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  1. Ivy/Scaggs Hall

    Ivy-Scaggs Hall is the flagship building on campus. It is located at the center of campus and has a large driveway across the entire front of the building. Outside and in front of Ivy Scaggs Hall there is a plaza with flag poles and bench seating. The building itself is 2 stories and the front is covered with mosaic murals. BREAK. Once inside Ivy Scaggs Hall you will find the Office of Admissions. Here you can complete an application for admissions and change any personal information on your record such as your major, address, or phone number.  

    This is also where you will submit your official high school transcript(s), official college transcript(s) and official test scores. These documents are required for admission purposes. We also offer the Accuplacer, which is a placement exam for students that may have not taken the A.C.T and need test scores. This exam can also be taken if a student wants to obtain higher scores for a particular program or class. 

    The Office of Admissions is also home to Veteran and International Services.   BREAK. Located near the back entrance of Ivy/Scaggs hall you will find the Advising Center.  Here you are able to meet with Advisors for several areas of study including University Transfer as well as the Division of Business and Division of Industrial Technology and Workforce Education.   Advisors for the Division of Health Education, Division of Nursing and Division of Emergency Management are located in the Riley Health building but are considered part of the Advising Department. 

     Other offices in the Advising Center here in Ivy/Scaggs include the College Navigators, retention specialists, and the Director of Advising.  BREAK. The financial aid office is also located in Ivy-Scaggs Hall.  Once you enter Ivy-Scaggs Hall through the front doors, take a right to find our office, which is located right next to the gym. 

     There are 7 staff members located in financial aid who are prepared to help you find funding for your academic journey.  You can apply for federal, state, foundation, and institutional aid within the financial aid office.  Help is available to complete these applications online and submit them for consideration. 

     So if you are needing help with anything related to financial aid, come see us from 8:00 to 4:30 on Monday through Thursday and 8:00 to 3:30 on Friday.  You can also email the financial aid office at [email protected].  BREAK. The upstairs of Ivy Scaggs Hall houses classrooms for a variety of courses of study. The downstairs has an open middle section that students can use to hang out and study. The bookstore is also located in the middle of Ivy Scaggs Hall. BREAK. This map stop features students talking outside of Ivy Scaggs Hall, studying in the lounge, visiting the admissions office, as well as photos of the exterior of the building. 

    A group of young women hang out together on the patio in front of Ivy Scaggs Hall.
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  2. MCC-Riley Workforce Development Center

    The MCC-Riley Workforce Development Center is a large metal building located roughly 1 mile west of the main campus on Highway 19.  

    The MCC-Riley Workforce Development Center is home to our Career and Technical industrial division as well as our non-credit workforce development and grants team. Our workforce development team assists business and industry in Meridian and Lauderdale County to ensure companies have the best training possible. In addition to serving businesses, we also helps individuals gain new and upgrade marketable skills.

    This is also where you will find our industrial division Career and Technical programs. Our 3D CAD Engineering, Precision Machining Technology, Electrical Technology, Construction Trades, Industrial Maintenance, and Systems Based Electronics programs are housed within the center providing one or two year career pathway options. Our Welding and Cutting Technology program can be found next door in the Structural Steel Welding building. 

    This map stop features photos of students welding, practicing electrical wiring, learning about machine programming as a group, students using heavy machinery, and external photos of the building. 

    A class of students work in the electrical wiring lab at the Riley Workforce Development Center.
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  3. Reed Hall

    Reed Hall is a sprawling one story brick building located on the north side of campus between Webb Hall and Montgomery Hall. 

    Reed Hall houses the main offices for career and technical education. Here you will find the Vice-President of Workforce Solutions and the Dean of Workforce Education.  

    This is also where you will find our Early Childhood Education Technology program, which is designed to prepare students for a career in early childhood education. The program develops competencies that enable students to serve and teach in various childhood professions and career options. An Associate of Applied Science degree is earned upon successful completion of the program. 

    Another program currently located in Reed Hall is Telecommunications Technology. A Telecommunications Technician student learns skills needed to select, install, operate, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair telecommunication systems including microwave and satellite systems. An Associate of Applied Science degree is earned upon successful completion of the program. This map stop features photos of early education students painting in a classroom, students working with radios in a repair telecommunications class, students drafting, and exterior photos of Reed Hall. 

