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East Mississippi Community College is inviting area high school seniors to take part in the “Come in Like a Lion” recruiting drive during the month of March for campus tours, online college fairs and virtual question and answer sessions, among other things.
MARCH EVENTS AT EMCC INCLUDE CAMPUS TOURS, COLLEGE FAIRSMarch 3, 2021

East Mississippi Community College is inviting area high school seniors to take part in the "Come in Like a Lion" recruiting drive during the month of March for campus tours, online college fairs and virtual question and answer sessions, among other things.

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EMCC Board of Trustees Meeting F. R. Young Student Union Board Dining Room
 

The April EMCC Board of Trustees Meeting will be held on Monday, April 12, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. in the Board Dining Room on the Scooba Campus .

Starkville resident Matthew Crawford said earning his high school equivalency diploma through East Mississippi Community College’s Adult Education Launch Pad gave him the confidence to enroll in the Industrial Maintenance Technology program at The Communiversity.
EMCC ADULT EDUCATION GRADUATE MOTIVATED TO SUCCEEDMarch 2, 2021

Recently, at the age of 39, Matthew Crawford earned his high school equivalency diploma through East Mississippi Community College's Adult Education Launch Pad. That success boosted his confidence and prompted him to enroll in the Industrial Maintenance Technology program at The Communiversity.

This spring, East Mississippi Community College will participate in the Community College Survey of Student Engagement (CCSSE), a national student survey focused on teaching, learning and retention in community colleges.
EMCC SEEKING STUDENT INPUT ON ENGAGEMENT SURVEYMarch 2, 2021

This spring, East Mississippi Community College will participate in the Community College Survey of Student Engagement (CCSSE), a national student survey focused on teaching, learning and retention in community colleges.

East Mississippi Community College has been awarded federal funds administered by the Local Public Agencies division of the Mississippi Department of Transportation to construct walking paths, pedestrian crosswalks and courtyards on the college’s Golden Triangle and Scooba campuses.
EMCC AWARDED FEDERAL FUNDS FOR WALKWAYS, COURTYARDSFebruary 25, 2021

East Mississippi Community College has been awarded federal funds administered by the Local Public Agencies division of the Mississippi Department of Transportation to construct walking paths, pedestrian crosswalks and courtyards on the college's Golden Triangle and Scooba campuses.

EMCC art instructor Cynthia Buob has been chosen as a Humanities Teacher of the Year Award recipient and will present a lecture about her artwork Feb. 23 in the student union on our Golden Triangle campus.
BUOB NAMED EMCC'S HUMANITIES TEACHER OF THE YEARFebruary 15, 2021

EMCC art instructor Cynthia Buob has been chosen as a Humanities Teacher of the Year Award recipient and will present a lecture about her artwork Feb. 23 in the student union on our Golden Triangle campus.

East Mississippi Community College Heavy Civil Construction instructor Carlton Ray Hollis, Sr., at left, gives student Tammy Warren pointers on the operation of a dozer used in the program. Appalachian Regional Commission grant funds will be used to purchase additional equipment for the program.
EMCC WORKFORCE DIVISION TO EXPAND OFFERINGS WITH $300K GRANTFebruary 10, 2021

East Mississippi Community College's Workforce and Community Services division has been awarded a $300,000 Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) grant that will be used to purchase two semitrucks, a heavy-equipment trailer and a training simulator to support division programs on EMCC's Golden Triangle and Scooba campuses.

Sons Chris Cheatham (far left) and Brad Cheatham (far right) pose with EMCC Board of Trustees members on EMCC’s Scooba campus Monday night after a plaque dedication honoring their father, former EMCC President Clois Cheatham. Board members pictured, from left, include Bubba Davis, Jimmie Moore, Ed Mosley and Bobby McDade.
FORMER EMCC PRESIDENT MEMORIALIZED WITH PLAQUE IN SCIENCE WINGFebruary 9, 2021

Clois Cheatham was a fixture at East Mississippi Community College through portions of four decades. Now, a permanent fixture recognizing Cheatham's impact will be seen by EMCC students for decades to come.

The family of a popular instructor who oversaw the Surgical Technology program at East Mississippi Community College has established a scholarship in her memory that will be awarded annually to a student in the program. The scholarship, which was set up through the EMCC Development Foundation, is dedicated to Janan Rush, who died from injuries she sustained in a September 2020 automobile accident.
FAMILY CREATES SCHOLARSHIP IN MEMORY OF SURGICAL TECH INSTRUCTORFebruary 1, 2021

The family of a popular instructor who oversaw the Surgical Technology program at East Mississippi Community College has established a scholarship in her memory that will be awarded annually to a student in the program.

The family of Joshua Reed, a May 2019 graduate of East Mississippi Community College’s Utility Lineworker Technology program, has established a scholarship in Reed’s memory.
SCHOLARSHIP ESTABLISHED BY FAMILY OF UTILITY LINEWORKER GRADUATEJanuary 28, 2021

The family of Joshua Reed, a May 2019 graduate of East Mississippi Community College's Utility Lineworker Technology program, has established a scholarship in Reed's memory.

