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Wednesday, May 31, 2006
PRCC'S ADN program graduates 37

POPLARVILLE ­ Thirty-seven graduates from Pearl River Community College's Associate Degree Nursing Program gathered at the James Lynn Cartlidge Forrest County Multi Purpose Center Extension Office this May wearing their white uniforms for the first time as graduate nurses. The graduating students participated in a traditional nametag pinning ceremony, lighted their Nightingale Lamps, and recited the Nightingale Nursing Pledge...more
Wednesday, May 31, 2006
PRCC Physical Therapist Assistant program graduates 15
HATTIESBURG - Pearl River Community College’s Physical Therapist Assistant program recently pinned 14 graduates in a ceremony in the Lowery Woodall Advanced Technology Center. PRCC Program Director is Patti Crowson. The students included: Tiffany Thames of Laurel, Courtney Williams of Laurel, Kristin Sharpe of Petal, Lydia McAnally of Burnsville, Melissa Dunnam of Tylertown, and Katherine Murphy of Diamondhead, Tamekia Sutton of Hattiesburg, Tracy Thurmond of Hattiesburg, Mia Luter of Columbia, Tammie Simmons of Purvis, Mickey Goff of Liberty, Mallory Boozer of Hattiesburg, Danae Wise of Picayune, Instructor Karinna Lee and Crowson.
Wednesday, May 31, 2006
Pearl River Community College President’s list
POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College has released its President’s list for the 2006 Spring...more
Wednesday, May 31, 2006
Pearl River Community College Dean’s list
POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College has released its Dean’s lists for the 2006 Spring Semester. Students making the Dean’s list achieved a 3.4 GPA or higher...more