    Two young women work in an early education lab in Reed Hall.
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  4. Webb

    Webb Hall is a one level brick building located on the north side of campus. It is directly beside Reed Hall. Located at the back of campus, Webb Hall is home to the Career Development and Testing Center. The Career Center offers students assistance with job searches, resume writing, and career assessments. In addition to career services, the Career Center offers high-stakes professional certification exams through multiple vendors as well as testing for many of our CTE programs.

    This is also where you will find the Betty W. Davis Center for Simulation Nursing Studies. This lab allows nursing students to participate in real-world scenarios through clinical simulations. In addition to the SIM lab, nursing students will also find some of their classes being held in both the Great Southern room and the Rosenbaum room.

    Webb Hall is also the home of the Dulaney room where many classes, campus celebrations, and community events are held. This map stop features nursing students working on a medical manikin, walk through the nursing simulation school hallways,  and exterior photos of Webb Hall. 

    Nursing students practice in a nursing simulation lab in Webb Hall.
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  5. Holladay Center for e-Learning

    The Holiday Center for eLearning is one level brick building on the north side of campus located behind the track and soccer field. 

    BREAK. The Holladay Center for eLearning provides a 98 computer proctoring lab for both online and traditional students. We also utilize a virtual proctoring system called Honorlock for our remote students and to help with the current state of the Coronavirus pandemic. Students are also welcome to stop by, call and/or email for help with Canvas and eBook support, as well as online course inquiries. This building is also where you will find the special populations testing area for students requiring  accommodations.  

    BREAK. This map stop features an exterior photo of the center. 

    This is an exterior photo of Holladay Center for E Learning. It is a one story brick building.
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  6. Track and Field Center

    The Track and Field Center is a one level brick building positioned on the northeast side of campus. 

    It is northeast and adjacent to the Smith Soccer Complex. The MCC Track and Field Center is the home of the Eagle’s Track and Field teams.  Opening in 2018, the facility boasts the following specs:

    · 5,000 sq ft state of the art establishment

    · 2 locker rooms with 50 lockers each

    · Coaches offices

    · Conference room

    · Athletic Training Room

    · 8 lane 400 meter track. 

    This map stop features interior photos of the Track and Field Center. 

    This is an exterior photo of the track and field center. It is a modern, one level brick building with a metal roof.
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  7. Smith Hall

    Smith Hall is a 2 story brick building located at the center of campus on the western side. It is positioned behind the Davidson Art Building and next to the chapel. 

    What started out as the technical building, this two story, 30,902 square foot facility became known in 1979 as the Otho R. Smith Business Building. 

    Today this building is referred to as Smith Hall, and as in years before, new and exciting opportunities are offered within its walls. Here you find the programs of Business Office Management Technology, Medical Office Management Technology, Marketing Management Technology, and Health Information Technology. The office of Administrative Computing Services and HELPDESK as well as many faculty offices are housed here as well. 

    This stop features photos of nursing students in an operation room lab, nursing students studying in class, computer science students gathered around a professor looking at a computer, students studying in the upstairs lounge, and exterior photos of the front and back of smith. 

    Nursing students practice in a surgery lab.
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  8. MCC Foundation Chapel

    The MCC Foundation Chapel is a brick building with a pointed steeple like roofline. It has stained glass windows. It is located on the west side of in between Smith Hall and Montgomery Hall. 

    The MCC Foundation Chapel features a sanctuary, multi-media activity room, office, restroom facilities and a kitchenette.  It is the product of a collaboration of several MCC occupational programs including Construction Trades and Electrical Technology.  

    Numerous campus clubs and organizations make use of the facility throughout the year, including but not limited to regular meetings of the Baptist Student Union as well as the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. 

    Erected entirely by private investment, and dedicated in 2007 the chapel is intended to offer a tranquil space of respite for students and staff on the MCC to reflect. 

    This map stop features photos of students sitting in the pews of the chapel practicing guitar for a music class. 

    A young woman plays guitar in a pew of the chapel.
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  9. L.O. Todd-Billy C. Beal Learning Resources Center

    The L.O. Todd-Billy C. Beal Learning Resources Center is a 2 story brick building located in the center of campus directly behind Ivy Scaggs Hall. The L.O. Todd-Billy C. Beal Learning Resources Center houses both the L.O. Todd Library upstairs and a host of programs and offices downstairs. 

    Library resources include physical and online information materials, computer commons, study rooms, copy machine, scanner and printers. Online resources can be accessed off-campus via the library’s web page. 

