Mississippi Community Education Center Seeks to Provide Internet and Social Media Safety Education for Students, Parents, and Educators

With Halloween upon us, there is a scary side of reality not wrapped in the make-believe night. Behind computer screens and lurking on smartphones, social media creeps into our lives with its all-consuming presence throughout the day and into twilight hours. Our endless consumption of social media has created a generation of digitally dazed, social media zombies who are driven by the desire to be in the know socially, who constantly update social media peers to daily, chronicled lives. Read more...

Preparing Mississippi Students for Promising Careers 

Mississippi Community Education Center believes that investing in the unique needs of Mississippi’s students paves the way for a brighter future for the next generation of leaders. Mississippi has students with vast talents and gifts, but for those students with learning differences the educational setting creates obstacles for even the most dedicated and driven student. Students with learning differences or social challenges make exceptional strides even in the face of adversity. Read more...

Mother's Milk Bank of Mississippi Open House Media Alert 

MCEC State Street center now holds the twelfth and latest depot location for Mothers' Milk Bank of Mississippi within their mother-baby room. Potential donors

are asked to first call Mothers' Milk Bank of Mississippi at (601) 939-5504 for an initial over the phone interview to see if they qualify. Donors are expected to be generally healthy and non-smokers. Once approval is received through the over the phone interview, then approval from the donor's obstetrician and pediatrician is needed as well as having labs drawn at Mothers' Milk Bank of Mississippi's expense. After these steps are complete, donors are approved to drop off their donation at MCEC's State Street Center depot location where their frozen milk will be kept in a freezer until couriered to Flowood, Mississippi for pasteurization. Read more...