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MGCCC welding, shipfitter programs train students for high-demand careers

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College pre-employment welding and shipfitting programs placed almost 700 trainees in jobs along the Gulf Coast during 2013.  The programs, operated in partnership with Ingalls Shipbuilding, Gulf Ship, Gulf Coast Shipyard Group, LLC, V.T. Halter Marine
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Twenty-six MGCCC students win at state SkillsUSA competitions

Twenty-six students from Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College won awards at state SkillsUSA competitions for career and technical students held Feb. 25-26 in Jackson.  Seventeen MGCCC students won first place. George County Center (postsecondary only) winners are Douglas Reitz of
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MGCCC ranked in Fastest Growing Community Colleges list

Community College Week has named Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College a Fastest Growing Community College.  MGCCC is ranked in the top 50 community colleges with enrollments of 10,000 or higher. The ranking is based on data provided by the U.S. Department of Education’s National C
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Legislators voice support for Mississippi’s 15 community colleges

In remarks to students, faculty and other supporters of the 15 community colleges gathered at the Capitol Rotunda in Jackson on February 25, key legislators voiced support for the colleges and their efforts to achieve mid-level funding.  In 2007, legislators promised to fund the colle
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MGCCC’s HEADWAE honorees visit state Capitol

 Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College was represented at the annual HEADWAE (Higher Education Appreciation Day-Working for Academic Excellence) program in Jackson on Feb. 18 by instructor Stacey N. Goudy Payton and student Robert Buntyn. Payton is currently in her tenth year as a
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Dr. Jonathan Woodward named vice president at MGCCC’s Jefferson Davis Campus

Dr. Jonathan Woodward has been named the vice president of Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College’s Jefferson Davis Campus, Naval Construction Battalion Center and Keesler Center. Previously, he was chair of the Fine Arts Department at the college’s Jackson County Campus
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Former astronaut Fred Haise Jr. to speak at MGCCC’s STEM conference

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College will hold a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) spring conference at the Jefferson Davis Campus on Friday, Feb. 28, at 10 a.m. in the campus Fine Arts Auditorium.   Fred Haise Jr., former Apollo 13 lunar module pilot, will b
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