    Downstairs is home to College Communications, the marketing and public relations arm of MCC, the Production Center, a fully-digital TV studio, and WEXR-FM radio studio. There are the classrooms of the career and technical education programs of Computer Network, Computer Programming, Network and Cyber Security, Software Coding, Graphic Design and Media Production. A multi-media classroom, the Riley Room is in this area. 

    The College’s Duplication Services can be found on the ground level of the Center as well. 

    This map stop features photos of students working in the radio studio, listening to a professor in the video studio, students studying in the library, and exterior photos of the front and back of The Todd-Billy Learning Resource Center. 

    Students study in the library.
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  10. G. V. "Sonny" Montgomery Student Center

    The  G.V. “Sonny” Montgomery Student Center is a 2 story brick and glass sided building located in the center of campus towards the north side. It is situated between the chapel and Smith Hall. 

    One of the most important places at Meridian Community College is the Student Success Center located on the second floor of the G. V. "Sonny" Montgomery Student Center.  In the Success Center, there is free one-on-one and computer based tutoring for MCC students.  There are also computers which can be used for word processing, printing, Internet research, online learning, and class work. There are also quiet study areas in which students can complete their studying. 

    The second floor of the G.B. “Sonny” Montgomery Student Center also houses our Honors College and the Office of Institutional Effectiveness, while the first floor is home to our on campus cafeteria.  

    Visit the G.V. “Sonny” Montgomery Student Center to feed your body as well as your mind!

    This stop features photos of students eating in the dining hall, students working in a large computer lab, students studying on the patio outside the Student center, and exterior views of the building.

    A group of young women talk and laugh while eating at the Montgomery Student Center cafeteria.
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  11. Riley

    The Riley Health building is a large, sprawling brick building with various levels. It is located on the center of campus toward the north side directly behind the Quave center and to the west of the baseball field.  

    BREAK.  The Riley Health Building houses the Associate Degree Nursing program and several Health Education programs. The offices of the Associate Degree Nursing Advisor and the Advisor for Health Education/Practical Nursing/Health Care Assisting are located in this building. 

    The top floor of the Riley Health Building is home to several nursing classrooms, skills labs, a computer lab, and nursing faculty offices; the classroom, lab, and faculty offices for the Physical Therapist Assistant program are also located on the top floor. 

    The bottom floor is home to the Dental Hygiene program and clinic, Dental Assisting, Respiratory Care, Radiologic Technology, and Medical Laboratory Technology. Faculty offices and lab space for these Health Education programs are also located on the bottom floor.  

    BREAK. This map stop features photos of students performing various physical therapy activities, a large stadium style classroom filled with students, students practicing with an x ray machine, dental hygiene students working in the lab, as well as exterior photos. 

    Students practice evaluations in the physical therapy lab.
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  12. Quave Student Life Center

    The Quave Student Life Center is a one level building located at the center of campus behind Ivy Scaggs Hall. It is a brick building with a metal roof and glass entry way. It has an open floor plan and houses various games for students to play. The back and right side of Quave features a large outdoor patio with tables, chairs, and outdoor games like corn hole. BREAK. The Quave Student Life Center was made possible by a very generous donation from alumnus David H. Quave, was built by MCC construction trades and electrical students as a learning project and opened in 2017 . Located next door to the Damon Fitness Center, we have pool tables, ping pong tables, video games and music and movies playing all day. You can come in and hang out with friends, or go out on the covered back porch for a little peace and quiet while enjoying some fresh air.

    You will find activities going on throughout the year like cookouts, crawfish boils, karaoke and movie nights. Groups like the Baptist Student Union and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes meet after hours in our facility on various days. Large dances are a big hit with students about twice a year. You will enjoy good food, a professional DJ, and dancing, all free for MCC Students.

    We are open Monday-Thursday from 8:00-6:00 and 8:00-2:30 on Friday. All you need to enter is your school ID.  BREAK. This stop features students playing foosball, ping pong, video games, air hockey, and pool. It also features exterior photographs of the building. 

    Students play games inside of the Quave Center. 

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  13. Smith-Williams Field House - Scaggs Field

    Smith-Williams Field House at Scaggs Field is located in the center of campus just north of the fitness center. 

    Smith-Williams Field House at Scaggs Field is home to the Eagle’s Baseball Team and pays homage to three MCC faithful. 

