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.

PHSC Offers Martial Arts and Self-Defense Course for Health Care Professionals

Pasco-Hernando State College (PHSC) announces a new Martial Arts and Self-Defense course for health care professionals. The course is offered as a series of six two-hour classes held on Tuesdays, beginning June 5. Classes will be held at the PHSC West Campus in New Port Richey, 10230 Ridge Road, in…

PHSC Poetry Celebration Announces Best Reader Awards

Pasco-Hernando State College (PHSC) hosted its bi-annual Celebration of Poetry on April 20, at the North Campus in Brooksville, naming Yvonne Bondurant, of Brooksville, and Delenn Descz, of Spring Hill, Best Readers. Professor Emeritus Richard Downing, Ph.D., and Professor of Language Arts Kay…

PHSC Opens Registration for Alternative Teacher Certification; Graduates 29 New Teachers

Pasco-Hernando State College is accepting applications for individuals who want to pursue a career in teaching. The Educator Preparation Institute (EPI), an approved program by the Florida Department of Education, provides an alternative route to a Florida Professional Educator’s Certification for…

Fellow Board Members Honored by Rao Musunuru, M.D., at PHSC Spring Commencement

Pasco-Hernando State College’s (PHSC) spring commencement held on Wednesday, May 2, included presentations of two $10,000 donations to the PHSC Foundation provided by Rao Musunuru, M.D., chair, PHSC District Board of Trustees and nationally renowned local cardiologist. The two donations create…

Governor Rick Scott Congratulates the Spring 2018 PHSC Graduates

Governor Rick Scott congratulates the Spring 2018 Pasco-Hernando State College graduates with a letter encouraging the pursuit of dreams and prosperity in Florida. Read the entire letter on our website.

PHSC Students and Staff Receive Recognition

PHSC students and staff recently received award recognition by the Florida College System (FCS) and the National Tutoring Association (NTA).    Emily Brock, sophomore, was named the FCS Chancellor’s Clark Maxwell Scholar Student of the Month for April. She is president of Phi Beta Lambda (PBL),…

PHSC Names Outstanding Student Athletes of the Year

The Pasco-Hernando State College (PHSC) intercollegiate athletics department hosted a Student Athletics Awards Banquet on Friday, April 27 at the West Campus in New Port Richey.    Each year, one female and one male PHSC student athlete who demonstrate excellence in the classroom, on the fields…

PHSC Rao Musunuru, M.D. Art Gallery Hosts Annual Faculty & Staff Summer Art Show

Pasco-Hernando State College’s Rao Musunuru, M.D. Art Gallery will host the Ninth Annual Faculty & Staff Summer Art Show from May 23 through August 9, 2018. The annual summer exhibition promises a creative journey featuring a variety of artistic mediums including photography, clay, textiles,…

PHSC Spring Hill Campus to Host Open House for Spanish Speakers

Pasco-Hernando State College (PHSC) will host an open house for prospective students and their families who primarily speak Spanish on Thursday, May 31 from 6 to 7 p.m. at its Spring Hill Campus, 450 Beverly Court.  Bilingual presenters will provide information in Spanish. This free open house is…

PHSC 2018 Outstanding Student Leaders and Distinguished Alumni Named

Pasco-Hernando State College (PHSC) recognized outstanding student leaders and named the Distinguished Alumni for 2018 at a recent awards banquet held at the West Campus in New Port Richey. Dr. Felisha R. Barker Outstanding Student Leaders named in 2018 include: East Campus (Dade City) students…

PHSC Hosts Summer Sports Camps

Pasco-Hernando State College (PHSC) is offering summer sports camps:  basketball, baseball, fast pitch softball, and a run camp. All sports camps will be held at the West Campus in New Port Richey, 10230 Ridge Road. The camps are directed by PHSC head coaches with assistant coaches and college…

PHSC Offers Summer Career Camps

Pasco-Hernando State College is offering academic career-themed summer camps designed for students 11-14 years of age, providing an opportunity for students to explore popular career programs offered at PHSC. Each camp will run for four half days, Monday through Thursday. East Campus, Dade City,…

