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Florida School of the Arts announces holiday exhibit winners
Winners from the  " ’Tis the Season" K-12 exhibition were honored Thursday during the opening reception at Florida School of the Arts. More than 70 local budding artists in Putnam County submitted holiday-themed art for the juried student exhibition.

SJR State offers GED seekers new skills for the new year
The Adult Education department at St. Johns River State College wants to give GED students a fresh start in 2024 with free skills training and a job-ready resume in just four months.

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 60 children with donations of toys, clothing and other goodies to the Project PRAISE organization.

SJR State to honor graduates December 14
St. Johns River State College will celebrate its fall commencement on December 14. 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.

SJR State, community partners present South Putnam education fair
South Putnam residents can learn what career-related opportunities and resources are available for the new year at an education fair presented by St. Johns River State College on Thursday, Dec. 7.

FloArts presents “Home for the Holidays”
Calling all kids from 1 to 92 – it’s a “Home for the Holidays” Christmas variety show at Florida School of the Arts.

Florida School of the Arts presents K-12 juried student holiday exhibition
Florida School of the Arts presents the talent and skills of budding, local art students in the Juried Student Exhibition opening November 30, with an awards reception at 5:00 p.m. The theme for the show is " ’Tis the Season," and includes drawings, paintings and digital works by more than 70 Putnam County K-12 visual arts students.

SJR State earns 2023 Best for Vets college ranking
St. Johns River State College announces today it has earned the 2023 Best for Vets: Colleges rankings by Military Times, the largest and most comprehensive annual ranking of schools for military service members and veterans. SJR State was among the 325 colleges nationwide that made the list.

BusinessSpeaks presents Sheriff Hardwick Nov. 20
Join us online at 6:00 p.m. as St. Johns County Sheriff Robert A. Hardwick shares his professional experiences and insight into his career.

Association of Florida Colleges honors SJR State graduate Roshonda Phillips with distinguished alumni award
Roshonda Phillips’s story of personal and academic triumph began over 20 years ago with the decision to earn her GED through St. Johns River State College.

SJR State Volleyball team ends season with accolades
The St. Johns River State College Vikings volleyball team finished its regular season with two players earning All-Conference teams honors and a spot in the NJCAA Region 8 District Tournament on November 3. The team completed their season with the most wins and winning percentage in school history by a first-year coach.

SJR State corrections cadets recognized
Cadets from the St. Johns River State College Criminal Justice Academy were recently recognized for completing the Florida Corrections Officer Academy.

SJR State scholarship application opens Nov. 1
St. Johns River State College is pleased to announce the scholarship application for the 2024-25 academic year is open. One single application puts students in the applicant pool for more than 150 scholarships made possible by generous contributions from local businesses, non-profit entities and individuals.

FloArts announces Empty Bowls fundraiser
Florida School of the Arts students are preparing for this year’s Empty Bowls fundraiser, a grassroots effort to raise money and awareness in the fight to end hunger in Putnam County.

The Aspen Institute Names St. Johns River State College as a Top 150 U.S. Community Colleges Eligible for the 2025 Aspen Prize
$1 Million Prize Recognizes Excellence in Equitable Outcomes for Students in and After College.

FloArts holiday gallery exhibit to feature Putnam K-12 artists
Florida School of the Arts is calling for all Putnam K-12 artists to participate in the Juried Holiday Arts Gallery Exhibition. The theme for the show is “’Tis the Season,” all work submitted should relate to the holiday theme.

FloArts presents “Dance Choreography Gala: Pulse”
Florida School of the Arts presents a dance concert that celebrates the creative voices of student choreographers. The essence of Pulse, that is life’s rhythm, human experience, and imagination is explored through a diverse range of dance styles.

SJR State to hold manufacturing job fair
Visit with local manufacturers presenting career opportunities in automation technology, information technology (IT), computer networking, business operations, finance, marketing and more on the SJR State Orange Park Campus, Tuesday, October 24.

SJR State to hold career fair at Palatka campus
St. Johns River State College will aid students, graduates and the public in answering their biggest question – "Where are the jobs?" with a career fair on the Palatka Campus, Tuesday, Nov. 14 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Florida School of the Arts presents sculptures by Linda Hall
Florida School of the Arts presents "Becoming the Wild,” sculptures by Linda Hall. The exhibit opens with a reception on Thursday, October 26 at 5:00 p.m.

St. Johns River State College wants your input!
St. Johns River State College is reaching out to students, alumni, faculty, administration, staff, community members, business leaders, and local industry representatives to provide feedback on how the College can better meet the Workforce needs of Clay, Putnam, and St. Johns counties.

FloArts presents “Wait Until Dark”
Florida School of the Arts presents the masterfully created thriller, “Wait Until Dark,” by Frederick Knott and adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher.

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 the Orange Park, Palatka and St. Augustine campuses volunteered for service projects ranging from highway cleanups and assisting community shelters to replenishing the College’s food pantry.

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