MGCCC’s Dr. Madelon Gruich named Outstanding Community College Business Educator

Gruich IMG_1911Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College instructor Dr. Madelon Gruich was named the 2014 Outstanding Community College Business Educator by the Mississippi Business Education Association (MBEA) during its annual conference in September. The MBEA is a professional organization of business educators that began in 1950.  It is affiliated with the Southern Business Education Association and the National Business Education Association.

Gruich, who teaches Medical Office Technology courses at the Jefferson Davis Campus, has taught at MGCCC for 15 years, three as an adjunct instructor and 12 full time. She has her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in business education from Mississippi College and a doctorate from The University of Southern Mississippi in instructional technology and design.

Kathy McAdams is an award-winning journalist who has worked at weekly newspapers in Mississippi and the Press-Register in Mobile, Ala. A native of Gulfport, McAdams attended Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, William Carey University, the University of South Alabama and The University of Southern Mississippi. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications and journalism and a master's degree in education and English. She has worked at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College since 2005.