Associate Degree Nursing Graduates

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

 

07 May 2015

Health Sciences Pinning and Graduation Ceremony Held Today

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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.

07 May 2015

MDCC announces Academic and Career-Technical graduation

Mississippi Delta Community College is pleased to announce that the Academic and Career-Technical graduation ceremony will be held Fri., May 8 at 10 a.m. at the J.T. Hall Coliseum in Moorhead, Miss.

Mississippi Delta Community College offers a wide variety of academic, career, and technical courses in day, evening, and online classes. MDCC also offers workforce training, ABE/GED classes, and continuing education courses for local citizens.

Incoming students are invited to attend the 2015 orientation and registration this summer. Students interested in any career, technical, health care, or academic program should register for orientation online by visiting kickstart.msdelta.edu.  

For more information, visit our website at www.msdelta.edu or call 662-246-MDCC.

06 May 2015

2015 MDCC Sports Hall of Fame

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About 200 family, friends, and classmates were on hand Saturday night to honor the 2015 inductees of the Mississippi Delta Community College Sports Hall of Fame during their induction ceremony and banquet. They are (l. to r.) Gail Mullen Sims and Michelle Mullen of Leland, Matthew Duff of Olive Branch, Chuck Edwards of Greenville, and Mac Sheffield of Moorhead.

05 May 2015

Trojans Fall To Lions in State Tournament Playoff Series

The Mississippi Delta Community College Trojans baseball team ended their run in the state playoff series Saturday with a 4-0 loss to East Mississippi Community College Saturday afternoon in Scooba. The loss follows Friday’s 10-1 series opening loss to the Lions.

Saturday’s game was a defensive struggle between the two teams through the first six innings with the Lions managing a 1-0 lead after scoring a single run in the bottom of the third inning. East Mississippi started the bottom of the seventh with a walk followed by a ground out and a flyout before the Lions’ home run leader David Pimentel stepped to the plate and lofted a shot high over the left field wall to make it a 3-0 game. EMCC added an insurance run in the eighth but it wasn’t needed as their pitchers held the Trojans in check all day.

East Mississippi scored four runs on seven hits with one error and left 11 runners stranded. The Trojans had four hits with no errors and left five runners on the base paths. Ty Dean, Jordan Lambert, Tays Hardy and DaShawn Lindsey all had a hit apiece for Mississippi Delta.

Matt Ray went 5.2 innings as the Trojans’ starter giving up one run on four hits with three strikeouts and four walks. Kyle Wilson went 1.1 innings in relief giving up three runs on two hits with two strikeouts and two walks and Tyler Dowdy closed out the game going one inning and giving up one hit.

In Friday’s game the Lions scored 10 runs on 10 hits with no errors and left 11 runners stranded while the Trojans scored one run on six hits with four errors and left eight men on base. Jordan Lambert led the hitting with two hits and an RBI while Ty Dean, Hunter Durham, Will Costinett and Tays Hardy added one hit each.

Tre Hobbs started the game going 6.1 innings and giving up six runs on eight hits with three strikeouts and five walks. Tyler Milligan closed out the game giving up two hits on four runs with two strikeouts and one walk.

The Trojans end the 2015 season with a 20-27 overall record and a 14-16 conference mark. This is the third time in Coach Michael Avalon’s four year tenure at Mississippi Delta that the Trojans have advanced to post-season play.

05 May 2015

MDCC Health Science to graduate May 7

Dr. Wade Dowell will address Mississippi Delta Community College’s health science majors at their commencement ceremony, scheduled for Thurs., May 7 at 10 a.m. at the J.T. Hall Coliseum in Moorhead, Miss. The graduation and pinning ceremony honors the college’s dental hygiene, radiologic technology and associate degree nursing graduates.

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.

Mississippi Delta Community College is a comprehensive community college that offers a wide variety of academic, career, and technical courses in day, evening, and on-line classes. MDCC also offers workforce training, ABE/GED classes, and continuing education courses for local citizens. The Health Science division is comprised of Associate Degree Nursing, Dental Hygiene Technology, Medical Laboratory Technology, Radiologic Technology, Practical Nursing, Emergency Medical Technician, Health Care Assistant, and Phlebotomy.

Incoming students are invited to attend the 2015 orientation and registration this summer. Students interested in any career, technical, health care, or academic program should register for orientation online by visiting kickstart.msdelta.edu.

For more information, visit our website at www.msdelta.edu or call 662-246-MDCC.

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