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Dr. Raymunda Barnes of PRCC completes American Association of Community Colleges John E. Roueche Future Presidents Institute

Pearl River Community College (PRCC) Assistant Vice President Raymunda Barnes, Ed.D., has successfully completed the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) John E. Roueche Future Presidents Institute in Washington, D.C.  His participation provided an opportunity to network with colleagues from all regions of the country on topics relating to institutional leadership, student success, advocacy, governance, and legislation, while honing leadership skills and engaging in a dialogue with experienced community college leaders. 

PRCC hosts new evening application event at Hancock Campus

Pearl River Community College recruiters will be on hand at the Hancock Campus at the end of the month to help future Wildcats take their first step into college.  This event is open to anyone wanting to become a student at PRCC. 

Pearl River advertises bids for Aviation and Aerospace Workforce Academy Hangar

POPLARVILLE, Miss. – Pearl River Community College’s Aviation and Aerospace Workforce Academy Hangar is one step closer to coming to life as the construction for the state-of-the-art facility is going out to bid. The process opens Wednesday and will close at 10 a.m., Friday, Sept. 17, 2021. 

PRCC, Hancock County officials announce historic tuition agreement

PRCC County Tuition Assistance Program Press Conference attendees left to right: HCPHC CEO Mr. Bill Cotter, Vice President PRCC Hancock Campus Dr. Jennifer Seal, HCPHC Commissioner Mr. Bob Swanson, Hancock County Board of Supervisor President Mr. Scotty Adam, PRCC President Dr. Adam Breerwood, HCPHC President Mr. Derek Necaise, Hancock County Supervisor Mr. Kodie Koenenn, Assistant Vice President PRCC Hancock Campus Dr. Raymunda Barnes, and PRCC Board Member Mr. Frank Ladner. 

Pearl River offers childcare grant for new and returning students

Pearl River Community College is excited to announce the second year of participating in the Child Cares Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS) federal grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The CCAMPIS grant will assist qualifying students who are also parents of young children with the cost of daycare. Grants funds may be used for both off-campus state-certified daycare centers and the PRCC Child Development Lab School.

Pearl River adds unique autonomous coastal mapping course

To help fill the demand for coastal mapping technicians, Pearl River Community College has signed a five-year Collaborative Applications Research Agreement with the National Oceans and Applications Research Center. The collaboration, which started in June, will prepare PRCC students for employment in autonomous coastal mapping and monitoring fields.

Pearl River Community College receives $1.9 million in Gulf Coast Restoration Funds for Aerospace Academy

Pearl River Community College is one step closer to offering more groundbreaking training and educational opportunities in Hancock County through the recent appropriation of $1.9 million in Gulf Coast Restoration Funds for the institution’s Hancock Aviation Aerospace Workforce Academy.

Hancock County Alumni Scholarships Awarded

Hancock - Tuesday, July 25, 2018, 10 students were honored for each receiving Pearl River Community College Hancock County Alumni Scholarships awarded through the College Foundation to at a dinner hosted by Coast Electric.

PRCC plans for future in Hancock County

POPLARVILLE – Pearl River Community College’s long-range plan is to build a new college in Hancock County in an effort to offer higher education opportunities that would aid local industry as well as the coastal workforce.

That goal received a $2.5 million boost this week when the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality announced that PRCC was one of the 19 new projects that will benefit from BP and Deepwater Horizon oil spill money.

Barnes named to fellowship program

  POPLARVILLE - Raymunda Barnes has been selected to participate in the Mississippi Education Policy Fellowship Program along with 17 other professional and civic leaders throughout the state.
  Barnes is assistant vice president at Pearl River Community College’s Hancock Center in Waveland.
  The 10-month intensive professional development program equips leaders in education and related fields to work toward developing sound education policy and practice in Mississippi.