January, 2011 Archives
Monday, Jan 31, 2011
Legislators meet with PRCC students, faculty

Folks at Pearl River Community College heard a little good news Monday - they'll probably get through the school year without losing any more funding.Eighteen consecutive months of falling tax revenue meant most state agencies, including community college ...more

Monday, Jan 31, 2011
PRCC speaker says to laugh long and often

POPLARVILLE - Women need laughter and tears to maintain an emotional balance and cope with the changes life brings, the keynote speaker told more than 300 people Saturday at Pearl River Community College for the Women's Health Symposium.Sally Baskey of Ar ...more

Friday, Jan 28, 2011
PRCC hosts Mississippi Showchoir Contest in Hub City

More than 30 middle and high school showchoirs will be in Hattiesburg Friday and Saturday, Feb. 4 and 5, for the Mississippi Showchoir contest.Sponsored by Pearl River Community College, the contest will be held at William Carey University.Judges will be ...more

Friday, Jan 28, 2011
DuPree to speak at PRCC Black History program

Hattiesburg Mayor Johnny DuPree will be the keynote speaker for the Black History Month Observance at the Forrest County Center of Pearl River Community College.The program will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 3, in the multi-purpose room in Building 5 on ...more

Tuesday, Jan 25, 2011
Pearl River sweeps East Central
Ninth-ranked Wildcats win 77-66; Lady 'Cats 66-58 winners

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College's men's and women's basketball squads swept East Central in MACJC South Division action here Monday in Shivers Gymnasium.The ninth-ranked Wildcats, the reigning state champions, took a 77-66 victory over the vi ...more

Tuesday, Jan 25, 2011
PRCC nursing graduates do well on licensing exams

POPLARVILLE - Nursing students at Pearl River Community College did extremely well on state licensing examinations following their graduation in 2010.The PRCC practical nursing class on the Poplarville campus scored a 100 percent passing rate, said Peggy ...more

Monday, Jan 24, 2011
PRCC's HEADWAE student overwhelmed by honor

Tears threaten to spill from Cabrini Smith's brown eyes as she talks about being named Pearl River Community College's 2011 HEADWAE honoree. ...more

Friday, Jan 21, 2011
River splits at Perk
Ninth-ranked Wildcats fall 82-77 for first South Division setback; Lady Wildcats squeak past Lady Bulldogs 62-60

PERKINSTON - Pearl River Community College's men's and women's basketball squads split in MACJC South Division action here Thursday against Mississippi Gulf Coast. ...more

Wednesday, Jan 19, 2011
Spring enrollment at PRCC up 2.5% over last year

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College's spring semester enrollment for 2011 has reached its highest point ever. ...more

Wednesday, Jan 19, 2011
River splits at Jones
Ninth-ranked Wildcats pull off 62-60 division win via Emil Jones' basket in final seconds; Lady 'Cats fall 72-61

ELLISVILLE - Emil Jones' two-point basket with one second remaining propelled Pearl River's ninth-ranked Wildcats to a heart-stopping 62-60 MACJC South Division basketball victory over arch-rival Jones County here Tuesday. ...more

Friday, Jan 14, 2011
PRCC receives $350,000 from Asbury Foundation

POPLARVILLE - The Asbury Foundation of Hattiesburg recently gave $350,000 to Pearl River Community College for scholarships and dental hygiene equipment. ...more

Friday, Jan 14, 2011
River sweeps Hinds
Ninth-ranked Wildcats 73-63 winners; Lady Wildcats sparkle in 72-60 victory

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College swept Hinds in men's and women's MACJC South Division basketball action here Thursday in Shivers Gymnasium. ...more

Wednesday, Jan 12, 2011
PRCC releases fall semester Dean's List

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College has released the Dean's List for the fall 2010 semester. ...more

Wednesday, Jan 12, 2011
PRCC President's List scholars named

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College has released its President's List for the fall 2010 semester. ...more

Wednesday, Jan 12, 2011
Nationally-ranked River bounces back into win column with 78-60 division victory at Southwest
Wildcats entered game off first loss of season; Lady Wildcats suffer 83-71 setback to Lady Bears

SUMMIT - Pearl River's nationally-ranked Wildcat basketball squad bounced back into the win column here Monday with a convincing 78-60 MACJC South Division victory over host Southwest Mississippi. ...more

Monday, Jan 10, 2011
Exercise gives PRCC EMT students preview of what's ahead

Emergency medical technician students at Pearl River Community College got an up-close look Saturday at extrication and treatment of traffic accident victims. ...more

Friday, Jan 07, 2011
PRCC Women's Health Symposium set for Jan. 29

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College will host the fifth annual Women's Health Symposium on Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011, in Crosby and Seal halls on the Poplarville campus. Cost is $20 and includes a continental breakfast and luncheon. ...more

Friday, Jan 07, 2011
Delta sweeps River
Host Trojans halt fifth-ranked Wildcats win streak at 11 with 59-53 victory in Moorhead; Lady 'Cats fall 59-52

MOORHEAD - Pearl River's fifth-ranked men's basketball squad saw its unblemished record come to a halt here Thursday, as MACJC non-division rival Mississippi Delta handed the Wildcats a stunning 59-53 setback ...more

Friday, Jan 07, 2011
PRCC to train workers for solar panel plant

With the help of Pearl River Community College, a California-based solar panel manufacturer will hire hundreds of employees for a new plant in Hattiesburg ...more

Wednesday, Jan 05, 2011
River moves up to No. 5 in NJCAA Division I poll
Reigning MACJC champ Wildcats boast highest ranking in school history with perfect 11-0 mark thus far into 2010-11 hoops season

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College's Wildcats have moved up to No. 5 in the NJCAA's Jan. 4 regular-season Division I basketball poll, marking the highest ranking in school history. ...more

Tuesday, Jan 04, 2011
River splits at Delgado
Eighth-ranked Wildcats remain perfect with 83-72 victory; Lady Dolphins second-half rally defeats Lady 'Cats 55-45

NEW ORLEANS, La. - Pearl River Community College rang in the new year with split with Delgado (La.) CC in NJCAA women's and men's basketball action here Monday ...more

Monday, Jan 03, 2011
PRCC's Jones signs with Troy basketball

POPLARVILLE - Pearl River Community College sophomore basketball standout Emil Jones has signed on to play for head coach Don Maestri's Troy University Trojans next season. ...more

Monday, Jan 03, 2011
Eighth-ranked, undefeated Pearl River tips off second half of season Monday against Delgado in New Orleans
Richard Mathis' reigning MACJC state champ Wildcats boast incredible 27-1 record during 2010 calendar year

POPLARVILLE - A year ago, the Pearl River Community College Wildcats were prepping for the second half of their basketball season with a lackluster 6-4 overall mark that included back-to-back losses that opened their MACJC South Division schedule ...more

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