    The fieldhouse is named after Terry Williams and Billy Harold Smith. Williams,a player on the inaugural team in 1970, later took the helm of the team as head coach.

    Smith has the longest tenure of any Eagle head coach, having led them to their first 30 win season as well as their first postseason berth. Smith was inducted into the Mississippi Junior College Sports Hall of Fame in 2009.

    Dr.Scaggs began working at the College in 1963 as registrar before becoming the school’s dean, a position he held from 1964 to 1967, and then operated as president from 1967 to 1998.Upon his retirement, MCC’s baseball facility was named William F. Scaggs Field in recognition of not only his considerable contributions to the College but also his love for the national pastime.

    The Smith-Williams Field House is a 4,500 sq ft state of the art facility that houses coaches offices, a traditions room and a multimedia equipped locker-room with 35 lockers as well as the president’s Perch viewing deck. 

    Scaggs Field offers covered grandstands with chairback seating for 400 fans, covered hitting tunnels, a 2,000 sq ft press box and concession stand, as well as home plate patio seating and netting around the backstop for a complete unobstructed view. 

    This map stop features photos of the baseball team practicing on the field, the baseball team talking in the dugout, and exterior photos of the stands, field house and baseball field. 

    The baseball team lines the dugout as they watch a baseball game.
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  14. Tommy McDonald Field

    Tommy McDonald Field is located off campus. Tommy McDonald Field is home to the Lady Eagle’s softball team and was named after former Vice President of Operations, Tommy MocDonald in 2007.  The facility boasts a natural grass playing surface, bleacher seating, a picnic seating area, 2000 square foot locker room and pressbox as well as a permanent concession stand and hitting station. 

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  15. Wilhelmine Tew Damon Fitness Center

    The Damon Fitness Center is a one level brick building located in the center of campus towards the east side. It is directly in front of the baseball field and adjacent to Graham Gymnasium. 

    BREAK. The Damon Fitness Center is a great place to relieve stress from college life.  We offer a well-equipped weight room and cardio area to meet your needs.  Our natatorium features a 6-lane 25-meter pool that is open year-round for everyone to enjoy.   

    This is also where you can find out about our outdoor mile walking trail and the outdoor track.  

    The Damon Fitness Center is home to the Wellness Division.  Classes include Health, CPR and First Aid, weight training, aquatic classes (swimming, water aerobics, lifeguard training, and water safety instructor), and many different aerobic classes in our dance studio.  

    BREAK. This map stop features photos of people swimming in the pool, taking yoga classes in the dance studio, and exterior photos of the building. 

    This is an interior photo of the aquatic center next to the Damon Fitness Center.
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  16. Jimmie Evans Field House

    Jimmie Evans Field House at Wanda McPhail Tennis Facility is located on the center of campus towards the east side. It is directly east of the fitness center and directly west of Thornton Hall. 

    Jimmie Evans Field House at Wanda McPhail Tennis Facility is home to the Eagle’s Men’s and Women’s tennis teams

    The Field House is named in honor of Jimmie Evans, a master teacher for MCC (1965-99) and an ardent supporter of Eagle athletics and many other college activities.  Construction of the facility was aided by students from the MCC skilled trades programs and opened in 2008. 

    Wanda McPhail was the legendary coach of the Eagle’s tennis programs for 18 years. An inductee in both the Mississippi Junior College Sports Hall of Fame and the National Junior College Athletic Association’s Hall of Fame, McPhail piloted the Eagle program for 18 seasons.  During her tenure, McPhail’s teams captured 22 NJCAA Region 23 championships; 11 each for the men’s and women’s programs

    The facility includes:

    · 4 lighted tennis courts

    · Bleacher seating

    · Locker rooms for men’s and women’s teams

    · Coaches office and stringing room. 

    This map stop features photos of the tennis team talking to each other, practicing on the tennis courts, and exterior photos of the field house. 

    This is an elevated photo of the entire tennis complex showing 3 courts and the Jimmie Evans Field House.
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  17. Thornton Hall

    Thornton Hall is a 2 story brick building located on the eastern side of campus between the tennis courts and the athletic performance center. 

    Dedicated in memory of Dr. William L. Thornton (1923-1996), a Trustee of MCC and former President of The MCC Foundation. Opened on November 20, 1997, this hall houses approximately 44 residents. The student population in Thornton hall includes the men's track team and general student population males. 

    This map stop features students studying a dorm room and exterior photos of Thornton Hall. 

