Posts Tagged ‘Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College’

Ingalls training facility contract OKs expected

PASCAGOULA — Construction could start as early as January for Jackson County’s maritime training facility to be built on Ingalls Shipbuilding property. The Board of Supervisors and the Port Authority’s Board of Commissioners are expected to award a $15.6 million contract on Monday to Ben M. Radcliff Contractor Inc. of Mobile. Leaders said it would […] [...]

Alumni make Hall

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College has inducted three honorees into the Alumni Hall of Fame. James E. “Jay” Huffstatler Jr. attended the Jackson County campus from August 1992 until he graduated in August 1994. While at Gulf Coast, he was active in the Student Government Association and Baptist Student Union and served on the Reflections […] [...]

Graham joins discussion

Dr. Mary S. Graham, president of Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, was one of 17 community college leaders from across the country participating Sept. 21 in a White House roundtable discussion on education. The event was hosted by the Aspen Institute. Graham and MGCCC are among 10 finalists for the Aspen Prize for Community College […] [...]

Watters reappointed to board

Robert Watters Jr. has been appointed to serve another term on the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College board of trustees as a Harrison County representative. Watters has served on the board for 15 years and served as board chair in 2002 and 2003. He was the interim executive director for the Interfaith Hospitality Network in […] [...]

Two added to board

Brenton Alexander and Samuel “Sam” H. Albritton Jr. have been appointed to serve on the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College board of trustees as Stone County representatives. Alexander is the CEO of Alexander Hardware and Supply in Wiggins. He and his wife, Kaylee, are Gulf Coast alumni. Alexander played on the tennis team while at […] [...]

Foundation adds directors

Three new members have been elected to the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Foundation board of directors during the annual board meeting. The new members are Todd Trenchard, Connie Mackay and Randy Haarala. Trenchard is senior vice president at Merchants & Marine Bank and is the executive director of the Bacot McCarty Foundation. Trenchard and […] [...]

Young appointed VP

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College has named F. Russell Young as associate vice president for development. Jere Hess, Young’s predecessor, retired in May after eight years at Gulf Coast. Young, who was business advisor for Mississippi Building Blocks and vice president/relationship manager at Regions Bank (formerly AmSouth Bank) in Jackson, has extensive professional experience in […] [...]

MGCCC makes appointments

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College has named Dr. Michael J. Heindl as vice president of the Jackson County Campus. Heindl replaces Dr. Jason V. Pugh, who was named vice president of instruction, student services and related technologies in March 2011. Heindl, a Hinds Community College graduate, attorney and graduate of the Community College Leadership doctoral […] [...]

MGCCC honors faculty, staff

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College recognized the 2011 Instructors of the Year and Difference Makers at the Gulf Coast Alumni/Foundation Spring Reception at the Perkinston Campus. This year’s Instructor of the Year honorees are: Suzi Brown, language arts instructor at the Jackson County Campus; Karen Fayard, mathematics instructor at the Jefferson Davis Campus; and, Deloris […] [...]

Pugh named VP at MGCCC

Dr. Jason V. Pugh, vice president of the Jackson County Campus of Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, has been named vice president of instruction and student services for the college. Pugh officially began his new position on March 16. Pugh, who taught physics and engineering mechanics at Gulf Coast from 1994-2000, played an integral role […] [...]

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