Home » Tag Archives: Pearl River Community College (page 2)

Tag Archives: Pearl River Community College

Six enter PRCC Hall of Fame

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, retired FDIC executive Louis A. ...

Read More »

PRCC honors two supporters

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 up in the Midway community ...

Read More »

Smith continues career

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 Jeanne Dyar, who retired last ...

Read More »

Smith continues career

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 County Center in Hattiesburg and ...

Read More »

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 Forrest County Operations, was recognized ...

Read More »

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 played on the Wildcat football ...

Read More »

PRCC welcomes new board

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 superintendents. Stafford was appointed to ...

Read More »

PRCC board news

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 at PRCC, retiring last June ...

Read More »

PRCC promotes Rawls

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 Southern Mississippi. Rawls became acquainted ...

Read More »

PRCC taps Barnes

Raymunda Barnes has been named director of Pearl River Community College’s Hancock Center. The Sun Herald reports Barnes, who has been lead instructor at the center for four years, will begin his new job July 1. Barnes received his bachelor’s degree in history from Alcorn State University. He received a master’s in education from William Carey University and is studying ...

Read More »