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Tickets available for Holiday Pops!

November 18, 2014 - 8:59am -- braswell

  POPLARVILLE - The Christmas season will get off to a swinging start at Pearl River Community College with Holiday Pops! on Dec. 4.
  The show begins at 7 p.m. at the Ethel Holden Brownstone Center for the Arts and will feature favorite holiday music.
  The PRCC JazzCats, The Voices and the String of Pearls dancers will perform a sophisticated program of popular and traditional holiday music.
  “We’re doing some things together and some things separately,” said Archie Rawls, JazzCats director and chair of the PRCC Department of Fine Arts and Communication.

PRCC observes Veterans Day

November 11, 2014 - 3:26pm -- braswell

  Col. Mark Prine looks at Mount Rushmore and sees the faces of America’s best.
  “I see four gentlemen who placed their lives on hold,” he said. “They were citizen soldiers.”
  Prine, deputy commander of the Mississippi National Guard’s 184th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, was guest speaker for the annual Veterans Day program Tuesday, Nov. 11, at the Forrest County Center of Pearl River Community College.
  The four presidents carved into the stone of Mount Rushmore illustrate the American tradition of the citizen soldier, he said.

Community Band, Chorus to perform at PRCC

October 31, 2014 - 3:18pm -- braswell

  POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College will host the Pearl River County Community Band and Chorus in concert at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9, at the Ethel Holden Brownstone Center for the Arts.
  “A Musical Salute to Our Veterans” will feature patriotic music for band and choir, including Semper Fidelis, Hymn to the Fallen and Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy.
  Dr. John Grant, retired vice president of PRCC, will be the narrator for To Heal A Nation and The Message on the Rock.

Women's Health Symposium, physics lab receive grants

October 29, 2014 - 1:49pm -- braswell

  POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College has received two important grants from the Lower Pearl River Valley Foundation for community projects and classroom improvement.
  The foundation awarded PRCC $17,000 for the ninth Women’s Health Symposium and $13,000 for new physics lab equipment.
  The grants were presented by Sid Whitley, the foundation’s chief executive officer, on Wednesday, Oct. 29, at the college.

CNA class provides job skills

October 28, 2014 - 11:20am -- braswell

  POPLARVILLE - A 12-week course at Pearl River Community College has given four women the skills they need to become certified nursing assistants and fulfill dreams of becoming nurses.
  Applications for the spring semester certified nursing assistant course are being accepted through Nov. 14 with interviews scheduled on Nov. 18. Classes begin on Jan. 5 and meet from 5 to 9 p.m. Monday and Thursday through March 30.

Honors students partnering with MSU

October 27, 2014 - 10:28am -- braswell

  POPLARVILLE - Students in Pearl River Community College’s Honors Institute are teaming up with graduate students from Mississippi State University for the Environmental Protection Agency’s Campus RainWorks Challenge.
  The PRCC students hosted the MSU students Wednesday, Oct. 22, to make their plans and tour the campus.
  “This is a great opportunity for our students to work on a project that could benefit our campus,” said Dr. Stephen Black, Honors Institute director.

Early Registration for Spring

October 24, 2014 - 2:35pm -- admin

There are advantages to registering early; you’ll have more courses to choose from, making it easier to work your class schedule. Courses fill up fast, so avoid having the class you need at the time you need, closed.

For proper advice on courses needed for graduation, your major and/or transferring, please see a counselor or advisor. Student accounts must be clear of all holds in order to register for classes.

Night welding class starts in January

October 24, 2014 - 8:24am -- braswell

  POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College is accepting applications for a spring semester welding course.
  The class will meet from 4:30 to 9:30 p.m Monday through Thursday, beginning Jan. 6 and ending April 23. The classes will meet in the Career Education Building on the Poplarville campus.
  The course offers an industry recognized certificate in welding, including applications for 10-hour OSHA certification, basic lift truck operator OSHA certification and NCCER certification in the core curriculum introductory craft skills and Welding Level 1 and Level 2 modules.

Spring CNA night course offered

October 23, 2014 - 10:24am -- braswell

  POPLARVILLE - Applications are being accepted through Nov. 14 for a Certified Nursing Assistant course to be taught during the spring 2015 semester at Pearl River Community College.
  Classes will meet from 5 to 9 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays from Jan. 5 through March 30 at the Nursing Building on the Poplarville campus.
  Cost is $500 and includes a workbook and fee for the NACES state examination. Students must provide maroon uniforms.


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