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Harriel named Humanities Teacher of the Year

October 17, 2014 - 12:38pm -- braswell

  POPLARVILLE - Shelby Harriel has been named Humanities Teacher of the Year at Pearl River Community College.
  Harriel will present a public lecture at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, on “Forbidden, Hidden and Forgotten: Women of the Civil War.” The lecture will be in the west dining room of Olivia Bender Cafeteria.
  Although Harriel teaches algebra at PRCC, she holds a bachelor’s degree in history with a mathematics minor and a master’s degree in education with emphasis in math and history. She earned both degrees at the University of Southern Mississippi.

Alexander's horrible day coming to PRCC stage

October 17, 2014 - 8:50am -- braswell

  POPLARVLLE - The PRCC theater department will present Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, in the Brownstone Center.
  General admission tickets are $5.
  The play is about a young boy, played by Austin Holder of Petal, who is having one of those days everyone dreads, said Christopher Flynn, theater instructor and director.

PRCC celebrates homecoming

October 16, 2014 - 9:36am -- braswell

  POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College celebrated homecoming Saturday, Oct. 11, with new facility dedications, alumni honors and the traditional crowning of the queen.
  Dr. Elton and Joyce Raby of Hattiesburg were presented with the Distinguished Service Award for their work with the PRCC Alumni Association.
  “I wish I could go back and thank those people at Pearl River who made a large investment in my life,” Joyce Raby said.
  She and her husband met while students at Pearl River in the 1950s.

Quiñones brings education story to PRCC

October 10, 2014 - 1:39pm -- braswell

  POPLARVILLE - ABC News reporter and anchor John Quiñones brought his personal story of the life-changing power of education to Pearl River Community College on Thursday, Oct. 9.
  Quiñones grew up in a Mexican neighborhood of San Antonio, spoke no English when he went to first grade and spent part of his teenage years as a migrant farm worker but, through education, became an Emmy Award winner and host of the Primetime series What Would You Do?
  His presentation at PRCC was part of the Honors Lecture series sponsored by the Lower Pearl River Valley Foundation.

Register now for late-start classes

October 3, 2014 - 10:08am -- braswell

  POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College is offering a number of late-start classes in Poplarville and Hattiesburg, beginning Oct. 13 and ending Dec. 12.
  New students need to follow the normal admissions process, starting at Once accepted, they need to meet with an academic advisor to enroll in the class or classes. Students taking an online late-start class can register online.


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