16 May 2017

MDCC holds commencement ceremony for academic, career and technical programs

MOORHEAD, MISSISSIPI - Mississippi Delta Community College (MDCC) held its 2017 graduation ceremony for Academic, Career and Technical programs Friday, May 12, 2017, in the J.T. Hall Coliseum on the Moorhead campus.

Dr. Larry J. Nabors, President, acknowledged graduates for their hard worked and dedication. “The degrees and certificates you receive today are symbols of your success,” said President Nabors. “Your newly acquired knowledge and skills enable you to further pursue your career and educational goals. I’m confident you will enjoy much success in life as a result of your experience at MDCC.”
The MDCC Concert Ensemble, under the direction of Eddie Buggs, provided music for the prelude and processional. Dr. Peter Jackson, member of the MDCC board of trustees, provided the invocation. Dr. Edward Rice II, vice president of student services, welcomed the crowd and recognized special guests in attendance.

Student vocalist Timothy Peoples, accompanied by choral director James Shannon, brought the crowd to its feet with the performance of “Never Would’ve Made It.”
Out of over 500 May 2017 graduates, 344 marched in Friday’s ceremony. Graduates from academic, career and technical programs were awarded an Associate of Arts Degree (AA), Associate of Applied Science Degree (AAS), and/or a one-year career certificate.
On Thursday, May 11, MDCC held a commencement ceremony for graduates of health science programs. Thursday’s ceremony recognized 57 graduates from the Associate Degree Nursing Program, the Dental Hygiene Program and the Radiologic Technology Program. In total, approximately 401 students marched in ceremonies this week.

Mississippi Delta is a comprehensive community college, which offers a wide variety of academic, career and technical courses in day, evening and online classes. The college also offers workforce training, adult education courses and continuing education courses. MDCC is offering a variety of course offerings this summer. Registration is open and a course listing is available at msdelta.edu. Students interested in attending this fall are invited to attend new student orientation this summer and should register by visiting orientation.msdelta.edu.

ABOUT MDCC: Mississippi Delta Community College supports its students with a full range of student services including financial aid, counseling and on-campus housing. MDCC instructors are well-trained professionals who are truly dedicated to the success of their students, both in the classroom and in their future careers. The college offers quality, collegiate level courses in small classes with individualized instruction. In addition to the main campus in Moorhead, MDCC also offers classes at sites in Greenville and Greenwood as well as workforce training at the Charles W. Capps, Jr. Technology Center in Indianola.