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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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MGCCC students win at PBL and SkillsUSA national competitions

Eight Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College students won national recognition at SkillsUSA national competitions in Louisville, Kentucky, on July 26 and at the Phi Beta Lambda National Leadership Conference in Chicago on June 27. Those students won in competitions against thousands
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Internships fuel students’ passion for science

One of the things you notice about Dr. Christy Philippoff’s office is that students are constantly in and out, seemingly on a mission and not to beg for second chances at assignments or take makeup tests.  These students seem more interested in learning and lab work and setting up new
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Web Services Downtime

Banner and Web Services will be down for routine maintenance starting at 4:30 on Tuesday, June 30 and will remain down until Wednesday morning, July 1. We apologize for any inconvenience.
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MGCCC’s Transitions Academy receives W.K. Kellogg Foundation grant

Grant award means more opportunities for high school dropouts and other at-risk students Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College’s Transitions Academy, located in Long Beach, has received a grant through the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) that will provide at least $100,000 per year
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3 MGCCC students named University of Mississippi Lyceum Scholars

More than 400 applicants qualified for the prestigious University of Mississippi Lyceum Scholarships this year.  Only 15 were chosen nationwide.  Three of those are from MGCCC. They are Rachael Nelson and Amanda Hunt, from the Jackson County Campus, and Thuy Phuong Thi Le (Tracey), fr
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