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EMCC's Mallory Vance, Janet Briggs receive HEADWAE awards

Posted:Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Categories: Academic; Community; Students, general
EMCC instructor Janet Briggs and sophomore Mallory Vance were named the college’s 2016-17 HEADWAE award recipients during a luncheon at the State Capitol.  “Janet and Mallory are great examples of the quality of East Mississippi Community College’s instructors and students,” EMCC President Dr. Thomas Huebner said. “We are proud of them both.”

Meridian native David Williams joins EMCC as new recruiter

Posted:Monday, February 20, 2017
Categories: Academic; Career-Technical; Community; Students, general; Recruiting
Meridian native David Williams has been hired as a recruiter for East Mississippi Community College. “We are excited to have David on our team,” said Leia Hill, EMCC assistant vice president for Institutional Advancement. “While he has only been here a few days, David has hit the ground running and is working hard to spread the word about the excellent programs offered at EMCC.”

DA Scott Colom speaks at Black History Month event

Posted:Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Categories: Community; Students, general
District Attorney Scott Colom was the guest speaker at East Mississippi Community College’s celebration of Black History Month. Colom, who serves District 16, spoke about the debt of gratitude owed to those who fought to abolish slavery, struggled to end segregation, marched for Civil Rights and advocated for laws to grant equal voting rights to all.

EMCC Intercollegiate Rodeo moves to Lauderdale Agri-Center

Posted:Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Categories: Community; Alumni
More than 200 college cowboys and cowgirls will compete Feb. 23-25 at the Lauderdale County Agri-Center during a National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association event hosted by the East Mississippi Community College Rodeo Team. Gates open nightly at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 at the door and $5 for students. Admission is free for children age 5 and younger.

Lauderdale students tour Golden Triangle, Lion Hills locations

Posted:Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Categories: Community; Recruiting; Students, general
About 300 Lauderdale County high school students are touring EMCC's Golden Triangle campus and Lion Hills Center to learn about the college’s Career-Technical Division. Last Friday, some 160 students from Northeast Lauderdale High School visited. This Friday, about 140 students from West Lauderdale High School will do the same. The tours were timed to coincide with National Career and Technical Education Month.

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