Associate Degree Nursing graduates

  • Thursday, 03 May 2018 00:00

Mississippi Delta Community College (MDCC) held its Health Science Pinning and Graduation Ceremony Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. in the J. T. Hall Coliseum on the Moorhead Campus. The ceremony included graduates from the Associate Degree Nursing Program, the Dental Hygiene Program, the Medical Laboratory Technology Program and the Radiologic Technology Program.

The processional was performed by Beverly Terrell and Dr. Edward Rice II provided the invocation with opening remarks by MDCC President Dr. Larry Nabors. 

In total, seventy-two students graduated in one of four health science programs. Each program, including Associate Degree Nursing, Dental Hygiene, Medical Laboratory Technology and Radiologic Technology, prepares students for an exciting healthcare career. Graduates of these programs are awarded an Associate of Applied Science Degree from Mississippi Delta Community College.

Forty-six individuals completed the Associate Degree Nursing Program.  The Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Program is designed to provide educational opportunities to qualified students for a rewarding career that will help meet the expanding health care needs of the community. The program prepares the individual to practice as a Registered Nurse, according to the State of Mississippi Law. Graduates receive an Associate of Applied Science Degree and are eligible to take the National Council Licensing Examination (NCLEX-RN®) for licensure as registered nurses.

Bolivar County

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(l. to r.): Kelsee Redden, Lakeisha Cotton, Darrin Brothers, Janne Foust, Amery Hocutt, Richelle Pugh, Chad Langkawel

 

Carroll County

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(l. to r.) Linda Bright, Hanna White

 

Coahoma County

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Preslea Byrd

 

Dekalb County, GA

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Chasity Poe

 

Humphreys County

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(l. to r.) Tawanna Wright, Bailee Bellipanni

 

Leflore County

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(l. to r.) Melissa Brooks, Winter Anthony, Justin-Charles Carpenter, Hailey Schrader, Karlye Adams, Chelsea Coleman, Alexandria Funderburk, Cyneiceya Wallace

 

Madison County

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Amanda Hodge

 

Sunflower County

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(l. to r.) Caitlyn Harris, Beverly DeBower, Amanda Hodge, Haley Lester, April Montesi, Brittany Pearson, Haley Rowland, Madison Williamson, Jaslyn Woods

 

Tallahatchie County

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Frederickia Walker

 

Washington County

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(l. to r.) Mary Baldwin, Katheryn McWilliams, Jaleesa Butler, Daphne Johnson, Dana Brown, Amber Jackson, Jacqueline Johnson, Brandy McNemar, Maredith Weed, Markedia Perkins, Chasity Poe, Joseph Solomon, Tyler Weeks, Alesheia Wells

 

There's still time to get your raffle tickets for an iPhone X! Tickets are $10 and may be purchased at the ADN office or online.

The winner will be selected during the 10th Annual Nursing Excellence Scholarship Banquet this Thursday. The winner does not need to be present to receive the prize.

During the banquet, new Alpha Delta Nu Honor Society members will be inducted. There also will be an iPhone X raffle and a silent auction. The event is being catered by Larry's Catfish (all-you-can-eat!) and will be held in the J.T. Hall Coliseum.

Click here to buy tickets or donate to the scholarship fund online! 

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Blood drive on Moorhead campus

  • Monday, 13 November 2017 08:36

Don't forget to stop by the Mississippi Blood Services Donor Coach today or tomorrow between 8am and 4pm to donate!  They will be in front of the BSU on Johnny Russell Drive.  Please bring your ID. All donors will receive a free t-shirt and a gift card while supplies last!

Blood Drive

Associate Degree Nursing Graduates

  • Friday, 12 May 2017 03:36

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Mississippi Delta Community College (MDCC) held its Health Sciences Pinning and Graduation Ceremony Thurs., May 11 at 10 a.m. in the J. T. Hall Coliseum on the Moorhead, Mississippi campus. The ceremony conferred degrees to graduates of the Associate Degree Nursing Program, the Dental Hygiene Program and the Radiologic Technology Program.

