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Pearl River Valley EPA Extends a Helping Hand to PRCC Students

POPLARVILLE – Pearl River Community College hosted members of the Pearl River Valley Electric Power Association in celebration of PRVEPA helping PRCC students pay for college.  

The scholarships given are funded by Pearl River Valley EPA members who decide to round up their monthly bills to the nearest dollar in order to support these students. The result of this generosity allowed each recipient $725.00 for their education. 

PRCC Dedicates Alumni House to Verlene Norton Cole

Pearl River Community College dedicated the campus’s alumni house to PRCC Alumni Verlene Norton Cole of Oak Grove during the college’s 2018 Homecoming festivities, October 20. Mrs. Cole has been a longtime supporter of PRCC.   

She spoke at the dedication about the importance of getting involved and remaining connected to PRCC. “If you attended PRCC for just one semester you are an alumnus and I encourage you all to become an active member,” said Cole.  

PRCC Film and Video Technology Program Hosts Poplarville HS Students


The Film and Video Technology (FVT) program hosted Poplarville High School students for a film workshop in the college’s film production studio. This workshop marks the eighth time that Poplarville’s Digital Media Technology class has participated.

PRCC PTK Learns Scholarship and Service


The Pearl River Community College Iota Mu Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa on the Poplarville campus has started their semester off with talk of scholarships! 

Unforgettable Musical Events at Pearl River


Poplarville – If the sounds of The Beatles, Game of Thrones, and classical melodies were heard through the streets of the Poplarville Monday night, it was just musical talent sneaking out of the Ethel Holden Brownstone Center at Pearl River Community College. PRCC played host to the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra (MSO) for the third, Monday September 17, 2018. 

Alumni Spotlight: Paula Merritt

Pearl River Community College is proud to spotlight alumni as they move on in their professional and academic careers. Paula Merritt is a prime example of the achievements students at PRCC can aspire to accomplish. 

The River Continues to Rise

Ted. J Alexander Administration Building

As the 10th day of enrollment approaches, all college presidents wait impatiently in front of their computers checking their email accounts all in search of one thing: numbers. 

PRCC PTK and Nursing Departments Host Successful Blood Drives

Nursing Students Work PRCC BloodDrive

Poplarville – In the last two weeks Pearl River Community College has hosted two successful blood drives by both Associate Degree Nursing, Practical Nursing Programs, and Phi Theta Kappa honors society. 

PRCC Alumni Spotlight: Lane Ramshur

Lane Ramshur, PRCC Alumni

Lane Ramshur, PRCC Alumni and University of Mississippi Pharmacy student.

All Locations – Pearl River Community College is proud to spotlight alumni as they move on in their professional and academic careers. Lane Ramshur is in her last semester of The University of Mississippi’s pharmacy school and has a wealth of knowledge to share with current PRCC students. 

PRCC Offers Words of Encouragement to Freshmen

Freshman Open Encouraging Letters

PRCC freshmen open encouraging letters from family and employees.


Poplarville – Transitioning to college can be an overwhelming experience for some incoming freshman. Pearl River Community College is trying to ease that stress by offering extra encouragement a few weeks into the semester. 


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