Academic, Career and Technical Graduation

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Mississippi Delta Community College (MDCC) held its 2016 Academic, Career and Technical Graduation Ceremony Friday, May 6, 2016 in the J.T. Hall Coliseum in Moorhead, Miss. This year, 311 graduates marched in Friday’s ceremony. Graduates from academic, career, and technical programs were awarded an Associate of Arts (AA), Associate of Applied Science (AAS), and/or a certificate from a one-year program.

The MDCC Concert Ensemble provided music for the prelude and the processional. Dr. Peter Jackson (MDCC Board of Trustees) provided the invocation with Dr. Ed Rice II (Vice President of Student Services) welcoming and recognizing guests in attendance. Dr. Larry Nabors (MDCC President) also gave opening remarks with special music provided by James Shannon (Director of MDCC Ambassadors and Singers) and Hannah Leflore (Student Vocalist).

MDCC’s Health Science Graduation Ceremony was held Thursday, May 5, 2016 with an additional 59 graduates participating. Thursday’s ceremony included graduates from the Associate Degree Nursing Program, the Dental Hygiene Program, and the Radiologic Technology Program.

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.

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.

Incoming students are invited to attend 2016 Orientation and Registration this summer. Students interested in attending this fall should visit kickstart.msdelta.edu to register for summer orientation.

09 May 2016

Health Sciences Pinning and Graduation Ceremony

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Mississippi Delta Community College (MDCC) held its Health Science Pinning and Graduation Ceremony Thursday, May 5, 2016 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.

Gene Gibson provided the invocation with opening remarks by Dr. Larry Nabors, President. Magdalene Abraham presented the commencement address. Abraham serves as the Spiritual Director and Retreat Facilitator of Locus Benedictus. She holds a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Science from the University of Mississippi and an M.S. in Natural Science from Delta State University. Ms. Abraham is a graduate of Our Lady of Divine Providence School of Spirituality, an affiliate of Franciscan University of Steubenville, OH. She taught at Pillow Academy in Greenwood, MS, Holmes Community College in Grenada, and MDCC where she was an instructor of Anatomy and Physiology, served as Chair of the Science Department, Dean of Academics, and later retired as Vice President of Instruction.

In total, fifty-nine 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.

Thirty-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-RN®) for licensure as registered nurses.

Six 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 throughout the lifespan with normal oral care and general systemic conditions. All phases of dental hygiene education are covered and practiced by clinical experience.

Nineteen 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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06 May 2016

MDCC announces lineman class graduation

MOORHEAD – Mississippi Delta Community College is pleased to announce its Electric Utility Lineman Trainee Class graduation ceremony on Wed., May 4 at 10:30 a.m. at its Charles W. Capps Jr. Technology Center in Indianola.

The workforce training program is a 16-week hands-on program that prepares individuals for entry-level lineman positions. It teaches participants every aspect of the career, such as proper climbing skills and keeping safety their top priority when working.

For more information, contact John Conrad at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 887-2876 ext. 14.

03 May 2016

MDCC announces Academic and Career-Technical graduation

MOORHEAD – Mississippi Delta Community College is pleased to announce its Graduation Ceremony for Academic, Career and Technical Programs will be held Fri., May 6 at 10 a.m. at the J.T. Hall Coliseum in Moorhead, Miss. The ceremony will be streamed live at www.msdelta.edu for those unable to attend.

MDCC offers a wide variety of academic, health science, career and technical courses in day, evening and online classes. Mississippi Delta also offers workforce training, adult education and other continuing education opportunities at its campuses located in Indianola, Moorhead, Greenville and Greenwood.

Incoming students are invited to attend the 2016 orientation and registration this summer. Students interested in any career, technical, health science or academic program should register for orientation online by visiting kickstart.msdelta.edu.

03 May 2016

MDCC Health Science graduation set for May 5

Magdalene Abraham will address dozens of Mississippi Delta Community College health science majors at their commencement ceremony, scheduled for Thurs., May 5 at 10 a.m. at the J.T. Hall Coliseum in Moorhead, Miss.

The graduation and pinning ceremony will honor the college’s dental hygiene, radiologic technology and associate degree nursing graduates. The ceremony will be streamed live at www.msdelta.edu for those unable to attend.

Magdalene Abraham serves as the Spiritual Director and Retreat Facilitator of Locus Benedictus. She holds a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Science from the University of Mississippi and an M.S. in Natural Science from Delta State University. Ms. Abraham is a graduate of Our Lady of Divine Providence School of Spirituality, an affiliate of Franciscan University of Steubenville, OH. She taught at Pillow Academy in Greenwood, MS, Holmes Community College in Grenada, and MS Delta Community College where she was an instructor of Anatomy and Physiology, served as Chair of the Science Department, Dean of Academics, and later retired as Vice-President of Instruction.

Mississippi Delta Community College is a comprehensive community college that offers a wide variety of academic, health science, 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 2016 orientation and registration this summer. Students interested in any career, technical, health science or academic program should register for orientation online by visiting kickstart.msdelta.edu.

01 May 2016

Brick, block and stone masonry present demonstration at expo

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MDCC’s Clarence Steelman, who is the instructor for the brick, block and stone masonry program, and three of his students, Matthew Adams, Bruce Filgo and Carmichael Stevenson, presented a demonstration in brick laying at the Pathways2Possibilities Expo at the Washington County Convention Center in Greenville. Pathways2Possibilities is an interactive, hands on career expo designed for 8th graders, but also offers time for at-risk youth ages 16-24. Pictured is Adams teaching a student how to properly lay brick.

For more information about the brick, block, and stone masonry program, click here to visit the program webpage.

 

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