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MGCCC instructors receive Z-Degree Mississippi Grant

Four Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College instructors received a Z-Degree Mississippi Grant from The University of Mississippi.  The instructors, all from the Jackson County Campus, are Dr. Javier Gomez, language arts; David Hilton, social studies; Carin Platt, development studies
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Sen. Thad Cochran honored with national award from community college trustees

Mississippi Senator Thad Cochran was presented the National Education Service Award by the Association of Community College Trustees and the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) on February 13 in Washington, D.C. The annual award honors a national leader who has made extr
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Woodward Hines Education Foundation funds MGCCC to pursue transformative student success

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College and Coahoma Community College join national higher education reform organization Achieving the Dream with WHEF support Silver Spring, MD (February 16, 2018) – Mississippi’s Woodward Hines Education Foundation (WHEF) and Achieving the Dream (ATD
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MGCCC’s JD Players to present comedy “Sylvia”

The Jefferson Davis Players will present “Sylvia” by A. R. Gurney February 22-24 at 7:30 p.m. and February 25 at 2 p.m. in the Jefferson Davis Campus Arena Theatre in Gulfport. “Sylvia” is a comedy about empty-nesters Greg and Kate, who have moved back to Manhattan after 22 years in t
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Wilbur Ward of Lucedale honored for 45 years of service on MGCCC Board of Trustees

Wilbur Ward, of Lucedale, was honored at the December 13, 2017 meeting of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Board of Trustees’ meeting. Ward, who represented George County on the Board for 45 years, retired in December. A resolution and plaque were presented to Ward for his
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MGCCC Perkette Dance Team to perform in Mardi Gras parades with Band of Gold

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Band of Gold and the Perkette Dance Team will be wrapping up a successful season by performing in several Mardi Gras parades along the Coast this year.  The 16-member Perkette Dance Team is a part of the college’s Band of Gold and performs at c
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MGCCC hosts exhibit celebrating African-American art and culture  

The Fine Arts Gallery at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College’s Jefferson Davis Campus is hosting “Homogeny: A Celebration of African-American Art and Culture” February 5- March 1.  A closing reception will be held on March 1 at noon in the gallery. The exhibit features local arti
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