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Gulf Coast Youth Leadership student crowned Miss Mississippi Outstanding Teen

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College’s Gulf Coast Youth Leadership is a one-year program designed to identify and develop youth with leadership skills. Grace Elizabeth Munro of Ocean Springs, who is a member of this year’s GCYL class, is certainly a perfect match.  Munro is not on
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MGCCC offers Work in 1 option for high school dropouts

New Transitions Academy blends GED prep with college-level courses More than 14,000 students leave the K-12 system each year in Mississippi, costing the state economy $458,302,726 in net annual costs.  Only about one-third of those dropouts work or seek work, and those who do earn 27
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8 MGCCC students win at national career/technical competitions

Five students from Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College won first place in national competitions during June, while three students won third place awards at the same contests. The web design students did especially well, capturing two first place and two third place victories. Win
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MGCCC building project to promote STEM training

By 2018, the Department of Labor statistics shows that there will be 46,000 new science, technology, engineering and mathematics jobs in Mississippi and nearly 8.7 million jobs in those fields nationwide. Estimates also show the U.S. will have over 1.2 million unfilled jobs in STEM fi
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MGCCC & MDOT partner in Transportation Alternatives Program

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College is partnering with the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) on a road-construction project that will improve pedestrian walkways at the college’s Perkinston Campus and surrounding areas.  The partnership is part of the Transportation
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MGCCC and Faulkner University sign articulation agreement

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College and Faulkner University signed an articulation agreement on June 6 at MGCCC’s Estuarine Education Center in Gautier. The agreement will facilitate credit transfer and a smooth transition for graduates of MGCCC into the executive Bachelor of Bus
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Cancer survivors honored at MGCCC’s George County Center

Cosmetology students offer free haircuts, styling, pedicures and manicures Betty Bjork, 83, a resident of the Basin community in George County, spent several enjoyable hours on June 3 having her hair done and getting a pedicure and manicure, all for free, at Mississippi Gulf Coast Com
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