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EMCC adopts Tobacco-Free Campus policy

Posted:Friday, January 13, 2017
Categories: Students, general; Community; ABE-GED
On Jan. 1, EMCC maintenance staff installed “Tobacco-Free” signs all across campuses and removed the ashtrays that had been outdoor fixtures since the Scooba campus was established in 1927. The use of all forms of tobacco is now banned, including cigarettes, cigars, pipes, dip and snuff, as well as e-cigarettes.

More than 30 students receive GED diplomas at graduation

Posted:Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Categories: ABE-GED; Community; Workforce
EMCC held a GED commencement ceremony Dec. 8 at its Golden Triangle campus for 34 adult basic education students in the Launch Pad program. Among them was 50-year-old Elizabeth Ross of Crawford, who returned to school this year after a 33-year absence.

Golden Triangle campus to host MI-BEST open house

Posted:Thursday, October 13, 2016
Categories: Community; Workforce; ABE-GED
East Mississippi Community College’s Golden Triangle campus will host an open house Tuesday, Oct. 18, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. to raise awareness about the MI-BEST program. The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place in the commons area of the CMTE building. The open house is scheduled to coincide with MI-BEST week, which runs Oct. 17-21.

MI-BEST student ready to pursue a career in welding

Posted:Thursday, October 06, 2016
Categories: Welding; Workforce; ABE-GED; Career-Technical; Students, general
In June, 19-year-old Megan Traweek arrived at EMCC with no high school diploma. But she enrolled in the MI-BEST program, and worked on her GED and Manufacturing Skills Certification at the same time. Now she's begun a series of four Workforce welding modules and plans to earn an associate's degree in welding at EMCC. Megan Traweek has a plan.

EMCC Practical Nursing graduate makes all the right moves

Posted:Friday, August 12, 2016
Categories: Career-Technical; PN; Students, general; ABE-GED; Workforce
Tristian Crimm can't sit still. She has to be doing something. Crimm has been a fixture at the Golden Triangle since she was 16. First, she earned a GED. Then she graduated from the Certified Nurse Assistant program. Next, she interned for 270 hours and registered for a full-time course load to qualify for the Practical Nursing program. Now, she's graduated from the PN program and plans to study to become a Registered Nurse.

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