decorative image of UgandanBookDrive_900 , Ugandan book drive a success for Robinson Honors Scholars 2020-01-27 11:07:30

Ugandan book drive a success for Robinson Honors Scholars

By Mary Mabins, Pensacola State College “That’s the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet.” — “The Namesake” by Jhumpa Lahiri Robinson Honors Program Scholars recently gifted the world to students at the Pajwenda Primary School in Uganda. For its 2019 service project, Pensacola State College’s Robinson Honors Program collected 1,326 books…

decorative image of PenelopeBurk_900 , Area charitable organizations learn how to raise funds, court donors effectively at Nonprofit Summit 2019-11-06 08:58:59

Area charitable organizations learn how to raise funds, court donors effectively at Nonprofit Summit

By Troy Moon, Pensacola State College Penelope Burk literally wrote the book on fundraising. Actually, she’s written a few. The nationally-recognized fundraising consultant and researcher brought her decades of experience to the inaugural Nonprofit Center For Excellence and Philanthropy at Pensacola State Summit on Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 on the Pensacola campus. “We’re going…

decorative image of 2019-RonJanMiller-Group1 , Jan and Ron Miller name Pensacola State College beneficiary of $2.5 million Charitable Remainder Unitrust 2019-10-29 11:54:21

Jan and Ron Miller name Pensacola State College beneficiary of $2.5 million Charitable Remainder Unitrust

By Troy Moon, Pensacola State College In 2018, Jan Miller – friend to the Pensacola Opera, Pace Center for Girls, Ronald McDonald House of Northwest Florida and so many other organizations – was named Philanthropist of the year by the Association of Fundraising Professionals of West Florida. Her husband, Ron Miller, isn’t too shabby in…

decorative image of mcguiresigning3 , Molly McGuire endowed scholarship grows larger with two big donations 2019-10-02 11:20:43

Molly McGuire endowed scholarship grows larger with two big donations

Endowment fund principal is now more than $300,000 By Troy Moon, Pensacola State College Pensacola State students served up a wee bit of Irish food and flavor at a reception last week for family, friends and supporters of the College’s Culinary Arts Program. But the main course was two donations that will grow the Molly McGuire…

decorative image of gailperryworkshop_900 , Fundraising expert Gail Perry gets agencies ‘Fired Up’ at workshop 2019-09-27 09:44:29

Fundraising expert Gail Perry gets agencies ‘Fired Up’ at workshop

By Mike Suchcicki, Pensacola State College Fundraising specialists from a variety of agencies throughout Northwest Florida were “Fired Up” by fundraising expert Gail Perry, who delivered her “Art of Raising Major Gifts” workshop Sept. 26 at Pensacola State College. The room of 50 attendees listened as Perry, who’s based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, spoke…

decorative image of Veterans-Home-Care-donation , Veterans National Homecare donates $5,000 to PSC for 1st generation students 2019-08-30 11:54:07

Veterans National Homecare donates $5,000 to PSC for 1st generation students

Pensacola State College received $5,000 in scholarship funds from Veterans National Homecare for first-generation in college students on Aug. 19.

Denis McKinnon Sr., Denis McKinnon Jr., and Wade Wilson – on behalf of Veterans National Homecare – presented the First Generation Matching Scholarship donation to Pensacola State President Ed Meadows at the PSC Foundation office.