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POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College recently elected 2003-04 Student Government Association officers. They include, from left: Bottom row - Rochelle Johnson of Columbia, freshman secretary; Megan Glaudi of Carriere, freshmen class president; Rosalynn Cameron of Hattiesburg, Sophomore Student Body Vice President; Karen Rhudy of Picayune, sophomore president; Carlie Duke of Picayune, sophomore vice president.  Back Row - PRCC Dean of Student Affairs Adam Breerwood; Reco Wilson of Hattiesburg, sophomore secretary; Keith Winstead of Hattiesburg, freshmen vice president; Stephen Rawls of Poplarville, sophomore student body secretary; and Robin Barber of Picayune, sophomore student body president.

Friday, January 30, 2004
PRCC swept by East Central
Lady 'Cats fall 72-56; 'Cats succumb in second half in 94-80 loss

DECATUR   Pearl River Community College was swept by East Central in
women's and men's MACJC South Division basketball action here Thursday...more
Thursday, January 29, 2004
PRCC Respiratory Care Technology program to offer community programs
HATTIESBURG-Pearl River Community College's Respiratory Care Technology
program will begin offering a series of asthma education programs to the
community. The presentations are free and will be held monthly on
Tuesday nights from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the PRCC Forrest County
Center in the Allied Health Building...more
Thursday, January 29, 2004
PRCC opens Center for Teacher and Community Programs
POPLARVILLE-On February 16, Pearl River Community College will
officially begin offering continuing education courses through the new
Center for Teacher and Community Programs.  The Center's mission is to
serve teachers and members of the community by providing life-enriching
learning experiences.  The Center will provide a variety of courses that
range from the serious, such as American Politics and War on Terrorism,
to fun at an Old Time Bluegrass Music Jam Session.  Through two of the
offerings,  Courage to Teach retreats and Practical Observational
Astronomy, teachers may earn continuing education credits...more
Thursday, January 29, 2004
Phi Beta Lambda raises money for 
March of Dimes in "Blue Jeans for Babies" day
POPLARVILLE - Poplarville Mayor Billy Spiers visited the Pearl River
Community College campus Wednesday to sign a resolution that unites the
city of Poplarville with the Phi Beta Lambda Organization of PRCC in
designating Friday, March 5, as Blue Jeans for Babies Day in Support of
the March of Dimes...more
Wednesday, January 28, 2004
Kendrick picks Ole Miss
Wildcats' 'All-Everything" two-way guy headed to SEC
POPLARVILLE   Pearl River Community College All-American wide receiver-
defensive back Larry Kendrick has committed to play for the Ole Miss Rebels in 
2004...more
Tuesday, January 27, 2004
PRCC splits with Jones
Lady 'Cats fall 80-62; Wildcats 65-60 winners in division battles
POPLARVILLE   Pearl River Community College split with arch-rival Jones in
women's and men's MACJC non-division basketball action here Monday in M.R. 
White Coliseum...more
Monday, January 26, 2004
PRCC sweeps East Miss
Lady ’Cats 81-76 winners,’Cats 71-60 victor in non-division battles
POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College swept East Mississippi in women’s and men’s MACJC non-division basketball action here Saturday in M.R. White Coliseum...more
Friday, January 23, 2004
Harper donation a plus for PRCC baseball program
POPLARVILLE - Local businessman Barry Harper recognizes a good thing
when he sees it, and, in his opinion the Pearl River Community College
baseball program under coach Jay Artigues is a big plus for the two-year
college...more
Friday, January 23, 2004
PRCC sweeps Meridian
Lady ’Cats pull out 84-81 OT victory; Wildcats 81-75 winners
MERIDIAN — Pearl River Community College swept Meridian in women’s 
and men’s MACJC South Division basketball action here Thursday.
