POPLARVILLE - The barbering program shop at Pearl River Community College opened Monday, Sept. 19, and the cosmetology salon will open Monday, Sept. 26. Both are located in the physical plant building.
The barber shop is open from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. with students working under the supervision of instructor Tyrone McLaurin.
Haircuts are $3 for the public and $1 for students with prices varying for other services. Military with valid ID will receive free haircuts. Walk-ins are welcome.
POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College will host a Lunch and Learn at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27, in the west dining room of Olivia Bender Cafeteria.
Bob Stack, PRCC’s chief information officer, will present a program about becoming more web savvy.
The Lunch and Learn session is in cooperation with the Poplarville Area Chamber of Commerce.
Tickets are $7 for chamber members and $10 for non-members.
Reserve a seat by calling 601 403-1420 or 601 403-1379 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
POPLARVILLE - Casual conversation at a water aerobics class led to three Carriere women renewing their interest in art and improving their techniques through classes at Pearl River Community College.
As they exercised, Annette Lestremau overheard Diane Richard and Gail Sheasby talking about enrolling in a class a year ago.
“I turned around and said, ‘May I come with you?’,” Lestremau said.
The three have been taking art classes from PRCC instructor Charleen Null for a year and currently have works on display in the Moody Hall gallery.
POPLARVILLE - The Pearl River Community College Film Production class recently hosted the Poplarville High School Digital Media class for a film production workshop.
The class spent the first part of the day learning how to set up and operate a digital camera, how to light a set and how to record sound for a scene from a short film they shot during the second half of the day.
POPLARVILLE - Tickets are on sale for the return of the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra to the Ethel Holden Brownstone Center for the Arts in Poplarville.
The symphony will perform for the third time at Pearl River Community College at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 12.
“We are excited about the return of the Mississippi Symphony to PRCC,” said Dr. Kyle Hill, Brownstone Center director. “This performance would not be possible without the support of the Mississippi Arts Commission.”
The commission awarded Pearl River $4,100 for the concert.
POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College officially opened its Wildcat Wellness Ropes and Obstacle Course on Friday, Aug. 26.
The course will be used by students in the First Year Seminar courses along with campus organizations and community groups, said Dr. Tara Rouse, Wellness Center director.
The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi Foundation awarded PRCC a grant of $198,171 in September 2015 for the Wildcat Wellness Initiative. Of that, $25,000 was used for the ropes course and $10,300 for the obstacle course.
By Stan Caldwell
PRCC Sports Information