Taking a closer look at the U.S. Constitution

Two Meridian Community College coeds pauses from their studies in the Todd Library to get a look at the booklet, U.S. Constitution and Fascinating Facts. In observance of Constitution Day, Tuesday, Sept. 17, the library is giving away free copies of the booklet. Constitution Day commemorates the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution by …

Getting a head start on college with Eagle Experience

Lauderdale County high school sophomores, juniors and seniors are busy now that the academic year is underway, but on Friday, Sept. 20, they’ll have the opportunity to get a head start on their college career thanks to Meridian Community College’s Eagle Experience Preview Day. “This is an opportunity to expose a lot of new students …

Distracted driving sessions test skills, yield safety insight

As Meridian Community College freshman Austin Franklin walked by the student life center, he stopped to read a chalkboard. But it was what was inside the Quave Student Center that grabbed the Meridian resident’s attention. MCC Campus Life hosted Virtual Driving Simulations thanks to help from the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT). This session marks …

Namaste

With September being National Yoga Month, Meridian Community College’s Science, Wellness and Fitness Division is giving community members the chance to channel their inner yogi. Free yoga classes will be offered on Fridays in September, said Brandi Pickett, coordinator and instructor of the Wellness and Fitness Division at MCC. Class sessions are Sept. 13, 11 …

Program offers opportunity for students to learn more about professions

Sixteen-year-old Patrick Martin is looking for a career in radiology because he wants to help people. Thanks to Meridian Community College’s 15th Annual Pre-Professional Day, held Friday in the College’s Tommy E. Dulaney Center, he got the opportunity to talk one-on-one with several university officials to discover more about his desired career path. “I want …

Recruiting tool brings MCC to the public

Meridian Community College is on the move, thanks to the collaborative efforts of many College departments. A new recruiting tool emblazoned with the branding phrase, Moving You Forward, was unveiled Thursday at a ribbon-cutting and tailgate party in front of the College’s Quave Student Center. More than 100 campus and community residents were on hand …

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College’s Community Resource Fair brings information to students

“I wish I could have had this when I was a student.” That’s what Shaquita Hopson, Meridian Community College navigator, said about the Community Resource Fair hosted by MCC on Wednesday in Ivy Hall. Some 25 community agencies were available for students to network with representatives about the resources and opportunities available to them. Many …

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