The Lady Wildcats pulled out an 84-81 overtime squeaker to improve to 
9-7 overall and 4-2 in division play, while the Wildcats rebounded from 
its double-OT league loss to Hinds Tuesday with an 81-75 victory over 
the host Eagles. PRCC’s men improved to 10-5 and 4-2, while MCC’s men 
dropped to 11-5 and 2-4...more
Friday, January 23, 2004
Hughes 'Baseball America' preseason All-American
POPLARVILLE   Pearl River Community College sophomore slugger Rhyne
Hughes of Picayune High has been named a 2004 first-team preseason 
All-American in the"Baseball America" college preview edition...more
Thursday, January 22, 2004
Hinds 95-90 winner over PRCC in 2-OT South Division thriller
Lady 'Cats "come from behind" to pounce Lady 'Dogs 97-53
POPLARVILLE   Pearl River's Wildcats dropped its second MACJC South
Division game of the season here Tuesday, falling to the Hinds Bulldogs 95-90 
in a double-overtime thriller in M.R. White Coliseum...more
Tuesday, January 20, 2004
Pearl River Community College signs local baseball players
Two members of the 2004 Petal Panther baseball team have signed
grant-in-aid scholarships with Pearl River Community College's Wildcats
for the 2005 season...more
Friday, January 16, 2004
Spring enrollment at PRCC reaches record levels
POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College officials announced today
that the 2004 spring semester enrollment is the largest in the school’s
93-year history...more
Friday, January 16, 2004
Fillingame, Hayes elected Mr. & Miss PRCC
POPLARVILLE - Sophomores Katie Lange Fillingame of Bay St. Louis and
Curtis Cornelius Hayes of Hattiesburg are Mr. and Miss Pearl River
Community College for the 2003-04 school year following recent elections
held on campus...more
Friday, January 16, 2004
PRCC splits with Co-Lin in South Division battles
Lady Wildcats fall 83-63; Wildcats 69-68 winners
WESSON — Pearl River Community College split with rival Copiah-Lincoln 
here Thursday in women’s and men’s MACJC South Division basketball action.
The Lady Wildcats fell 83-63 to the Lady Wolves to even their overall 
record to 7-7 and 2-2 in division play, while the Wildcats pulled out a 
69-68 squeaker to improve to 9-5 and 3-1...more
Wednesday, January 14, 2004
Bruce Hankins takes over as chair of PRCC Board of Trustees
POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College’s Board of Trustees elected
new officers during the regular January meeting here Tuesday...more
Tuesday, January 13, 2004
Last-second Perk trey dooms PRCC in division tilt
Brown's three pointer thwarts 'Cats' go-ahead rally;
Lady Wildcats blow out Lady Bulldogs 90-74
POPLARVILLE   Mississippi Gulf Coast freshman Courtney Brown sank a trey
at the final buzzer to KO a late Pearl River go-ahead rally to give the visiting Bulldogs 
a 63-62 MACJC South Division victory here Monday in M.R. White Coliseum...more
Monday, January 12, 2004
PRCC opens new year with Delgado split
Lady 'Cats fall 68-53, Wildcats win 83-65
NEW ORLEANS   Pearl River Community College split with Delgado here
Saturday in its return to the hardcourt following the Christmas holiday break...more
Friday, January 9, 2004
State Board for Community and Junior Colleges
And IHL Sponsor ‘Creating Futures Through Technology Conference’
JACKSON - Faculty, administrators and IT professionals will
soon have an opportunity to explore the application of information
technology in higher education institutions and discover how new media
can be integrated into the teaching and learning process at the
‘Creating Futures Through Technology Conference and Trade Show 2004,’
sponsored by the State Board for Community and Junior
Colleges (SBCJC) and the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning
(IHL)...more
Wednesday, January 7, 2004
Pearl River Community College President's List
POPLARVILLE-Pearl River Community College has released its President's
List for the 2003 Fall Semester.  Students making the President's list
achieved a 4.0 grade point average...more
Wednesday, January 7, 2004
Pearl River Community College Dean's List
POPLARVILLE-Pearl River Community College has released its Dean's List
for the 2003 Fall Semester.  Students making the Dean's list achieved a
3.4 GPA or higher...more
Monday, January 5, 2004
Defending Region XXII champ
Lady Wildcats 5-5, 1-1 at break
Production of new, inexperienced faces "about as expected," says Walley
POPLARVILLE   A year ago, Ed Walley's Pearl River Community College
Lady Wildcats headed into their Christmas holiday break with an impressive 8-2
overall record, while splitting two MACJC South Division battles for a 1-1 league
mark...more
Monday, January 5, 2004
Defending MACJC champ
Wildcats 7-3, 2-0 at break
PRCC's Mathis hopes team will pick up where it left off in New Year
POPLARVILLE   Pearl River Community College head men's basketball coach
Richard Mathis says his defending MACJC state champion Wildcats are on line for
another run at the title, yet he refuses to make any brash predictions...more