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Launch Pad applauds former Sanderson Plumbing employees

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.

EMCC holds fall commencement for GED graduates

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.

Now's the time: EMCC offers free deal on GED practice tests

Posted:Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Categories: ABE-GED; Community; Workforce; Students, general
If you’ve been thinking about getting your GED, there may never be a better time. From Sept. 22 through Oct. 3, EMCC's Adult Basic Education-GED division, The Launch Pad, will offer
GED practice tests free of charge through GED Testing Service. Plus, students will have the opportunity to earn vouchers to take the official GED free, too.

Dr. Rick Young releases 2014 EMCC President's Report

Posted:Thursday, July 31, 2014
Categories: Community; Recruiting; Alumni; Workforce; Students, general; ABE-GED; eLearning
Dr. Rick Young announces the release of the 2014 East Mississippi Community College President’s Report: “The President’s Report gives us a chance to show others where we’ve been over the last year, and share some of our plans for the future.”

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.

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