    2 young men hang out and talk in a dorm room in Thornton Hall.
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  18. Athletic Performance Center

    The Athletic performance Center is a one story brick building with a metal roof. It is located on the east side of campus just east of Thornton Hall and west of College Crossings Apartment. 

    The Athletic Performance Center is the hub of fitness training for all athletic programs housed on campus. Opened in October of 2019 the facility was in part constructed by  students from several of our career and technical programs, and includes all that a collegiate athlete may find need of while training.

     · 4,200 sq ft facility with state of the art equipment

    · 8 full racks for powerlifting

    · Custom medicine ball wall

    · Cardiovascular training room

    · Coaches office. 

    This map stop features photos of the exterior of the Athletic performance center. 

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  19. CD Smith Soccer Complex

    The CD Smith Soccer Complex is a 2 story brick building with a metal roof and has 2 balconies overlooking the soccer field. It is positioned on the northeast side of campus directly north of the athletic performance center.  

    The CD Smith Soccer Complex is home to the Eagle’s Men’s and Women’s soccer teams.  It boasts a natural grass playing surface and houses a permanent concession stand and press box with a recruiting lounge. The field also has a recently erected LED scoreboard and bleacher seating for 600 fans as well alongside a picnic area for fans and locker rooms for both the men’s and women’s teams. 

    This map stop features photos of the women’s soccer team practicing on the field, the women’s soccer team on the field  listening to their coach as the sun is setting, the mens soccer team kicking the ball around at practice, and exterior photos of the Soccer Complex. 

    The women's soccer team practices on the field.
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  20. College Crossing Apartments

    College Crossing Apartments consist of 3, 3 story buildings that are brick and vinyl siding. The apartments are located on the far east side of campus just north of Elliot Hall and just east of The Athletic Performance Center. 

    The apartments are spacious, suite-styled residences that accommodate approximately 275 undergraduate female students. Units consist of private and/or shared bedrooms and bathrooms.  They also come equipped with full kitchens and living room areas. Onsite laundry facilities, cable and Wi-Fi access, and parking are available to residents at no charge. 

    This map stop features photos of residents studying in their dorm room and exterior photos of the the apartment building. 

    2 young women talk in their dorm room
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  21. Tommy E. Dulaney Center

    The Dulaney Center is an expansive one level metal building located at the far southwest corner of campus across Highway 19 from main campus. 

    The Tommey E. Dulaney Center is named for respected Meridian businessman, Tommy Dulaney, the longest-serving member of the board of trustees for Meridian Community College, who began his service in 1984. 

    The Emergency Medical Technician program  is the base level of training for responders who provide emergency medical services in an external-hospital environment. Often, these medical professionals utilize ambulance-based resources and operate under the direction of a medical control physician within well-established parameters of medical care. The Emergency Medical Science Academy at MCC offers entry-level students the opportunity to achieve their Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certificate. Currently, this 8-hour one-semester course is offered during our evening class hours during the Fall and Spring terms.

    The facility provides the college and community a spacious multi-media-equipped facility used for a variety of purposes, including graduation exercises and conferences.

    Numerous community groups including educational organizations as well as special interest groups use the facility to host events throughout the year.  The paramedic training programs operate out of this building. 

    This map stop features photos of students working in an ambulance simulator, students training to be first responders with a car wreck simulator, as well as exterior photos of the Dulaney Center. 

    Students work in a first responder simulation lab at the Tommy Dulaney Center.
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  22. Hardin Hall

    Hardin Hall is a one level brick building located on the western side of campus. It is positioned just west of the Davidson Art Building. 

    Hardin Hall is home to the President’s Office, Vice President of Operations Office, Vice President of Institutional Advancement Office, Business Office, Human Resource/Payroll Offices, and the MCC Foundation.  

    Some of your classes could possibly meet here also.  In addition to these other facilities, you will find the Ralph E. Young, Jr. Board Room named in honor of a tireless community servant and longtime member of the MCC Board of Trustees.  The Hardin Hall building was originally part of the Mississippi State Branch of Meridian.  

    This map stop features exterior photos of Hardin Hall. 

    This is an exterior photo of Hardin Hall. It is a one story brick building.
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  23. Davidson Fine Arts Center

    Davidson Fine Arts Center is connected to Ivy Scaggs Hall. It is located at the center of campus. 

