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PTA students gain valuable experience

March 30, 2016 - 10:12am -- jbraswell

HATTIESBURG – Students in Pearl River Community College’s physical therapist assistant’s program at the Forrest County Center recently learned first-hand about some of the challenges their clients face, and that they will encounter once they enter the workforce.
Freshmen PTA students arrived at Turtle Creek Mall to learn empathy for those patients they will teach to use an assistive device for mobility. Crutches, walkers, hemi-walkers and wheelchairs were used.

ACT Boot Camp gives students head start

March 28, 2016 - 1:04pm -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College’s first ACT Boot Camp on March 22 gave 52 high school students a head start on taking the college entrance exam.
  Dr. Jennifer Seal, a PRCC vice president and ACT prep specialist, led the camp for junior and senior high school students.
  She provided the students with study guides, materials and strategies designed to help them be successful on the test. The same camp was held the following day at the Hancock Center in Waveland.
  Additional camps will be scheduled during the summer and fall semester.

PRCC Short Film Expo

March 22, 2016 - 8:48am -- admin

The Pearl River Community College Invitational Short Film Expo (ISFX) will feature the second U.S. screening of Roger Christian’s Black Angel, which was shown before the opening of The Empire Strikes Back in Europe and Australia.
            The Invitational Short Film Expo will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 23, at the Ethel Holden Brownstone Center for the Arts on the Poplarville campus.

Lifetime Achievement Hall of Fame to honor five alumni

March 21, 2016 - 9:02am -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College will honor five outstanding alumni with induction into the Lifetime Achievement Hall of Fame.
  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.
  They will be inducted on Thursday, April 7, at Southern Oaks House and Gardens in Hattiesburg. A reception will begin at 6 p.m. with dinner at 6:30 p.m.

Natural Gas Safety

March 10, 2016 - 9:01am -- jbraswell

  Natural gas is one of the safest, most reliable, efficient, and environmentally friendly fuels in use today delivering natural gas for heating, water heating and cooking as well as other natural gas appliances.

Iota Mu PTK inducts new members

March 4, 2016 - 10:02am -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - The Iota Mu chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Pearl River Community College inducted 48 new members in a March 3 ceremony at the Brownstone Center for the Arts.
  The new members were invited to join the international honor society after excelling academically.

PRCC hosts junior high math competition

February 29, 2016 - 3:32pm -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College hosted the District Level Math Competition for junior high and middle school students on Monday, Feb. 29, on the Poplarville campus.
  First place in seventh grade went to Wyatt Carter from Petal Middle School with classmate Quinn Puckett taking second place.
  Thomas Sanchez, also from Petal Middle School, took first place in eighth grade. Second place went to Grayson Nocera from Presbyterian Christian School.

Science Olympiad brings hundreds to campus

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

  POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College hosted hundreds of middle and high school students Saturday, Feb. 20, for the 2016 Mississippi Gulf South Regional Science Olympiad.
  St. Patrick placed first in the middle school division followed by North Woolmarket and Petal Middle School.
  Forrest County Agricultural High School came in first in the high school division. St. Patrick was second and Oak Grove High School was third.
  First, second and third place winners in the middle school competitions were as follows:

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