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Honors Institute graduates receive medallions

  POPLARVILLE - Honors Institute students at Pearl River Community College received medallions Monday, May 1, to mark their completion of the elite academic program.
  They will wear the medallions at graduation on May 12 when they will be the first to receive diplomas.
  “I hope and I pray that we have served you well, that you have learned and that we have provided you with some experiences in your thought process of what the future can bring,” said Dr. William Lewis, PRCC president. “You helped to elevate us and we hope that we’ve elevated you.”

Spring 2017 Final Examination Schedule

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 8:00am to Friday, May 5, 2017 - 2:45pm All Locations Academic

Night Classes:

Monday: April 17 Tuesday: April 18 Wednesday: April 19 Thursday: April 20
(Night class exams are to be given at regularly scheduled times.)
Friday Only Classes: Friday, April 21
Tuesday, May 2
8:00 - 9:50 8:00 - 9:18 TR
10:00 - 11:50 12:00 - 12:53 MWF

Summer masonry class offered in Poplarville

  POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College will offer a summer masonry course at the Career Education Building on the Poplarville campus.
  The class will meet from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday, May 15, through Thursday, June 29. Cost is $150.
  Students who complete the course will earn a certificate in basic masonry which includes introduction to masonry, tools and equipment, safety, fire pit project and introduction to fireplace construction. They will also qualify for the application for basic lift truck operator OSHA certification.

Register for Kids' College camps by May 11

  POPLARVILLE - Elementary and middle school students can learn and have fun at the same time at one or more of the Wildcat Way to Adventure Kids’ College camps at Pearl River Community College.
  PRCC is offering eight camps in June and July. Registration deadline for all is Thursday, May 11 and seating for all camps is limited. To register, contact Brenda Wells at 601 403-1420 or 601 403-1379 or at
  Details about the camps are:

Artigues inducted into Sports Hall of Fame

PRCC President William Lewis (left) presents Jay Artigues with his Sports Hall of Fame awardPOPLARVILLE - Former Pearl River Community College baseball star and coach Jay Artigues was inducted into the Mississippi Community and Junior College Sports Hall of Fame during ceremonies on April 25 in Jackson.
            Artigues’ accomplishments in either capacity were outstanding.

Leon places in DECA international competition

  Pearl River Community College student Annie Leon of Hattiesburg was a top 20 finalist at DECA’s International Career Development Conference April 26-29 in Anaheim, Calif.
  Leon competed in the sales management meeting category and qualified for the ICDC competition by placing first at the DECA state convention.
  She is a business management technology student at PRCC’s Forrest County Center.

Carraro awarded Jack Kent Cooke scholarship

Rachael Carraro (standing) looks over her class work with advisor Dr. Terri RuckelA Pearl River Community College student is the second in three years to win the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Transfer Scholarship.
            Rachael Carraro is one of 55 scholars nationwide to achieve this $40,000 per year award to further her education.

Causey named to Top 40 under 40

  The American Association of Women in Community Colleges today named Dr. Jana Causey as one of the organization’s Top 40 under 40.
  She was presented the award during the AAWCC convention in New Orleans.

Ingalls hires 13 welding students

Welding students from all three campuses of Pearl River Community College take written tests for Ingalls Shipbuilding on Monday, April 24, in Poplarville. The company hired 13 students.
PRCC Public Relations photo


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