With five campuses, five intercollegiate sports, more than 50 student clubs and organizations, there is a lot going on at PHSC. Check out our news, updated with the latest information when it happens.

Bayfront Health Dade City Volunteer Foundation Contributes $5,500 to PHSC

The Pasco-Hernando State College (PHSC) Foundation recently received a gift of $5,500 from Bayfront Health Dade City Volunteer Foundation, Inc. (BHDCVFI). The funds will build the Vonnie Roberts Memorial Scholarship, designated toward PHSC students enrolled in the nursing and health programs in…

11-year-old Student Becomes Youngest Ever to Pass College Prep Test at Pasco-Hernando State College

Quinn Ignatowicz is one amazing student. The 11-year-old Dade City wunderkind just shattered an academic record at Pasco-Hernando State College. In a testing center at the school’s Dade City campus, Quinn joined his father and older brother in taking the College Level Examination Program, which is…

PHSC Hosts Sensitivity Training for Employees

Pasco-Hernando State College (PHSC) recently hosted Cole Foust, LGBTQ+ youth and transgender program coordinator for Metro Health, Wellness and Community in Tampa. Foust conducted the LGBTQ+ sensitivity training session for PHSC faculty and staff through the college’s Faculty Development Institute…

PHSC Student Among Good Samaritans Who Helped Man in Distress at Pasco DMV

NEW PORT RICHEY --  Three medical professionals may have saved the life of a man who collapsed at the Gulf Harbors DMV office in New Port Richey Tuesday. 67-year-old man was not breathing Ashley Gonyou, 19, stepped forward to help Man remains hospitalized as of 12/27 Ashley Gonyou, 19, who’s…

PHSC to Host “Making MLK Matter Again, Finding Meaning in The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., 50 Years After His Death”

Pasco-Hernando State College (PHSC) will host the 33rd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Lecture Series featuring Hasan Kwame Jeffries, Ph.D., associate professor, Ohio State University and faculty member at the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity. Jeffries will present “…

PHSC Women’s Volleyball Head Coach Named AVCA Coach of the Year

Pasco-Hernando State College (PHSC) Women’s Volleyball Head Coach Kim Whitney was named Northeast Southeast Region Coach of the Year by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) at the 2017 AVCA convention in Kansas City on December 14.              “I am honored to be recognized by the…

PHSC Offers Online Spring Term Registration During Winter Break

Currently enrolled and returning Pasco-Hernando State College (PHSC) students are encouraged to register for spring classes online over winter break or as soon as possible afterwards for the best selection of courses. Spring classes begin on Monday, January 8, 2018. While all locations of Pasco-…

Dignitaries Honored by Rao Musunuru, M.D., at PHSC Winter Commencement

Pasco-Hernando State College’s (PHSC) winter commencement, held on Thursday, December 14 included presentations of two $10,000 donations to scholarships provided by Rao Musunuru, M.D., chair, PHSC District Board of Trustees and renowned local cardiologist. The two scholarship donations were given…

Florida Governor Rick Scott Congratulates PHSC Graduates

Florida Governor Rick Scott provides a letter of congratulations addressed to PHSC's fall 2017 graduates. Read the letter from Governor Rick Scott.

PHSC to Host Human Trafficking Awareness Symposium in Wesley Chapel

Pasco-Hernando State College (PHSC) will host the annual Human Trafficking Awareness Symposium in Wesley Chapel, on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at the Porter Campus at Wiregrass Ranch, 2727 Mansfield Blvd., from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Conference Center, building B, room 303. Corporal Alan T. Wilkett,…

Studio Exhibit Comes to PHSC Rao Musunuru, M.D. Art Gallery

Pasco-Hernando State College’s Rao Musunuru, M.D. Art Gallery will exhibit Studio, presented by local artist Myron Hansen, from January 10 through February 21, 2018. Hansen’s Studio exhibit provides viewers a glimpse of the artist’s studio—a mystical place where he dreams, studies, searches,…

Oak Hill Hospital Establishes Health Scholarship at PHSC

The Pasco-Hernando State College (PHSC) Foundation recently received a $1,300 gift from Oak Hill Hospital in Brooksville, Fla. designated toward support of PHSC students pursuing a career in health care. Oak Hill Hospital, located in Brooksville, Fla., will fund two semester scholarships each year…