Tuesday, May 30, 2006
Four students honored as top scholars at PRCC

POPLARVILLE - Four Pearl River Community College students were recently selected to the  2006 All-Mississippi Academic Team...more
Tuesday, May 30, 2006
PRCC Awards Day program held in Hattiesburg
Pearl River Community College’s Forrest County Center held its annual Awards Day program recently on the Hattiesburg campus...more
Thursday, May 25, 2006
Pearl River Community College Museum  to Participate In Heritage Preservation's Conservation Assesment Program
POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College has been chosen to participate in the 2006 Conservation Assessment Program (CAP) by Heritage Preservation...more
Thursday, May 25, 2006
PRCC Dental Hygiene program graduates 15
HATTIESBURG - Pearl River Community College’s Dental Hygiene program recently pinned 15 graduates in a ceremony in the Lowery Woodall Advanced Technology Center. PRCC Program Director is Dr. Stan Hill. The program is accredited by the American Dental Association. The students included: Jennifer Self of Saucier, Wendy Monroe of Biloxi, Elisha Prisk of Columbia, Emily Lochner of Biloxi, Norma Allen of Long Beach, Cristal Bean of Bay St. Louis and Ashlie Smith of Picayune. Standing - Instructors Michelle Giles and Donna Lunn, Christa Ellzey of Ellisville, Angie Horton of Moss Point, Jaclyn Goar of Hattiesburg, Cynthia Latham of Carriere, Andrea Dedeaux of Pass Christian, Stacy Mathews of Petal, Katie Bringedahl of Gulfport, Carol Leigh Dossett of McNeill, and Dr. Hill.
Thursday, May 25, 2006
PRCC Medical Radiography program graduates 18
HATTIESBURG - Pearl River Community College’s Medical Radiogrpahy program recently pinned 18 graduates in a ceremony in the Lowery Woodall Advanced Technology Center. PRCC Program Director is David Armstrong. The students included: Erika McFarland of Petal, Candace Lee of Wiggins, Sabrina Ward of Foxworth, Kristin Thornhill of Hattiesburg, Angela Faia of Picayune, Maryann Sanford of Purvis, Caryn Morgan of Carriere, Fran Keeton of Petal, and Loretta Deakle of Beaumont. Standing - James Miller of Hattiesburg, Bonnie Smith of Sumrall, Lori Smith of Poplarville, Melanie Yasso of Picayune, Kayla Shaw of Ellisville, Mike Clark of Hattiesburg, Clint Lambert of Southaven, Rebecca Stewart of Magee, Samantha Byrd of Richton, Clinical Coordinator Hope Husband and Armstrong.
Thursday, May 25, 2006
PRCC Occupational Therapy Assistant program graduates 13
HATTIESBURG - Pearl River Community College’s Occupational Therapy Assistant program recently pinned 13 graduates in a ceremony in the Lowery Woodall Advanced Technology Center. PRCC Program Director is Tim Pulver. The students included: Chad Atkins of Purvis, Victoria Moffett of Collins, Daniel Thompson of Bassfield, Lacie Speed of Ellisville, Tamara Greer of McComb, Leigh Pearson of Columbia, and Tamekia Pigford of Hattiesburg, Instructor Diane Stringer, Ashley Parker of Purvis, Tabitha Foreman of Hattiesburg, Amber Byrd of Hattiesburg, Crystal Crawford of Columbia, Amy Morgan of Petal, Jan Wilson of Petal, and Pulver.
Friday, May 19, 2006
Longo tells PRCC graduates to meet challenges ahead
HATTIESBURG - Tommy Longo’s message Thursday to graduates of Pearl River Community College was, “You have met the challenge. It was a difficult decision for many of you to come back to school after Hurricane Katrina. But you made the sacrifice.”...more
Friday, May 19, 2006
PRCC sponsoring free welding classes
HANCOCK COUNTY - Pearl River Community College is offering an Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) class, starting Tuesday, May 30 at the Hancock County Vo-Tech Center at Stennis International Airport...more
Friday, May 19, 2006
PRCC offering EMT classes in fall
HATTIESBURG - Pearl River Community College will be offering Emergency Medical Technician basic classes later this year at the Woodall Advanced Technology Center in Hattiesburg, the main PRCC campus in Poplarville and in Hancock County...more
Friday, May 19, 2006
Space Day at PRCC a resounding success
POPLARVILLE - Space Day at Pearl River Community College held earler this month was a resounding success with more than 250 high school students in attendance...more
Tuesday, May 16, 2006
PRCC’s Hogue, Moreaux ink baseball pacts with Southeastern Louisiana
Wildcat standouts to re-join former Pearl River mentor Artigues
POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College baseball standouts Grant Hogue and J.P. Moreaux have signed national letters of intent with the Southeastern Louisiana Lions for the 2006-2007 school year...more
Tuesday, May 16, 2006
PRCC baseball camps set for June
POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College will host three baseball camps in Wildcat Stadium during June...more
Monday, May 15, 2006
PRCC Brick, Block and Stonemasonry program supplies post-Katrina masons
POPLARVILLE— Masonry is a part of our past that is preserved in the many great wonders around the world and part of the present we admire in the constructions found today in the United States. Masonry promises to be an enduring and rewarding profession far into the future, so Pearl River Community College masonry students feel that they are choosing an excellent trade...more
Monday, May 15, 2006
New equipment for PRCC computer students
POPLARVILLE— Pearl River Community College Computer Information Systems Technology students, who are preparing for careers in computer networking and computer programming, learn that they have a responsibility to support their employers, but they also learn that they have a second job. They must continually keep current on the constant flow of new technology entering the workforce. Luckily, students at PRCC are learning how to do their jobs on some of the latest equipment available, thanks to a Carl Perkins Federal grant...more
PRCC students learn to use 3D printer
POPLARVILLE ­Drafting and Design Technology students at Pearl River Community College consider pencils and paper ancient relics, especially now that they are using PRCC’s new 3D Modeling Rapid Prototyping Printer (RP)...more
Monday, May 15, 2006
PRCC creative writers win
POPLARVILLE— Competing against community colleges from across the state, Pearl River Community College students recently won first place in four categories, a second place, four honorable mentions, and best cover design at the Mississippi Community College Creative Writing contest. The school also won second place for the school's literary magazine, “Magic River.”...more
Monday, May 15, 2006
Fundraiser for Brother's Keeper
POPLARVILLE ­ Students in the Leadership Honors Forum class at Pearl River Community College were recently up to their elbows in catfish and cornmeal at the Poplarville campus...more
Monday, May 15, 2006
PRCC offering Intro to ArcGIS 1 training
HATTIESBURG - Pearl River Community College’s Lowery A. Woodall Advanced Technology Center will be offering classes in Intro to ArcGIS 1, Version 9.1 on June 19-20 at the Woodall Center in the Hattiesburg-Forrest County Industrial Park...more
Monday, May 8, 2006
Wildcats recognized with awards at recent football banquet
POPLARVILLE — Members Pearl River Community College’s MACJC state championship football squad were presented with awards at its recent awards banquet held in the Olivia Bender Cafeteria...more
Monday, May 8, 2006
PRCC summer registration dates are set
Registration for students attending Pearl River Community College during the 2006 summer semester will be held on both the Hattiesburg and Poplarville campuses...more
Monday, May 8, 2006
Wildcat tennis team makes strong showing in finale
POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College’s Wildcat tennis team made a good showing at the MACJC Region XXIII Men's Tennis Tournament played recently in Meridian...more
Monday, May 8, 2006
PRCC Wildcat Soccer Camp set May 31 through June 2
POPLARVILLE — The 2006 Pearl River Community College Wildcat Soccer Camp is set for May 31 through June 2 here at the school’s soccer complex, according to camp coordinator and PRCC head coach Patrick Hayes...more
Monday, May 8, 2006
PRCC Alumni Golf Tournament June 10
POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College’s Forrest-Lamar County Alumni Association is sponsoring a fund-raising golf tournament Saturday, June 10, at Pine Creek Golf Club in Purvis...more
Monday, May 8, 2006
PRCC graduation set May 18; Longo speaker
POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College’s 96th commencement exercise is set for Thursday, May 18, at the James Lynn Cartlidge Forrest County Multi Purpose Center in Hattiesburg...more
Friday, May 5, 2006
Annual PRCC Awards Day program held
POPLARVILLE ­ Jaclyn “Jackie” Magee of Poplarville was recognized four times during Pearl River Community College's annual Awards Day program held recently in the Olivia Bender Cafeteria on the Poplarville campus...more
Monday, May 1, 2006
PRCC wraps season with sweep over JCJC
Injury-plagued Wildcats end 2006 with 11-1, 14-6 wins in ’Cat Fight II
ELLISVILLE — Pearl River’s Wildcats ended its 2006 season of “high hopes” on a very positive note here Saturday, sweeping MACJC South Division rival Jones County 11-1 and 14-6 to wrap up at 38-12 overall and 9-7 in division play...more