Christian Lee, Shawn Tatge and Khalil Markham

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College students Christian Lee and Shawn Tatge and Khalil Markham, an MGCCC alumnus, were awarded a Cengage Unlimited Subscription through Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.  The subscription will allow the students access to digital learning platforms, eBooks, online homework, study tools and  affordable textbook rentals.

Lee, from Ocean Springs, is a sophomore from the Jackson County Campus. A nursing major, Lee said that after graduating with his bachelor’s degree he hopes to become a nurse practitioner or a traveling nurse.  He is a member of Phi Theta Kappa, Honors College and Oak Club.  He works at the campus’ Estuarine Education Center and is a certified Ropes Course practitioner.

Tatge, a sophomore at the Jefferson Davis Campus, is a business major.  She has lived in Gulfport for 15 years.  She and her husband, Joe, have 15 grown children (10 adopted) and nine grandchildren.  On campus, she is secretary of the Campus Activities Board and in the Page Turners English Club.

MGCCC alumnus Khalil Markham also received the Cengage subscription because of his time in Phi Theta Kappa at MGCCC.  Markham, from Biloxi, attended the Perkinston Campus and graduated in 2017. Currently a student at Mississippi State University, he is majoring in both electrical and computer engineering.  He is completing an internship this semester at Adtran in Huntsville, Alabama.

In partnership with Cengage Learning, Phi Theta Kappa annually offers this award to 1,000 students. Through the subscription, students have access to more than 22,000 digital products and access to their Cengage courses through platforms like MindTap and WebAssign.  They will also be able to use study guides and other materials to prepare for important exams required in their fields of study.

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