POPLARVILLE – Eight Pearl River Community College sophomore students have received the PRCC STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) scholarship in the amount of $1,000 each. All eight students major in a STEM related field. The scholarship is funded through NASA and was designated for the community colleges that are a part of the Mississippi Space Grant Consortium. Recipients include from left: Seated – Stanford Gwin of Purvis, Bailey Rester of Lumberton, Dana Jones of Hattiesburg, Belle Failla of Picayune and Jason Gibson of Carriere. Standing – Dr.
HATTIESBURG – Terri Clark, director of adult education at Pearl River Community College, is one of the graduates of the first National Career Pathways Network (NCPN) Leadership Development Academy (LDA).
The graduates were honored Oct. 30 in Dallas, Texas, at the National Career Pathways Network Conference.
The Marion-Jefferson Davis Chapter of the Pearl River Community College Alumni Association will hold its annual fall scholarship fundraiser on Tuesday, Nov. 10.
The Scholarship Steak Dinner will be held Kane’s Catfish, Seafood and Steak in Foxworth. Serving will begin at 5:30 p.m.
Tickets are $50.
For tickets or information, contact Donnie Williamson at 601 736-8794 or Al Brooks at 601 736-3669.
Pearl River Community College will host a free community-wide health fair Thursday at the Forrest County Center, 5448 U.S. 49 South in Hattiesburg.
The fair will be held from 11 a.m. to1 p.m. in the Zumba and multipurpose rooms.
Sponsored by the Beta Tau Gamma chapter of Phi Theta Kappa honor society, the fair will include booths hosted by the PRCC medical laboratory technology and dental hygiene programs, GNC Wellness and Supplements, Arbonne Botanical Products and Pine Belth Mental Healthcare Resources.
HATTIESBURG – Pearl River Community College sophomore Evan Thornton of Collins has been awarded the Dowell Leadership Scholarship, a $1,500 grant administered through Phi Theta Kappa’s Leaders of Promise program.
Thornton, 19, is a student at the Forrest County Center. His major is English.
POPLARVILLE - MasterChef winner Whitney Miller will sign her new cookbook from 12-3 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 1, during Wildcat Winter Wonderland at the Wildcat Den bookstore at Pearl River Community College.
Miller, a PRCC alumnus and Poplarville native, will also serve some of the recipes from the book, “New Southern Table.”
To be guaranteed a book, call 601 403-1362 or come by the Wildcat Den in Crosby Hall to pre-order. The book is $26.99.
Pearl River Community College will offer an industry recognized certificate in welding at the Hancock Center during the spring 2016 semester.
The class will meet from 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, beginning Jan. 11 and ending May 9.
The cost is $250. The course offers an application for 10-hour OSHA certification and application for NCCER certification in core curriculum, introductory craft skills and level 1 welding modules.
POPLARVILLE – Ninety-one Pearl River Community College students from throughout Pearl River Valley Electric Power Association’s 12-county service area are receiving scholarships of $975 to attend PRCC this year, thanks to the generous spirit and support of the Association’s member-consumers.
More than 200 students from throughout PRVEPA’s service area are receiving these scholarships to attend state community colleges.
POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College celebrated Homecoming on Saturday, Oct. 17, by crowning Queen Michaela Andrews of Foxworth, inducting five athletes into the Sports Hall of Fame and honoring alumni and college supporters.
Unfortunately, the PRCC Wildcats lost a close football game to the Northeast Mississippi Tigers, 26-23.
POPLARVILLE - Cadets in the Magnolia Gold program at Pearl River Community College recently completed a community service project at Poplarville Upper Elementary School.
The students cleared and cleaned an existing nature trail near the school so that it can be used by the younger students.
Working on the project were Bjorn Byrd of Lumberton, Keith Mitchell of Carriere, Jamyrian Quinn and Justin McWilliams, both of Gautier; Markeysia Harness of Biloxi, Jared Johnson of Poplarville and Alan Marek of New Orleans.