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Pasco-Hernando State College Foundation received gift from HCA hospitals, Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point and Medical Center of Trinity

The Pasco-Hernando State College Foundation received a $7,000 gift from HCA hospitals — Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point and Medical Center of Trinity — as well as a gift of $11,256 from Florida Blue and the Florida College System Foundation. The funds will provide scholarships to help health care PHSC students cover tuition. Students enrolled in PHSC health programs are shown with, in center from left, Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point president and chief executive Shayne George, Medical Center of Trinity chief executive Leigh Massengill, and PHSC president Katherine Johnson.


(Photo courtesy of Pasco-Hernando State College)

Pasco-Hernando State College officially dedicated the new Porter Campus at Wiregrass Ranch

By Laura Kinsler of the Tribune Staff.  As officials from Pasco-Hernando State College officially dedicated the new Porter Campus at Wiregrass Ranch, math professor Sarah Fede invited the hundreds of guests at the ceremony to stick around for a while and marvel at the “exquisitely beautiful” campus. “I hope you guys actually got a chance to see the views,” she said. “It is absolutely beautiful — the sunsets we get from our offices, from the classrooms. We had to actually take time in one of my classes to just have sunset appreciation.” The seven-story college built on its own parking deck is an urban campus in a pastoral setting. Everyone in the room knew the onetime cattle ranch was in the midst of a transformation, and the cattle grazing on pastures across State Road 56 eventually would be replaced by thousands of office workers, homeowners and athletes.

Pasco-Hernando Community College is Pasco-Hernando State College

Pasco-Hernando Community College’s District Board of Trustees approved the college’s new mission and vision statement that includes the institution’s new name—Pasco-Hernando State College—at the college’s regularly scheduled board meeting, held on Tuesday evening, January 21, at the North Campus in Brooksville.  In December 2013, PHCC received approval from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) Board of Directors to offer baccalaureate degrees. A Bachelor of Applied Science degree in supervision and management and a Bachelor of Science in nursing will be offered beginning August 2014.

West Pasco Chamber of Commerce sponsored the Pasco County Sheriff candidate debate at PHCC

The West Pasco Chamber of Commerce sponsored a Sheriff candidate debate.  Tom Jackson of The Tampa Tribune moderated the event.
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