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Mickie Hill this year’s Tuition Giveaway winner

July 5, 2017 - 11:37am -- admin

            POPLARVILLE – Pearl River Community College student Mickie Hill is breathing a little easier today after winning the 2017 PRCC Tuition Giveaway contest, a full year of free tuition.
            Hill, 20, a sophomore, will attend the Poplarville campus this fall, and live in a dormitory. She attended the Forrest County Center in Hattiesburg last year as a freshman, where she was a member of the travel club, involved in BSU activities and worked in the Student Success Center as a tutor.

Nursing assistant class starts Aug. 14

July 5, 2017 - 9:38am -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College will offer a certified nursing assistant course at the Nursing Building on the Poplarville campus during the fall semester.
  The class will meet from 5 to 9 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, beginning Aug. 14 and ending Nov. 8.
  Only 12 students will be accepted. Students must be 18 before Aug. 14 and provide their own maroon uniforms.
  Cost for the course is $275 and includes a workbook and fee for the state licensing examination.
  Applications for the course can be obtained by calling Cheryl Frierson at 601 403-1113.

Lions All-State Band rehearses at PRCC

June 29, 2017 - 3:09pm -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - The Mississippi Lions All-State Band left Pearl River Community College on Thursday, June 29, headed to Chicago for international competition.
  The band prepared for 10 days at PRCC to defend its title as champions of the International Lions Parade, which rolls through downtown Chicago on Saturday, July 1.
  “It’s been an incredible experience to be around the talented people here,” said sophomore trumpet player Andrew Lott of Oak Grove High School. “It makes us want to do better, to take it up another level.”

Lewis's service to PRCC celebrated

June 29, 2017 - 9:46am -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - Hundreds of friends traveled to Poplarville Wednesday, June 28, to honor Dr. William Lewis on his retirement as president of Pearl River Community College.
  Lewis officially steps down on June 30 after 17 years as president of Mississippi’s oldest state-supported, two-year college.
  “My season is over,” Lewis said. “It’s time for a new college president to be in place.”

Seal, Ruckel will lead PRCC Honors Institute

June 26, 2017 - 3:12pm -- admin

POPLARVILLE – Dr. Jennifer Seal and Dr. Terri Smith Ruckel have been named new deans of Pearl River Community College’s Honors Institute.

Dr. Seal will serve the Honors Institute on the Poplarville campus and Dr. Ruckel will serve the Honors Institute at the Forrest County Center in Hattiesburg. They will work collaboratively across campuses to plan joint opportunities for Honors students.

Lions Band coming to PRCC

June 15, 2017 - 1:03pm -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - The Mississippi Lions All-State Band arrives in Poplarville on Tuesday, June 20, for 10 days of intense rehearsal.
  The band will practice at Pearl River Community College before competing at the Lions International Convention in Chicago.
  About 150 high school musicians, selected by audition, make up the band.
  “This will be the first time Pearl River has hosted the Lions Band in about 30 years,” said Dr Kyle Hill, PRCC director of bands. “The Lions Band is composed of the top band students in the state of Mississippi in grades 9 through 12.”

PRCC board adopts $37.2 million budget

June 14, 2017 - 3:05pm -- admin

     POPLARVILLE - The Pearl River Community College Board of Trustees approved a budget of $37.2 million for the 2017-18 academic year during the regular June meeting on the Poplarville campus Tuesday.
     The budget includes both restricted and unrestricted funds. The new budget is an increase from last year’s budget of $36,767,231.

President's List named for spring

May 19, 2017 - 10:56am -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College has released the President’s List for spring 2017.
  Students must maintain a 4.0 grade point average to be named to the list.
  They are listed by hometowns:       
  Bassfield - Samuel Carr.
  Bay Saint Louis - Christopher L. Bruno, Savannah Corbitt, Jerrod Rigby, Brice Alexander Thomas, Jordan Hunter Thomas.
  Biloxi - Blake Andrew McGrew, Reagan Lane Norwood, Amber Dreanna Polite.
  Brandon - Matthew C. Jones.
  Brooklyn - Danielle N. Baker, Kevin A. Grice, Amy E. Nelson, Virginia Vidalia Lee Reid.

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