August 2014

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Workforces classes set for Jeff Davis County
August 5, 2014 - 8:51am -- braswell

  Pearl River Community College will offer two workforce training night classes in Jefferson Davis County, beginning Sept. 4.
  An electrical course, which offers an industry recognized certificate in introductory craft skills and Level I electrical, will meet from 5 to 10 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays at the Jefferson Davis VoTech Center in Carson. The class will end on Dec. 8.
  Cost is $250 and is due in full before the first class. Reservations for a seat require payment receipt, application and a clean drug screen test.
  A welding course will be taught from 5 to 10 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays from Sept. 4 to March 26. Student will be eligible to apply for NCCER certification in introductory craft skills and Welding Level I and Level II modules.
  Cost is $250 with half due by Sept. 4 and the remainder due by Jan. 5. Reservations for a seat require payment receipt, application and a clean drug screen test. Students will be required to furnish welding gloves, welding cap, steel-toed shoes and a long sleeve shirt.
  Students in either class must be 18 years old. Workforce Investment Act (WIA) funding is available for those who qualify. Payment must be made at the VoTech Center office, 5082 Highway 42, Carson.
  For more information or to request an application for either course, contact a WIN Job Center or Rebekah Jackson at 601-336-2291 or

August 5, 2014 - 8:51am
Registration set for Aug. 14, 15
August 8, 2014 - 8:22am -- braswell

Students have two more opportunities to register for the fall semester at Pearl River Community College.
Registration will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 14, at the Forrest County Center in Hattiesburg.
Registration will also be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 15, on the Poplarville campus.
The schedule of fall semester classes can be found at under the Academics tab.
Day and night classes begin Monday, Aug. 18. Online classes start Monday, Aug. 25.

August 8, 2014 - 8:22am
Textbook Store Open
August 8, 2014 - 9:25am -- admin

The Pearl River Community College TEXTBOOK STORE will begin selling/renting textbooks on the following dates/times:

Thursday, August 7: ONLINE ORDERING AVAILABLE- @ 8:00AM
Visit to access our ONLINE TEXTBOOK STORE,

Friday, August 8: TEXTBOOKS available for RENT/PURCHASE beginning on FRIDAY @8:00AM

Week of AUG. 11-15: available to come into the stores before classes begin AUG. 18-Day/Night and Online Aug. 25.

Store hours-Mon.-Fri. - 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. daily
For more information contact the Textbook stores:

August 8, 2014 - 9:25am
Welcome to new faculty
August 12, 2014 - 10:58am -- braswell

Faculty who have come to Pearl River Community College in the past year met with Dr. William Lewis, president, and other administrators before the Aug. 18 start of the fall semester. They are, seated from left, Kira Arthurs, sociology instructor in Poplarville and Hancock Center; Brandy Maulden, athletic trainer and health, physical education and recreation instructor; health information technology instructor Army Branch; student services navigator Tina Coleman, Latessa Allen, Title III learning specialist at the Forrest County Center; librarian Cynthia Wetzel, recruiter Chelise Dobbins; standing, Dr. Melissa Dunaway, nursing instructor; Shane Maynard, assistant men’s basketball coach and HPR instructor; welding instructor Heath Ladner, Rhonda Bosarge, Forrest County Center dental assisting instructor; Forrest County Center learning lab instructor Robin Shows, academic counselor Christina Sumrall, Hancock Center psychology instructor Tourqous Webb and math instructor Aimee Suggs.

August 12, 2014 - 10:58am
Brownstone season tickets go on sale
August 15, 2014 - 8:25am -- braswell

  POPLARVILLE - Season tickets for Premier Performance Events at Pearl River Community College’s Ethel Holden Brownstone Center for the Arts are on sale through Sept. 15
  A season ticket give patrons orchestra level seating for the five Premier events.
  The season begins on Sept. 15 when the Annie Moses Band presents Rhapsody in Bluegrass: The Art of American Music. Others events are Holiday Pops featuring PRCC fine arts ensembles on Dec. 4, The Nutcracker performed by the South Mississippi Ballet Theatre on Dec. 20 and 21, the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra in concert on March 24 and Neil Simon’s  “Rumors” presented by the PRCC theater department on April 9, 10 and 11.
  The Brownstone Center opened to rave reviews a year ago.
  “Our 2013-14 inaugural season at the Ethel Holden Brownstone Center for the Arts was a tremendous success,” said Archie Rawls, center director and chairman of the PRCC Department of Fine Arts and Communication. “We have a wonderful and varied season of events planned for 2014-15 and we invite you to join us for these quality presentations in our amazing theater.”
  Sponsors of Premier Performance Events are Martin and Dolores Smith, the John Pigott Agency, Hattiesburg Coca-Cola, Mississippi Power, Griffin Architecture and The Poplarville Clinic of Hattiesburg Clinic.
  Tickets for the Annie Moses Band performance are $25 for orchestra level seating and $20 for balcony.
  To purchase season or Annie Moses Band tickets, telephone the Brownstone Center box office at 601 403-1180 between 9 and 11 a.m. and 1 and 3 p.m. Monday through Friday

