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Awards Day honors top students

May 2, 2016 - 8:31am -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College recognized top students from the Poplarville campus and the Hancock Center on Tuesday, April 26, during the annual Awards Day at the Brownstone Center for the Arts.
  A similar ceremony was held Monday, May 2, at the Forrest County Center.

Moore to be graduation speaker

April 29, 2016 - 10:07am -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College will hold graduation at 10 a.m. Friday, May 13, in the Marvin R. White Coliseum on the Poplarville campus.
  Students who completed their degree or certificate requirements during the summer and fall 2015 semesters as well as the spring 2016 semester are eligible to participate.
  Speaker will be alumna Karen Moore, chief executive officer of the Baldwin County EMC.

The Voices, JazzCats to present concert

April 25, 2016 - 10:47am -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - The final concert of 2015-16 at Pearl River Community College will be presented Thursday, April 28.
  The Voices a cappella ensemble and the JazzCats band will both perform at 7 p.m.  at the Brownstone Center in Poplarville.
  LaDona Tyson directs The Voices. The JazzCats are under the direction of Michael Bass.
  There is no admission charge.

Revamped business technology programs begin in fall

April 25, 2016 - 8:45am -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College students can enroll now for a new business management technology program at the Forrest County Center in Hattiesburg as well as on the Poplarville campus.
  The program incorporates elements of the current office systems technology program which will be phased out when current students graduate in 2017, said Debbie Ferrill, department chair at the Forrest County Center.
  The current health care data technology program will undergo a name change to medical billing and coding and will also be available at both campuses.

Kids' academic camp registration is open

April 25, 2016 - 8:28am -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College will hold five Summer Kid’s College day camps in June and July on the Poplarville campus.
  The Wildcat Way 2 Adventure camps are partially funded by a grant of $8,775 from the Lower Pearl River Valley Foundation and will give kids opportunities to learn about the environment, robotics, gravity and the universe, creative writing and the library.
  Registration deadline for all of the camps is Friday, May 13. Water and fresh fruit snacks will be provided for all camps.
  The camps are as follows:

Spence to lead state Honors Conference Council

April 22, 2016 - 10:44am -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - A Pearl River Community College sophomore will lead a state-wide organization of Mississippi’s top higher education students.
  Sarah Spence of Carriere is the new president of the Mississippi Honors Conference Council.
  As president, she will be heavily involved in planning the 2017 state conference at PRCC, which will be the first time the organization has met at a community college.
  “I’m very excited and grateful for the opportunity,” said Spence, a molecular biology major and member of the PRCC Honors Institute.

Sign up for summer welding, masonry classes

April 19, 2016 - 2:31pm -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College will offer workforce classes in welding and masonry starting May 23 at the Career Education Building in Poplarville.
  Both courses will meet from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, ending on July 21.
  The basic and advanced welding course will offer the industry recognized certificate in welding, including applications for 10-hour OSHA certification, basic lift truck operator certification and NCCER credentials in the core curriculum of introductory craft skills and Level I-IV modules in welding.

Register for kids' Go-Cub-Wild day camps

April 18, 2016 - 12:56pm -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - Registration is open for two Go-Cub-Wild kids’ day camps at Pearl River Community College.
  The camps will be held Monday, June 20, through Thursday, June 23. Fee is $50
  A morning camp for students entering first, second and third grades will be from 8 to 11:30 a.m. at Shivers Gym.
  The afternoon camp for students entering fourth, fifth and sixth grades will be from 1:30 to 5 p.m. at the gym.
  Activities will include dodgeball, basketball, volleyball, tennis, soccer, golf, disc golf, football and kickball along with nutrition information.

Art students exhibit design work

April 18, 2016 - 12:53pm -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - Students in Anna Holston’s design I art class at Pearl River Community College are exhibiting their work through May 2.
  The exhibit is on display on the first floor of Moody Hall.
  Students who have worked displayed include Austin Ard of Carriere, Aleah Barnes of Biloxi, Jake Blackwell of Destin, Fla., Ayrenee Brown of Prentiss, Jacob Burkett and Alex Byrd, both of Columbia; Hayden LeBlanc of Covington, La., Marcus McCarthy of Bakersfield, Ca., Whitney Neal and Harmon Perkins, both of Picayune.


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