PHSC Grads Celebrate Success at Winter Commencement

Pasco-Hernando State College (PHSC) will host winter commencement on Thursday, December 14, in the Physical Fitness Center at the West Campus in New Port Richey, 10230 Ridge Road. Two commencement ceremonies will honor graduates earning bachelor’s and associate’s degrees, and certificates. The…

PHSC Receives SACSCOC Approval for New Aviation A.S. Degree Programs in Dade City

Pasco-Hernando State College (PHSC) District Board of Trustees received approval from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to include Aviation Maintenance Administration and Unmanned Vehicle Systems Operations Associate in Science (AS) degrees among its…

PHSC Volleyball Team Finishes Seventh at National Tournament, Second Best Finish in Program History

The Pasco-Hernando State College (PHSC) women’s volleyball team, with a season record of 25-9, became seventh place team in the country after defeating Sauk Valley Community College in straight sets on Saturday, Nov. 18 at the NJCAA Division II National Tournament in Charleston, WV. The Bobcats…

PHSC Foundation Golf Tournament Raises $27,000

Golf enthusiasts and Pasco-Hernando State College (PHSC) supporters teed up at the eighth Annual Pasco-Hernando State College (PHSC) Foundation Golf Tournament, October 2, 2017. Led by presenting sponsors SunTrust Banks and Walbridge, golfers enjoyed the links of the exclusive Black Diamond Quarry…

Sporting Clay Tournament to Benefit PHSC Foundation

The Pasco-Hernando State College (PHSC) Foundation, along with presenting sponsors Creative Contractors, Inc. and Harvard Jolly Architecture, announces its third Annual Sporting Clays Tournament on Friday, January 26, 2018 at Tampa Bay Sporting Clays, in Land O’ Lakes, 10514 Ehren Cutoff.…

Spring Term Registration is Open at PHSC

Currently enrolled and returning Pasco-Hernando State College (PHSC) students are encouraged to register for spring classes as soon as possible for the best selection of courses. Spring classes begin on Monday, January 8, 2018. New students interested in taking classes this spring should contact…

President Emerita Katherine M. Johnson Awarded 2017 Wattenbarger Award

Pasco-Hernando State College (PHSC) President Emerita Katherine M. Johnson, Ed.D., was recently honored with the Dr. James L. Wattenbarger Award by the Association of Florida Colleges (AFC) Council of Presidents. The AFC Council of Presidents select a recipient annually who has advocated for…

A Thanksgiving Message From Rao Musunuru, M.D.

Our duty on Earth: sharing, caring, helping those in need By Dr. Rao Musunuru, Guest Columnist How prominent, powerful, important and great do you think you are, and for that matter I am? The universe we both live in is big, very big. It is 14 billion years old, made up of about 100 billion…

PHSC Hosts Poetry Events in Brooksville

Pasco-Hernando State College (PHSC) will host its bi-annual Celebration of Poetry on Friday, December 1 from 7 to 9 p.m., Room B104, at the North Campus in Brooksville, 11415 Ponce de Leon Blvd. Faculty, staff, students and community members are invited to listen and participate in an open-mike…

PHSC’S Dig Pink Event Results in a $780 Donation for Side-Out Foundation

Pasco-Hernando State College women’s volleyball team hosted a Dig Pink match against St. John’s River State College Tuesday, October 3 at its West Campus in New Port Richey. The match raised funds for the Side-Out Foundation, who will receive $780 from PHSC’s Dig Pink event and donations. Both…

PHSC Women’s Volleyball Advances to Nationals

Pasco-Hernando State College (PHSC) women’s volleyball team won 12 straight sets at the District P Tournament held at Brunswick Community College in Bolivia, N.C., November 3-4.  PHSC defeated Louisburg Community College, Leland, N.C., in straight sets (25-16, 25-9, 25-19) and No. 2 seed Cape Fear…

PHSC Defends State/Regional Women’s Cross Country Champion Title

Pasco-Hernando State College (PHSC) defended their state/regional title as National Junior College Athletic Association/Florida College System Activities Association (NJCAA/FCSAA) Region 8 Women’s Cross Country Champions in Tallahassee on Saturday, October 28. Freshman Quincy Mayer took second…

Tru Simulation + Training Establishes First Aviation Scholarship at PHSC

The Pasco-Hernando State College (PHSC) Foundation recently received a $1,300 gift from TRU Simulation + Training, Inc. (TRU) designated toward support of PHSC students pursuing aviation degrees. Beginning with the fall 2017-18 academic year, two $650 scholarships will be awarded. The funding…