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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.

PRCC Singers concert is April 21

April 15, 2016 - 11:15am -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - The Pearl River Community College concert choir will present “Sunset to Sunrise” at a 7 p.m. Thursday, April 21, at the Brownstone Center in Poplarville.
  The PRCC Singers were one of four choirs chosen to sing earlier this month at the Mississippi Educators Association/Mississippi American Choral Directors Association state conference in Hattiesburg.

PRCC wins international PTK awards

April 13, 2016 - 3:22pm -- jbraswell

    The Beta Tau Gamma chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Pearl River Community College has been named one of the international honor society’s most outstanding chapters.
  Beta Tau Gamma, the Forrest County Center chapter, received one of 20 Distinguished Chapter Awards during NerdNation, PTK’s international convention, held April 7-9 in National Harbor, Md.

Students, faculty roll across The River

April 13, 2016 - 10:23am -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - The Pearl River Community College cheer “Roll River Roll” took on new meaning Tuesday, April 12, with the unveiling of a bicyle/tricycle loan program.
  Through a $198,171 grant from the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Mississippi Foundation grant, the PRCC Wellness Center bought 50 Cruiser bikes, 10 fat tire bikes and 10 tricycles to be used by students, faculty and staff.

Alumni inducted into Lifetime Achievement Hall of Fame

April 8, 2016 - 11:37am -- jbraswell

  Pearl River Community College honored five successful alumni Thursday, April 7, with induction into the Lifetime Achievement Hall of Fame at a dinner in Hattiesburg.
  They are Lucien Bourgeois of Madison, Fred Henley of Picayune, Sonny Stuart of Jacksonville, Fla., Mike Waits of Hattiesburg and Bill Watts of Houston, Texas.
In addition to recognizing the success of former students, the Lifetime Achievement program pairs the honorees with the PRCC Honors Institute.


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