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.
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.
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.
Posted:Thursday, December 18, 2014
Categories: ABE-GED; Workforce; Community; Students, general
In the face of uncertainty, a group of employees laid off from the closed Sanderson Plumbing facility in Columbus have pushed ahead toward a new chapter. About 15 former Sanderson Plumbing employees now enrolled in adult basic education classes at EMCC's Launch Pad program gathered for a reception Monday at the Golden Triangle campus.
Posted:Monday, December 15, 2014
Categories: ABE-GED; Community; Workforce
The Launch Pad ABE-GED division at East Mississippi Community College's Golden Triangle campus held a graduation ceremony Dec. 11 for students who have earned their GEDs since July of this year.