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Go-Cub-Wild camp registration extended

May 17, 2016 - 3:13pm -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - Registration for two Go-Cub-Wild kids’ day camps at Pearl River Community College has been extended to Monday, June 20, the first day of camp.
  The camps will be held Monday, June 20, through Thursday, June 23. Fee is $50.
  Camp t-shirts can not be guaranteed for those who register after Wednesday, May 25.
  A morning camp for students entering first, second and third grades will be from 8 to 11:30 a.m. at Shivers Gym. The afternoon camp for students entering fourth, fifth and sixth grades will be from 1:30 to 5 p.m. at the gym.

PRCC Alumni Golf Tournament June 4

May 16, 2016 - 10:12am -- admin

     POPLARVILLE   Pearl River Community College's Forrest Lamar County Alumni Association is hosting its annual scholarship golf tournament Saturday, June 4 at Pine Creek Golf Club in Purvis. Proceeds go to provide tuition scholarships at PRCC for Forrest and Lamar county students.
     The entry fee for the four person scramble is $60, which includes greens fee, cart, prizes and lunch. Hole sponsorship is $100. All alumni, friends, faculty and staff are invited to participate. Tee time will be 7:30 a.m.

Graduation marks educational milestone

May 13, 2016 - 2:18pm -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College lays the educational foundation for lifelong success, speaker Karen Ladner Moore told graduates Friday, May 13.
  Moore, a 1985 graduate, has wonderful memories from her two years at Pearl River, which has been the higher educational beginning for 11 members of her family.
  “It is indeed a pleasure to be back home at Pearl River Community College,” Moore said. “You have reached a huge milestone. It was 31 years ago that I sat where you are today.”

Hancock Center registering for summer

May 11, 2016 - 2:07pm -- jbraswell

  Registration for summer classes at the Hancock Center of Pearl River Community College is underway.
  The center, located at 454 Highway 90 in Waveland, is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  Summer night classes begin Monday, May 23, and meet from 6 to 10 p.m. They include English II on Mondays, world civilization I on Tuesdays, college algebra on Wednesdays and statistics on Thursdays. Night classes will meet on the Memorial Day holiday, Monday, May 30.
  Day classes begin Monday June 6 and end July 29. They include:

Tuition to increase for 2016-17

May 11, 2016 - 8:23am -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - The Pearl River Community College Board of Trustees approved a small tuition increase at its regular monthly meeting on May 10.
  Tuition will increase by $100 per semester to $1,425 or $2,850 per year, effective with the fall 2016 semester.
  “We appreciate the fact that our Board of Trustees has supported our recommendation,” said Dr. William Lewis, PRCC president. “We’re always mindful of keeping the expense of attending our college as low as possible for our students. With this modest increase, we’ll be able to ensure a balanced budget.”

Associate degree nursing students graduate

May 11, 2016 - 8:22am -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College presented pins Monday, May 9, to 44 graduates of the associate degree nursing program.
  The traditional ceremony was held at the Brownstone Center for the Arts on the Poplarville campus.
  The ceremony celebrated the end of a deliberately challenging two-year course of study, said Dr. William Lewis, PRCC president.
  “At some point, all of us will need the care of a nurse,” he said. Lewis also thanked the graduates’ families and friends for supporting the students.

Graduation set for Friday, May 13

May 9, 2016 - 9:22am -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - A Pearl River Community College alumnus will return to the Poplarville campus Friday to speak at graduation at 10 a.m. in the Marvin R. White Coliseum.
  Speaker Karen Moore, chief executive officer of the Baldwin County EMC, graduated from PRCC in 1985.
  Slightly more than 1,000 students completed their degree or certificate requirements during the summer and fall 2015 semesters as well as the spring 2016 semester and are eligible to participate in the ceremony. Of those, 450 have registered to receive their diplomas in person.


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