PSC’s ambitious ‘Your Community-Your Legacy’ capital campaign raises $12.6M, surpassing $11M goal

It’s a staggering figure ─ $11 million. That was the goal of Pensacola State College’s second-in-history capital campaign. The final tally was more staggering, more tremendous ─ $12.6 million, $1.6 million over goal.
And it took 1,329 generous and visionary donors to bring that $12.6 million to PSC.
PSC President Ed Meadows toasted the donors to the College’s “Your Community-Your Legacy” Capital Campaign at a celebration on Thursday, April 20, in the Charles W. Lamar Studio Gallery.

PSC Educational Opportunity Center is named for alumnus Eldon L. Norman

Eldon L.Norman began his collegiate career at then-Pensacola Junior College in the early 1960s, earning an Associate of Arts degree in 1963.

Now, many Pensacola State College students – the College changed its name in 2010 – will start their own collegiate career at the Eldon L. Norman Educational Opportunity Center.

The Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) was renamed in Norman’s honor at a ceremony attended by relatives and PSC administrators and staff on Monday, April 11.

Dr. Sueann L. Donahue Beginning Teaching Endowed Scholarship helps next generation of educators

Dr. Sueann L. Donahue was known as a teacher’s teacher. She was the teacher that other teachers came to for advice. She was the teacher who helped instruct the teachers who would follow her.

Donahue, a PSC alumna, died on Monday, April 4. She was 82 years old.

An endowed scholarship in her name will now help the next generation of educators studying at Pensacola State College.

Kyle Lowrey was a stellar PSC student and remarkable young man – his legacy continues with endowed scholarship

Troy Moon, Pensacola State College Kyle Lowrey was just three courses shy of earning his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering at the University of Arkansas when he decided to trade a university learning environment for a real-world, adventure-fueled learning environment. It was 2014 and Kyle, who had graduated Cum Laude from then-Pensacola Junior…

Announcing the Bear, Jones, Moore, and Reeves STEM Building: PSC supporters donate $1M in scholarships for students

Troy Moon, Pensacola State College Four prominent and generous Pensacola families have collectively given $1 million to fund scholarships for STEM-related programs at Pensacola State College. In appreciation, the Pensacola State College Board of Trustees voted to name Phase II of Pensacola State College’s STEM facility in honor of those families. The Bear, Jones, Moore,…

Dr. Troy Tippett establishes Endowed Teaching Chair in Science, Technology and Mathematics

Troy Moon, Pensacola State College Retired Pensacola neurosurgeon Dr. Troy Tippett always appreciated Pensacola State College. After all, many of the nurses he worked with in his decades-long career were graduates of the College’s Nursing Program. Tippett admitted that he didn’t fully appreciate the far-reaching impact PSC has on student lives and the Northwest Florida…