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CTE Day recruits students

April 5, 2016 - 12:30pm -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - Approximately 300 high school and adult education students toured Pearl River Community College’s career technical programs on Tuesday, April 5.
  The annual Career Technical Education Day gives students a preview of the various one- and two-year programs offered by PRCC.
  Students from Forrest County Agricultural High School, Bassfield, Hattiesburg, Picayune Memorial, Poplarville and Prentiss high schools attended along with students enrolled in PRCC’s adult education program.

Beauty and The Beast tickets on sale

April 5, 2016 - 8:36am -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - Tickets are on sale for the Pearl River Community College production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast.
  The musical will be presented at 7 p.m. April 14 and 15 and at 2 p.m. April 16 at the Brownstone Center for the Arts in Poplarville.
Cast in the starring roles are Courtney King of Columbia as Belle and Micah Eastridge of Carriere as The Beast.

Kids can have fun at summer day camps

March 31, 2016 - 8:53am -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - The Wildcat Way to Adventure at Pearl River Community College will give area elementary school students fun summer learning opportunities.
  The camps, partially funded by a Lower Pearl River Valley Foundation grant of $8,775, will offer a variety of topics throughout the summer.
  “We are so excited to be able to offer these summer day camps to children in our district,” said Brenda Wells, PRCC director of institutional research/director of professional and community development. “We hope to see it grow.”

Boone, Johnson elected Mr., Miss PRCC

March 30, 2016 - 10:26am -- jbraswell

  POPLARVILLE - Two top students who are also involved in athletics at Pearl River Community College have been elected Mr. and Miss PRCC.
Zachary Todd Boone of Sandy Hook is Mr. PRCC and Katherine Elise Johnson of Tylertown is Miss PRCC.
  Sophomore class favorites on the Poplarville campus are Belle Failla of Picayune and Joshua Neal of Purvis; Mella Stokes of Hattiesburg and Tyler Abney of Purvis, Forrest County Center; and Ashley Taylor of Kiln and Christopher Edenfield of Diamondhead, Hancock Center.

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.


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