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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. 

PRCC Home to Young Published Author

Caitlyn Land, Young Published Author

Poplarville – One of Pearl River Community College’s new freshman, Caitlyn Land, of Hattiesburg, comes to the college with 3 book publications under her belt. 

As entering freshman, many students are beginning their English courses trying to learn and understand the importance of the written word and how to create clear content of their own. Caitlyn Land may have an upper hand on most.

PRCC to Host Art Display

Art Display

Andrea Kostyal with her art display at Pearl River Community College. 

Poplarville – Pearl River Community College to host art display beginning August 30, 2018, by local artist, Andrea Kostyal. 

PRCC Offers Local Businesses Recruitment Opportunity

Career Coach

Poplarville – Pearl River Community College has recently made it available for local businesses to post job opportunities to a student accessible portal called Career Coach on PRCC’s website.

PRCC Faculty Member Appointed to PTK Honors Program Council

Pearl River Community College faculty member, Dr. Terri Smith Ruckel, Dean of the William Lewis Honors Institute, has been appointed as the humanities representative to the Honors Program Council by the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.

Summer Bridge Students Honored

POPLARVILLE – Thursday, June 26 Pearl River Community College’s Student Support Services Summer Bridge Program held their Student Recognition Banquet.

Eighteen students were recognized for finishing the Summer Bridge Program curriculum. This is a four week intensive program that allows for students to transition from high school to college and get an early start to their education. These students will begin their fall semester with 9 credit hours already completed.

Film, video technology added to curriculum

  POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College will offer a film and video technology (FVT) program beginning with the fall 2018 semester.
  The FVT program will offer students three pathways:
  • Attend for one year taking 30 credit hours and receive a career certificate;
  • Add an additional semester taking 45 credit hours and receive a technical certificate;
  • Add another 15 credit hours of required academic work to receive an Associate in Applied Science degree in Film and Video Technology.

PRCC receives grant support for kids’ camps

  POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College’s third year of Wildcat Way to Adventure camps for kids got a boost with a grant from the Lower Pearl River Valley Foundation.
  The foundation helped sponsor camps for students in kindergarten through ninth grade along with fees for five underprivileged children. Sixteen camps were held on the Poplarville campus and two were at the Forrest County Center.

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