MCC nursing offers another classroom experience

With emergency sirens blaring, fourth semester MCC Associate Degree Nursing Program students moved into action, urgently asking, “How are you doing? Can you move?” Can you tell me what happened?   The scene, complete with ambulance transport boards and actors portraying multi-injured victims from a bus accident, was a part of an outside-the-classroom experience for …

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MCC campus sports new facility for athletes

For Meridian Community College student-athletes, it’s a first-class training center. For the College and community, it’s a win-win facility. The newly-constructed Athletic Performance Center garnered the spotlight at a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday, Oct. 16, with campus and community turning out to get an inside look at the 4,200 square foot facility. Addressing the student-athletes …

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Learning by doing: Academy hosts training session for comprehensive center status

As a way of introducing a new pilot program, the Early Childhood Academy at Meridian Community College hosted local childcare center personnel, sharing with them what it takes to become a Comprehensive Center.    The program is offered through the Preschool Development Grant Birth through Five (PDG B-5) and funded by the U.S. Department of …

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Scholarship matters: LFW helps MCC students

Thanks to LFW Ministries Incorporated, some single-parent students in Meridian Community College’s Business and Office Technology Program, will get a financial helping hand for their textbooks and other needs. The organization recently donated $1,000 to its annual scholarship, which is funded through the MCC Foundation. The scholarship was established in 2014. “We are grateful for …

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Girls rule: MCC vocal group brings classics, today’s tunes to stage

It’s girl power for the Meridian Community College vocal ensemble Dimensions. This high-energy show group performs for events and concerts throughout the academic year with MCC Music Instructor and Choral Director Tammy Miles directing the ensemble. “This is the first year we have had an “all-girl” group,” Miles said. To make the most of this …

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Campus and community remember, honor POW/MIAs with flag ceremony

Students in the Meridian Community College Culinary Arts Program gathered with campus and community on a bright September morning as somber notes of To the Color played in the background. Standing at the steps at the Ivy Hall flag plaza, they watched the POW/MIA flag raised on Friday at Meridian Community College. Culinary student Laquoria …

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Eagle Experience offers preview of college

High school students Alana Mann and Tatyanna Kidd got a closer look at Meridian Community College at Friday’s first fall Eagle Experience Day. Mann, 14, from Sebastopol High School, and Kidd, 19, from Leake County High School, were among students from Scott, Neshoba, Leake and Lauderdale counties who got a taste of college life. “I …

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Making an impact: Lecture to explore space impacts and crater formations

Space enthusiasts will get the chance to learn more about asteroid and comet impacts when Meridian Community College hosts the lecture, “Impact: Solar System Encounters” on Tuesday, Sept. 24, at 6 p.m. in the College’s McCain Theater. This free to the public presentation is underwritten by MCC and the Mississippi NASA Space Grant Consortium. Edwin …

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Taking charge at MCC: Stations allow for cell phone ‘refueling’

Thanks to a grant from the Mississippi Virtual Community College, Meridian Community College students can get a charge for free – for cellphones and tablets, that is – while they’re on campus. Two high-top charging tables and one wall-mounted unit are now in three high-traffic locations on campus: in the Quave Student Life Center, Ivy …

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Taking a closer look at the U.S. Constitution

Two Meridian Community College coeds pauses from their studies in the Todd Library to get a look at the booklet, U.S. Constitution and Fascinating Facts. In observance of Constitution Day, Tuesday, Sept. 17, the library is giving away free copies of the booklet. Constitution Day commemorates the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution by …

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