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.

 
12 May 2017

MDCC Baseball announces tryouts

The Mississippi Delta Community College Trojans are hosting baseball tryouts for 2017 high school graduates on Tuesday, May 23 at 2 p.m. at the Jimmy Bellipanni Baseball Complex on the Moorhead Campus. Those interested in trying out must bring a copy of a recent physical and a $20 workout fee.

FULL DETAILS:

• Tuesday, May 23, 2017
• Jimmy Bellipanni Baseball Complex, Hwy 3 and Cherry Street, Moorhead, MS 38761
• Check in at 1 p.m.
• Tryout begins at 2 p.m.
• Cost - $20 (Checks can be made to “MDCC Baseball” & can be brought the day of)
• 2017 High School Graduates
• Pro-Style Workout

For more information, contact MDCC head coach Dan Rives at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or assistant coach Jarrod Parks at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Baseball Trojans set for MACJC playoffs

The Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges (MACJC) state baseball playoffs get underway on Wednesday and the Mississippi Delta Community College Trojans will head to Decatur to take on East Central Community College in a best two-of-three series.

The Trojans of MDCC will take on the Warriors of EC at 6 p.m. on Wednesday evening in game one at the Clark/Gay Baseball Complex, with game two getting underway on Thursday afternoon at 2 p.m. Game three, if necessary, will follow at approximately 5:30 p.m. on Thursday night.

Mississippi Delta will enter the first round of the playoffs as the number seven seed in the MACJC, while East Central comes in as the number four seed, thus earning the right to host the opening round. Only one game separates the two in the final conference standings, as EC finished with a 17-11 conference mark and MDCC had a conference record of 16-12.

The Trojans come into the playoffs with a 29-17 overall mark and 16-12 finish in MACJC play after a week in which the team split a doubleheader on the road at Coahoma Community College (May 2) and at Copiah-Lincoln Community College (May 6).
Mississippi Delta fell in game one, 6-3, in Clarksdale on Tuesday, before winning the nightcap, 18-13.

In game one at CCC on Tuesday, the Trojans were led offensively by Will Godfrey (Columbus), Nathan Pilutti (Destrehan, La.) and Wendell Rieves (Crawford), as the trio each had two hits in the opener.
Hunter Allen (Pearl) started the contest on the mound and gave the Trojans five solid innings of work, as the freshman left-hander gave up five runs (one earned) and picked up a strikeout.
Weber Herbison (Cleveland) had four hits in the nightcap on Tuesday, including a grand slam, to help lead the 21-hit Trojan attack.
Dalton Lambre (Cleveland) and Pilutti each added three hits in game two, with Pilutti picking up a home run as well.

Brendan Painter (Hernando) earned the win on the mound in game two after his relief stint of 3.1 innings.
The Trojans of MDCC fell to Co-Lin, 3-2, in the series opener on Saturday in Wesson, despite a stellar effort on the hill from Trey Jones (Olive Branch), as the freshman right-hander threw seven innings and allowed only three runs (two earned) to cross the plate.

Herbison and Pilutti each had two RBI in game one, with Pilutti and Tyler Jones (Columbus) each adding an RBI.

Delta avenged their earlier loss in game one by hammering the home standing Wolves, 10-2, in the regular season finale.

Rieves paced the Trojans offense with two homeruns and five RBI, while Payton Lane (Columbus) added two hits as well.

Cole Marsh (Monroe, La.), a recent Mississippi State University commit, moved to 10-1 on the season with the win on the mound after going six innings and allowing only two runs and five hits, while picking up five strikeouts.

Students and faculty honored at annual Nursing Excellence Banquet

On April 13, the associate degree nursing faculty, staff and students held their annual Nursing Excellence Scholarship Banquet. The event attracted approximately 250 guests who were able to bid on silent auction items and buy a chance to win an iWatch.

All money raised went to the Nursing Excellence Scholarship Fund, which is the only scholarship primarily funded by students, for students. Since 2012, this scholarship has awarded over $10,000 to 40 Associate Degree Nursing students.

Nursing Group 1 webBrittany Alexander, Jeran Guilambo, Zaleas Dent and Anne Marie Painter were selected as Outstanding Sophomore Clinical Students by their clinical group for demonstration of professional behavior and safe, competent nursing practices.

Nursing Group 2 webKelsee Redden, Madison Williamson, April Montesi, Drewonna Goldsmith and Bailee McLendon were selected as Outstanding Freshman Clinical Students by their clinical group for demonstration of professional behavior and safe, competent nursing practices.

Outstanding Nursing Student webMadison Williamson and Vincent Knight were selected by their classmates as the nursing students who personify nursing professionalism.

Outstanding Nursing Faculty webMelissa Barrett and Traci Thompson were selected by the respective classes as the nurse who exemplifies the nursing role model.

Alpha Delta Nu webVincent Knight and Katherine Downs were inducted into Alpha Delta Nu, which is a National Nursing Honor Society for Associate Degree nursing students, during the banquet.

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