Thirty-six students completed the Associate Degree Nursing Program (ADN). The ADN Program is designed to provide educational opportunities to qualified students for a rewarding career meeting the expanding healthcare needs of the community. The program prepares the individual to practice as a registered nurse, according to State of Mississippi Law. Graduates receive an Associate of Applied Science Degree and are eligible to take the National Council Licensing Examination (NCLEX-RN®) for licensure as registered nurses.

Students interested in enrolling in a healthcare program should register for orientation by visiting orientation.msdelta.edu. Orientation will be held in the J. T. Hall Coliseum at Mississippi Delta Community College.

 

ADN Health Fair is tomorrow

  • Wednesday, 19 April 2017 14:46

The Associate Degree Nursing Program will hold a Health Fair tomorrow morning in the Vandiver Student Union.  All MDCC students, faculty and staff are invited to attend!

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Nursing students donate to flood victims

  • Wednesday, 24 August 2016 11:38

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Freshmen and sophomore Associate Degree Nursing students collected supplies for the flood victims in Louisiana. Everything from bottled water, clothes and toiletries to toys for the families in need were sent to Baton Rouge and Denham Springs, which were the hardest hit areas.

nursing group wStudents Courtney Aldridge, Christy Salley, Josefa Shields and Vicki Mason (not pictured) were inducted into the Alpha Delta Nu Nursing Honor Society during the banquet.

MOORHEAD – During its annual Nursing Excellence Scholarship Banquet on April 14, the Mississippi Delta Community College Associate Degree Nursing Department raised over $5,000 in scholarship money.

Current students sold raffle tickets for a chance to win an Apple Watch to raise scholarship money to help future nursing students afford to attend the program. Around 150 people attended the banquet to honor the students’ achievements and listen to MDCC nursing program alumni Dr. Shelby Polk and Brian Hill speak to the students about the workforce, their futures and the knowledge gained while in the nursing program.

Four students were also inducted into the Alpha Delta Nu Nursing Honor Society. Those students were Courtney Aldridge, Vicki Mason, Christy Salley and Josefa Shields. To be inducted, students must maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA and earn a grade of B or better in all nursing courses in the third semester of study during the second year of the core nursing curriculum and demonstrate conduct on campus and in the clinical areas that reflect integrity and professionalism. Those applying for honor society membership were also required to complete a capstone project.

 

Nursing students travel to the Capitol

  • Wednesday, 02 March 2016 21:21

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The MDCC Associate Degree Nursing sophomore students and instructors Tracy Killebrew and Debbie Poe visited with Senator Derrick Simmons at the Capitol Tuesday, March 1st for MDCC's legislative day.

Associate Degree Nursing Graduates

  • Thursday, 07 May 2015 00:49

Mississippi Delta Community College held its Health Sciences Pinning and Graduation Ceremony on Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. in the J. T. Hall Coliseum on the Moorhead Campus. Forty-four individuals completed the Associate Degree Nursing Program. The Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Program is designed to provide educational opportunities to qualified students for a rewarding career that will help meet the expanding health care needs of the community. The program prepares the individual to practice as a Registered Nurse, according to the State of Mississippi Law. Graduates receive an Associate of Applied Science Degree and are eligible to take the National Council Licensing Examination (NCLEX) for licensure as registered nurses.  The graduates are below grouped by county.

Bolivar County

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(l. to r.) Tyler Weaver of Cleveland, Christina M. Hall of Cleveland, Kalyn McClain of Cleveland, Tina Thornton of Cleveland, and Melissa Prewitt of Boyle

 

Coahoma County

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Delores Harris of Clarksdale

 

Grenada County

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Jacob Dill of Holcomb

 

Humphreys County

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(front, l. to r.) Anecia DeVillier of Louise, Chasity Manna of Isola, Elisha Holloway of Belzoni, Holly Farmer of Isola, and Rachel Baldwin of Isola; (back, l. to r.) Brian Hill of Isola and Laurence Swindell of Belzoni

 

