Where You Are
The Main Character...
Your Story Starts Here
The Wildcat Way
“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
Hanna graduated with an Associates in Arts (STEM focus) was recently named a Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society Jack Kent Cooke Scholar. Lambert will attend Mississippi State University and study veterinary medicine. The scholarship will provide Lambert up to $55,000 per year to complete her bachelor’s degree. She is PRCC’s eighth Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship recipient in the past eight years
Jorge graduated with an A.A.S in Electronics Technology. Jorge was selected for an internship with Rolls Royce at Stennis Space Center. He will work on airplane engines for Aerobus and Boeing.
Lauren graduated with an Associates in Arts (STEM focus). She is currently at Mississippi College where she will major in Biological Sciences with a minor in Chemistry (Pre-Med emphasis). Lauren was accepted in the MS Rural Physicians Scholarship Program. This acceptance granted her early acceptance into the fall 2023 class at the University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Medicine.
Landon was a two-year member of the PRCC baseball team. In his sophomore season, he finished with a perfect 9-0 record. In 2021, Gartman earned the NJCAA Division II Pitcher of the Year, MACCC Pitcher of the Year, First-Team NJCAA All-American, NJCAA All-Region 23, First-Team All-MACCC, and CoSIDA Academic All-American honors. Gartman has transferred to Mississippi State University and will be a member of the Bulldog baseball team.
On the Web
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 🐾🏆
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
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 🐾🏆🎓🎉
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 ✉️ firstname.lastname@example.org For information on tuition assistance, contact Melissa Hopkins 📞 (601) 584-1145 ✉️ email@example.com #ROARwithCHAMPIONS 🐾🏆
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 🐾🏆
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 🐾🏆🎓🎉