Panola College Press Release

Coronavirus Causes Cancellation of Designer Purse Bingo

May 4, 2020 - The sold-out Panola College Foundation Spring 2020 Designer Purse Bingo has been canceled because of the coronavirus. Because of the uncertainty in the current environment, and to follow the guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control, it is with great regret that the Panola College Foundation announces the cancellation of their 2020 Designer Purse Bingo fundraisers.

Panola College to Receive $1,507,332 Grant to Assist Students Impacted by COVID-19

April 23, 2020 - Panola College will receive a $1,507,332 federal grant to provide direct emergency cash to students, and to cover school expenses related to the coronavirus and COVID-19. The funding is available through the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

Carthage Walmart Donates $1,000 To Support Panola College Scholarships

April 22, 2020 - The Carthage Walmart has awarded a $1,000 grant to support Panola College scholarships for the 2020-2021 academic year. Jessica Pace, Director of Institutional Advancement, announced the grant and said this is the second year in a row the local Walmart has supported the College through the grant program.

“It couldn’t have come at a better time,” Pace said. “With the economic hardships resulting from the pandemic, our students need additional financial support provided through scholarships.”

Panola College named Rodeo of the Year

April 3, 2020 - The National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association announced on Thursday, April 2, that Panola College was named as the Southern Region Rodeo of the Year.

“The season ended short, unfortunately, for Panola,” said Coach Jeff Collins. “We are taking two athletes to the college national finals rodeo – Logan Cook in the saddle bronc riding, and Clayton Lowry in team roping.”

Panola College Extends Spring Break, Moves to Online Instruction

March 18, 2020 - As Panola College continues to monitor the outbreak of COVID-19 (coronavirus) the safety of our students, employees, and community remains our top priority. Therefore, Panola College will extend spring break for students Monday, March 23 to Sunday, March 29, 2020, to allow faculty and staff to prepare for providing classes and services online, and to follow the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines regarding social distancing. Courses will resume with online instruction beginning March 30th.

Panola College Cancels all Community Events

March 16, 2020 - Due to concerns surrounding COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and in accordance with the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Panola College has decided to cancel all community events hosting groups larger than 50 people through April 15, 2020. This decision is made with our students, faculty, staff, and community in mind. Any determination to reschedule these events will be made at a later date.

These events include:


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