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2017 Hurricane Season Update

With the 2017 hurricane season beginning June 1, the college administration has made preparations for potential storms and storm surges/flooding. All college employees are encouraged to take a moment to review their campus and department severe-weather policies and plans and go over t
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MGCCC alumna, retiree named Poet of the Year

Elaine McDermott was named Mississippi Poetry Society’s 2017 Poet of the Year and received a Lifetime Achievement Award during a ceremony on April 29, at the society’s Spring Festival in Southhaven. During the ceremony, McDermott read from her latest collection, “By the Rivers of Baby
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MGCCC Perkette Dance Team to hold auditions

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Perkette Dance Team will hold auditions on Monday, May 22, 2017, from 1-5 p.m., in the Malone Hall Dance Studio.  All squad members must try out each year. Since 1952, the Perkettes have performed at athletic events and other functions at Gulf
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MGCCC to hold 2017 Commencement Ceremony on May 11

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College will hold its 2017 Commencement Ceremony at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 11, at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum in Biloxi. More than 1,100 graduates are expected to participate in the event. This year, 2,265 individuals are earning 3,580 credentials
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MGCCC’s Mattina named to Mississippi College Sports Hall of Fame

Dr. Janey Mattina, speech instructor at MGCCC’s Jefferson Davis Campus, was named to Mississippi College’s Sports Hall of Fame in April.  A 1991 graduate of MC, Mattina was selected for the Hall of Fame because of her stellar career in volleyball while at the college. Mattina was recr
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Jackson County Campus biology students host Gene Fair

Biology students at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College’s Jackson County Campus held a Gene Fair on April 26-27 to raise awareness about genetically transmitted diseases and disorders. The event included artistic displays created by more than 80 biology students that represented
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Phi Theta Kappa Chapters win top awards at international convention

Phi Theta Kappa members from Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College attended the Phi Theta Kappa International Convention in Nashville, Tennessee, April 5-9.  Students and advisers from the Jackson County, Jefferson Davis and Perkinston campuses and the George County Center attended
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