Posts Tagged ‘Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College’

Bank taps Watts

Biloxi native Bobby Watts, DMD, has accepted an appointment to Hancock Bank’s Biloxi area market board. An accomplished oral and maxillofacial surgeon, Watts is the managing partner of Gulf Coast Oral and Facial Surgery. Watts attended Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College and the University of Southern Mississippi. He is an alumnus of the University of […] [...]

Tatum appointed to board

Dr. Michael L. Tatum has been appointed to serve on the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College board of trustees as a Harrison County representative. Board members are selected by the Board of Supervisors in each county of the college’s district. Tatum began will serve until December 2016. Tatum is the assistant superintendent in the Gulfport […] [...]

Trustees name officers

The 2012 officers for the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Board of Trustees have been named. The board officers elected to serve are: David Ford, chairperson, Harrison County; Susan Hunt, first vice chair, Harrison County; Pat Descher, second vice chair, Jackson County; Wilburn Bolen, secretary, George County; and Brenton Alexander, treasurer, Stone County. Ford is […] [...]

At 20, Gulfport college student Sage Gerard has some pretty revolutionary ideas about everything from space exploration to computers

Q: Right now you are finishing up a double major in computer science and engineering at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. Any plans after that? A: I looked at Massachusetts Institute for Technology simply because their programs are incredible and they seem very open to letting people use laboratories. If they do not offer a […] [...]

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 […] [...]

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