Posts Tagged ‘Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College’

Report touts MGCCC’s workforce training programs

PERKINSTON — A recent study found that Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College is the state leader in workforce training and is responsible for more than 75 percent of all workforce development within its four-county district. These results are part of the data released in MGCCC’s Economic Impact Report, which outlines the college’s partnerships with industry, […] [...]

MGCCC makes national ranking of fastest-growing community colleges

PERKINSTON — Community College Week has named Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College a Fastest Growing Community College. MGCCC is ranked in the top 50 community colleges with enrollments of 10,000 or higher. The ranking is based on data provided by the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics. Between fall 2011 and fall […] [...]

MGCCC building new $12M nursing school facility

BILOXI — Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College has announced a $12 million project to build a new nursing school. MGCCC president Mary Graham says the Nursing and Simulation Complex will be located south of the William Carey University campus on Mississippi Highway 67 on about five acres of land. Officials say the groundbreaking on this […] [...]

Healthcare Simulation Center opens at MGCCC

GULFPORT — Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College has opened its Healthcare Simulation Center at its Advanced Manufacturing and Technology Center in Gulfport. The new center will be the only simulation center with public access on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Part of the master plan for MGCCC’s Nursing and Allied Health Division, the center will be […] [...]

Anna Faye Kelley-Winders retires from MGCCC

by MBJ Staff Published: July 19,2013

Tags: Anna Faye Kelley-Winders, education, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

  Anna Faye Kelley-Winders, vice president of Community Campus, has retired from Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College after 44 years. Kelley-Winders was honored at the 2013 commencement ceremony as the longest-serving employee of the college, and was honored with a concurrent resolution from the Mississippi Legislature June 21. A George County native, she was first introduced […] [...]

Michelle Sekul named interim VP at MGCCC

by MBJ Staff Published: July 12,2013

Tags: education, Michelle Sekul, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

Michelle Sekul has been named interim vice president of institutional advancement and student services at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. Formerly dean of student services at the Perkinston Campus, her new role at the college encompasses alumni, foundation, institutional relations and student services. A 1992 alumna of the Perkinston Campus, Sekul has worked at the […] [...]

Mary Graham elected to national college board

by MBJ Staff Published: July 5,2013

Tags: education, Mary Graham, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

  Dr. Mary S. Graham of Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College has been elected to the board of directors for the American Association of Community Colleges. Graham was named the 12th president of MGCCC in 2011. A native of Mississippi, she earned her doctorate in higher education administration from the University of Southern Mississippi (USM) […] [...]

USM honors Franks

Tammy Franks, dean of business services at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College’s Jackson County Campus, has been chosen to receive the 2013 W. L. Pierce Education Leadership Award from the University of Southern Mississippi Department of Educational Studies and Research. Franks is currently a doctoral candidate in higher education administration with a minor in instructional […] [...]

Scaggs gets award

  Dr. Susan L. Scaggs, vice president of Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College’s Jefferson Davis Campus, has been selected to receive Phi Theta Kappa’s Distinguished College Administrator Award. Scaggs came to MGCCC in 2007. She currently serves on the Mississippi Coast Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, the Gulf Coast Sustainable Communities Executive Committee and […] [...]

Carriere elected VP

Brian Carriere, social studies and political science instructor at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College’s Jefferson Davis Campus, was elected to serve as vice president of the Mississippi Faculty Association for Community and Junior Colleges (MFACJC). The term for vice president will begin immediately due to an existing vacancy and will expire in April 2015. Carriere, […] [...]

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