Foundation gives MCC Adult Literacy Program grant

When Jennifer Whitlock learned about an opportunity to stretch her department’s budget, she acted immediately. As director of Meridian Community College’s Adult Education division, Whitlock submitted an application to the Dollar General Literacy Foundation’s Adult Literacy Grant and received $7,500. “We asked for laptops for our students,” Whitlock said, and 10 additional computers that will …

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Officers receive certification

Eleven adult detention officers from Lauderdale and Neshoba counties received their certificates after completing 96 hours from the Adult Detention Officer Training Program at Meridian Community College. The training provides detention officers with the skills and knowledge they need to provide care, custody and control of various custody levels within detention centers. The course is …

MCC nursing students receive Anderson scholarships

Thankful for opportunities, Meridian Community College student Jimesha Walker said, “I will continue to shoot for the stars.” Walker was one of seven MCC third semester Associate Degree Nursing Program students who received Anderson Regional Health System Scholarships that were presented at an awards ceremony held in the health care facility. The students were applauded …

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MCC offers short-term session Maymester

Meridian Community College’s Maymester, a mini-term during the break between spring finals and summer classes, will offer more than 20 courses, said Marie Roberts, director of the College’s e-Learning. “The Maymester term offers a unique opportunity to complete a college course in just three short weeks giving students the chance to enjoy summer while getting …

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MCC hosts two commencement; scholars recognized for achievements

Applause and celebrations were the orders of the day when Meridian Community College held two May 2019 commencements on Friday, May 3, in the Evangel Temple. MCC President Dr. Thomas Huebner said the College is proud of the students’ accomplishments and their futures. “We look forward to seeing where they go and what they do …

Applauding excellence

Three MCC outstanding instructors and top-notch employees gained applause and monetary stipends when they were recognized for their achievements during the College’s Faculty Staff Association luncheon held Wednesday at the College’s Tommy E. Dulaney Center. The Dr. Clarence W. Roberts Teacher of the Year Awards were given to Stuart Brown, Dr. Tommy Winston and Sandra …

Dollars for scholars

When the Radio People and Meridian Community College joined forces for the 17th annual job fair, both participants and vendors profited. Another beneficiary of the event: Outstanding MCC Media Production Technology students. Proceeds from the job fair are earmarked for the Radio People Scholarship which is funded through The MCC Foundation. This year, $1,450 was …

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