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Night welding class starts in January

October 24, 2014 - 8:24am -- braswell

  POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College is accepting applications for a spring semester welding course.
  The class will meet from 4:30 to 9:30 p.m Monday through Thursday, beginning Jan. 6 and ending April 23. The classes will meet in the Career Education Building on the Poplarville campus.
  The course offers an industry recognized certificate in welding, including applications for 10-hour OSHA certification, basic lift truck operator OSHA certification and NCCER certification in the core curriculum introductory craft skills and Welding Level 1 and Level 2 modules.

Spring CNA night course offered

October 23, 2014 - 10:24am -- braswell

  POPLARVILLE - Applications are being accepted through Nov. 14 for a Certified Nursing Assistant course to be taught during the spring 2015 semester at Pearl River Community College.
  Classes will meet from 5 to 9 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays from Jan. 5 through March 30 at the Nursing Building on the Poplarville campus.
  Cost is $500 and includes a workbook and fee for the NACES state examination. Students must provide maroon uniforms.

Pearl River Valley Electric awards Round Up for Education scholarships to PRCC students

October 22, 2014 - 8:13am -- admin

                POPLARVILLE – Eighty-four Pearl River Community College students from throughout Pearl River Valley Electric Power Association’s 12-county service area are receiving scholarships of $1,000 to attend PRCC this year, thanks to the generous spirit and support of the Association’s member-consumers.
                More than 170 students from throughout PRVEPA’s service area are receiving  these  scholarships to attend state community colleges.

Harriel named Humanities Teacher of the Year

October 17, 2014 - 12:38pm -- braswell

  POPLARVILLE - Shelby Harriel has been named Humanities Teacher of the Year at Pearl River Community College.
  Harriel will present a public lecture at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, on “Forbidden, Hidden and Forgotten: Women of the Civil War.” The lecture will be in the west dining room of Olivia Bender Cafeteria.
  Although Harriel teaches algebra at PRCC, she holds a bachelor’s degree in history with a mathematics minor and a master’s degree in education with emphasis in math and history. She earned both degrees at the University of Southern Mississippi.

Alexander's horrible day coming to PRCC stage

October 17, 2014 - 8:50am -- braswell

  POPLARVLLE - The PRCC theater department will present Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, in the Brownstone Center.
  General admission tickets are $5.
  The play is about a young boy, played by Austin Holder of Petal, who is having one of those days everyone dreads, said Christopher Flynn, theater instructor and director.

PRCC celebrates homecoming

October 16, 2014 - 9:36am -- braswell

  POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College celebrated homecoming Saturday, Oct. 11, with new facility dedications, alumni honors and the traditional crowning of the queen.
  Dr. Elton and Joyce Raby of Hattiesburg were presented with the Distinguished Service Award for their work with the PRCC Alumni Association.
  “I wish I could go back and thank those people at Pearl River who made a large investment in my life,” Joyce Raby said.
  She and her husband met while students at Pearl River in the 1950s.

Quiñones brings education story to PRCC

October 10, 2014 - 1:39pm -- braswell

  POPLARVILLE - ABC News reporter and anchor John Quiñones brought his personal story of the life-changing power of education to Pearl River Community College on Thursday, Oct. 9.
  Quiñones grew up in a Mexican neighborhood of San Antonio, spoke no English when he went to first grade and spent part of his teenage years as a migrant farm worker but, through education, became an Emmy Award winner and host of the Primetime series What Would You Do?
  His presentation at PRCC was part of the Honors Lecture series sponsored by the Lower Pearl River Valley Foundation.

Register now for late-start classes

October 3, 2014 - 10:08am -- braswell

  POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College is offering a number of late-start classes in Poplarville and Hattiesburg, beginning Oct. 13 and ending Dec. 12.
  New students need to follow the normal admissions process, starting at Once accepted, they need to meet with an academic advisor to enroll in the class or classes. Students taking an online late-start class can register online.


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