August 15, 2014 - 8:25am
Meet the Wildcats
August 15, 2014 - 2:47pm -- braswell

  POPLARVILLE - The annual Meet the Wildcats night at Pearl River Community College will take place at 5:45 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, at Dobie Holden Stadium.
  All PRCC athletic teams - football, men’s and women’s soccer, men’s and women’s basketball, baseball and softball - will take part along with the Wildcat cheerleaders and the Spirit of the River marching band.
  Following Meet the Wildcats, the football team will scrimmage.

August 15, 2014 - 2:47pm
Hancock Co. alumni give scholarships
August 18, 2014 - 10:45am -- braswell

The Hancock County Chapter of the Pearl River Community College Alumni Association has awarded scholarships to eight students for the 2014-15 year. The students are all graduates of Hancock County high schools. They are, seated from left, Sarah Ladner, Shannon Beuhler and Victoria Lamy, standing, Ross Grisham, Chase Zimmerman, Kevin Litchenstein, John Longo and Christopher Edenfield.

August 18, 2014 - 10:45am
Tailgate before home games
August 18, 2014 - 1:21pm -- braswell

  POPLARVILLE - The Pearl River Community College Alumni Association will sponsor tailgating parties before each home football game.
  In addition to food, tailgating will include Lil’ Wildcat Club activities for children.
  The Lil’ Wildcat Club is free for kids age 12 and under. Members get into all sporting events free with their membership cards and can take part in pre-game activities, including meeting the PRCC mascot, cheerleaders and athletes. Members also receive a Lil’ Wildcat Club coloring book.
  Children can join for free during the pre-game tailgating on Thursday, Aug. 28, before the game against Coahoma.
  Tailgating begins at 6 p.m. across from Dobie Holden Stadium. Alumni Association members with membership cards eat free. Plates for other fans are $5. Stonewalls BBQ will cater the Aug. 28 tailgating party.
  For information on the Alumni Association or the Lil’ Wildcat Club, contact Candace Harper at 601-403-1193.

August 18, 2014 - 1:21pm
Piano recital Tuesday
August 22, 2014 - 12:15pm -- braswell

  POPLARVILLE - Tim Dail, a member of the William Carey University music faculty, will present a piano recital at 10:50 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26, in Malone Chapel on the Pearl River Community College campus in Poplarville.
  The recital is free and open to the public.

August 22, 2014 - 12:15pm
Annie Moses Band coming to PRCC
August 29, 2014 - 8:36am -- braswell

  POPLARVILLE - A family of musicians will bring a captivating blend of folk and classical music to the Brownstone Center for the Arts in Poplarville on Sept. 15.
 The Annie Moses Band will perform at 7 p.m. on the campus of Pearl River Community College.
  The members of the band are family as well as being a talented ensemble of songwriters, singers, and musicians, combining technical skill with exhilarating showmanship.
  The band has performed around the world on stages ranging from Carnegie Hall to the Grand Ole Opry as well as appearing on PBS.
  “We are so very excited to bring the incredibly talented Annie Moses Band to the Brownstone Center to open our 2014-15 season,” said Archie Rawls, Brownstone Center director. “With their new show’s emphasis on the many genres that encompass America’s music performed with instrumental virtuosity and stunning vocals in our beautiful facility, this will be an evening not to be missed.”
 Veteran composer, Bill Wolaver, weaves together musical styles that allows the musicians to showcase their Juilliard training. Wolaver and three of his children formed the band in 2001, naming it for their great-grandmother. Three more siblings and an in-law have since joined the band.
  Playing a variety of stringed instruments backed by keyboard and drums, The Annie Moses Band combines the best of beloved genres in a style that unifies audiences, young and old, classical connoisseurs and roots enthusiasts, jazz aficionados and bluegrass buffs.
  The Annie Moses Band’s The Art of American Music features favorites from Aaron Copland, George Gershwin and other quintessential American legends. The show fuses Appalachian bluegrass, Irish fiddle, beloved classical themes and roots music to create a beautiful and transporting concert experience.
  Reserved tickets for the concert, one of five Premier Performance Events at the Brownstone Center, are $25 for orchestra level and $20 for balcony. Season tickets for all five Premier   Performance Events are available through Sept. 15 for $70 for orchestra level seating.
  Tickets can be purchased online at or by calling the Brownstone Center box office at 601-403-1180 between 9 and 11 a.m. and 1 and 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.

August 29, 2014 - 8:36am