Posted:Tuesday, December 06, 2016
Categories: Academic; Career-Technical; Lion Hills; Students, general; Community
East Mississippi Community College will hold fall graduation ceremonies on Friday, Dec. 9. At the Golden Triangle campus, the ceremony will be 2 p.m. at the Lyceum auditorium. In Scooba, graduation will be 6 p.m. at Keyes Currie Coliseum. Both can be seen live online on Ustream.
Posted:Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Categories: Career-Technical; Culinary; Students, general; Lion Hills
Three Culinary Arts Technology students from EMCC's Lion Hills Center earned first place in the statewide 2016-17 Collegiate DECA Mississippi competition in Natchez earlier this month. Larry Brownlee of Columbus, Robert Colbert of West Point and Josh Fountain of Utica will represent Mississippi in the international competition in Anaheim, Calif.
Posted:Friday, November 18, 2016
Categories: Community; Students, general
EMCC debuted its newly-renovated Wellness Center on Nov. 16 during a grand opening celebration. The improvements are part of the Our Pride, Making Strides Initiative at EMCC, which is a partnership between the college and the Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Foundation, which provided a $211,000 grant for the project.
Posted:Thursday, November 17, 2016
Categories: Automation; Career-Technical; Electrical; Workforce
About 30 officials from 15 industries toured EMCC's Electrical Technology and Automation & Control departments during an open house at the Golden Triangle campus. One of the main reasons for the open house was to spread awareness about a collaboration by the two departments to cross-train interested students in both fields.
Posted:Monday, November 14, 2016
Categories: Academic; Students, general
EMCC sophomore Brandon Henry of Columbus is the first recipient of the Lucy Hull Memorial Scholarship, named after a longtime EMCC instructor who passed away last year. Henry is a sophomore Honors student at the Scooba campus who plans to transfer to Mississippi State University after graduation and pursue a degree in software engineering.