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Pearl River recruiter gives back

POPLARVILLE, Miss. — The Wildcat Way of pride, respect, class and character was exemplified through the actions of the Pearl River Community College recruitment team Thursday. 

After tornadoes devastated communities in Jefferson Davis County, Pearl River recruiter Caitlin Warner reached out to Jefferson Davis County High School Counselor LaSonja Graves to see what PRCC could do to lend a hand during the difficult time. 

4 PRCC Forrest County Center students named to PTK All-Mississippi Academic team

HATTIESBURG, Miss. — Four students from Pearl River Community College’s Forrest County Center are Phi Theta Kappa All-Mississippi Academic Team scholars.

 Academic scholars are sophomores Feizal Mjidho of Petal and Lane Anderson of Purvis. On the career-technical side, PRCC representatives are sophomores Alexander (Alex) Province of Hattiesburg and Evan McDonnell of Ocean Springs.

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


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. 


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