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Accelerate Mississippi Awards MS Gulf Coast Community College Nearly $1M to Grow Diesel Tech Program

Accelerate Mississippi, the lead office for workforce development strategy and coordination, awarded Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (MGCCC) with $941,701 to double the capacity of its Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology program from 20 to 40 students each year. “To maximize economic prospects for Mississippians, we must prioritize and coordinate workforce training opportunities,” said Governor Tate Reeves. “My administration …

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Gov. Reeves shifting state economic focus to workforce development, helping businesses

Reeves said he’s focused on creating more jobs and bringing more economic development and growth to the state. The state will rebrand the Mississippi Office of Workforce Development into Accelerate Mississippi and focus on improving its development policies to retain graduates and bring more people to Mississippi, he said. “I think it’s going to be …

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