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Night masonry class coming up

December 10, 2015 - 10:11am -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College is offering a basic masonry course at night during the spring 2016 semester.
  The class will meet from 5 to 10 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday, starting Jan. 12 and ending April 28, at the masonry shop on the Poplarville campus.
  The course offers a masonry tender/helper certificate, which includes applications for 10-hour OSHA certification, basic lift truck OSHA certification and NCCER credentials in core curriculum and masonry Level 1 modules (introduction to masonry, tools and equipment and safety).

Register for mini-term courses

December 8, 2015 - 10:41am -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - Registration is on-going for eight courses Pearl River Community College is offering in a one-week mini-term.
  Classes will meet all day Monday through Friday, Dec. 14-18, with final exams on Saturday, Dec. 19.
  Courses on the Poplarville campus include preschool and primary development, language and literacy development and world literature I.
  Forrest County Center classes include English composition I, world literature I, Spanish I, music appreciation and introduction to sociology.
  Students can register as late as 8 a.m. Monday, Dec. 14.

Spring pipefitting offered in Hattiesburg

December 7, 2015 - 1:21pm -- jbraswell

  Pearl River Community College will sponsor an evening pipefitting course in Hattiesburg during the spring semester.
  The class, which costs $250, will meet from 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, Jan. 11 through April 28, at the Forrest County Center 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 core curriculum’s introductory craft skills, Level I and Level II pipefitting.

Pinebelt Works course starts next month

December 1, 2015 - 9:59am -- jbraswell

  Pearl River Community College will host a five-week manufacturing skills program in 2016 at the Lowery A. Woodall Advanced Technology Center in Hattiesburg.
  PRCC is offering the Pinebelt Works Basic Manufacturing Skills Certification Program in conjunction with the Area Development Partnership and the Southern Mississippi Planning and Development District.

Christmas at the Movies is Dec. 3

November 20, 2015 - 12:43pm -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - The Christmas holiday season starts Thursday, Dec. 3, at Pearl River Community College.
  The Department of Fine Arts and Communication will present Christmas at the Movies at 7 p..m. Dec. 3 at the Brownstone Center for the Arts.
  The event will include a red carpet at the entrance to the center and favorite songs from Christmas movies.
  PRCC drama students, instrumental and vocal musicians and the String of Pearls dancers will be featured.

Students making money with hobby

November 20, 2015 - 8:38am -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - Two marketing management students at Pearl River Community College make a little spending money with a business they hope to turn into full-time careers after graduation.
  Collin Rust and Ryan Hodgson, both of Picayune, founded Urban Boards in the spring of 2013.
  “We started our own company to manufacture skateboard decks from scratch,” Rust said. “The idea started our senior year in high school.”
  They use Canadian hard rock maple veneer - about 1/16th of an inch thick - to build the boards.


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