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EMCC named one of top 150 community colleges in nation

Posted:Friday, February 07, 2014
Categories: Community; Students, general; Recruiting; eLearning; ABE-GED; Workforce; Alumni; Academic; Career-Technical
The Aspen Institute College Excellence Program has named East Mississippi Community College as one of the nation’s top 150 community colleges eligible to compete for the 2015 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence and $1 million dollars in prize funds.

Order yours today: Specialty EMCC license plate

Posted:Friday, January 24, 2014
Categories: Alumni; Community; Students, general; Workforce; eLearning; ABE-GED
EMCC President Dr. Rick Young has announced the future availability of a specialty EMCC license plate. The State of Mississippi requires that EMCC pre-sell 300 tags before production can begin. EMCC has 90 days to meet that goal. Click the link for details and an order form … and spread the word!

Largest GED class ever graduates at Golden Triangle campus

Posted:Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Categories: ABE-GED; Students, general; Workforce
Fifty-six students walked in GED graduation ceremonies Dec. 5 at the Golden Triangle campus, marking the largest GED commencement in EMCC history. Among them was William Jefferson of West Point, who lost his job when the Sara Lee plant closed ... and his next stop is EMCC's Workforce Services Division.

ABE instructors named "Teachers of the Year"

Posted:Thursday, July 11, 2013
Categories: ABE-GED
Two EMCC Adult Basic Education instructors have been named the best in North Mississippi. Melissa Wilson and Geneva Atkins are the first pair of instructors to share the North Mississippi Teacher of the Year award at the Mississippi Adult Education Summer Conference.

Summer GED graduates: Going backward to move forward

Posted:Friday, June 28, 2013
Categories: ABE-GED; Students, general
You’ve heard of high school dropouts leaving school to go to work? Well, Larry Malone left work to go back to school. The 20-year-old Macon resident is one of 94 students to earn their GEDs from East Mississippi Community College’s Adult Basic Education division this summer.

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