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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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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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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