The Smithsonian Institution’s Museum on Main Street traveling exhibition titled “Crossroads: Change in Rural America” is open to the public at no charge in the Tubb-May Library on East Mississippi Community College’s Scooba campus.
SCOOBA LIBRARY TO HOST SMITHSONIAN EXHIBITJanuary 26, 2021

The Smithsonian Institution's Museum on Main Street traveling exhibition titled "Crossroads: Change in Rural America" will be on display at the Tubb-May Library on East Mississippi Community College's Scooba campus Feb. 8 to March 12.

On Jan. 11, Dale Henry received notification from the ASE Education Foundation that East Mississippi Community College’s Automotive Technology program was approved for reaccreditation, a rigorous process that takes place every five years and requires frequent curriculum adjustments to keep pace with rapid changes in the automobile industry.
ACCREDITATION BENEFITS EMCC AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY STUDENTSJanuary 20, 2021

On Jan. 11, Dale Henry received notification from the ASE Education Foundation that East Mississippi Community College's Automotive Technology program was approved for reaccreditation, a rigorous process that takes place every five years and requires frequent curriculum adjustments to keep pace with rapid changes in the automobile industry.

Members of the East Mississippi Community College baseball team outside the building that will house the players’ lockers, a dressing room and meeting area. A fundraiser has begun to equip the building’s interior.
PRIVATE DONATIONS FUNDNIG EMCC BASEBALL LOCKER ROOMSJanuary 15, 2021

A 2,800 square-foot-building has been erected at the Gerald Poole Field baseball complex on EMCC's Scooba campus that will serve as the baseball team's locker rooms. Funds are being sought to equip the inside of the building.

Britney Thrasher, a 2016 graduate of East Mississippi Community College’s Emergency Medical Technician program, has been named 2020 EMT Life Saver of the Year by Pafford Emergency Medical Services.
EMCC ALUMNA NAMED 'EMT LIFE SAVER OF THE YEAR'January 14, 2021

East Mississippi Community College alumna Britney Thrasher has been named a recipient of the 2020 EMT Life Saver of the Year award by her employer, Pafford Emergency Medical Services.

East Mississippi Community College congratulates the following Fall 2020 Honor Roll students for their academic excellence.
FALL SEMESTER 2020 HONOR ROLL STUDENTS RECOGNIZEDDecember 17, 2020

East Mississippi Community College congratulates the following Fall 2020 Honor Roll students for their academic excellence.

East Mississippi Community College’s Workforce and Community Services division offers numerous training programs leading to in-demand occupations in the East Mississippi region.
EMCC'S WORKFORCE DIVISION OFFERS DIVERSE TRAINING OPPORTUNITIESDecember 15, 2020

East Mississippi Community College's Workforce and Community Services division offers numerous training programs leading to in-demand occupations in the East Mississippi region.

Advisors will be available on both the Golden Triangle and Scooba campuses beginning Jan. 4 and ending on Jan. 12 to assist students with registration. Virtual advising will be available daily.
EMCC ANNOUNCES ADVISING SCHEDULE FOR SPRING 2021 TERMDecember 15, 2020

Advisors will be available on both the Golden Triangle and Scooba campuses beginning Jan. 4 and ending on Jan. 12 to assist students with registration. Virtual advising will be available daily.

EMCC ANNOUNCES FALL CANDIDATES FOR GRADUATION
EMCC ANNOUNCES FALL CANDIDATES FOR GRADUATIONDecember 14, 2020

More than 300 students applied for conferral of their degrees or certificates at the end of East Mississippi Community College's fall 2020 term that concluded in November.

Construction is wrapping up on a new 147-bed, three-story residence hall on East Mississippi Community College’s Scooba campus and the facility’s inaugural group of students will move in this January.
NEW STUDENT RESIDENCE HALL TO OPEN ON EMCC'S SCOOBA CAMPUSDecember 10, 2020

Construction is wrapping up on a new 147-bed, three-story residence hall on East Mississippi Community College's Scooba campus and the facility's inaugural group of students will move in this January.

Columbus resident Mia Mullin, at left, earned an Associate Degree Nursing degree at East Mississippi Community College nearly 20 years after completing her Practical Nursing studies at the college. She is pictured here with EMCC Director of Nursing Programs/Associate Dean of Health Sciences Dr. Tonsha Emerson, who was Mullin’s Practical Nursing instructor in 2001.
EMCC STUDENT'S 20-YEAR EDUCATIONAL JOURNEYDecember 9, 2020

Columbus resident Mia Mullin is a 2001 graduate of East Mississippi Community College's Practical Nursing program who returned to her alma mater to earn an Associate Degree Nursing degree nearly 20 years later.

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