Historically Black Mississippi Valley State University has announced the establishment of the Greenville Public Early College High School on campus. The new school will offer academically talented high school students an academically energizing environment where they can simultaneously earn a high school diploma plus transferable college credit through concentrated dual-credit opportunities.
High school students will spend their days on the campus of MVSU completing high school and college courses. When they complete high school they will technically be a sophomore in college and all those hours are transferable toward at college degree at the university.
Pamela Ward, the principal of the Greenville Public Early College High School, stated that “this program is designed to help those students who may be first-generation college students to have the opportunity not only to earn college credit but be a part of a college. And the best thing is that they can earn those credits at no cost to the parents.”