MCC Dimensions to perform Thursday

Classic rock. Hip-hop. Motown. These musical genres –  and more  – will resound when Meridian Community College’s Dimensions, the singing and dancing performance group, performs on Thursday, March 21, at 7 p.m. in the Tommy E. Dulaney Center as a part of the Arts & Letters Series. This high-energy performance is suitable for audiences of …

webservices 2019

Nursing recruitment day benefits both student and vendor

With spring semester coming to a rapid close and finals looming, it’s not always easy for students to make time to see what available in the job market. That’s when Meridian Community College’s Associate Degree Nursing Program decided to try another way to get soon-to-be graduating ADN students and vendors together – this time through …

webservices 2019

One of six in the country

Meridian Community College garners NASA on Campus award Meridian Community College is one of six community colleges in the country identified by the National Space Grant Consortia and NASA’s Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP) to participate in the pilot program, NASA On Campus. NASA On Campus, a campus-based adaptation of the successful NASA …

webservices 2019

MCC’s PTK chapter bring home the gold and more from a regional conference

Meridian Community College’s Nu Upsilon Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa brought back the gold and more when the group met with other members of the international academic honor society at the Mississippi/Louisiana Regional conference held in Starkville. Taking first place in the website, theme award and scrapbook, Nu Upsilon chapter members also garnered second place …

webservices 2019

MCC DECA student bring home top awards

Meridian Community College students in the Marketing Management Technology Program and the Culinary Arts Technology and Hospitality Management Technology Program brought home three first place awards from the statewide level competition when they participated in the Mississippi Collegiate DECA 2019 Career Development Conference. Overall, MCCers garnered some 11 awards from the contest. The top six …

webservices 2019

MCC sophomore Dunnam Shirley Named Coca-Cola Academic Team Silver Scholar

Dunnam Shirley, a student at Meridian Community College, has been named a 2019 Coca-Cola Academic Team Silver Scholar and will receive a $1,250 scholarship. The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation sponsors the Coca-Cola Academic Team program by recognizing 50 Gold, 50 Silver, and 50 Bronze Scholars with nearly $200,000 in scholarships annually. Each scholar also receives a …

webservices 2019

Making math count

Middle school students advance to state competition Four local middle school students will be advancing to the state level Junior High Math Tournament next month as they were first and second place winners of the District Junior High Math Tournament held at Meridian Community College on March 1. The College’s math department hosts this annual …

webservices 2019

MCC students named to National Technical Honor Society membership

Fifty-two Meridian Community College students were selected to be included in the 2018-19 class of the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS). The College’s chapter hosted an induction ceremony on campus to celebrate the achievement. To become members of this chapter of NTHS, students must attain an overall grade point average of 3.2 on a 4.0 …

webservices 2019

Making a joyful noise

Arts & Letters Series presents choral music by combined choirs Meridian Community College’s Arts & Letters Series will put the spotlight on choral performances when it showcases the High School Choral Fest Thursday, March 7, at 7 p.m. This concert will be held at the Mississippi State University Riley Center in Downtown Meridian. Admission to …

webservices 2019

Community colleges highlight needs to solons

More than 100 Mississippi community college students, faculty, staff and administrators flooded the Capitol in Jackson Wednesday to ask legislators to continue their financial support of the 15 colleges. “We are not just another group of people who want more money,” said Dr. Holly Crane, Meridian Community College Associate Degree Nursing Program instructor, as she …