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“Pearl River Community College blends our rich traditions with state of the art facilities and timeless curriculums.
I am honored to welcome you to our beloved institution and encourage you to embrace our fundamental philosophy during your time on our campus:

Pride, Respect, Class and Character…The Wildcat Way!”

 

— Dr. Adam Breerwood, PRCC President

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We're thrilled to share that PRCC's Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society Kappa chapters, Iota Mu and Beta Tau Gamma, achieved incredible success at the worldwide Catalyst event! Their accomplishments exemplify the dedication, passion, and leadership within our PTK community. Let's give them a round of applause! Read more about their accomplishments👇 https://prcc.edu/prccs-phi-theta-kappa-chapters-secure-top-honors-at-worldwide-catalyst-event/ #ROARwithCHAMPIONS 🐾🏆

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Congratulations to the newest graduates of our Certified Clinical Medical Assistant program! Eight students graduated Thursday (May 25) at the Lowery A. Woodall Advanced Technology Center in Hattiesburg. The students included from left: First row – Michael Yarbrough, Workforce Project Manager; Kaitlyn Fairchild of Collins, LaKenzie Graves of Hebron and CCMA instructor Marissa Brandon. Second row – A’Jaycia Thames of Hattiesburg and Jennifer Pate of Hattiesburg. Third row – Tiesha Griffin of New Augusta and Madison Dial of Ellisville. Top row – Brandy Moucheron of Purvis and Miranda Waisanen of Carriere. This is the seventh CCMA class to graduate from PRCC since the program began in 2019. Applications are currently being accepted for the fall 2023 class. For information, call 601-554-4646 or visit prcc.edu/workforce training. #ROARwithCHAMPIONS

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We are thrilled to announce that Dr. Terri Ruckel, English instructor at Pearl River Community College, has been awarded the prestigious Mosal Award by Phi Theta Kappa! 🌟 This distinguished recognition is a testament to her outstanding commitment to teaching and scholarship. Dr. Ruckel's research project, "One Writer's Snapshots: Retracing the 'Worn Path' of Eudora Welty's Photographs," will dive into the captivating world of Eudora Welty's photographs, capturing the essence of Mississippi and its people across different eras. 👏 Join us in applauding Dr. Ruckel for this exceptional achievement. Her passion for literature, scholarship, and teaching continues to inspire both students and colleagues. We are proud to have her as an integral part of the Wildcat Family! Read more here👇 https://prcc.edu/prcc-instructor-wins-mosal-award/ #ROARwithCHAMPIONS 🐾🏆🎓🎉

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Become a Certified Nursing Assistant and embark on a rewarding career in healthcare! 🩺💪 Our comprehensive Certified Nursing Assistant Training program is starting soon, and we want YOU to be a part of it! 🎉 📅 Program Dates: July 29 - Sept. 9 ⌚ Zoom Meetings: Tues/Thurs, 6 PM - 10 PM 📌 Location: Hancock County Campus 💼 In-person and Clinical days: Saturdays To register, contact Troy Teadt: 📞 (985) 788-3257 ✉️ tteadt@prcc.edu For information on tuition assistance, contact Melissa Hopkins 📞 (601) 584-1145 ✉️ mhopkins@prcc.edu #ROARwithCHAMPIONS 🐾🏆

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Are you a first-time student at PRCC this fall? PRCC's Summer Bridge-to-College (START) program is now accepting applications for qualifying students. This program helps students increase their academic skills and prepare for success at PRCC. Applications accepted until June 9th! Visit our website to learn more👇 https://prcc.edu/get-a-jump-start-on-your-college-experience-2023-prcc-summer-bridge-to-college-start-program-now-accepting-applications/ #ROARwithCHAMPIONS 🐾🏆

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Congratulations to the newest graduates from our Emergency Medical Technician program. The graduation ceremony was held on Tuesday, May 23, at the Lowery Woodall Advanced Technology Center in Hattiesburg. Picture (from left) are: EMT instructor Beverly Courtney, Katlynd Edwards of Carson, Makayla Howse of Richton, Kelan Ducksworth of Hattiesburg, Rachel Hitchcock of Ellisville, Katie Foster of Hattiesburg and Michael Yarbrough, PRCC Workforce Project Manager. Enrollment is currently underway for the Fall 2023 class. For information, call 601-554-4646 or visit prcc.edu/workforce training. #ROARwithCHAMPIONS 🐾🏆🎓🎉

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