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ICC embarks on 5-year plan for ICC-Tupelo

By Chris Kieffer Daily Journal TUPELO – Itawamba Community College will embark on a five-year plan that will dramatically upgrade its Tupelo campus. Included will be the construction of a new 62,000-square-foot academic building and the renovation of the technical education building. “We believe the Tupelo campus will be where our population growth will be in the future,” ICC President ...

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Schools, athletes win awards for academic achievement

AROUND MISSISSIPPI — Winners of the Halbrook Awards for Academic Achievement Among Athletes and the John C. and Ernestine McCall Halbrook Award were announced during the Mississippi Association of Colleges and Universities Annual Conference, which was held recently at Hinds Community College’s Eagle Ridge Conference Center in Raymond. Administered cooperatively by the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher ...

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Sharon Catledge named president of Mississippi Board of Nursing

Sharon Catledge, family nurse practitioner in Student Health Services at the University of Southern Mississippi, has been elected president of the Mississippi Board of Nursing. Catledge, who lives in Hattiesburg, has spent the past two years working in Student Health Services at Southern Miss. Before that she served as a nursing instructor at Itawamba Community College. She will serve a ...

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Recruitment pays off for Tupelo hospital

TUPELO — Rodger Brown, vice president for human resources, North Mississippi Health Services, is proud to head up HR for an organization with 6,200 employees that is one of the top three largest private sector employers in the state. He is even more proud of the crowning achievement of NMHS in winning the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Awards in 2012. ...

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Tammy Wynette memorial planned in Itawamba County

TREMONT — The proceeds from a concert by George Jones will be used for the construction of a memorial in honor of country music star and Itawamba County native Tammy Wynette. Mayor Glyn Robinson says the “Tammy Wynette Birthplace Concert” will be held Dec. 3 at Itawamba Community College Davis Event Center in Fulton. Jones is Wynette’s ex-husband. Officials are ...

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ICC kicks off fundraising for health facility

TUPELO — Itawamba Community College has kicked off a three-year campaign to raise $8 million for a new health science education center on the school’s Tupelo campus. ICC President David Cole says the school has pledges of $5 million to the training center, $2 million. He says ICC will also apply $2 million of grants to the construction. The center ...

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Potential employees gear up for Blue Springs

ICC sees surge in enrollment for courses relating to skills needed for 2011 Toyota opening In early 2007, when Toyota announced it was building a manufacturing facility in Blue Springs, the company cited Northeast Mississippi’s workforce as one of the big reasons that the area landed the project. Now that Toyota has made known its plans to start building Corollas ...

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Emison recognized by MMA

Barry Emison, tool and die technology instructor at Itawamba Community College (ICC) in Tupelo, is the recipient of the 2010 Mississippi Manufacturers Association (MMA) Award for Excellence in Vocational Education. Emison was named the 2010 MMA Vocational Education Award recipient largely because of his extensive involvement with manufacturers locally and throughout the United States to improve ICC’s tool and die ...

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