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MGCCC named a Center of Excellence for maritime workforce training

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College on Wednesday was named one of 27 Centers of Excellence for Domestic Maritime Workforce Training and Education. The announcement was made by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration. Hinds Community College also was recognized…

Former MGCCC football Coach George Sekul has passed away

PERKINSTON — Legendary Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College player and coach George Sekul, whose Bulldogs teams won two national titles and more than 200 games, died Monday at home in D'Iberville surrounded by his family. He was 83.  "Coach Sekul is…

MGCCC still accepting new enrollment for next term

It’s not too late to begin furthering your education at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. After an overwhelming interest in their August courses, MGCCC has added additional classes for enrollment throughout the fall. The first set of classes start September…

MGCCC QB commits to South Alabama

Former Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College standout and recent National Champion Quarterback Chance Lovertich will take his talents to the next level. Lovertich, who led the Bulldogs to a 12-0 record this year, will be attending the University of South…

5th annual Veterans Tribute Tri-Art-A-Thon at MGCCC

The message from Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in Perkinston is ‘thank you’ to those who served our country both past and present. Tonight, the 5th annual Veterans Tribute Tri-Art-A-Thon kicked off and was full of gratitude. The event featured…

Economic Vibe Meeting

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College is setting the table for an Economic Vibe meeting here on the Coast. Here to tell us about this event is Katie Weldon, programming director for the Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce. The meeting…

MGCCC apprenticeship signing ceremony

Today was an exciting day for one company and local college as they celebrate their partnership. Keesler Federal Credit Union and Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College have partnered up to create an apprenticeship program for the branch managers at Keesler.…

Hospitality Job Fair

This morning, the Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce and Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College gave job seekers a chance to become employed during the Hospitality Industry Job Fair in Gulfport. Businesses like Chick-Fil-A, McAlister’s, and Biloxi Premiere Lux Cinema…

Groundbreaking for new entrance at MGCCC Perkinston

The Perkinston campus of Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College will see construction for a new entrance boulevard within the next few weeks. A groundbreaking ceremony took place celebrating the new thoroughfare in Stone County. The new entrance includes a four…

Bryant Center officially opens at MGCCC

With a vision to stop Mississippi from being the number one state for diabetes in the country, Governor Phil Bryant, along with state and local officials, broke ground in April 2015 on a new nursing and simulation center. Several years…

New exhibit opens at MGCCC

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College opened a special art exhibit with deep roots today. It’s called ‘Homogeny’ which means a common ancestry among different parts. It’s fitting for the common theme of this new exhibit celebrating diverse African American art…

2017 commencement ceremonies for MGCCC

Today marked the end of assignments, pop quizzes, late night studying and exams for thousands of students along the Gulf Coast. Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College hosted its 2017 commencement ceremonies at the Coast Coliseum this evening. Over 2,000 individuals…

MGCCC Gala

Tonight at the Beau Rivage Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College hosts their seventh annual fundraiser gala. News 25’s Hank Davis joins us with more.

Program Helps Youth with Career Readiness

A new, free program offered by Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College’s Perkinston campus offers a helping hand to young people in Stone County looking to complete their high school diploma and train for a career. The WIOA Youth out of…

Low Income Student Opportunities at MGCCC

Jackson State University and Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College are taking part in a new federal program that aims to increase low-income students’ access to college. Starting this semester, about 10,000 high school students across the country can use Pell…