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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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Community college test shows student satisfaction increasing

PERKINSTON — Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College was rated above the national norms on eight student satisfaction scales on the Noel-Levitz Student Satisfaction Inventory (SSI). The test, conducted by MGCCC’s Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Research, showed that 78.9 percent of students were very satisfied, satisfied or somewhat satisfied with their experience at MGCCC, a 2.9 percent increase over last ...

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MGCCC again makes national ranking for awarding associate degrees

PERKINSTON — Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College has again been named a top associate degree producer in the nation, with 1,754 students receiving degrees in 2013. This is the 11th year since 2002 that MGCCC has been named in the top 100, and it is the only community college in Mississippi, Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana and Tennessee to make the list, ...

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MSU, MGCCC strike partnership to bring engineering courses to Coast

STARKVILLE and GAUTIER — Mississippi State University and Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College haze signed a partnership agreement to bring engineering courses to the Mississippi Gulf Coast. MSU President Mark E. Keenum and MGCCC President Mary S. Graham said they believe engineering programs offered at MGCCC’s Jackson County Campus in Gautier will enhance the economic and industrial development of the ...

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MGCCC, USM strike new concurrent enrollment agreement

LONG BEACH — In an effort to increase higher education opportunities for students, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College and The University of Southern Mississippi have entered into a new concurrent enrollment agreement allowing students in select academic programs to seamlessly complete degrees from both institutions. At a press conference held yesterday at The University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Park campus ...

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