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MGCCC’s Tenesha Batiste elected to regional association board of directors

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 (CUPA-HR) Louisiana and Mississippi Gulf Coast ch
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Bulldog cheerleaders and Perkettes win superior ratings at camps

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Bulldog Cheerleading squad and Perkette Dance Team won superior ratings and other honors at the Universal Cheerleader Association/Universal Dance Association camps at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa July 17-20. The Bulldog cheerleaders
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MGCCC student receives prestigious Hites Transfer Scholarship

Rachael Nelson, a 2015 graduate of MGCCC’s Jackson County Campus, received the The Hites Transfer Scholarship, a scholarship awarded to only 10 students nationwide. This is the first time an MGCCC student has received this award. Nelson also received the prestigious Dowell Leadership
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MGCCC selected as 2015 Great College to Work For

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. “A
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Commencement ceremony held for Harrison County Law Enforcement Academy

Twenty-nine cadets graduated on July 2 from the Harrison County Law Enforcement Academy’s Basic Class 2015-2.  The ceremony, held in the Hospitality and Resort Management Center at the Jefferson Davis Campus of Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, included a commencement address
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Hirsch appointed to MGCCC Board of Trustees

Dr. Robert E. Hirsch was appointed to the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Board of Trustees in June.  Hirsch, from Ocean Springs, represents Jackson County on the 23-member board. The former superintendent for the Ocean Springs School District, Hirsch retired in 2012 after mo
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MGCCC launches biomedical research program

Students, instructor study S. epidermidis with USM microbiologist Dr. Erin Riggins, science instructor at the Jefferson Davis Campus, has used the opportunities in biomedical research afforded her during her doctoral work to benefit students at MGCCC. Riggins was approached by her men
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