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Students making money with hobby

November 20, 2015 - 8:38am -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - Two marketing management students at Pearl River Community College make a little spending money with a business they hope to turn into full-time careers after graduation.
  Collin Rust and Ryan Hodgson, both of Picayune, founded Urban Boards in the spring of 2013.
  “We started our own company to manufacture skateboard decks from scratch,” Rust said. “The idea started our senior year in high school.”
  They use Canadian hard rock maple veneer - about 1/16th of an inch thick - to build the boards.

Whitney Miller to sign new cookbook

November 13, 2015 - 10:00am -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - MasterChef winner and Pearl River Community College alumnus Whitney Miller will return to her alma mater Tuesday, Dec. 1, for a special event.
  Miller will be signing her new cookbook, Whitney Miller’s New Southern Table, from 12 to 3 p.m. Dec. 1 at the Wildcat Den bookstore on the Poplarville campus.
  “Her new cookbook was just launched this month and we are excited to have her on campus,” said Candace Harper, bookstore director.

PRCC to host veterans in Telling: South Mississippi

November 4, 2015 - 12:24pm -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - An innovative production will bring the stories of South Mississippi veterans to the stage of the Brownstone Center for the Arts in Poplarville.
  Telling: South Mississippi will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, at the center on the campus of Pearl River Community College. There is no admission charge.
  Ten veterans will tell about their military service, its impact on their lives and their families.

PRCC students receive STEM scholarships

November 3, 2015 - 9:41am -- admin

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.

PRCC’s Clark graduates from leadership academy

November 3, 2015 - 8:38am -- admin

Terri Clark                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.

Marion-Jeff Davis scholarship dinner Nov. 10

November 2, 2015 - 10:39am -- jbraswell

  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.


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