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Pearl River announces Wildcats Never Quit campaign

POPLARVILLE, Miss. — Pearl River Community College strives to be a constant, progressive and strong fixture in its community.

With that in mind, Pearl River Community College is launching a new campaign: “Wildcats Never Quit.”

Wildcats Never Quit Scholarship Drawing announced

POPLARVILLE, Miss. — As Pearl River Community College prepares for the summer and fall semesters it is offering returning students an incentive to register now instead of later.

Pearl River is encouraging the registration of returning students for summer and fall semesters by creating the Wildcats Never Quit Scholarship Drawing.

COVID-19 Update (March 26, 2020)

POPLARVILLE, Miss. — Pearl River Community College is moving safely forward while keeping students, faculty and staff at the center of all decisions in the midst of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.

Message from the President regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)

POPLARVILLE, Miss. — Pearl River Community College administrators continuously evaluate the Coronavirus situation as the state provides updates. 

“We are closely monitoring the updates and concerns regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19),” Pearl River President Dr. Adam Breerwood said. “At this time the college will be closed next week for spring break. We will resume our normal class schedule on Monday, March 23rd. 

Pearl River participates in Capitol Day to highlight necessity of community college funding

JACKSON, Miss. — Pearl River Community College was well represented at the Mississippi Faculty Association of Community and Junior Colleges 2020 Capitol Day on Wednesday. Community colleges from across the state gathered together to highlight the importance of community college education and advocate for continued support from legislators.

Pearl River and Mississippi State join forces for career and technical student success

STARKVILLE, Miss.— Pearl River Community College signed a memorandum of understanding Wednesday with Mississippi State University to formalize partnership programs for students enrolled in technical education programs.

Pearl River names "Carol Williams Station" after founder of campus food pantry

LINK TO VIDEO COVERAGE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-pQREpHJBx8

POPLARVILLE, Miss -- Pearl River Community College’s administrators honored Carol Williams, retired long-time employee and founder of the college’s food pantry, by dedicating the building which houses "The Market" in her name. 

PRCC's Micah Patterson has an end goal in mind

HATTIESBURG, Miss. – Pearl River Community College student Micah Patterson’s ultimate ambition is to start his own heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) business. 

It has actually taken the 28-year-old Patterson a long time to fully appreciate the importance of education, as well as setting up some goals in his life. 

Five Pearl River students named Jack Kent Cooke Transfer Scholarship semifinalists

POPLARVILLE, Miss. – Five Pearl River Community College students were recently selected as semifinalists for the prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. This year’s PRCC semifinalists are Ashton Anderson, Savannah Barnes, Alyssa Necaise, Kyle Simpson and Kirsten Speights. 

Through this community college transfer scholarship, the JKC Foundation supports high-achieving community college students as they transfer to some of the top four-year institutions in the country to complete their bachelor’s degrees.

Pearl River to share information about rewarding careers in Surgical Technology

Hattiesburg, Miss. — Pearl River Community College is welcoming all with interest in an exciting role in the medical field to attend one of the upcoming Surgical Technology Program Information Sessions. 

Sessions will be held in the Allied Health Building Room 119 at the PRCC Forrest County Center Feb. 27 at 5:30 p.m., March 12 at 12:15 p.m., and April 16 at 5:30 p.m. 

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