Aycock graduates from leadership academy

Mississippi Delta Community College is proud to announce that Director of Computer & Information Technology Service Jim Aycock recently graduated from the Mississippi Community College Leadership Program.

He was one of 37 members of this year’s Mississippi Community College Leadership Academy to graduate at a ceremony held Thursday, May 4, 2017 at the Hunter Henry Center on the Mississippi State University campus. Dr. Mark Keenum, President of Mississippi State University, was the guest speaker for the ceremony.

The Mississippi Community College Leadership Academy was developed in the spring of 2009 to address the projected need for upper-level leaders in the Mississippi community college system.

17 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.

16 May 2017

Radiologic Technology Graduates

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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.

Fourteen individuals completed the Radiologic Technology Program. The Radiologic Technology Program provides a general education and a clinical training program that prepares students for a career in radiography. The technical program combines theory through traditional classroom instruction, 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.          

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.

 
12 May 2017

Dental Hygiene Technology Graduates

Dental Hygiene Group
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.

Seven individuals completed the Dental Hygiene Technology Program.  The Dental Hygiene Program provides students with a general education and a comprehensive clinical dental hygiene experience that prepares them for a career in the dental hygiene profession.  The program includes clinical experience in treating patients with normal oral care and general systemic conditions. All phases of dental hygiene education are covered and practiced by clinical experience.            

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.
 

12 May 2017

Associate Degree Nursing Graduates

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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.

 
12 May 2017

MDCC awards 57 health science degrees

Health Science Pinning
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.

In total, 57 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.

College President Dr. Larry J. Nabors welcomed guests and provided opening remarks. “Graduates, you now have the knowledge and skills necessary to make our community a better place,”said Nabors. “You have a unique opportunity to provide a better future for the people of the Mississippi Delta. As you leave MDCC to work in your chosen profession, I encourage you to remain here. You can achieve both your personal and professional goals right here in our state. We need your talents and abilities as we strive to strengthen our economy, our communities and our state as a whole.”

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.

Seven individuals completed the Dental Hygiene Technology Program.  The Dental Hygiene Program provides students with a general education and a comprehensive clinical dental hygiene experience that prepares them for a career in the dental hygiene profession.  The program includes clinical experience in treating patients with normal oral care and general systemic conditions. All phases of dental hygiene education are covered and practiced by clinical experience.  

Fourteen individuals completed the Radiologic Technology Program. The Radiologic Technology Program provides a general education and a clinical training program that prepares students for a career in radiography. The technical program combines theory through traditional classroom instruction, 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.          

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.

 
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