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Southwest Mississippi Community College
Motto "Honor, Loyalty, Courage"
Established 1908
Type Community College
President Dr. Oliver Young
Location Summit, Mississippi, United States
Website Official Website

Southwest Mississippi Community College is a two-year community college located in Summit, Mississippi with accreditation from the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

History

The college was officially started in 1908 as an agricultural high school. The Pike County Agricultural High School opened on September 3, 1918 after receiving approval from the Pike County School Board the previous April.

The high school began to incorporate college work into the curriculum in 1929 and by 1932 the school had become a junior college.

54 years later in 1988, the name of the school was officially changed to Southwest Mississippi Community College.[1]

References

  1. ^ "History of SMCC". Southwest Mississippi Community College. http://www.smcc.edu/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=41&Itemid=328. Retrieved 2009-06-06.  

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