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Workforce class roofs Picayune park pavilion

November 14, 2016 - 3:02pm -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - A Pearl River Community College workforce construction class recently roofed a pavilion at Picayune’s Mildred Mitchell Park.
  “Actually working on a project is a much more valuable experience than being in a classroom atmosphere,” instructor Jesse Walker said.
  Walker’s drafting students designed the pavilion during the spring 2016 semester.
  The project was a collaboration between the City of Picayune, Collier Construction and PRCC. The Pearl River County Homebuilders Association coordinated and funded it.

Total of 115 PRCC students receive 2016 PRVEPA Round Up for Education scholarships

November 4, 2016 - 10:46am -- admin

            POPLARVILLE – A total of 115 Pearl River Community College students from throughout Pearl River Valley Electric Power Association’s 12-county service area are receiving scholarships of $935 to attend PRCC this year, thanks to the generous spirit and support of the Association’s member-consumers.
            More than 200 students from throughout PRVEPA’s service area are receiving these scholarships to attend state community colleges.

Tickets for Marty Stuart show on sale

November 4, 2016 - 10:13am -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - Mississippian Marty Stuart will bring his band, The Fabulous Superlatives, to Pearl River Community College on Saturday, Nov. 19.
  Tickets are $25 and $35 for the show that will start at 7 p.m. in the Ethel Holden Brownstone Center for the Arts.
  Stuart, born in Philadelphis, Miss., began playing professionally at age 13 as the mandolinist with Lester Flatt’s road band. In his twenties, he toured with Johnny Cash and played with such country music legends as Bill Monroe, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins. By the late 1980s, Stuart was a solo artist.

Spring workforce courses taking applications

November 4, 2016 - 10:10am -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College will offer four workforce training classes at night during the spring semester in Poplarville.
  Pipefitting will be taught from 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, starting Jan. 9 and ending April 26 at the welding shop.
  The course offers the industry recognized certificate in pipefitting, including applications for 10-hour OSHA certification, basic lift truck operator OSHA certification and NCCER credentials in introductory craft skills and pipefitting modules Level I and II. Cost is $250.

Chamber honors members of PRCC community

November 3, 2016 - 2:57pm -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - The Poplarville Area Chamber of Commerce honored a Pearl River Community College employee and the son of two other employees Thursday, Nov. 3, during the chamber’s annual Awards Luncheon.
  Carol Williams, PRCC’s social media coordinator, received the Citizen of the Year Award and Gabe Entrekin received the Future Leader of the Year Award. He is the 15-year-old son of Taylor and Candice Entrekin, PRCC electrician and nursing instructor, respectively.

Alumni Association going to West Coast

November 2, 2016 - 1:30pm -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - The Pearl River Community College Alumni Association is putting together an 8-day trip to the West Coast in May.
  The cost of $2,950 is for double room occupancy and includes round-trip airfare, bus transportation, seven nights in hotels, four breakfasts, three dinners and admission to museums and tours.
  A deposit of $830 is required by Wednesday, Nov. 16, to reserve a place. The remaining fee is to be paid in increments of $530 on the 16th of December, January, February and March.

Columbia center to have welding class

November 2, 2016 - 11:28am -- jbraswell

  A welding course is being offered by Pearl River Community College at the Carl Loftin Career and Technology Center in Columbia.
  The course will meet from 3 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, beginning Jan. 3 and ending May 24. Cost is $250.
  Students will earn an industry recognized certificate in welding, including applications for 10-hour OSHA certification, basic lift truck operator OSHA certification and NCCER credentials in introductory craft skills core curriculum and Level I and II welding.

CNA course to be taught in Carson

November 2, 2016 - 11:27am -- jbraswell

  Pearl River Community College will offer a certified nursing assistant course at the Jefferson Davis County Career and Technical Center in Carson.
  The class will meet from 5 to 10 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, beginning Jan. 3 and ending March 16.
  Only eight students will be accepted. Students must be 18 before the class starts and provide their own maroon uniforms.
  Cost for the course is $275 and includes a workbook and fee for the state licensing examination.


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