Monica Tompkins

Monica Tompkins

Monica Tompkins


Business & CIS Instructor
Business & CIS
Curry Hall

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Business & CIS Instructor, Business Department
Curry Hall 

Monica Tompkins, a Computer Information Systems instructor, believes that Coahoma Community College reputation for its commitment to excellence and quality instruction.

“The greatest strength of Coahoma Community College as an institution is that it has a big heart and is still spreading the love of education and preparing students for America’s workforce, generation after generation,” said Tompkins, who joined CCC’s faculty in 2012.

“The greatest service Coahoma Community College provides for its district is an opportunity to arrive ready to learn and to depart ready to serve in a specific capacity that will better the communities of Mississippi.”

Tompkins received an associate’s degree in Art from Mississippi Delta Community College in 1994, bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Business Administration from Delta State University in 1997 and 2000 respectively, and an educational specialist degree in Instructional Technology from Mississippi State University in 2011.

She uses her profession as a way to uplift and motivate the students she encounters.

“I hope to impart upon my students that having perseverance, grit, and humility in dealing with life’s challenges will bring success,” Tompkins said. “In my interaction with students, I hope students find that technology is here to assist them and they are the masterpiece advancing the machine.  My hope for my students is that they will use technology to achieve their goals and equip themselves with skills to take on a more serious approach to be creative, innovative thinkers.”

Tompkins enjoys reading the Bible and her other hobbies include traveling and spending time with family.

She strives each day to “be the light, in darkness” and finds inspiration in these words from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., “Forgiveness is not an occasional act. It is a permanent attitude.”