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.
Posted:Monday, May 30, 2016
Categories: ABE-GED; Workforce; Students, general
Jimmie Reed was 17 years old when the first of his three daughters was born. A half-credit away from graduating from Noxubee County High School, Reed dropped out before earning his diploma, a decision he has regretted for 26 years. On May 26, he was among 32 EMCC students in the Launch Pad program who received their GED diplomas.
Posted:Thursday, May 26, 2016
Categories: Academic; Career-Technical; ABE-GED; Community; Workforce; Students, general; Recruiting; Alumni
The opening later this fall of a two-story, 76,000-square-foot student union and multi-purpose building at EMCC's Golden Triangle campus will help alleviate growing pains at the college and provide additional classroom space. It is also expected to become a focal point for students looking to grab a bite to eat, visit with friends or prepare for their next class.