Meet our President

Dr. Gregory Powell, President

Dr. Gregory Powell came to Panola College in 2000. During his tenure the College has experienced unprecedented growth and the construction of new student apartments and improvements in facilities. The College has been recognized by The Chronicle of Higher Education as A Great College to Work For (Honor Roll). In addition, the College has been awarded Center for Digital Education's "Digital Community College Award" in the small college's division seven times since 2003.

Panola College is a thriving and award-winning community college located in Carthage, Texas. The name derives from Panola County, Texas, of which Carthage is the county seat. As defined by the Texas Legislature, the official service area of Panola College is the following all of Marion, Panola, and Shelby Counties, and Harrison County.