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Electrical course set for Jefferson Davis County

January 17, 2017 - 9:09am -- jbraswell

  Pearl River Community College is offering an electrical course at the Jeff Davis VocTech Center in Carson.
  The course will meet from 5 to 10 p.m. on Wednesday nights from Feb. 1 through March 29 and from 5 to 10 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday nights from April 4  through June 29. Cost is $250. The course will allow students to apply for NCCER credentials in core curriculum and Level 1 electrical.

Welness Center receives grant

January 13, 2017 - 8:33am -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - The Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Foundation recently approved a third grant to Pearl River Community College for continuation and expansion of its Wildcat Wellness initiative.
  PRCC received $147,493 for the initiative’s third phase.
  “We are so honored to have this opportunity to help improve the health and wellness of individuals living in this area,” said Dr. Tara Rouse, Wellness Center director.

Unmanned aerial systems program starting

January 11, 2017 - 11:08am -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College recently received a grant to start a new career-technical program to meet the needs of a 21st century industry.
  PRCC received a $215,250 Career and Technical Education Challenge Grant through the Mississippi Community College Board to implement an unmanned aerial systems program.
  “This is the start-up capital to get this up and going,” said Dr. Scott Alsobrooks, vice president for workforce and economic development. “Our goal is to start classes in August.”

Lewis announces June 30 retirement

January 10, 2017 - 4:04pm -- jbraswell

      POPLARVILLE – Dr. William A. Lewis, 70, the president of Pearl River Community College since July of 2000, will retire June 30 of this year with almost 50 years of public service in various Mississippi educational institutions.
            Dr. Lewis informed the PRCC Board of Trustees of his decision Tuesday during its monthly meeting.
           On July 1, Dr. Adam Breerwood, Vice President for the Poplarville campus and Hancock Center, takes over as PRCC’s 11th president.

Top scholars named to President's List

January 6, 2017 - 8:52am -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College has released the President’s List for the fall 2016 semester.
  Students must maintain a 4.0 average to be named to the President’s List. They are listed by hometowns:
  Bay St. Louis - Jerrod Rigby, Brice Alexander Thomas.
  Biloxi - Amber Dreanna Battise.
  Brandon - Adam Joseph Minton.
  Brooklyn - Danielle N. Baker, Kevin A. Grice, Justin O. Souvinette.

Dean's List released for fall 2016

January 6, 2017 - 8:45am -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College has released the Dean’s List for the fall 2016 semester. Students must maintain a grade point average of 3.4 or higher to be named to the list.
  They are listed by hometowns:
  Bassfield - Brian M. Broom, Samuel Carr.
  Bay Springs - Madison Nichole Scoggin.
  Bay St. Louis - Christopher L. Bruno, Jessie E. Kekko, Joseph Morris Lizana, Casey B. Osbourn, Keith Allen Rasmussen, Caroline Marie Vidrine, Megan Michelle Williams, John P.Young
  Benton - Shakeda L. McGhee.

A. Doleac, T. Clark tickets on sale

January 5, 2017 - 1:53pm -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - Two South Mississippi musicians will perform this month at the Ethel Holden Brownstone Center for the Arts at Pearl River Community College.
  Travis Clark and The Adam Doleac Band will be on stage at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30.
  Clark and Doleac are both from the Hattiesburg area and are making names for themselves in country music.

Forrest County registration is Jan. 5

December 15, 2016 - 10:19am -- jbraswell

  Spring semester registration at the Forrest County Center of Pearl River Community College will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 5.
  The center is located at 5448 U.S. 49 in Hattiesburg.
  The class schedule can be seen at under the academics tab. Classes begin Monday, Jan. 9.
  For information, telephone 601 554-5519, beginning Tuesday, Jan. 3.


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