Pearl River Community College’s Office of Student Success was recently recognized by the Public Relations Association of Mississippi-Pine Belt Chapter at its January meeting. PRCC received a Certificate of Achievement in Campaign (under $5,000) for its Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) for the college. Pictured from left are: Delana Harris, director of recruitment and marketing; Trevor Hunt, instructor of music and member of the QEP marketing team; and Dr. Amy Townsend, director of the office of student services/director of the QEP.
POPLARVILLE - A Pearl River Community College academic counselor has received a top award in her field.
Christina Sumall of Poplarville was named College Counselor of the Year by the Mississippi Counseling Association. She received the award in November during the association’s convention in Biloxi.
Sumrall received the Pine Belt Counseling Association’s College Counselor of the Year Award during the group’s fall meeting. That award made her a nominee for the state honor.
Terri Clark, Director of Adult Education at Pearl River Community College, believes that Dickie Scruggs’ influence can have a positive effect on students as they pursue their GED education in Mississippi.
"With Mr. Scruggs being the advocate this will bring so much community awareness to what we are doing at Pearl River, adult education, GED prep, and workforce readiness training," said Clark.
POPLARVILLE - Registration for the spring semester at Pearl River Community College has been extended through 4 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 20.
The extension applies to traditional classes for the whole term and first term, second-term eight-week and four-week classes and weekend classes at the Poplarville, Forrest County Center and Hancock Center campuses.
Registration for whole term and first-term eight-week on-line classes ends at 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 15
Pearl River Community College President Dr. William Lewis, right, presented Dale Purvis a plaque in December commemorating Purvis's two years as chairman of the PRCC Board of Trustees. Alan Lumpkin, Pearl River County superintendent, will serve as chairman through 2018 with Hancock County superintendent Alan Dedeaux as vice chairman and Sonny Knight, representing Pearl River County, as secretary.
PRCC Public Relations photo
POPLARVILLE - Two alumni from Marion County joined the Pearl River Community College Board of Trustees Tuesday, Jan. 12.
Wendy Bracey serves on the board by virtue of her position as superintendent of Marion County schools. She succeeds Craig Robbins.
Donnie Williamson was appointed by the Marion County Board of Supervisors after long-time board member Al Brooks retired in December.
POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College has released the Dean’s List for the fall 2015 semester. Students must maintain a grade point average of 3.4 or higher to be named to the list.
They are listed by hometowns:Bassfield - Jasmine N. Adams, Vickie Lynn Martin-Harper.
Bay Springs - Madison Nichole Scoggin.
POPLARVILLE - The Pearl River Community College President’s List for the fall 2015 semester has been released.
Students must maintain a 4.0 average to be named to the President’s List. They are listed by hometowns:
Aberdeen - Berkley Warnick.
Bassfield - Courtney D. Echols.
Bay St. Louis - Kevin R. Bounds, Hailey N. Furlan, Zachary G. Lafontaine.
Beaumont - Herbert Clay McDonald.
Brookhaven - Julie Caroline Laird.
Brooklyn - Madison B. Ryals.
POPLARVILLE - Sandi Patty’s March 7 concert at Pearl River Community College has been upgraded to be a part of Forever Grateful, The Final Tour.
The performance at PRCC’s Brownstone Center for the Arts will also feature Veritas, a contemporary classical group.
Tickets remain at the original price of $30 for reserved orchestra level seating and $25 for balcony.