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Governor, Lt. Gov., EMCC president tout community colleges

Posted:Tuesday, February 09, 2016
Categories: Community; Students, general; Workforce; Alumni
More than 30 EMCC students, faculty and staff joined delegations from community colleges all over the state Feb. 3 for Capitol Day. The annual event is a chance for community college representatives to speak to legislators and the media about their funding needs.

West Lauderdale students tour EMCC's Scooba campus

Posted:Monday, February 08, 2016
Categories: Community; Students, general; Recruiting
West Lauderdale High School senior William Brantley had never visited EMCC's Scooba campus. That changed Feb. 5 when Brantley and two busloads of seniors from West Lauderdale disembarked at EMCC to take part in First Fridays, a new initiative that gives prospective students a chance to learn more about the college. The next First Fridays event at the Scooba and Golden Triangle campuses is March 4.

Leia Hill named assistant vice president at East Miss. CC

Posted:Monday, February 08, 2016
Categories: Community
Leia Hill has been named assistant vice president for Institutional Advancement at EMCC. In addition to directing college-wide recruiting efforts, Hill will be responsible for overseeing the college’s media, public information and marketing teams. EMCC employee Megan Reynolds has been selected to fill Hill’s former position as recruiter.

EMCC team rallies after EF2 tornado at Scooba campus

Posted:Thursday, February 04, 2016
Categories: Community; Students, general
It was a bad day. A tornado touched down at EMCC, doing serious damage to student housing and athletic facilities. But it was a good day, too. Campus officials in Scooba put an emergency plan into action with speed and efficiency. All students were in their safe places when the metal-twisting, tree-snapping winds arrived.

Get involved: Become an EMCC Student Ambassador

Posted:Thursday, February 04, 2016
Categories: Recruiting; Students, general; Community
The deadline to submit an application to become an EMCC Student Ambassador for the 2016-17 school year is Friday, March 11. Student Ambassadors represent EMCC in the community and participate in recruiting events, both on and off campus. Successful applicants for these highly competitive positions receive scholarships in return for their service.

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