Leflore & Carroll County

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(front, l. to r.) Marshalvia Bryant of Greenwood, Nickie Phillips of Coila, Hilliary Nathan of Greenwood, Katherine Brower of Greenwood, Rachael Ellis of Carrollton, Sharielle Austin of Itta Bena and Michael Melcher Jr. of Greenwood; (back, l. to r.) Danny Fairley of Sunflower, Krystal Prez of Greenwood, Samantha Prescott of Greenwood, Ashley Harris of Greenwood, Mary Elizabeth Smith of Greenwood, Brittany Martin of Greenwood, Jason Nash of Greenwood and Ashley Martin of Greenwood

 

Sharkey County

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Chasidy Scott of Rolling Fork

 

Sunflower County

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(front, l. to r.) Toinika Simmons of Indianola, Kristen Cassidy of Indianola, Sydney Elias of Sunflower;
(back, l. to r.) Danny Fairley of Sunflower and Blake Rowland of Indianola

 

Tallahatchie County

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(l. to r.) Charlie Logan of Sumner and Laura Mabus of Charleston

 

Washington County

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(front, l. to r.) Julie Glenn of Greenville and Heather Mathews of Greenville; (back, l. to r.): Catie Turner of Leland, Kendra Capers of Leland, Philip Neal of Leland, Miranda Hill of Greenville, Rasheda Mack of Greenville, and Ashley Southall of Greenville

 

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Mississippi Delta Community College held its Health Sciences Pinning and Graduation Ceremony on Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. in the J. T. Hall Coliseum on the Moorhead Campus. The ceremony included graduates from the Associate Degree Nursing Program, the Dental Hygiene Program, and the Radiologic Technology Program.

Bro. Brian Burge provided the invocation with opening remarks by Dr. Charles Barnett. Dr. Wade Dowell presented the commencement address. A 1982 graduate of The University of Mississippi School of Medicine, Dr. Dowell has served as a family physician in Indianola, Miss. since 1985. He served two terms as president of the Delta Medical Society, one term as president of the Mississippi Academy of Family Physicians, and has served as a team physician for Mississippi Delta Community College, Indianola Academy, and the University of Mississippi. He is married to Angela (Roberts) of Moorhead, Miss. and the couple has four children.

In total, sixty students graduated in one of three health science programs. Each program, including Associate Degree Nursing, Dental Hygiene, and Radiologic Technology, prepares students for an exciting healthcare career. Graduates of these programs are awarded an Associate of Applied Science degree from Mississippi Delta Community College.

Forty-four individuals completed the Associate Degree Nursing Program. The Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Program is designed to provide educational opportunities to qualified students for a rewarding career that will help meet the expanding health care needs of the community. The program prepares the individual to practice as a Registered Nurse, according to the State of Mississippi Law. Graduates receive an Associate of Applied Science Degree and are eligible to take the National Council Licensing Examination (NCLEX) for licensure as registered nurses.

Six individuals completed the Dental Hygiene Technology Program. Students in MDCC’s dental hygiene program prepare for careers as preventive dental professionals who have a choice of working in a variety of settings. Graduates obtain jobs in school systems, nursing homes, and dental supply firms, as well as private dental offices. Fully accredited by the American Dental Association‘s Commission on Dental Accreditation, this 83 credit hour program has twelve prerequisite courses, and requires four semesters of full-time study.

Ten individuals completed the Radiologic Technology Program. The Radiologic Technology Program provides a general education and clinical training program that prepares students for a career in radiography. The technical program combines theory through traditional classroom instruction and laboratory experience on campus, and clinical experiences in affiliating hospitals to provide opportunities for students to develop skills needed to enter the Radiology profession. The Radiologic Technology Program commences in August of each year and runs for 22 consecutive months with a projected graduation date in May.

For more information about MDCC’s Health Science Programs, visit the website at www.msdelta.edu. Students interested in enrolling in a health care program should register for orientation by visiting kickstart.msdelta.edu . Orientation will be held in the J. T. Hall Coliseum on the Moorhead Campus of Mississippi Delta Community College.

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