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MDOT awards PRCC $304,200 grant for PRCC Hattiesburg campus

September 25, 2015 - 2:37pm -- admin

            HATTIESBURG - A new $304,200 Mississippi Department of Transportation grant will make Pearl River Community College’s Forrest County Center campus just a little nicer for students and alumni who visit the campus.
            The money, awarded by the MDOT via a federal Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) grant, will be used to construct a pedestrian commons area in the place of an existing parking area on the Hattiesburg campus.

Nursing 50-year reunion coming up

September 21, 2015 - 9:31am -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - The Pearl River Community College associate degree nursing program celebrates its Golden Anniversary this year.
  A 50-year reunion will be held on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 16 and 17. The reunion is open to all graduates and guests.
  “We encourage you to come back to campus and see how our wonderful institution has blossomed,” said Dr. Arlene Jones, director of nursing education. “You will also have time to stop by our PRCC Museum and enjoy a blast from the past.”

PRCC Adult Education program offers pathways for adult needing learning skills

September 16, 2015 - 10:55am -- admin

National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week raises public awareness of adult education and family literacy nationally.
Pearl River Community College offers Adult Education Programs throughout its six-county district providing free classes to adults, ages 17 years of age or older who are not enrolled in school. It’s district includes Forrest, Lamar, Marion, Jeff Davis, Pearl River and Hancock counties.

Register for Lil' Wildcat Cheer Clinic

September 10, 2015 - 10:02am -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - Young cheerleaders can have a day of fun on Saturday, Oct. 17, when Pearl River Community College celebrates homecoming and hosts the PRCC Lil’ Wildcat Cheer Clinic.
  The clinic, open to ages 2 to 12, will be held from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Shivers Gym. Activities include cheers, chants, dances, games and pizza for lunch.
  Participants will then go to the Little Princess Tea Party to meet the homecoming court and get autographed photos and other goodies.

Brownstone season tickets on sale

September 4, 2015 - 8:59am -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - Season tickets for Premier Performance Events at the Ethel Holden Brownstone Center for the Arts are now on sale.
  The Brownstone Center at Pearl River Community College in Poplarville will host five Premier Performances in 2015-16:
  •Philip Fortenberry, The Man At the Piano, at 7 p.m. Oct. 19.
  •Christmas at the Movies featuring PRCC choral and instrumental ensembles at 7 p.m. Dec. 3.
  •The Nutcracker by the South Mississippi Ballet Theatre at 7 p.m. Dec. 5 and 2:30 p.m. Dec. 6.
  •Sandi Patty in concert at 7 p.m. March 7.

Nursing program ranked tops in state

August 28, 2015 - 8:19am -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - The associate degree nursing program at Pearl River Community College ranks highest in the state in an evaluation released this week by
  The PRCC program is ranked third out of 1,189 in the eastern part of the United States. Only five other Mississippi nursing schools are ranked in the top 100.
  “This is a rather remarkable recognition for our nursing program,” said Dr. William Lewis, PRCC president. “It is quite an achievement for a community college program to be recognized at a higher ranking than any of our state university programs.”

Masonry helper class begins Sept. 15

August 26, 2015 - 10:32am -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College is offering a masonry tender/helper course at night during the fall semester.
  The class will meet from 5 to 10 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, beginning Sept. 15 and ending Dec. 15. The course will be taught in the masonry shop on the Poplarville campus (Career Education Building).


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