POPLARVILLE - MasterChef winner and Pearl River Community College alumnus Whitney Miller will return to her alma mater Tuesday, Dec. 1, for a special event.
Miller will be signing her new cookbook, Whitney Miller’s New Southern Table, from 12 to 3 p.m. Dec. 1 at the Wildcat Den bookstore on the Poplarville campus.
“Her new cookbook was just launched this month and we are excited to have her on campus,” said Candace Harper, bookstore director.
POPLARVILLE - An innovative production will bring the stories of South Mississippi veterans to the stage of the Brownstone Center for the Arts in Poplarville.
Telling: South Mississippi will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, at the center on the campus of Pearl River Community College. There is no admission charge.
Ten veterans will tell about their military service, its impact on their lives and their families.
POPLARVILLE – Eight Pearl River Community College sophomore students have received the PRCC STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) scholarship in the amount of $1,000 each. All eight students major in a STEM related field. The scholarship is funded through NASA and was designated for the community colleges that are a part of the Mississippi Space Grant Consortium. Recipients include from left: Seated – Stanford Gwin of Purvis, Bailey Rester of Lumberton, Dana Jones of Hattiesburg, Belle Failla of Picayune and Jason Gibson of Carriere. Standing – Dr.
HATTIESBURG – Terri Clark, director of adult education at Pearl River Community College, is one of the graduates of the first National Career Pathways Network (NCPN) Leadership Development Academy (LDA).
The graduates were honored Oct. 30 in Dallas, Texas, at the National Career Pathways Network Conference.
The Marion-Jefferson Davis Chapter of the Pearl River Community College Alumni Association will hold its annual fall scholarship fundraiser on Tuesday, Nov. 10.
The Scholarship Steak Dinner will be held Kane’s Catfish, Seafood and Steak in Foxworth. Serving will begin at 5:30 p.m.
Tickets are $50.
For tickets or information, contact Donnie Williamson at 601 736-8794 or Al Brooks at 601 736-3669.
Pearl River Community College will host a free community-wide health fair Thursday at the Forrest County Center, 5448 U.S. 49 South in Hattiesburg.
The fair will be held from 11 a.m. to1 p.m. in the Zumba and multipurpose rooms.
Sponsored by the Beta Tau Gamma chapter of Phi Theta Kappa honor society, the fair will include booths hosted by the PRCC medical laboratory technology and dental hygiene programs, GNC Wellness and Supplements, Arbonne Botanical Products and Pine Belth Mental Healthcare Resources.
HATTIESBURG – Pearl River Community College sophomore Evan Thornton of Collins has been awarded the Dowell Leadership Scholarship, a $1,500 grant administered through Phi Theta Kappa’s Leaders of Promise program.
Thornton, 19, is a student at the Forrest County Center. His major is English.