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 2007 MidSouth Community College Fellowship Program 


At-a-Glance Information About MCCFP

July 15-20, 2007

Lake Tiak O’ Khata; Louisville, Mississippi

Mississippi State Board for Community and Junior Colleges Workforce Development and Mississippi State University Stennis Institute of Government

Program Description:
MCCFP is a year-long educational program that provides professional development, encourages university-community college collaboration, and involves diverse agencies and individuals in preparing and supporting rising community college leaders.

Program Web site:
The MCCFP Web site is located here:

Additional Information About MCCFP

Degree Offered:
This is a non-degree program; however, three hours of graduate credit may be earned.

Targeted Populations:
Community college employees from the MidSouth who are nominated by their president.

Application Process and Number of Participants Per Year:
Participant is nominated; community colleges from eight states have sponsored participants. Each class of Fellows averages 25 participants.

Program Schedule and Location:
Begins each July with professional development opportunities available throughout the year at various locations.

Program Curriculum:
Introduces Fellows to the Rural Community College Alliance (RCCA) change model and prepares them to facilitate community development in the region served by the community colleges.

Credential Offered:

Program Costs:
The program costs are $700 in-state; $1100 out-of-state


Mentoring Component:

Job Placement:
Offers recommendations for Fellows who have successfully completed the program.

Distance Education:

Residency Requirements:

Unique program information:
For a dozen years, MCCFP has provided professional development for rural community college leaders.

Contact Information:
LaNell Kellum
Senior Research Associate
MidSouth Community College Fellowship Program
John C. Stennis Institute of Government
Mississippi State University
P.O. Box LV
Mississippi State, MS  39762
Phone -- (662) 325-0215
Fax -- (662) 325-3772
E-mail --

For more information:
Please visit the MCCFP Web site located here:

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