MCC’s Miller Art Gallery adds to its collection

Meridian Community College’s Miller Art Gallery gained another work for its permanent collection when retired University of Southern Mississippi professor DeAnna Douglas donated her acrylic on canvas painting, “planescape #7.” Earlier this spring, the College hosted an exhibit featuring Douglas’ works, but that show closed early due to the coronavirus situation. John Marshall, the curator …

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MCC summer, fall registration for new students begin April 20

Whether you’re planning to start on a four-year degree, get ahead on college credits already started or gain the skills needed for a technical career, Meridian Community College offers a world of opportunities, and it’s not too early to find your wings. Summer and fall registration for new students begin April 20. The summer term …

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MCC alumna: Building rapport with good dental health

Bringing healthy smiles to the faces of young children and adults is the passion of Meridian Community College alumna Carla Bassett. A registered dental hygienist, Bassett serves as a Regional Oral Health Consultant in the Mississippi State Department of Health’s Office of Oral Health. A 1997 graduate of MCC’s Dental Hygiene Technology program, Bassett found …

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Sharing passion for art: Nicholson-Taylor is MCC Humanities Teacher for 2020

Encouraging the audience to use the pencil and paper at their tables, Terrell Nicholson-Taylor shared her passion for art and teaching during Meridian Community College’s Arts and Humanities Celebration by showing and doing. Nicholson-Taylor, an art instructor at MCC, is the College’s 2020 Humanities Teacher of the Year. As a part of that honor, she …

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MCC’s Miller Art Gallery ushers in new show blending graphic design and fine arts

Works by retired University of Southern Mississippi professor DeAnna Douglas will take the Meridian Community College Miller Art Gallery spotlight when the College hosts its next exhibit Feb. 27-March 31. The opening reception is Thursday, Feb. 27, from 4-5:30 p.m. in the gallery located in the Davidson Fine Arts wing of Ivy Hall. The reception …

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MCC honor society earns PTK nod

The Phi Theta Kappa international academic honor society chapter at Meridian Community College earned the organization’s Recognizing Excellence in Acceptance and Completion with Honors Award (REACH) for excelling in membership development. MCC’s Nu Upsilon Chapter was applauded for its membership development endeavors with the REACH Rewards program. “We created this program because we believe strongly …

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Brushing up on good practices: MCC Dental Hygiene students show and tell

Good oral health is more than a pretty smile, and Meridian Community College Dental Hygiene students shared that and more when they visited local and area, school-age children. Their visits were in connection with National Children’s Dental Health Month, which is observed every February. Using oversized toothbrushes and large sets of teeth, the Dental Hygiene …

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Students attend masterclass

Meridian Community College Music Major Kyra Howell performed for and received instruction from Dr. Patrick Sutton, a member of the Patterson Sutton Duo, who were guest artists at the University of Southern Mississippi on February 6. Dr. Kimberly Patterson, cello, and Dr. Patrick Sutton, guitar, are trailblazing musicians with an association with the Julliard School …

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The Secrets of Orion

Meridian Community College be offering a free public program titled “The Secrets of Orion!”. This presentation will be given on Tuesday, February 25, starting at 6:00 p.m. in McCain Theater. Edwin Faughn, director of Rainwater Observatory in French Camp, Mississippi, will be the presenter. The entire MCC community is invited to attend. The lecture is …

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