    BREAK. The Davidson Fine Arts Center includes classrooms, practice areas, teaching studios, and faculty offices for the art, music, speech, and theater departments.

    · Design and Drawing classrooms, along with a Ceramics Lab allow for students to develop and refine their artistic abilities.

    · The Miller Art Gallery hosts several shows each academic year, displaying the work of local, state, and national artists.

    · Music facilities include the Band Hall, Choir Room, piano lab, as well as practice rooms. Music groups such as the Community Band, Jazz Band, Guitar Ensemble, Concert Choir, and Dimensions use these areas for rehearsals.

    · McCain Theater holds events for the Arts and Letters series, such as musicals and stage plays, as well as cultural and literary programming.

    · Public Speaking courses are offered in various classrooms in the Davidson Fine Arts Center, where focus is placed on speech preparation, research, and delivery.  

    BREAK. This map stop features students on the stage of the theatre rehearsing, student drawing on easels during class, a choir rehearsing around a piano, a professor showing the class an art sketch, and exterior photos of the building. 

    Theater student rehearse on the stage in the Davidson Fine Arts Center.
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  24. Graham Gymnasium

    Graham Gymnasium is a brick building positioned in the center of campus and is connected to the east side of Ivy Scaggs Hall. Graham Gymnasium has a glass front entrance. 

    Graham Gymnasium is home to the Eagle’s Men’s and Women’s Basketball Teams and was named after Hardy Graham Sr., former head of the MCC Foundation. 

    The facility includes: 

    · New custom painted floors

    · New custom designed baseline padding

    · Chair back seating for 170 fans

    · Bleacher seating for 350 fans

    · Concession area

    · State of the art sound system and video screens

    · New LED Scoreboards

    · Home and Visitor dressing rooms

    · Athletic Training Room 

    · Coaches Offices . 

    This map stop features the mens and women’s basketball team practicing, the mens basketball coach talking to the team, the women’s basketball coach talking to the team, players smiling at the camera, and exterior photos of Graham Gymnasium. 

    A young man laughs while putting his arm around another young man while practicing basketball in Graham Gymnasium.
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  25. Rush Hall

    Rush Hall is a one story building situated South East of the main campus in College Park. Rush Hall plays host to a number of our biological science facilities.  Inside Rush Hall you will find two large lecture halls and three laboratories.  The building also hosts a number of biological science faculty office spaces. This map stop features an exterior photo of Rush Hall. 

    This is an exterior photo of Rush Hall. It is a one story
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  26. Young School of Cosmetology

    The Young School of Cosmetology is a one story building and is located on the east side of campus and is attached to a strip mall. The Young School of Cosmetology building is where you will find your guidance in the theoretical and practical applications of hair, skin, and nail care. 

    Students will receive hands-on experience by applying their skills with clients as well as by completing practice work using mannequins.

    The Young School of Cosmetology building is the home of the Cosmetology program, Nail Technician program, and Cosmetology Teacher Training program. This tour stop features photos of students washing and styling hair in the cosmetology lab. It also features an exterior photo of the front of the building. 

    Students wash hair in the school of cosmetology.
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  27. Elliott Hall

    Elliot Hall is a 2 story brick building located on the far east side of campus just north of the early education center and just south of college crossings apartments. 

    Elliott Hall was constructed in 2018 and dedicated to former MCC President Dr. Scott Elliott. It houses 96 students; 2 per room. The building comes equipped with cable TV services and High Speed WIFI. Each room also comes pre furnished with a desk and closet cabinet. The shared bathrooms have walk-in shower enclosures. The student population residing in Elliot Hall consists of male athletes for Golf, Tennis, Soccer, Basketball, and Baseball. 

    This stop features photos of students studying in the lounge, students playing video games in their dorm room, and exterior photos of Elliot Hall. 

    This is an exterior photo of Elliott Hall. It is a 2 story brick dormitory with a large drive through overhang.
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  28. Early Childhood Academy

    The early childhood academy is a one story building connected to a strip mall and is located on the far east side of campus across the parking lot from the school of cosmetology and just south of Elliott Hall. 

    The mission of the Early Childhood Academy is to provide ongoing high quality technical assistance and professional development to child care providers and families through resource and referral services to ensure a nurturing learning environment that promotes readiness across the state of Mississippi. 

     Who do we serve? 

    Parents and Families, Early Childhood Workforce, Childcare Providers, Community Partners 

    Services Offered: 

    Professional Development, Technical Assistance, Referral Services, Resource Lending Service and Monthly Engagement Activities.  

