Pearl River Community College News
Browse past news stories for Pearl River Community College in Poplarville, MS.
- Kevin Costner to perform at Pearl River Community College - Picayune Item
Kevin Costner and Modern West, a country rock band, are set to perform at the Ethel Holden Brownstone Center for the Arts at Pearl River Community college on Aug. 26, acco ...
- Michael Avalon is new head baseball coach at Pearl River Community College - gulflive.com
The Pearl River Community College baseball team, including several former local prep products, will have a new head baseball coach next season. The school in Poplarville recently named Michael Avalon as the new Wi ...
- Hurley native Jeff Long is new Athletics Director at Pearl River Community College - gulflive.com
After one season with the Wildcats, he went to Gulf Coast for a year as a baseball assistant, but returned to PRCC in 2010. Long replaces Jason Francis, who has accepted another position a ...
- Tuition goes up at Pearl River Community College - WAPT Jackson
PRCC President Dr. William Lewis, in a statement Wednesday, said the modest increase will help ensure a balanced budget. He also noted that community college remains ...
- Six Pascagoula products could play key roles at Pearl River Community College this fall - gulflive.com
As many as a half-dozen Pascagoula High products could play important roles on the gridiron for Pearl River Community College next season. The Wildcats recently wrapped up their fi ...
The Online Education Initiative will greatly expand course offerings for community college students, while making the transfer process between institutions much more smooth. The Initiative has its critics, however, who decry the loss of local control over education.
A recent study reveals that job applicants with a credential or associate’s degree from a community college have slightly better chances of getting a job interview than students who attend a for-profit college or university. Since community colleges are much more budget friendly than for-profit institutions and have much better job placement results, community colleges are a much better option for employment-minded students.
After City College of San Francisco loses its accreditation, other community colleges in the state are facing warnings, sanctions and possible loss of accreditation as well.