The MCC Foundation held its President's Roundtable Tuesday afternoon, hosting business leaders with guest speaker Ed Day, the new president and CEO of Mississippi Power.
Day says the college will play a vital role in supplying the people and ideas that will make the plant possible. It's currently under construction in Kemper County.
"We're going to look for this area, for the most part, this community college, to supply a lot of that labor, that ingenuity," said Day. "And a lot of the technology benefits that we've got here, we'll look to this community."
Construction is already underway on the plant. Applications for jobs are also being taken at the WIN Job Center.