Practical Nursing Graduates

  • Thursday, 06 August 2015 08:56

Mississippi Delta Community College held its Practical Nursing and Medical Laboratory Technology Pinning and Graduation Ceremony on Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. on the Moorhead Campus. Twenty-six individuals completed the Practical Nursing Program. The MDCC Practical Nursing Program is a three semester program that prepares graduates with the knowledge and skills needed to meet the expanding health care needs of the community. This program utilizes classroom, laboratory, and clinical instruction to prepare individuals to provide entry level nursing care. Graduates of the program receive a certificate and are eligible to write the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN®). The graduates are below grouped by county.

Bolivar County

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(l to r) Bethany Jenkins of Cleveland, Deandria Young of Drew, Dennis Hendrix of Cleveland, Casey Buckley of Cleveland, Traci Hutchinson of Cleveland, and Katie Caswell of Cleveland

 

Humphreys County

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(l to r) Anne Marie Painter of Isola, Alaina Pate of Isola, and Melinda Esplin of Indianola

 

Leflore County

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(l to r) Marquesha Morrow of Greenwood, Marcus Stansberry of Greenwood, and Briana Wilson of Greenwood

 

Sunflower County

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(l to r) Melinda Esplin of Indianola, Deandria Young of Drew, Charles Williams of Moorhead, Astre McGee of Indianola, Alaina Pate of Isola, and Callie Ward of Indianola

 

Tallahatchie County

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Caprisha Flowers of Glendora

 

Washington County

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(l to r) Corissa McClure of Greenville, Jaleesa Butler of Greenville, Brandy McNemar of Arcola, Nicola Brown of Greenville, Chiquita Phillips of Greenville, Takeshia Perkins of Greenville, and Maya Tollfree of Greenville

 

Medical Laboratory Technology Graduates

  • Thursday, 06 August 2015 08:38

Mississippi Delta Community College held its Practical Nursing and Medical Laboratory Technology Pinning and Graduation Ceremony on Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. on the Moorhead Campus. Nine individuals completed the Medical Laboratory Technology Program. The Medical Laboratory Technology curriculum is a two-year Associate of Applied Science degree program of study that prepares individuals to work in a medical laboratory. This program is designed to meet the standards and requirements for careers in clinical laboratory science. Upon successful completion of the technical program, students are eligible to take a national certification examination. The graduates are below grouped by county.

Bolivar County

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(l to r) Megan Little of Cleveland and Dallas Poynor Steelman of Cleveland

 

Humphreys County

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Taylor Potter of Belzoni

 

Leflore County

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Khambrya Cornell of Greenwood

 

Sunflower County

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(l to r) Kelvin Lewis of Moorhead and Annie Washington of Moorhead

 

Washington County

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(l to r) Jerririta Singh of Leland, Lakendra Hinton of Greenville and Jaleesa Lewis of Greenville

 

Radiologic Technology Graduates

  • Thursday, 07 May 2015 12:10

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. 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. The graduates are below grouped by county.

Bolivar County

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Amber Sykes of Cleveland

 

Coahoma County

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Mistie Brewer of Clarksdale

 

Leflore & Carroll County

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(l. to r.) Hunter Smith of Greenwood and Georgia Smith of Greenwood

 

Sunflower County

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(l. to r.) Cody Reynolds of Indianola and Charlie Tackett of Ruleville

 

Washington County

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(l. to r.) Emily Smith of Leland, Robyn Smyly of Hollandale, Meagan Signa of Greenville, Brian Ware of Greenville (not pictured)

 

Dental Hygiene Technology Graduates

  • Thursday, 07 May 2015 16:40

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. 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. The graduates are below grouped by county.

Leflore & Carroll County

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(front, l. to r.) Codi Bergeron of Greenwood and Hillary Harper Coleman of Greenwood

 

Montgomery County

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Rani Carter of Winona

 

Panola County

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CiCi Carver of Batesville

 

Rankin County

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Donna Rankin of Flowood

 

Sunflower County

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Harpreet Kaur of Drew

 

Associate Degree Nursing Graduates

  • Thursday, 07 May 2015 00:49

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

 

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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.