New term for students, administrator

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 home to me,” Smith said. …

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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

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 features paintings, pottery, sculpture and more when it …

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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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Moving forward

With her Meridian Community College Health Care Assistant certificate proudly displayed in her home, Meridian resident Jennifer Martin said, “it still takes me by storm to see the certificate with my name on it.” At 34, Martin is no stranger to life’s storms and turbulent times. She also knows being a victim is not an …

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MCC’s Two-For-One Scholarship offered for Spring 2019 semester

Looking for ways to stretch your education dollar? Look to Meridian Community College. For spring semester 2019, MCC will offer a Two-For-One scholarship to part-time students, who enroll in no more than 11 credit hours and who complete a single (tuition-free) 3 or 4 credit night or late-start afternoon class, selected from the scholarship list, along with any …

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Got fitness goals? MCC offers classes to help meet them

With a new year beginning, it’s a great time to get in shape and Meridian Community College’s Wellness Division offers a wide assortment of classes to help you meet your fitness goals. Classes start on Monday, Jan. 7. For water enthusiasts, water aerobics is a class designed for the swimmer and non-swimmer as well. Movements …

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