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EMCC offers new Electro-mechanical & Mechatronics program

Posted:Friday, August 14, 2015
Categories: Career-Technical; Workforce; Students, general; Community; ABE-GED; Electro-mech
EMCC’s Manufacturing Technology & Engineering Division has launched the Electro-mechanical Technician Program at the Golden Triangle campus. The program will teach students to troubleshoot and repair automated electronics and robotics used by local industries from PACCAR Engine Company and Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Mississippi to the Columbus Brick Company and the feed mill at Prestage Farms.

New EMCC president embarks on "listening tour"

Posted:Friday, July 17, 2015
Categories: Alumni; Students, general; eLearning; ABE-GED; Workforce; Community; Student Services; Recruiting
Dr. Thomas Huebner is the new president of East Mississippi Community College. His immediate priority is simple: "Listen." Dr. Huebner wants to hear from his new team before jumping into any decision-making: "There’s so much I have to learn. My schedule is already booked full and I’m talking to people from all parts of the campus."

Seventeen earn GED diplomas from EMCC Launch Pad

Posted:Friday, June 05, 2015
Categories: Community; ABE-GED; Workforce; Students, general; Lion Hills
Alex Smith suffers from test anxiety – but her time at East Mississippi Community College’s Launch Pad left her "too prepared to fail." The 17-year-old from Starkville was one of 17 Launch Pad students to earn their GED diplomas June 4 during a graduation ceremony at EMCC’s Lion Hills campus in Columbus.

Industry Appreciation Luncheon: Yokohama takes top honor

Posted:Thursday, May 14, 2015
Categories: Workforce; Community; ABE-GED
Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Mississippi stole the show May 13 at EMCC's Industry Appreciation Luncheon. The Japanese tire manufacturer, preparing to open a 1 million-square-foot plants in Clay County this fall, received the Director’s Award, the event’s highest honor. YTMM President Tadaharu Yamamoto delivered a progress report on the plant – and checks for $250,000 to EMCC and Mississippi State University.

Discounts on GED tests, practice tests available at EMCC

Posted:Saturday, February 07, 2015
Categories: ABE-GED; Community; Workforce; Student Services
Until Feb. 28, adults can take advantage of two new special offers from GED Testing Service to help them study for and pass their GED test. Adults studying for the GED test can take the GED Ready practice test for $1, a savings of $5 per practice test. In addition, adults who are ready to take their first GED test will save $10 when they schedule.

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