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PACCAR, Yokohama take top honors at industry luncheon

Posted:Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Categories: Community; Workforce; Career-Technical; ABE-GED; Students, general
PACCAR Engine Company Columbus and Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Mississippi shared top honors April 20 at East Mississippi Community College’s 27th Annual Industry Appreciation Luncheon at the Golden Triangle campus. Both companies received the Director's Award, the event's highest honor.

April 28: East Miss. Job Fair returns to Golden Triangle campus

Posted:Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Categories: Academic; ABE-GED; Community; Career-Technical; Students, general; Student Services; Workforce; Alumni
Job-seekers are polishing their resumes as they prepare to meet a regional gathering of potential employers at the annual East Mississippi Job Fair, coming April 28 to EMCC’s Golden Triangle campus. Employers on hand will include manufacturers like Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Mississippi, Airbus Helicopters Inc. and PACCAR Engine Company, along with representatives from other businesses seeking everything from health care workers to diesel technicians and fast food workers.

EMCC to launch training program for SNAP recipients

Posted:Thursday, March 03, 2016
Categories: Workforce; Students, general; ABE-GED; Community
EMCC is implementing a program to provide employability skills to participants in SNAP, or the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. SNAP was formerly known as the Food Stamp Program. Classes for the Employment & Training program at EMCC’s Golden Triangle Campus begin April 4 and will last four weeks.

All graduates of EMCC's C2C program land paid internships

Posted:Friday, February 12, 2016
Categories: ABE-GED; Workforce; Students, general; Community
Nineteen students graduated Thursday from EMCC's Counseling to Career program, or C2C. And all of them left graduation to begin work immediately at paid internships. C2C is a four-week program under EMCC's Workforce Services division in which students ages 17-24 are taught skills to improve their employability.

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.

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