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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.

Spring registration extended

January 13, 2016 - 1:28pm -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - Registration for the spring semester at Pearl River Community College has been extended through 4 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 20.
  The extension applies to traditional classes for the whole term and first term, second-term eight-week and four-week classes and weekend classes at the Poplarville, Forrest County Center and Hancock Center campuses.
  Registration for whole term and first-term eight-week on-line classes ends at 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 15

Outgoing president recognized

January 13, 2016 - 11:05am -- jbraswell

Pearl River Community College President Dr. William Lewis, right, presented Dale Purvis a plaque in December commemorating Purvis's two years as chairman of the PRCC Board of Trustees. Alan Lumpkin, Pearl River County superintendent, will serve as chairman through 2018 with Hancock County superintendent Alan Dedeaux as vice chairman and Sonny Knight, representing Pearl River County, as secretary.
PRCC Public Relations photo

New members join Board of Trustees

January 13, 2016 - 10:52am -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - Two alumni from Marion County joined the Pearl River Community College Board of Trustees Tuesday, Jan. 12.
  Wendy Bracey serves on the board by virtue of her position as superintendent of Marion County schools. She succeeds Craig Robbins.
  Donnie Williamson was appointed by the Marion County Board of Supervisors after long-time board member Al Brooks retired in December.

Fall Dean's List released

January 7, 2016 - 9:06am -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College has released the Dean’s List for the fall 2015 semester. Students must maintain a grade point average of 3.4 or higher to be named to the list.
  They are listed by hometowns:Bassfield - Jasmine N. Adams, Vickie Lynn Martin-Harper.
  Bay Springs - Madison Nichole Scoggin.

President's List for fall semester released

January 5, 2016 - 11:25am -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - The Pearl River Community College President’s List for the fall 2015 semester has been released.
  Students must maintain a 4.0 average to be named to the President’s List. They are listed by hometowns:
  Aberdeen - Berkley Warnick.
  Bassfield - Courtney D. Echols.
  Bay St. Louis - Kevin R. Bounds, Hailey N. Furlan, Zachary G. Lafontaine.
  Beaumont - Herbert Clay McDonald.
  Brookhaven - Julie Caroline Laird.
  Brooklyn - Madison B. Ryals.

Sandi Patty tickets on sale now

January 4, 2016 - 8:54am -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - Sandi Patty’s March 7 concert at Pearl River Community College has been upgraded to be a part of Forever Grateful, The Final Tour.
  The performance at PRCC’s Brownstone Center for the Arts will also feature Veritas, a contemporary classical group.
  Tickets remain at the original price of $30 for reserved orchestra level seating and $25 for balcony.

Register now for workforce night courses

January 4, 2016 - 8:53am -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College is offering four workforce classes at night in three locations during the spring semester
  Welding will meet from 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, Jan. 11 through April 27, at the welding shop in the Career Education Building on the  Poplarville campus.
  Welding also will be taught from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, Jan. 19 through May 31, at the welding shop at the Carl Loftin Career and Technology Center, 1140 Highway 13 South in Columbia

Registration is Jan. 6-8

December 16, 2015 - 2:13pm -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - Registration for the spring semester at Pearl River Community College will be held Wednesday, Jan. 6, through Friday, Jan. 8. Classes begin Monday, Jan. 11.
  Registration at the Forrest County Center will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Allied Health Building.
  The Hancock Center in Waveland will have registration from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 7.
  Registration at the Poplarville campus will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 8.
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