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Failla, Setze honored at HEADWAE events

February 2, 2016 - 2:44pm -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - Dr. Ross Setze and Belle Failla represented Pearl River Community College Tuesday, Feb. 2, at the annual HEADWAE events in Jackson.
  HEADWAE - Higher Education Appreciation Day, Working for Academic Excellence - was established by the Legislature more than 20 years ago to honor academically talented students and faculty.

Weather Notification

February 2, 2016 - 1:22pm -- admin

There is a cold front approaching the South Mississippi area. This front will most likely mix with a developing surface low creating a squall capable of producing severe thunderstorms and possible tornados this evening and tonight. At this time Pearl River Community College classes will continue as scheduled on all campuses. We will be monitoring this system and updates will be sent out if any changes to classes are made. Please be aware of the weather and be careful if traveling.

-Doug Rowell
Office of Public Safety

An Evening with C.S. Lewis coming up

February 2, 2016 - 10:56am -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College will host a free evening of entertainment when British actor David Payne brings a one-man performance to Poplarville.
  An Evening with C.S. Lewis will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, in the Ethel Holden Brownstone Center for the Arts on the Poplarville campus. The performance is an Honors Institute Lecture and is open to the public free of charge.

Women's Health Symposium combines food, laughter, technology

February 1, 2016 - 11:08am -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - The Women’s Health Symposium at Pearl River Community College combined the traditions of food and laughter with valuable information about using technology to improve health.
  Almost 500 women attended the tenth annual event on Saturday, Jan. 30, taking advantage of free health screenings, the opportunity to shop at the Art Walk and the PRCC Bookstore, watch artist Wyatt Waters create a watercolor painting and hear advice from three speakers.

Miss PRCC Wildcat crowned

January 29, 2016 - 10:37am -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - A freshman from Purvis won the Miss PRCC Wildcat crown on Jan. 28 during competition with nine other Pearl River Community College students.
  Mary Kate Lott receives a one-semester scholarship along with her crown.
  Runners up were Belle Failla of Picayune, first; Sarah Smith of Petal, second; Megan Triplett of Pass Christian, third; and Keeli Clark of Franklinton, La., fourth.

Home Builders fund scholarship

January 27, 2016 - 2:50pm -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - Members of the Pearl River County Home Builders Association visited Pearl River Community College Wednesday, Jan. 27, to renew the organization’s support of career and technical programs.
  The association presented PRCC with $2,650 to be used for a full-tuition, one-year scholarship for a student in a program related to home building and construction.

Office of Student Success Recognized

January 26, 2016 - 10:30am -- admin

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. 

Sumrall named Counselor of the Year

January 26, 2016 - 8:48am -- jbraswell

  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.

Dickie Scruggs visits PRCC

January 21, 2016 - 11:08am -- admin

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.

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