CCC Chamber Luncheon Honors Top City, County Officials

2012-12-20 | Press Release from Coahoma Community College, 12//2012 – Panny Mayfield, director; – 662-621-4157Bookmark and Share

Exchanging holiday cheer during CCC’s annual luncheon are (from left) Dr. Greg Hudson, vice president of student affairs; Clarksdale Mayor Henry Espy; the Rev. Dennis Hawkins, CCC trustee; and Dr. Vivian Presley, college president.

CLARKSDALE – Top officials of Clarksdale, Coahoma County, and the Chamber of Commerce were honored recently and updated on the progress of Coahoma Community College at CCC’s annual Chamber luncheon in The Gallery.

Welcoming guests with appreciation for their strong support, Dr. Vivian Presley, CCC president, commented on the season’s true meaning.

A presentation by Dr. Greg Hudson, vice president of student affairs, focused on the status of Mississippi’s 15 community colleges, their financial struggle in tough economic times, and Coahoma’s successful program keeping male students in college through graduation.

New Chamber president Georgianna Smith said she planned to focus on membership development during her tenure as president.

Praising chamber and college leaders, Smith said, you are the “key driving support in the community.”

Guests were served a gourmet luncheon prepared by Chef Brennon Warr and his culinary students.

Others participating in the program were Anne Clark, vice president of the career technical education division; Steven Jossell, vice president of workforce development center; Rosemary Lamb, vice president of institutional development; Dr. Rosetta Howard, vice president of academic affairs; and Marilyn Starks, vice president of federal programs.