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Sullivan has new book

Charles L. Sullivan, archivist and professor emeritus at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, has a new book. “Gulf Coast Album: A Journey in Historic Photographs 1899-2011, From New Orleans Across the Mississippi Gulf Coast to Mobile” provides the history buff the opportunity to relive some great moments and revisit memorable places along the Gulf Coast. Sullivan spent seven years researching ...

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MGCCC instructors recognized

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College recently honored its 2012 Instructors of the Year was celebrated at the Jefferson Davis Campus. This year’s honorees are Yolanda Mayberry, human services technology instructor at the Jackson County Campus; Ryan Pierini, Fine Arts Department chair and theatre instructor at the Jefferson Davis Campus; and, Sandra Cassibry, visual arts instructor at the Perkinston Campus. Mayberry ...

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Graham awarded contract

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College president Mary S. Graham, Ph.D., received a four-year contract from the MGCCC Board of Trustees at the February board meeting. Graham began her term as president July 1, 2011, after serving as vice president of the Perkinston Campus and George County Center for 13 years. She has a total of 25 years of service at ...

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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 Mississippi School of Dentistry, earned ...

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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 School District. He received his ...

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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 the retired director of marketing ...

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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 good financial aid package I’m ...

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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 take about 45 days to ...

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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 Team. Now serving as a ...

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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 Excellence. The winner will be ...

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