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MGCCC’s Dr. Javier Gómez named 2017 Moody Institute Fellow

Dr. Javier Gómez, language arts instructor at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College’s Jackson County Campus, has been named a Moody Institute Fellow for 2017. He was recently awarded $1,000 and was honored at the Mississippi Community College Foundation Board meeting. The Moody Institute Trust Fund provides funds for enrichment experiences for faculty members employed in Mississippi’s public community and junior ...

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Graham to chair board

Dr. Mary S. Graham of Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College has been named chair-elect of the Board of Directors for the American Association of Community Colleges. The national organization, which represents more than 1,200 two-year colleges and their more than 13 million students, is governed by the 32-member board of directors. There has not been an AACC chair from Mississippi ...

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Franks promoted at MGCCC

Tammy Franks, formerly dean of Business Services at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Jackson County Campus, has been named vice president of that campus. Franks previously was interim vice president in 2011 and 2012. A life-long resident of Jackson County and graduate of Pascagoula High School, Franks has been with the college since 1998 and has served as the dean ...

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MGCCC wins Addy Awards

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College’s Institutional Advancement department received gold and silver awards at the American Advertising Federation Mississippi Gulf Coast 2016 Addy Awards in Gulfport. MGCCC’s 2015 Scholarship Gala campaign that included the invitation, program, newspaper and billboard ads, and other materials, received a gold award in the Integrated Media Public Service Award category. Philip Dixon was the designer ...

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MGCCC student honored

Edleshia Leverette, a Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College student from State Line, has been named a Siemens Technical Scholar for her achievements in the Process Operations Technology Program at MGCCC’s Jackson County Campus. The honor was announced Oct. 26 at a news conference held by The Aspen Institute and the Siemens Foundation in Washington, D.C. Leverette was invited to Washington ...

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Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College’s Batiste elected

Tenesha D. Batiste, district director of Human Resources at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, was recently elected to serve on the Board of Directors for the College & University Professional Association for Human Resources Louisiana and Mississippi Gulf Coast chapter. She also served on the group’s program committee in 2014-2015. Batiste joined MGCCC in July 2014. Since that time, she ...

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MGCCC on workplace list

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College was the only community college in Mississippi to be named to the 2015 Great Colleges to Work For list by the Chronicle of Higher Education. Of the 86 colleges and universities listed from across the nation, only three were from Mississippi. The institutions named on the 2015 Great Colleges to Work For roster are selected ...

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Mississippi Gulf CCC board adds Denise Doyle

Denise James Doyle began her term on the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Board of Trustees on March 16. A continuing professional education associate with Steve Passin & Associates, Doyle received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Oklahoma. She is treasurer for the Gulf Coast Symphony Guild and the chair of Marketing and Membership for the Gulf Coast Symphony ...

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Bryant accused of improper role in community college search

JACKSON — The Mississippi Community College Board remained at an impasse in its search for a new executive director Friday, amid growing accusations that Gov. Phil Bryant has improperly intervened. Bryant denies any improper action. After failing to choose a candidate following interviews in December, Board Chairman Bruce Martin of Meridian said the board took no action in closed session ...

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MGCCC faculty, staff honored

Two Mississippi Gulf Coast Community faculty members and three staff members have received awards. Christen Duhé, director of Business Development at MGCCC’s Hospitality and Resort Management Center, was named 2014 Young Careerist of the Year by Lighthouse Business Professional Women. Shelly Ford, comptroller at MGCCC, was selected as the 2014 Outstanding Business Officer Award by the Community College Business Officers ...

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