Drs. Tucker and Graham signing the MOU
Dr. Ken Tucker, president of the University of West Alabama, and Dr. Mary S. Graham, president of MGCCC, at the Memorandum of Understanding signing.

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College and the University of West Alabama signed a Memorandum of Understanding on November 18 at MGCCC’s Perkinston Campus. 


The MOU will guarantee admission for all MGCCC graduates who have a 2.0 grade point average or better, will include advising at MGCCC and/or the UWA campus with an academic adviser, and dedicated academic scholarships to MGCCC students with a 3.0 grade point average or better for up to four consecutive semesters.  MGCCC students who receive academic scholarships will also be eligible to apply for housing scholarships.


“MGCCC is pleased to provide excellent academic opportunities for all of our students through university partnerships. We’re excited to work with UWA and to see our students succeed,” said. Dr. Mary S. Graham, MGCCC president.  

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