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.
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.
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.
Posted:Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Categories: Community; Workforce; Students, general; ABE-GED
A tuition-free workforce training program for Kemper County residents kicked off July 11 as its first class met at East Mississippi Community College's Scooba campus. So far, 25 students have enrolled in the Step 2 Success pilot program, which will teach people the skills they need to find employment or change careers.
Posted:Friday, June 03, 2016
Categories: Community; ABE-GED; Workforce; Students, general
A new pilot program at EMCC's Scooba campus to provide tuition-free workforce training to Kemper County residents is set to begin in July. And an upper age limit has lifted, opening the classes to many more people. The announcement was made June 2 during a public meeting at the Scooba campus about the Step 2 Success program.