Pasco-Hernando State College (PHSC) received the Association of Florida Colleges (AFC) Excellence in Technology Award, 2016 Best Practice Award of Merit, and Communications and Marketing Commission Awards of Excellence at its annual conference held in November in Orlando. The AFC recognizes outstanding programs and services each year that are established to serve students at local colleges.
PHSC’s academic technology and student activities departments were awarded second place AFC Excellence in Technology for the TechCon student event. TechCon allows students to experience various technologies and learn strategies to be successful in the classroom and beyond. The day-long TechCon event, held at each of PHSC’s five campuses, focuses on the use of technologies that encourage students to solve problems, think critically, conduct research, analyze data and communicate ideas.
The PHSC East Campus was awarded the 2016 Best Practice Award of Merit for its STEM Night event, designed to facilitate local pre-collegiate and college students’ interest in fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.
The PHSC Marketing and Communications Office also received recognition from the AFC Communications and Marketing Commission with three Awards of Excellence for internet advertising, annual report publication and the college’s bi-annual Perspective magazine.
For more information about programs and services at PHSC, visit www.phsc.edu.
Pasco-Hernando State College (PHSC) serves the educational needs and interests of its community by awarding certificates, diplomas, associate and baccalaureate degrees. As a comprehensive, multi-campus learning-centered institution, PHSC utilizes various instructional modalities and support services. PHSC provides an accessible, diverse teaching and learning environment rich with opportunities for students to achieve academic success and cultural growth in a global society.