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Six Itawamba residents contribute to ICC’s nation-leading 60 NJCAA Academic Awards

By SCOTTY NICHOLS and ADAM GORE Sports Editor/LetsGoICC.com FULTON, MS – A nation-leading 60 Itawamba Community College student-athletes were honored when the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) announced the recipients of the 2015-16 NJCAA Student-Athlete Academic Awards. The NJCAA distinguishes each student-athlete that earns at least a 3.60 grade point average (GPA) with a […]

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Fulton core powers 49ers to round-robin sweep at ICC

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor FULTON – Itawamba Community College hosted a round-robin American Legion baseball tournament on Saturday, featuring the Tupelo 49ers, the Florence Blasters and the Desoto Shockers, and a quintet from Fulton helped propel the local 49ers to a pair of wins. ICC and former IAHS outfielder Russ Payne, recent IAHS graduates […]

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Fulton core powers 49ers to round-robin sweep at ICC

By SCOTTY NICHOLS Sports Editor FULTON – Itawamba Community College hosted a round-robin American Legion baseball tournament on Saturday, featuring the Tupelo 49ers, the Florence Blasters and the Desoto Shockers, and a quintet from Fulton helped propel the local 49ers to a pair of wins. ICC and former IAHS outfielder Russ Payne, recent IAHS graduates […]

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ICC commencement ceremonies set for Saturday

  Approximately 600 students will participate in two commencement ceremonies, which are scheduled for May 14 in the Davis Event Center at the Itawamba Community College Fulton Campus. Ceremony times include Associate of Arts, 11 a.m., and Associate of Applied Science, 3 p.m. Speakers for the ceremonies will be former Mississippi Lt. Gov. Amy Tuck, […]

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ICC: $5.8 million safe room will be part of new band hall

Within the next two years, ICC’s band hall will be the safest building on campus. Last week, state officials announced the community college would receive a $3.5 million grant through the Federal Emergency Management Agency to build a “multi-purpose hazardous weather safe room” on the Fulton campus. The room will be built inside the school’s […]

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Fun, whimsical and dark

* ICC instructors follow creativity where it leads By M. SCOTT MORRIS Daily Journal FULTON — Art reflects life, and life isn’t always about the sun shining through leafy trees on a warm – but not too warm – afternoon. Shawn Whittington and Dana Arnold are fine arts instructors at Itawamba Community College in Fulton. Back […]

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ICC band reunion celebrates 65 years of music

Being an Indianette at Itawamba Junior College almost 50 years ago was both important and fun for Nina Bowen Cantrell of Tupelo. Fulton native Cantrell and at least four of her fellow Indianettes will be on the Fulton Campus, Oct. 3, for the first-ever reunion of the All-American Band. Themed “Celebrating 65 Years of Music,” […]

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ICC ranked sixth in national survey

Itawamba Community College has been ranked sixth among the nation’s best community colleges by the national polling group, WalletHub. In addition, the same survey lists Mississippi’s community college system as the best in the country. Factors such as tuition costs and the availability of no-cost tuition were the basis for the ranking system in Wallet […]

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ICC exhibit features Fulton native’s art

“Collections, Conglomerates, Constellations,” the work of former faculty member Robert Ring of Fulton, will be on display in the W.O. Benjamin Fine Arts Center gallery at the Itawamba Community College Fulton Campus through Oct. 16. Ring’s multimedia wall hangings incorporate porcelain figures that reach back to a Victorian age aristocratic America. Ironically, all of the […]

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Cole challenges grads to achieve American dream

Dr. David C. Cole, president emeritus and current interim vice president of economic and community services at Itawamba Community College, challenged the 330 Associate of Arts graduates to achieve the American dream during the 65th commencement ceremony at the Davis Event Center on Saturday In opening, Cole said, “I am the little boy who hoed, […]

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ICC defensive line coach shatters records in USAPL American Open

By Adam Gore LetsGoICC.com WASHINGTON, DC – When Itawamba Community College defensive line coach Ray Williams starting the sport of powerlifting a lot of people laughed when he talked about his goal of squatting 1,000 pounds. But the Demopolis, Ala. native silenced the laughter when he set two new American records and unofficially set two […]

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ICC hoops split with Shelton State, Gray wins 600th

BY LEE ADAMS LetsGoICC.com FULTON – ICC faced two tough Shelton State squads last Thursday night. The Lady Indians upset the No. 17 Lady Bucs, 84-66, but the Indians fell 93-82 for their first loss of the season. Lady Indians pull off upset for Gray’s 600th The Lady Indians knew that head coach Nanci Gray […]

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ICC football players earn postseason awards

By LEE ADAMS LetsGoICC.com FULTON – With the MACJC football season complete, postseason awards have been announced and ICC has 10 of its players receiving honors. The Indians had six players named to the MACJC All-State First Team, four to the Second Team and sophomore Jeb Millender (Pontotoc) was named NJCAA All-Region 23 Punter. “We […]

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ICC soccer drops heartbreaker to Jones, 3-2 in double overtime

By ADAM GORE LetsGoICC.com FULTON – Jones County scored in the final seconds of regulation and the second sudden-death overtime to defeat ICC, 3-2, in the quarterfinals of the MACJC soccer playoffs on Tuesday. “There are no words,” said ICC head coach Mike Sullivan. “You just hate to see the season come to an end […]

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