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Friday, December 18, 2009
PRCC televises Christmas concert

POPLARVILLE - Christmas at the River, a 30-minute holiday concert featuring Pearl River Community College’s Department of Fine Arts and Communication, will be broadcast throughout South Mississippi during the holiday season...more

Friday, December 18, 2009
PRCC gets federal aid for technology

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College will receive $200,000 in federal funding to upgrade instructional technology and the required infrastructure to support it...more

Friday, December 18, 2009
Registration dates set for Spring 2010 at PRCC

POPLARVILLE - Registration for new students attending Pearl River Community College on all campuses during the 2010 spring semester will begin right after the first of the year...more

Friday, December 18, 2009
Father, son enroll together at PRCC

POPLARVILLE - A son frequently attends his father’s alma mater and, every once in a while, a father follows in the son’s footsteps...more

Friday, December 18, 2009
Nolen to headline PRCC Women’s Health Symposium

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College will host the fourth annual Women’s Health Symposium next month with a variety of health screenings, informational sessions and an appearance by an Alabama humorist...more

Friday, December 18, 2009
Mathis hopes Wildcats can dig out of South Division hole
PRCC men hit midway point of season 0-2 in division

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Wildcat head basketball coach Richard Mathis says his 2009-2010 squad have dug itself a hole at the mid point of the season...more

Friday, December 18, 2009
Lady Wildcats were hitting stride at mid-point of season
PRCC women even at 6-6, 1-1

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Lady Wildcat basketball head coach Toby Bush says his 2009-2010 unit was hitting its stride when the first half of its season ended Dec. 7 with a 77-65 MACJC South Division victory over Hinds...more

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Wildcats’ Ratliff NJCAA first-team All-American
Thirteen other MACJC gridiron standouts garner 2009 post-season national honors

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College’s record-setting wide receiver Desmond Ratliff has been named to the NJCAA’s first-team All-American listing for the 2009 season...more

Monday, December 14, 2009

River smacks Loyola JV 60-49
Wildcats take 11-point victory Saturday in Big Easy

NEW ORLEANS, La. — The Pearl River’s men’s basketball team’s visit to the Big Easy was a successful one here Saturday, as the Wildcats took a 60-49 victory over the Loyola junior varsity...more

Monday, December 14, 2009

PRCC program gives nurses jump start to jobs

HATTIESBURG - Three students took the Practical Nurses Pledge Friday at Pearl River Community College’s Forrest County Center, finishing a pilot program that gives them a head start on their careers...more

Monday, December 14, 2009

Economic downturn fans enrollment increase

A national publication ranks Pearl River Community College among the fastest-growing two-year schools in the country...more

Monday, December 14, 2009

Amy Townsend returns to PRCC as Title III coordinator

Dr. Amy Townsend is excited about returning to work at Pearl River Community College...more

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Make-A-Wish pays PRCC student’s tuition

POPLARVILLE - At first glance, Kirk Lee appears no different than most other 19-year-old college freshman...more

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

River splits with Hinds
Lady Wildcats 77-65 winners, Wildcats 85-81 overtime losers in MACJC South Division basketball twin bill

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College split with Hinds CC here Monday in MACJC South Division basketball action...more

Friday, December 4, 2009

Jones sweeps ‘Cat Fight I
Lady Wildcats fall to Lady Bobcats 69-56; Wildcats take hard-fought 86-83 defeat at hands of Bobcats

ELLISVILLE — Pearl River Community College was swept by Jones County Junior College in ‘Cat Fight I here Thursday in MACJC South Division basketball openers for both schools...more

Thursday, December 3, 2009

PRCC band to march in Christmas parades

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College will be represented in four area Christmas parades by the Spirit of the River marching band, the color guard and the String of Pearls dance troupe...more

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Pearl River splits with Baton Rouge
Lady Wildcats fall to Lady Bears for third straight time; ’Cats take 62-57 win behind Crawford’s double-double

POPLARVILLE — Pearl River Community College split with Baton Rouge CC here Monday in Shivers Gymnasium with the Lady Wildcats falling to the Lady Bears for a third time this season with a 82-57 setback, while the Wildcats took a 62-57 come-from-behind victory behind freshman Phillip Crawford’s double-double...more