PHSC Grads Celebrate Success at Spring Commencement

Pasco-Hernando State College will host spring commencement on Wednesday, May 2, in the Physical Fitness Center at the West Campus in New Port Richey, 10230 Ridge Road. Two commence-ment ceremonies will honor graduates earning bachelor’s and associate’s degrees, certificates and diplomas. The…

PHSC Men’s Baseball Clinches 700th Win for Head Coach

Steve Winterling, Pasco-Hernando State College athletic director and men’s baseball team head coach, reached his 700th career win against Florida Southern JV, in Lakeland on April 12, 2018. It was his 683rd win at PHSC and he won 17 games serving as the head coach at Florida College in 1982. In a…

PHSC Accepting Applications for BSN Program

Pasco-Hernando State College (PHSC) is now accepting applications for the Bachelor of Science in nursing (BSN) online degree program beginning August 2018. Interested applicants must complete an application and submit an essay no later than July 24, 2018 by 7:30 p.m., to be considered for the BSN…

PHSC Ranks Fourth Overall Best in State

Pasco-Hernando State College (PHSC) has been ranked fourth overall best college among the 28 state and community colleges in the Florida College System by Schools.com. “This latest ranking validates our diligence in providing high quality, accessible and affordable educational opportunities to the…

PHSC Students Excel at State Competition

Pasco-Hernando State College students participated in the Future Business Leaders of America–Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL) State Leadership Conference and competition held in Orlando, Fla., in March. PHSC West Campus student Charles Henderson IV placed first in Contemporary Sports Issues and second in…

PHSC Students Exhibit Artwork at Rao Musunuru, M.D. Art Gallery

Pasco-Hernando State College’s Rao Musunuru, M.D. Art Gallery will exhibit A Student Showcase, from April 18 through May 16. The annual exhibition highlights diverse talent achieved without influence from staff or faculty. Gallery visitors will experience completed works of photography, drawing,…

PHSC Summer Registration Underway

Registration for three summer 2018 sessions at Pasco-Hernando State College is underway. Currently enrolled and returning students are encouraged to register as soon as possible. The summer course schedule is available online at www.phsc.edu. New students interested in taking classes this summer or…

PHSC Students Named to All-Florida Academic Team

Pasco-Hernando State College students were nominated to the 2018 Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) All-Florida Academic Team. Students representing PHSC are Megan Best and Matthew Gadow, from Spring Hill Campus, and Elizabeth Merwin, East Campus in Dade City. The students were selected based on outstanding…

PHSC Women's Softball Clinch Spot at Regionals

Pasco-Hernando State College (PHSC) women’s softball team clinched a spot in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) District F softball tournament on March 20, after going 2-2 on the week. The team defeated the University of Northwestern Ohio JV (13-5); lost to Highland Community…

PHSC to Host Earth Day Celebration Events

Pasco-Hernando State College (PHSC) campuses will host several Earth Day celebration events throughout April. The events are free and open to the public.  North Campus, in Brooksville, 11415 Ponce de Leon Blvd.: Thursday, April 5 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. — Love Your Mother Earth; presentations provided…

Shedding Light on Depression, Mental Illness

Tracy Daniels knows what it’s like to battle mental health issues. A retired combat war veteran, Daniels spent seven years in therapy following his second tour in Iraq. Following a 37-year military career, Daniels now seeks to help others who are dealing with mental health issues. Daniels is a…

PHSC President Emeritus Robert Judson Honored With PHSC Pasco Proud Award

Pasco-Hernando State College (PHSC) honored Robert W. Judson Jr., Ed.D., PHSC president emeritus with a Pasco Proud award at a Black History Month celebration held on February 26 at its East Campus in Dade City. The Pasco Proud award recognizes an African-American citizen of Pasco County who has…

PHSC Students Advance to State Skills USA Competition

Pasco-Hernando State College (PHSC) students recently competed in the SkillsUSA Region IV (Greater Tampa Bay) academic skills and leadership competition hosted on February 19 by Marchman Technical College at PHSC’s West Campus in New Port Richey. The following PHSC students will advance to state…