MCC honors retiring colleagues for service to College

Decades of dedication and service to Meridian Community College were recognized and celebrated when MCC hosted a retiree reception Monday. Retirees included Laura Fitzgerald and Durranda Howse, Associate Degree Nursing Program instructors; Sandra Thomas, Practical Nursing Program instructor; Mary Tolbert, Dental Health Programs secretary; Pete Willis, energy education and property control specialist; Joseph White, evening …

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NEXT GENERATION MANUFACTURING CHALLENGE HEADS TO MERIDIAN

Project MFG announces the launch of the Next Generation Manufacturing Challenge to address the number one crisis facing the US manufacturing industry – a critical shortage of skilled workers. American companies are expected to be short 2.4 million skilled workers over the next 10 years, unless the industry is able to attract young people to …

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Military spouse found her educational home at MCC

Three years ago, when military spouse Heather Emch learned she and her Air Force instructor pilot husband Capt. Scott Emch were moving to Columbus for his next military assignment, Emch did her homework. “Because I knew that dental hygiene was the career I wanted to pursue during our three years in Mississippi, my search for …

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MCC to host two commencement ceremonies Friday

More than 520 students will receive their degrees and/or certificates on Friday, May 3, at Evangel Temple, when Meridian Community College holds its spring commencement, according to MCC Dean of Student Services Deanna Smith. Two ceremonies will be held; one at 11:30 a.m. for the health education and nursing graduates and another for all other …

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Bringing home top awards: MCCers win at state SkillsUSA competition

  Meridian Community College Industrial Technology Program students brought home 10 first place awards as they were top winners in the SkillsUSA state competition. First place winners in the Teamworks competition were Shannon Bedwell of York, Ala., Bradley Reeves of Quitman, Jacob Touchstone of Collinsville and Jacob Watts of Meridian. The students are in the …

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Receiving medallions and pins

Hard work has its rewards, and soon-to-be graduates of The Phil Hardin Foundation Honors College at Meridian Community College were applauded for their efforts during a reception Sunday, April 28, 2019, feting the students. As a special presentation, honorees received a specially-designed ribboned medallion in which they will wear during the College’s spring commencement. Cathy …

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Competition held at MCC

Joshua Bowman, a Northwest Rankin Middle School student, is going to Washington D.C. in June as the Mississippi champion of You Be The Chemist Challenge after he was selected as the winner of the competition held at Meridian Community College. Bowman was excited about his win, defeating 31 other middle school students from Meridian, Union …

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At the Miller Art Gallery

Meridian Community College student Jason Wilson, a soon-to-be-graduating sophomore in the 3D CAD Engineering Technology Program, was selected the Best of Show winner at MCC Annual Fine Arts Student Competition. Wilson received this top recognition, the John Michael Rushing Purchase Award, during a ceremony at the opening reception for the MCC Fine Arts Students exhibition …

MCC salutes outstanding students

Meridian Community College sophomore Dunnam Shirley received the H.M. Ivy Award from MCC President Dr. Thomas Huebner during the College’s Awards Night Program held Monday in the McCain Theater. Shirley, a graduating sophomore from Meridian, is a University Transfer Program student who plans to pursue a career teaching biology or chemistry at the high school …

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