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Civil Rights Compliance

Regulations, Campus Coordinators & Contact Information

Non-Discrimination Notification

In compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX, Education Amendments of 1972 of the Higher Education Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and other applicable Federal and State Acts, Mississippi Delta Community College offers equal education and employment opportunities and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability or veteran status in its educational programs and activities. The following have been designated to handle inquiries regarding these policies: EEOC Compliance/Non-Discrimination: Steven J. Jones, Vice President of Administrative Services, P.O. Box 668, Moorhead, MS; Phone: 662.246.6304 or Email: Title IX: Dr. Ed Rice, Vice President of Student Services, P.O. Box 668, Moorhead, MS; Phone: 662.246.6444 or Email: Disability Support Services: Nakeshia Fipps, Counseling and Disability Support Services Coordinator, P.O. Box 668, Moorhead, MS: Phone: 662.246.6361 or Email:

What regulations are included in OCR?
  • Title VI (race, color, national origin)
  • Title VII (employment practices)
  • Title IX (sex/gender)
  • Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978
  • Vocational Education Program Guidelines (race, color, national origin, sex, disability)
  • Section 504 (disability)
  • Title II (disability)
  • ANSI (facility accessibility requirements)
  • UFAS (facility accessibility requirements)
  • ADAAG (facility accessibility requirements)
  • ADA (accessibility requirements)

Who are MDCC’s coordinators and assigned persons responsible for coordinating OCR regulations on the campus?
Steven Jones, VP for Administrative Services
  • Serves as OCR Coordinator
  • Coordinates OCR Compliance for the Campus
  • Handles inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies
  • Has a separate line for OCR inquiries (662-246-6558)
Dr. Edward Rice II, VP for Student Services
  • Serves as Title IX Coordinator
  • Implements procedures for students and employees pursuant to the Sexual and Gender-Based Harassment policies.
  • Receives student and employee sexual and gender-based harassment complaints
  • Receives non-instructional and discrimination complaints from students **Note: The VP for Instruction receives general instructional complaints
Ms. Carla Johnson, Director of Human Resources
  • Serves as Employee Disability Services & EEOC Contact
  • Coordinates disability services for employees
  • Receives possible employee and public EEOC violations or complaints, such as race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age 
Ms. Nakeshia Fipps, Counseling and Disability Support Services Coordinator
  • Serves as Disability Support Services Coordinator
  • Serves as a liaison between students and faculty/staff
  • Coordinates disability and testing services for students

Accreditation & Civil Rights Compliance
Location & Contact Information
Mr. Steven Jones
OCR Coordinator
Tanner Building, Suite 202
Dr. Edward Rice II
Title IX Coordinator
Vandiver Student Union/Student Services Office
Ms. Carla Johnson
Employee Disability Services & EEOC Contact 
Boggs-Scroggins/Human Resources Office
Ms. Nakeshia Fipps
Disability Support Services Coordinator
Student Success Center of Learning - Stanny-Sanders Library