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Carriere elected VP

Brian Carriere, social studies and political science instructor at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College’s Jefferson Davis Campus, was elected to serve as vice president of the Mississippi Faculty Association for Community and Junior Colleges (MFACJC). The term for vice president will begin immediately due to an existing vacancy and will expire in April 2015. Carriere, currently a doctoral candidate of ...

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Bond tapped for board

Lavell Bond, a resident of the Big Level community, has been appointed to serve on the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College board of trustees representing Stone County. He replaces retired board member L.D. Stringfellow. Bond, an MGCCC alumnus, retired from the college in 2011 after almost six years of overseeing construction projects at MGCCC campuses and centers. He previously owned ...

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Campus gets new VP

Dr. Carmen J. Walters has been named vice president of the Jackson County Campus of Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. Walters, who worked at Delgado Community College in New Orleans for 18 years, has experience in almost every aspect of community college management, from counselor and grant specialist to serving as assistant vice chancellor of human resources, her most recent ...

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MGCCC recognizes leaders

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College has presented the 2012 Sam Owen Trophy to Dr. Willis H. Lott, Gulf Coast president emeritus. The award is an honor bestowed since 1956 to a community member who has actively supported the college and its ongoing mission to make a positive difference. Lott was named the 11th president of MGCCC in August 1998 and ...

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Fouche comes to CMMC

Tammy Fouche, RN, BSN, has joined Central Mississippi Medical Center as nurse manager for behavioral health. Prior to joining CMMC, Fouche was employed in a similar position at Brentwood Behavioral Healthcare in Flowood and another Jackson area hospital. Fouche earned her associate’s degree in nursing from Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in Gautier and her bachelor’s degree in nursing from ...

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Board recognizes members

The Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College board of trustees has recognized several members for their years of service. Years of service pins for five years of service were presented to David Ford and Millie Page, both Harrison County representatives. Ford is currently serving as board of trustees chair. Stone County representative L.D. Stringfellow received a pin for 10 years of ...

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Ingalls honors Kelley-Winders

Anna Faye Kelley-Winders, vice president of community campus at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, was given the Ingalls Shipbuilding Education Leadership Award. The award is given annually to Ingalls employees and community leaders who have made significant educational contributions to the company’s employees. Kelley-Winders was selected for the award because of her leadership in workforce education, including the establishment of ...

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NJCAA selects Taylor

Ladd Taylor, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College’s dean of athletics, has been named the National Junior College Athletic Association’s (NJCAA) Region 23 director for women’s athletics. He will assume his two-year term Aug. 1. Taylor was a member of the Bulldog football team in 1993-94 and values his experience as a student-athlete at MGCCC. He has held several different positions ...

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Loveless selected, inducted

William Carey University’s Dr. Bobbie Loveless, bachelor of science in nursing coordinator and associate professor of nursing on the Tradition campus, was recently selected and inducted into the 2011 class of South Mississippi’s Top 10 Business Leaders Under 40. These business leaders, along with the 10 community leaders, were inducted into the Roland Weeks Leadership Hall of Fame. Loveless, who ...

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MMA recognizes Showah

Willy Showah, precision manufacturing and machining technology instructor at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (MGCCC) in Gautier, is the recipient of the 2012 Mississippi Manufacturers Association (MMA) Award for Excellence in Vocational Education. Showah won largely because of his efforts to integrate MGCCC ‘s precision manufacturing and machining technology program with the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) Level 1 ...

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