Posts Tagged ‘Pearl River Community College’

PRCC named one of 50 best community colleges in America

POPLARVILLE – A higher education-career website has ranked Pearl River Community College the 28th best community college in the country. TheBestSchools.org selected the 50 best community colleges in the U.S. based on a comparison of several studies and ratings of community colleges as well as the college’s reputation and review of a large number of […] [...]

Six enter PRCC Hall of Fame

by MBJ Staff Published: April 26,2013

Tags: education, L.D. Brinkman, Pearl River Community College

Pearl River Community College has inducted six outstanding alumni into the Lifetime Achievement Hall of Fame. The PRCC honorees are: entrepreneur L.D. “Brink” Brinkman of Kerrville, Texas; retired bank officer Verlene Cole of Oak Grove; former Mississippi Insurance Commissioner George Dale of Clinton; retired petroleum geologist Floyd Furr of Picayune; businessman Mickey Hudson of Ellisville; and, […] [...]

PRCC honors two supporters

by MBJ Staff Published: October 29,2012

Tags: Herb Frierson, Herbert Ray Nobles, Pearl River Community College

The Pearl River Community College 2012 Distinguished Service Awards is going to Herbert Ray Nobles, a retired educator. Nobles, of Petal and South Mississippi Electric Power Association, retired as superintendent of the Petal school district in 1987, and has served as the Forrest County representative on the PRCC board of trustees since 1994. Nobles grew […] [...]

Smith continues career

by MBJ Staff Published: August 6,2012

Tags: Forrest County Center, Pearl River Community College, Tracy Smith

Tracy Smith continues her 20 years with Pearl River Community College with a promotion to director of college libraries. In her new job, she is in charge of the Garvin H. Johnston Library on the Poplarville campus as well as the libraries at Forrest County Center in Hattiesburg and the Hancock Center in Waveland. She succeeds […] [...]

Smith continues career

by MBJ Staff Published: August 5,2012

Tags: Forrest County Center, Pearl River Community College, Tracy Smith

Tracy Smith’s association with Pearl River Community College began when she was a student. She now continues her 20 years with PRCC with a promotion to director of college libraries. In her new job, she is in charge of the Garvin H. Johnston Library on the Poplarville campus as well as the libraries at Forrest […] [...]

Faculty, staff honored

Pearl River Community College recently honored faculty and staff. Retirees recognized included: Dr. Stanley Hill, director of the dental hygiene program at the Forrest County Center; nursing instructor Elaine Kersh; athletic director and head basketball coach Richard Mathis; custodian Helen Jarvis; printer Kenny Russell; and, Frances P. “Pat” Hartfield. Dr. Cecil Burt, vice president for […] [...]

Pearl River Community College honor alumni

Pearl River Community College has inducted the first honorees into the PRCC Lifetime Achievement Hall of Fame. Sidney Malone of Hattiesburg, Dr. Thomas J. Malone of LaGrange, Ga., Jim McQueen of Hattiesburg, the late Henry Thomas of Hattiesburg and Jean Baughman Wessel of Huntsville, Ala., were honored. Sidney Malone attended Pearl River in 1962-64 and […] [...]

PRCC welcomes new board

by MBJ Staff Published: December 22,2011

Tags: Alan Lumpkin, Brian Freeman, Craig Robbins, Pearl River Community College, Teresa Stafford

Four new members have joined the Pearl River Community College board of trustees. They are superintendents Brian Freeman of Forrest County, Alan Lumpkin of Pearl River County, Craig Robbins of Marion County and public school teacher Teresa Stafford. Freeman, Lumpkin and Robbins serve on the board as part of their duties as elected county school […] [...]

PRCC board news

by MBJ Staff Published: October 23,2011

Tags: Don Welsh, Pearl River Community College

Pearl River Community College’s Board of Trustees welcomes Don Welsh of the Ceasar community, a PRCC graduate and longtime employee of the college. He succeeds Barry Harper. Welsh attended PRCC from 1964-66. He earned three degrees from the University of Southern Mississippi – a BS, MS and specialist in education. He worked for 38 years […] [...]

PRCC promotes Rawls

by MBJ Staff Published: August 21,2011

Tags: Casey Rawls, Pearl River Community College

Casey Rawls has been named director of recruitment and orientation at Pearl River Community College. Rawls came to PRCC in January 2010 as Title III administrative assistant. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Mississippi and a master’s degree in mass communication with a public relations emphasis from the University of […] [...]

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