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Pearl River students attract repeat recruiting from top oil and gas company

VIDEO LINK: To see more about Schlumberger's recruitment visit at PRCC click the link provided.  

POPLARVILLE, Miss — More than 100 Pearl River Community College Career and Technical students from dozens of programs on the Poplarville campus and Forrest County Center packed rooms on Tuesday to hear about available oil field job opportunities. 

Grammy nominated artist Natalie Grant to grace Pearl River's Brownstone Center stage

POPLARVILE, Miss – Seven time nominated contemporary Christian music artist Natalie Grant is set to grace the stage at Pearl River Community College’s state-of-the-art Ethel Holden Brownstone Center Oct. 22 at 7 p.m.

NATALIE GRANT

Pearl River has plenty to celebrate during 111th Homecoming

POPLARVILLE, Miss. — Pearl River Community College is set to host its 111th Homecoming on Saturday, Oct.12 2019 on the Poplarville campus. Festivities will start as early as 10 a.m. 

This year’s Homecoming theme is "Hear Our ROAR,” which embodies all the positive things happening at The River and gives members of the Wildcat Family to share what PRCC means to them. The college is inviting all Wildcats to join in remembering days of The River’s past and look forward to what lies ahead in the Wildcat story. The day will be full of activities for all ages. 

Pearl River and Stennis host "NASA Night" that was 'out of this world'

POPLARVILLE, Miss – Pearl River Community College partnered with NASA’s Stennis Space Center Thursday for “NASA Night” before their home football game against Hinds at Dobie Holden Stadium. Admission was free as part of PRCC’s ongoing celebration for continued enrollment growth and over 75 young potential astronauts came out for the fun. 

PREGAME ACTIVITIES 

PRCC welding strong partnerships for students

POPLARVILLE, Miss – Pearl River Community College’s Career and Technical students benefit from various professional partnerships the college has established in workforce communities. A recent partnership with the United Parcel Service, coupled with and the helping hands of dedicated PRCC instructors, has allowed students pursuing their Instrumentation degree the opportunity to leave PRCC with a job offer in hand. 

PRCC/UPS PARTNERSHIP

Hall of Fame inductees honored at Mississippi Symphony Orchestra Pre-Concert Gala

POPLARVILLE, Miss. – Pearl River Community College recognized 2019-20 Fine Arts and Communication Hall of Fame inductees Ray Patten and Charles Robinson at the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra Pre-Concert Gala on Tuesday.

It's official: Pearl River is Mississippi's fastest growing community college

POPLARVILLE, Miss. -- For the second year in a row Pearl River Community College is a trail blazer among its counterparts in the state.

PRCC ROARS thank you to its donors

Pearl River Community College celebrated its ROARING Alumni Tuesday, at the annual Major Donor Dinner.  

Dr. Adam Breerwood, PRCC President, spoke to the donors about the immense impact their donations make on the lives of those attending The River. 

“It’s life-changing,” Breerwood said. “We are trying to build better mothers, fathers, and children in the community. You are changing generations of families.”

Two PRCC students secure Coca-Cola scholarships

Two Pearl River Community College students recently received Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholarships.

Lane Anderson and Shawn Lowe, both sophomores from Purvis, will receive $1,000 to help defray the cost of college attendance for their sophomore years at PRCC.

Both students are members of Phi Theta Kappa and the Dr. William Lewis Honors Institute. Anderson, 19, is vice president of fellowship in Phi Theta Kappa. Lowe, 19, serves as vice president of service.

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