Tue, 21 Mar 2017 08:00:00 -0800
Southwest Mississippi Community College student Cody Pol has been named a 2017 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Silver Scholar. The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation sponsors the Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team program by recognizing 50 Gold, 50 Silver and 50 Bronze Scholars, and providing nearly $200,000 in scholarships annually. Each Silver Scholar receives a $1,250 scholarship and a special medallion.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 13:54:48 -0800
The Bass Club is hosting an open fishing tournament at Okhissa Lake on Saturday, March 11th. We hope you can join us!
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 12:47:16 -0800
Southwest Mississippi Community College students Jessi Barnes, Emerson Nelson, Bella Clair Nelson, Emily Phillips, Aaron Buckley, Alexcia Carr, SGA Freshman Class President; Robert Brown, SGA Cabinet Member; Korey Dillon, and Christina Travis decorated cupcakes Tuesday evening during the Student Government Association's Cupcakes for a Cause. At the event, SGA members collected hygiene products (toothpaste, toothbrushes, wash cloth, soap, etc.) to send to Hattiesburg tornado victims.
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 11:50:00 -0800
Southwest Mississippi Community College's Associate Degree Nursing student Timothy Foster of Meadville was the recipient of the Spring 2017 MS Nurses' Foundation School Nursing Scholarship. Dr. Melissa Temple (pictured far right), SMCC Director of Nursing, along with Rosalyn Howard (pictured far left), Executive Director of MS Nurses Foundation, and Erica Myers, Associate Degree Nursing instructor, presented Timothy Foster with the Mississippi Nurses Foundation Emma Burdonne Young School of Nursing Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded to a third semester SMCC ADN student who has exhibited leadership, scholarship, and community involvement. Timothy Foster's scholarship money was raised through the MS Nurses Foundation Dinner theater fundraiser held at SMCC in September. Proceeds from the fundraiser went towards area nursing scholarships.
Wed, 08 Feb 2017 12:14:28 -0800
Southwest Mississippi Community College Occupational Safety and Health Technology (OSHA) students recently received their 30-Hour OSHA General Industry cards. Occupational Safety and Health technicians help prevent harm to workers, property, the environment, and the general public. They promote occupational health and safety within organizations by advising management on how to increase worker productivity through raising morale and reducing absenteeism, turnover, and equipment downtime while securing savings on insurance premiums, workers' compensation benefits, and litigation expenses. Pictured on the front row (left to right) is Vice President for Career and Technical Education Jeremy Smith along with students Lacey Howell of Summit, Tyler Vanderslice of McComb, Laken Nace of Foxworth, and Rufus Breeden of McComb. The back row includes OSHA instructor Mike Flowers and students Cage Ashley of Hattiesburg, Trenton Warren of Kentwood, Amanda Greer of Wesson, Donald Greer of Wesson, and Michael Caston of McComb.
Wed, 08 Feb 2017 11:51:00 -0800
Southwest Mississippi Community College recently hosted a two day Spiritual Emphasis week which featured programs presented by the Baptist Student Union and Wesley Foundation.
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 13:13:00 -0800
Southwest Mississippi Community College Social Science Division Chairperson and history instructor Merrielyn Ginn received the Wilmon McCaffery Outstanding Educator award presented by the Walthall County Chamber of Commerce. The award was presented at the Walthall County Chamber of Commerce membership banquet on Saturday, January 28. Chamber 2016 president, Stephanie Miller, presented Ginn the educator award. Pictured with Ginn are (left to right) T.W. Bearden, Laura Calhoun, Thomas Calhoun, Criminal Justice/Sociology Instructor Ashley Weathers, English Instructor Gwen May, SMCC President Dr. Steve Bishop, Ginn, Vice President for Academic Affairs Alicia Shows, Vice President for Student Affairs and Director of Athletics Bill Ashley, Vice President for Admissions Matt Calhoun, Psychology Instructor Elise Gatlin, and Humanities Chairperson James O'Rourke.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 17:50:00 -0800
Register today for our winter and/or spring sessions!
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 17:50:17 -0800
The residence halls will close for Christmas Break on Thursday, December 8th at 5:00 p.m. and will reopen on Thursday, January 5th at 2:00 p.m. for returning students.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 17:50:16 -0800
Final Exams will begin on December 6th and December 8th.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 17:50:15 -0800
The Christmas Stage Band Show will be held in the Hurst Auditorium in the Fine Arts Building on Thursday, December 1st, Friday, December 2nd, and Saturday, December 3rd at 7:00 p.m. each night. A matinee performance will be held on Sunday, December 4th at 2:00 p.m.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 17:50:14 -0800
SMCC's Phi Theta Kappa Omicron Delta chapter presented its Honors-In-Action presentation "Longwood Plantation: A Study through the Lens of Beauty and Vulgarity" November 11th in the Student Union auditorium.