MCC ceremony salutes excellence, completion

Asked why she wanted to get her high school equivalency certificate, Jacquette Ferrill said, “because of my kids.” The 25-year-old mom from Meridian was one of 32 graduates who marched across the Meridian Community College McCain Theater stage on Friday as the College hosted its High School Equivalency Commencement. Ferrill earned her HSE in March …

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King’s legacy remembered with College program

As the keywords of remembering and new beginnings were spoken, Meridian Community College’s The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Celebration spotlighted those terms in a host of ways that included winning essays to accolades. The celebration, an annual event, was held in the McCain Theater with campus and community residents in attendance. “This …

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Educators gather at MCC at kickoff of fellowship program

Fifteen Alabama and 13 Mississippi community college administrators got a closer look at Meridian Community College on Tuesday as they gathered for the first meeting of the 2019 cohort of the Community College Policy Fellowship Program (CPFP). The Community College Policy Fellowship Program is a 10-month professional development program sponsored by the Mississippi Community College …

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New term for students, administrator

Smith leads College’s Student Services It’s a new academic term and for Deanna Smith that means a new work position. Smith is dean of student services for Meridian Community College; a position she filled when her predecessor Soraya Welden was named vice president of operations in the fall 2018 semester. “MCC has always felt like …

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‘Color Purple’ auditions set Wednesday at MCC

Auditions for Meridian Community College’s Arts & Letters Series production of The Color Purple the Musical will be Wednesday, Jan. 16, at 6 p.m. in the McCain Theater. Dr. Todd Brand, MCC fine arts division chair and director of the Arts & Letters Series, said all roles will be cast with some 18-20 actors to …

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Clinic offers young musicians band aid

Nearly 140 local and area middle and high school students are fine-tuning their talents now through Saturday at Meridian Community College’s Lauderdale County Honor Band Clinic. Jon Romero, director of bands at MCC, said this is the fourth year for the College to host this learn-by-doing session which culminates in a concert on Saturday, Jan. …

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New exhibit brings spotlight to its own

Miller Art Gallery presents selections from Permanent Collection For the new year, Selections from the Permanent Collection, curated by Meridian Community College Art Instructor John Marshall, features not only artwork from the MCC Miller Art Gallery collection but also highlights the people who donated the work. Community residents are welcomed to see this show that …

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MCC’s HIT program receives continued accreditation nod

Meridian Community College’s Health Information Technology Program recently achieved continued accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). Health information is the data related to a person’s medical history, including symptoms, diagnoses, procedures and outcomes. Health information records include patient histories, lab results, X-rays, clinical information and notes. Seeking …

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