns River State College will celebrate its fall commencement on December 15. 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.

FloArts presents Vision of Sound
Celebrating the art of movement and theater through a mixture of dance and song collaborations, Florida School of the Arts (FloArts) presents “Vision of Sound.”

Professor Shealy to give “Road to Pearl Harbor” talk - Dec. 7
SJR State history professor Dr. Greg Shealy will speak at the Orange Park Public Library on Wednesday, December 7, at 6 p.m. The title of his talk is “The Road to Pearl Harbor: Japanese Imperialism and the Bushido Code.”

Real estate pre-licensing course begins Nov. 28
Expand your career options in the real estate field! St. Johns River State College has teamed up with First Coast School of Real Estate to offer a 63-hour Pre-licensing course. Passing the pre-licensing test permits students to take the state Real Estate Sales Associate Exam.

SJR State St. Augustine Campus begins RN program
In an effort to meet the increasing demand for nurses in Northeast Florida, St. Johns River State College announces the addition of the Associate in Science Degree in Nursing (ASN) to its St. Augustine Campus.

SJR State to host state volleyball tournament
St. Johns River State College will host and compete in the state’s Division II volleyball tournament November 4 and 5. The Vikings have clinched a spot in the tournament and will play Friday, November 4 at 11:30 a.m.

FloArts presents “The Revolutionists,” a feisty, feminist comedy
The Florida School of the Arts presents “The Revolutionists,” a feisty, feminist historical comedy by Lauren Gunderson. Set in 1793, the show features a queen, an assassin, an activist, and a Haitian rebel – all well-deserving of their “badass” reputation during the French Revolution’s reign of terror.

Inaugural President’s Gala celebrates Martinez and alumni
At the inaugural St. Johns River State College President’s Gala, President Joe Pickens cast a vision for the future of the College, honored accomplishments of the past and recognized distinguished alumni and community leader Danny Martinez for their extraordinary citizenship, through volunteerism, mentorship, philanthropy and advocacy.

Florida School of the Arts presents paintings by Julia Morrisroe
Florida School of the Arts will present “All Must Fall,” an exhibition by Julia Morrisroe, University of Florida Professor in the School of Art and Art History.

Day of giving, community service at SJR State
St. Johns River State College employees and students gathered Friday in support of the College’s semiannual community service day – Vikings Day of Service. Volunteers from across the Orange Park, Palatka and St. Augustine campuses gathered for a highway clean up and to support the College’s food pantries.

Woman’s Club of Palatka awards scholarships to SJR State students
For the second year, the GFWC Woman's Club of Palatka joined St. Johns River State College (SJR State) Foundation to multiply scholarship dollars for deserving SJR State students and Putnam County residents Julie Bennett, Mary Givens and Kelsey Wilkinson.

SJR State volleyball team earns national academic award
The SJR State volleyball team has earned the Team Academic Award from the American Volleyball Coaches Association in partnership with the United States Marine Corps.

Florida School of the Arts presents “Home Brew” local artists exhibit
Florida School of the Arts will present “Home Brew,” an invitational exhibition of artists with ties to Putnam County. The mixed media exhibit featuring still life and landscape paintings and drawings opens with a reception on Thursday, September 8 at 5:00 p.m.

SJR State Golf Classic approaching on Sept. 17
The St. Johns River State College Athletic Association will present its annual golf classic on Saturday, September 17, 2022 at the Palatka Municipal Golf Course.

Fleet Readiness Center Southeast celebrates apprentice graduates
A small group of family, friends and loved ones gathered on Aug. 4 in Naval Air Station Jacksonville’s ceremonial hangar to celebrate the achievements of Fleet Readiness Center Southeast’s (FRCSE) Trades Apprenticeship Program graduates for the first time in decades.

SJR State celebrates ASN, PN nursing graduates
St. Johns River State College recently held a pinning ceremony to recognize the Associate in Science in Nursing (ASN) and Practical Nursing (PN) students.

SJR State holds respiratory care pinning ceremony
St. Johns River State College recently held a pinning ceremony honoring respiratory care students. The students were presented with a special pin during the ceremony before faculty, family and friends, recognizing their accomplishments and hard work in completing the program and becoming eligible to pursue a career in respiratory care.

SJR State corrections cadets recognized
Cadets from St. Johns River State College (SJR State) Criminal Justice Academy were recently recognized during a graduation ceremony.

SJR State celebrates nursing graduates with pinning ceremony
St. Johns River State College recently held a pinning ceremony to recognize the Associate in Science in Nursing (ASN) students from the Orange Park and Palatka programs.

SJR State honors adult education graduates
Beyond the family cheers, tears and camera flashes, the annual adult education graduation at St. Johns River State College represents more than just the passing of an exam - it represents countless individual achievements, struggles and challenges that are the very fabric of every GED diploma.

Florida School of the Arts honors graduates
Florida School of the Arts recently bid farewell to 24 graduates now on their way to pursue careers in art galleries, on stage, or behind the scenes in the entertainment industry.

SJR State law enforcement cadets recognized
Cadets from the St. Johns River State College Criminal Justice Academy were recently recognized for completing the Florida Law Enforcement Academy program. The guest speaker was St. Johns County Sheriff Robert Hardwick.

SJR State student wins national student essay contest
St. Johns River State College student Rebekah Wilson was recently announced as a winner of the 2022 Scott Wright Student Essay Contest. Contestants were asked to describe how a member of their college encouraged him or her to complete a course, finish a semester, or graduate.

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