PRCC enrollment up 3 percent

POPLARVILLE, MS (WDAM) - Nearly 4,800 students are attending Pearl River Community College this semester, according to figures compiled by the college on Tuesday.

The 4,775 students enrolled at PRCC's three campuses, satellite locations or on-line is a three percent increase in enrollment from last fall.

Classes began on Aug. 18.

Meanwhile, plans are underway for a re-dedication of the new M.R. White Coliseum.

Construction of the facility was recently completed. It replaced an older building that was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina.

The re-dedication takes place Oct. 11 during the school's homecoming.

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