First female pilot earns private license in PHSC program

The first time she steered a plane, Vanessa Baker was hooked. It was that moment, on an introductory discovery flight, that she knew piloting was the career for her. “The second you do it, you fall in love,” Baker said. “It was kind of like an addiction after, like you do it and once you’re like, ‘This is awesome! I want to do this again!’” Baker, 24, is the first — and currently the … [Read more...]

More programs, initiatives, on tap at PHSC, provost says

Pasco-Hernando State College — which recently has been recognized as one of the top schools in the nation for its return on educational investment — continues to add new programs and initiatives. That was the message that Dr. Stan Giannet, the college’s provost, delivered to a crowd at a recent Greater Zephyrhills Chamber of Commerce breakfast at the Golden Corral. The state college … [Read more...]

Aviation department takes off at PHSC

With the addition of its new aviation department, Pasco-Hernando State College is preparing to launch students into an industry flourishing with job opportunities. The college began offering two associates of science degrees in professional pilot technology and aviation administration for the fall semester, which began Aug. 21 at its East Campus in Dade City. The two–year programs are … [Read more...]