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State Auditor orders internal auditors at MS Community Colleges

From WROX: Mississippi state auditor Shad White says that while all of the state’s four-year universities have internal auditors, none of Mississippi’s fifteen community colleges do.  His report recommends changing state law to prevent fraud in higher education.  This follows an investigation into embezzlement at Coahoma Community College. White says that having internal auditors on […]

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Spring Initiative, Clarksdale, Mississippi.

This Spring Initiative Video is a Must!

From the new Spring Initiative Newsletter. Dear Spring Friends, Take 3 minutes today to be inspired! (watch the video above) There are so many Spring stories you won’t hear for a long time, some you might not ever learn about. While they might be amazing testaments to our students’ strength and resilience, they aren’t ours to […]

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Coahoma Community College Spring 2019 Registration.

Register Now for Spring 2019 at Coahoma Community College

Registration is now open for the Spring 2019 semester. Coahoma Community College is committed to creating and sustaining a supportive, challenging, diverse, innovative, and learning-centered academic culture. CCC believes every individual has the potential to achieve their academic and career dreams. The institution has dedicated faculty and staff available for every step of the educational […]

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Students wait for class to start at the 1st Chawla Hospitality Academy class at the Workforce Development Center.

1st Chawla Hospitality Academy Class at WDC

About a dozen aspiring people attended the first Chawla Hospitality Academy Class last evening at the Workforce Development Center. The free job development training is in partnership with Chawla Hotels and Coahoma Community College.  This 4-week class is a training for front desk representatives, guest room attendants and maintenance positions.  The course of instruction includes […]

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Coahoma Community College Choir.

Coahoma Community College to Host Annual Choral Music Festival

Next month, Coahoma Community College will welcome regional Historically Black College and University (HBCU) choirs to its annual Choral Music Festival. Organized and sponsored by CCC’s Lyceum committee, the event is slated to take place on Sunday, November 4, 2018, at 5 p.m. in the Pinnacle and is free to the general public. The festival […]

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TFA Teachers Lead in Unexpected Ways

With Students’ Futures on the Line, These Teachers are Leading In Unexpected Ways For immigrant students, it is a time of unease and uncertainty, but these teachers are right where students need them to be – beside them, supporting them. (Note: the Clarksdale teacher from W. A. Higgins Middle School is below. This was brought […]

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Eecole LLC.

Eccole LLC 1st Inaugural Scary Truth’s Panel Discussion

Eccole LLC’s 1st Inaugural Scary Truths’ Panel Discussion and Haunted House Benefiting Displaced Families and Youth Advocacy (What’s Really Haunting Our Youth) Saturday, 7:00 pm., Oct. 27th, 2018 105 DeSoto, Clarksdale Clarksdale, MS and Surrounding Areas ~ Eccole LLC 1st Inaugural Scary Truths’ Panel Discussion and Haunted House is an awakening to real challenges encountered […]

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Book about Clarksdale Revitalization by John Henshall.

John Henshall book about Clarksdale Revitalization Coming

Look out for a forthcoming book by John Henshall, the Founding Director of Essential Economics. Explore how Clarksdale, the home of Blues music, is reviving its Downtown, attracting new investment, businesses, jobs, and services through the efforts of creative individuals and the local community. The book has strong appeal to practitioners, academics and students involved […]

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Clarksdale native participates in New York Times photography project

From MISSISSIPPI TODAY by Aallyah Wright CLARKSDALE – Clarksdale native and University of Mississippi student, Yasmine Malone, 22, was one of 22 young women photographers across the country to participate in The New York Times “This Is 18” project, which highlights what being 18 means for young girls in their communities, reported by the New […]

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