POPLARVILLE – Pearl River Community College student Raechel Zimmerman is breathing a little easier today after winning the 2016 PRCC Tuition Giveaway contest, a full year of free tuition.
Zimmerman, 25, a sophomore, attends the Forrest County Center in Hattiesburg. She is a member of the Honors College and Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society. She recently attended the Honors Institute at Wake Forest, N.C., with fellow PRCC students and
advisor Dr. Ryan Ruckel.
POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College will offer a basic carpentry class at night during the fall semester in Poplarville.
The course will meet from 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, beginning Aug. 15 and ending Nov. 16.
Cost is $250. The course will offer CPR certification along with industry recognized certificate in carpentry with applications for 10-hour OSHA certification, basic lift truck operator OSHA certification, NCCER credentials in introductory craft skills and Level I carpentry.
POPLARVILLE - A night welding course will be taught at Pearl River Community College in Poplarville during the fall semester.
The basic and advanced welding class will meet from 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, beginning Aug. 15 and ending Nov. 16. The class will meet in the welding shop on Wildcat Drive on the Poplarville campus.
POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College today received notification of reaffirmation of accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
Reaffirmation occurs every 10 years and is intended to assure constituents and the public of the quality and integrity of the institution.
Pearl River Community College will offer a certified nursing assistant course at the Jefferson Davis County Career and Technical Center in Carson.
The class will meet from 5 to 10 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, beginning July 12 and ending Sept. 29.
Only eight students will be accepted. Students must be 18 before July 12 and provide their own maroon uniforms.
Cost for the course is $275 and includes a workbook and fee for the state licensing examination.
A welding course is being offered by Pearl River Community College at the Carl Loftin Career and Technology Center in Columbia.
The course will meet from 3 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, beginning Aug. 2 and ending Dec. 7. Cost is $250.
Students will earn an industry recognized certificate in welding, including applications for 10-hour OSHA certification, basic lift truck operator OSHA certification and NCCER credentials in introductory craft skills core curriculum and Level I and II welding.
Pearl River Community College had more than 500 students enrolled in the GED program in the 2015-16 school year. Graduation exercises were held May 24 at the Forrest County Center.Director of the PRCC GED program is Terri Clark. ABE coordinators are Patricia Magee and Ruby Smith.