Collegiate DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in
marketing, finance, hospitality and management.
DECA’s Comprehensive Learning Program:
1. Integrates into Classroom Instruction
An integral component of classroom instruction, DECA
activities provide authentic, experiential learning methods to prepare
members for college and careers.
2. Applies Technology
DECA members put their knowledge into action through
rigorous project based activities that require creative solutions with
3. Connects to Business
Partnerships with business at local and broader
levels provide DECA members realistic insight into industry and promote
meaningful, relevant learning.
4. Promotes Competition
As in the global economy, a spark of
competition drives DECA members to excel and improve their performance.
DECA prepares the next generation to
1. Academically Prepared
DECA members are ambitious, high-achieving leaders
equipped to conquer the challenges of their aspirations.
2. Community Oriented
Recognizing the benefit of service and responsibility
to the community, DECA members continually impact and improve their
local and broader communities.
3. Professionally Responsible
DECA members are poised professionals
with ethics, integrity and high standards.
4. Experienced Leaders
DECA members are empowered through experience to
provide effective leadership through goal setting, consensus building
and project implementation.
Attributes and Values:
Competition, Innovation, Integrity, Teamwork
The Northeast Mississippi Community College
Hospitality Management Chapter of Collegiate DECA is a chartered member
of Mississippi Collegiate DECA, and is composed of all students at
Northeast Mississippi Community College majoring in Hotel and Restaurant
Management Technology, Culinary Arts Technology/Certificate, and
non-majors. Non-majors are any other Northeast Mississippi Community
College student(s) who wishes to participate.
Waller Hall Third Floor
(Meets at 11:00 am on Mondays in Waller Technical
Center (Waller Hall) Room 304. (Hospitality Seminar I, II, III, IV
Chapter President: Lori McGloflin