    This map stop features an exterior photo of the building. 

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  29. Center for Culinary & Hotel Management Technology

    The Center for Culinary & Hotel Management Technology is a one level building connected to a strip mall on the far east side of campus. The center is located just south of the early childhood academy and across the parking lot from the school of cosmetology. 

    The Culinary Arts Technology concentration offered in this facility provides a solid foundation in the methods and science of cooking through exposure to classical, American, and international cuisine as well as the art of baking and pastries. Special emphasis is placed on culinary tools, equipment, techniques, and specialty ingredients. The heart of the Culinary Arts Technology program is hands-on lab instruction by a chef instructor in a commercial kitchen. 

    Students training in this facility may earn a 1-year certificate in Culinary Arts: Food Preparation. Successful completion of the 2-year program leads to an Associate of Applied Science degree in Culinary Arts. 

    This map stop features photos of students working in MCC’s commercial kitchen, being taught by professors, creating meals, and exterior photos of the Center. 

    A culinary teacher instructs students in the MCC commercial kitchen.
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  30. Ralph E. Young Jr. Center for adult Basic Education

    The Ralph E. Young, Jr., Center for Adult Basic Education is a one story brick building located across highway 19 from the main campus. It is located on the south side of campus. 

    Ralph E. Young, Jr., Center for Adult Basic Education houses the Adult Education (AE) program.  It is located at 5501 Old Highway 80 West, across the street from the main MCC entrance. 

    The program provides math, reading, and writing instruction, free of charge, to help students acquire the skills needed to earn a High School Equivalency (HSE) Diploma, go to college, or join the military.  Additionally, students are enrolled in the Smart Start course which focuses on essential skills needed to become work- or career-ready for middle-skill jobs.  If a student is eligible, he or she can earn a high school equivalency diploma AND an occupational certificate at the same time through the MIBEST program.  

    The HSE Test Coordinator and testing room for the GED and HiSET Tests are located onsite, as well as the AE administrators and many of the instructors. 

    This map stop features an exterior photo of the Adult Basic Education building. 

    This is an exterior photo of the Ralph Young Jr Center for Basic Education. It is a one story brick building with a metal roof.
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  31. Rush School of Practical Nursing

    The Rush School of Practical Nursing is a one story brick building with a metal roof. 

    The Rush School of Practical Nursing building is located at 5313 Old Highway 80 West (just across highway 19 from the main campus.) The building has 2 classrooms, a skills lab, and 2 simulation labs for our practical nursing students. Students also have access to their own breakroom equipped with a kitchenette, vending machines, and restrooms. Faculty offices are also located within the building. 

    This map stop features photos of nursing students practicing in a nursing lab and also shows exterior photos of the Rush School of Practical Nursing building. 

    Nursing students listen to a professor as they train with a medical device.
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  32. Weddington Hall

    Weddington Hall is located across Hwy 19 from Ivy/Scaggs Hall and main campus. It is situated on the corner of 53rd Ave and Hwy 19. Two CTE programs, Medical Assisting Technology and Health Care Assistant, are housed in here. 

    The facility hosts the classrooms, labs, and instructor offices for both programs. 

    Additionally, Weddington Hall hosts the Nurse Assistant State exam.

    Students watch a professor instruct in a simulation lab.
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  33. Commercial Truck Driving Center

    The Commercial Truck Driving Center is located approximately 2 miles from MCC’s main campus.  As a Commercial Truck Driving student, you will have the opportunity to train for your Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) in classes with no more than 5 students for each instructor.  Our state-of-the-art driving simulator will provide you with a safe environment for hands-on training that will prepare you for the real thing. As part of your 8 week program, you will also drive on the road in our 18-wheeler tractor-trailer with personalized training from one of our instructors that includes Department of Transportation rules and regulations, safety, proper shifting, log books, preparation of paperwork, map reading, and handling of cargo. 

    But the Commercial Truck Driving Program doesn’t stop there! You will have opportunities to meet company recruiters at our Center that can have you pre-hired with a top paying trucking company before you even finish your program. “Find Your Wings” in a career that is always in demand at MCC’s Commercial Trucking Driving Center!

    This map stop features students doing pre-trip inspections on an 18 wheeler, students listening to an instructor as he teach about the truck.

    An instructor talks to a student at the Commercial Truck Driving Center.
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