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Good GED news: "Pass" score lowered ... retroactively

Posted:Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Categories: ABE-GED; Workforce; Students, general; Community
Earning a GED just got easier. The company that administers GED testing for many states has lowered the score it takes to pass each subject area from 150 to 145. Officials with GED Testing Service announced the changes Jan. 26, explaining that data shows students who took the GED test were being held to a higher academic standard than their counterparts in high school.

GED testing now available at EMCC's Scooba campus

Posted:Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Categories: ABE-GED; Workforce; Students, general; Community
Some area residents who wish to take the GED test won’t have to drive as far to do so. EMCC now offers GED testing at its Scooba campus, a service previously available only at the Golden Triangle campus in Mayhew.

EMCC's GED students earn diplomas, set new goals

Posted:Monday, December 21, 2015
Categories: ABE-GED; Community; Workforce; Students, general
At the age of 46, Eupora resident Tammy Ranae Miley is ready to begin a new chapter in her life. She was among 18 Launch Pad adult basic education students who received their GED diplomas Dec. 15 during an East Mississippi Community College graduation ceremony at Lion Hills in Columbus.

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."

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