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Eric Ford honored at LINK Education Excellence Luncheon

Posted:Friday, April 17, 2015
Categories: Academic; Students, general
Every day is Casual Friday in science instructor Eric Ford’s class. Generally outfitted in his trademark ponytail, untucked (frequently Hawaiian) shirt and cargo pants, Ford doesn’t look like the most buttoned-down instructor at EMCC’s Golden Triangle campus. Yet, he was the one recognized Wednesday at Lion Hills in Columbus as the Golden Triangle Development LINK’s 2015 Post-Secondary Educator of the Year.

From Augusta National to Lion Hills, guest chef chips in

Posted:Friday, April 17, 2015
Categories: Career-Technical; Lion Hills; Hotel-Restaurant; Culinary; Community; Students, general
Fresh off of cooking at Augusta National Golf Club during the Masters, Chef Carlos Montemayor visited Columbus on Wednesday to help out an old friend, EMCC culinary instructor and Lion Hills chef Matt Molina. The timing couldn’t have been better -- Lion Hills served 300 lunch guests during the LINK’s Education Excellence Luncheon and civic club meetings.

EMCC to send nine students to national SkillsUSA competition

Posted:Thursday, April 16, 2015
Categories: Workforce; Career-Technical; Students, general; Automotive; Electrical; Electronics; Hotel-Restaurant; Computers; Welding; Machining; Lion Hills
Nine EMCC students will trek to Louisville, Ky., in June for the chance to become SkillsUSA national champions. In total, 18 Golden Triangle students from six programs placed in the Mississippi SkillsUSA in Jackson -- with nine claiming First Place. A reception was held April 9 to congratulate the competitors and wish them luck at nationals.

Golden Triangle campus hosts annual Awards Day ceremony

Posted:Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Categories: Academic; Career-Technical; Students, general; Workforce
East Mississippi Community College instructors recognized their most outstanding students April 9 during Awards Day at the Golden Triangle campus. Students receiving awards included Brittany Bontrager of Macon, who swept four categories -- Psychology, American History, Anatomy & Physiology and Music Appreciation.

Choral Music Department presents "Pops and a Play"

Posted:Tuesday, April 07, 2015
Categories: Academic; Community; Students, general
The Choral Music Department at East Mississippi Community College will present an evening of song and theatre April 10 as “Pops & A Play” returns to the Orr Center, Scooba campus. Curtain time is 7 p.m. Free admission!

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