Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (MGCCC) and Singing River Health System are building on a successful history of collaboration to provide better access to high-quality care for MGCCC students, faculty, and staff. Beginning January 3, 2022, Singing River Health System will assume the sole responsibility of providing healthcare services at MGCCC’s on-campus clinics in Perkinston, Harrison County, George County, and Jackson County.
Singing River and MGCCC have worked together for decades through joint academic and technical programs, providing hands-on learning experiences and career opportunities for students. MGCCC is excited about the new partnership with Singing River Health System and the opportunity for its students, faculty, and staff to have access to knowledgeable healthcare professionals across the Mississippi Gulf Coast and surrounding areas.
The organizations will be hosting open houses at each location in the new year and an official ribbon-cutting to celebrate the partnership on January 19th at 2:00 pm at MGCCC’s Perkinston Campus | 51 Main Street, Perkinston, MS, 39573.
“MGCCC is excited to partner with Singing River Health System and the opportunity for our employees and students to have access to outstanding healthcare professionals along the MS Gulf Coast.”Dr. Mary S. Graham, President, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
“As Nelson Mandela rightfully said, ‘Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world.’ This new partnership is yet another example of our organization’s strong commitment to advancing the lives of the people of South Mississippi and those who come here to receive higher education and quality healthcare.”Lee Bond, Chief Executive Officer, Singing River Health System
The Singing River MGCCC on-campus clinics will open and begin accepting scheduled and walk-in appointments on Monday, January 3, 2022. In addition, MGCCC students, faculty, and staff can visit off-campus Singing River Medical Clinics in Biloxi, Gulfport, Hurley, Latimer, Ocean Springs, Pascagoula, and Vancleave when the on-campus clinics are closed.
ABOUT MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE (MGCCC)
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College offers exceptional academic transfer programs and more than 50 career and technical programs at 10 locations in George, Harrison, Jackson, and Stone counties. Named the Best Community College in Mississippi, MGCCC is the only community college in the tri-state area to be named to the nation’s list of Top 100 Associate Degree Producers in the large community college category. The college has been named the No. 1 Military Friendly School for the nation’s largest community colleges, a Military Friendly Spouse School and a Great College to Work For. For more information, visit mgccc.edu, or follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube.
ABOUT SINGING RIVER HEALTH SYSTEM
Singing River Health System is the Mission-Driven, community-based, not-for-profit healthcare provider for the Mississippi Gulf Coast and surrounding areas. Singing River offers award-winning, comprehensive care for every age and stage, delivering the highest quality care in the region using the latest technology and a strong commitment to service. Singing River’s three hospitals in Gulfport, Ocean Springs, and Pascagoula along with partners at Ochsner Medical Center – Hancock, are the only Leapfrog A-rated hospitals for Patient Safety on the Gulf Coast. Singing River Health System is also home to the Gulf Coast’s only designated Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery and Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Distinction Centers for Maternity Care and Spine Surgery. Singing River offers charitable assistance and leads numerous educational and community outreach programs. Singing River strengthens the local economy by recruiting more than 300 of the very best physicians and other professionals to its community while providing adequate jobs, wages, and benefits to approximately 3,400 employees and their families. Through this dedication, Singing River improves the health of its community while making it a better place to live and work. Learn more at SingingRiverHealthSystem.com and stay in tune with the latest Singing River excitement by following us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube.