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Wednesday, February 7, 2008
Byrd moves from PRCC soccer field to alumni association

POPLARVILLE - Jack Byrd of Picayune has turned in his soccer gear to become coordinator of alumni services at Pearl River Community College...more

Wednesday, February 7, 2008
River sweeps Perk
Lady Wildcats take hard-fought 64-59 victory; ’Cats survive Bulldog comeback to win 80-78

PERKINSTON — Pearl River Community College’s women’s and men’s basketball squads picked up a pair of big MACJC South Division victories here Monday with a sweep of arch-rival Mississippi Gulf Coast...more

Wednesday, February 6, 2008
Sixteen PRCC football standouts sign senior college pacts

POPLARVILLE — Sixteen Pearl River Community College football standouts have signed on with senior colleges for the 2008 season...more

Wednesday, February 6, 2008
PRCC dental hygiene students check kids’ teeth

HATTIESBURG - Pearl River Community College dental hygiene students got a chance to hone their skills and make friends with about 80 youngsters from the Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club...more

Wednesday, January 31, 2008
PRCC offering AutoCAD classes

HATTIESBURG - Workforce Education at Pearl River Community College will be offering beginning, intermediate and advanced AutoCAD classes, beginning Saturday, Feb. 9, at the Lowery Woodall Advanced Technology Center...more

Wednesday, January 30, 2008
PRCC gets $50,000 grant to expand health project

POPLARVILLE - More than 20,000 public school students in Pearl River and Hancock counties will have a new way to learn about healthy lifestyles, thanks to a $50,000 grant to Pearl River Community College...more

Wednesday, January 30, 2008
Pearl River splits with East Central
Nationally-ranked Lady Warriors smack Lady Wildcats 63-53; Wildcats survive Warriors’ second-half rally to take 70-67 win

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College’s women’s and men’s basketball teams split with East Central in MACJC South Division basketball action here Monday...more

Friday, January 25, 2008
Pearl River sweeps Jones in round one of ‘Cat Fight
Lady Wildcats smack Lady Bobcats 85-78; Wildcats take 73-64 division victory in OT

ELLISVILLE — Pearl River Community College’s women’s and men’s basketball squads swept arch-rival Jones County in round No. 1 of 2007-2008's pair of MACJC South Division ’Cat Fights here Monday...more

Friday, January 18, 2008
River swept at Meridian
Wildcat squads lose MACJC South Division battles

MERIDIAN — Pearl River Community College’s women’s and men’s basketball squads were swept by Meridian in MACJC South Division action here Monday with the Lady Wildcats falling 86-69 and the Wildcats 68-63...more

Friday, January 18, 2008
River sweeps Hinds
Wildcat squads overcome halftime deficits to pick up MACJC South Division victories

UTICA — Pearl River Community College’s women’s and men’s basketball squads overcame halftime deficits here Thursday to pick up a pair of MACJC South Division victories over rival Hinds...more

Thursday, January 17, 2008
PRCC offering computer skills training

HATTIESBURG - Pearl River Community College is offering several computer skills training classes, starting next month at the Lowery Woodall Advanced Technology Center in the Hattiesburg Industrial Park...more

Thursday, January 17, 2008
Spring enrollment at PRCC up slightly over last year
Forrest County Center also shows increase

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College’s spring semester enrollment for 2008 is up slightly over a year ago...more

Thursday, January 17, 2008
Stennis contractor funds two PRCC scholarships

POPLARVILLE - Jacobs Technology officials hope a new scholarship program they have created at Pearl River Community College will help educate future employees...more

Wednesday, January 16, 2008
River sweeps Southwest
Lady Wildcats hand Lady Bears first South Division loss; Wildcats pull out last-second 59-56 victory at foul line

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College picked up a pair impressive basketball victories here Monday as the Wildcats pulled out a last-second 59-56 MACJC South Division squeaker over Southwest Mississippi, while Lady Wildcats handed the Lady Bears their first league loss 76-63...more

Wednesday, January 16, 2008
PRCC Women’s Health Symposium offers screenings, speakers

POPLARVILLE - More than 200 women are expected to attend the second annual Pearl River Community College Women’s Health Symposium on Jan. 26 on the PRCC Poplarville campus...more

Wednesday, January 16, 2008
PRCC, OSHA sign training agreement

HATTIESBURG – Officials with Pearl River Community College and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration set a new precedent today with the signing of a partnership agreement...more

Friday, January 11, 2008
River sweeps Perk for BIG South Division wins
’Cats 69-62 winners; Lady ’Cats clobber Lady ’Dogs 84-64

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College got back on the winning track with a pair of huge MACJC South Division basketball victories here Thursday as the Wildcats trimmed arch-rival Mississippi Gulf Coast 69-62 and the Lady ’Cats clobbered the visiting Lady Bulldogs 84-64...more

Friday, January 11, 2008
PRCC accepts grant from Asbury Foundation

HATTIESBURG - A grant from Asbury Foundation to Pearl River Community College will allow radiographic technology students to receive the latest state-of-the-art training...more

Wednesday, January 9, 2008
River swept in division openers
Lady Wildcats fall 60-49, Wildcats lose 52-46 at Copiah-Lincoln

WESSON — Pearl River Community College opened its women’s and men’s MACJC South Division basketball schedules on dismal notes here Monday with losses to Copiah-Lincoln...more

Wednesday, January 9, 2008
PRCC Dental Hygiene clinic open for new patients

HATTIESBURG - The Pearl River Community College Dental Hygiene program at the Forrest County Center is now accepting new patients for the 2008 Spring Semester...more

Monday, January 7, 2008
Pearl River Community College President’s list

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College has released its President’s list for the 2007 Fall Semester. Students making the President’s list achieved a 4.0 grade-point-average. Students making the President’s list...more

Monday, January 7, 2008
Pearl River Community College Dean’s list

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College has released its Dean’s list for the 2007 Fall Semester. Students making the Dean’s list achieved a 3.4 GPA or higher. Students making the Dean’s list:..more

Monday, January 7, 2008
PRCC offering computer skills training

WAVELAND - Pearl River Community College is offering several computer skills training classes, starting this month at the Hancock Center on U.S. Highway 90...more

Friday, January4, 2008
Pearl River kicks off division slates Monday
Wildcats, Lady ’Cats eye nitty-gritty of hoops season

POPLARVILLE — It’s getting down to the nitty-gritty for Pearl River Community College women’s and men’s basketball, as the two teams kick off their MACJC South Division schedules Monday with a road trip to perennial powerhouse Copiah-Lincoln in Wesson...more

Friday, January4, 2008
River sweeps Delta
Lady ’Cats take 25-point victory, ’Cats avenge earlier road loss to Trojans with 69-60 win

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College rang in the new year in resounding fashion here Thursday, handing MACJC non-division rival Mississippi Delta a pair of convincing basketball losses...more

Wednesday, January 2, 2008
Registration dates set for Spring 2008 at PRCC

POPLARVILLE - Orientation and registration for new students attending Pearl River Community College on the Poplarville campus during the 2008 spring semester will be held Jan. 7-8...more