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New Scooba recruiter sets sights on sharing EMCC's story

Posted:Friday, March 06, 2015
Categories: Recruiting; Students, general; Community; Alumni
There’s a new recruiter at East Mississippi Community College’s Scooba campus, and she’s setting her sights on the southern end of the college’s district – especially Lauderdale County. Leia Hill worked in the community college setting for more than eight years before joining EMCC and has experience in promotion, marketing and public relations for advertising agencies and private businesses.

Scooba renames streets in honor of MLK, EMCC retiree

Posted:Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Categories: Alumni; Community
Almost 200 people gathered at East Kemper Elementary School on a cold, rainy Monday morning as Mayor Allen Beaty and the Scooba Board of Aldermen held a ceremony to rename two streets.  One re-dedication honored Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. But the gymnasium was full of friends, colleagues and relatives of the second honoree, EMCC retiree Edward Nave, former chairman of the Kemper County Democratic Party and the Mississippi Democratic Party.

AT&T honors Rep. Jeff Smith with $10,000 donation to EMCC

Posted:Tuesday, January 06, 2015
Categories: Alumni; Community
AT&T Mississippi donated $10,000 to East Mississippi Community College in December in honor of State Rep. Jeff Smith, EMCC 2014 Alumnus of the Year, and his efforts to improve economic development in the Golden Triangle and Mississippi.

Mississippi Bowl: EMCC Lions visit Dream Program

Posted:Sunday, December 07, 2014
Categories: Community; Alumni; Students, general; Recruiting
Before they strap on their pads Sunday for the NJCAA Football Championship Game, the East Mississippi Community College football team wore their hearts on their sleeves. The top-ranked EMCC Lions visited the Ocean Springs Sports Complex Saturday to spend an afternoon with special-needs athletes from the Dream Program, a local non-profit that facilitates athletic activities for differently-abled members.

Mississippi Bowl: Halftime features "Home of the Lions"

Posted:Thursday, December 04, 2014
Categories: Students, general; Alumni; Community; Recruiting
On Dec. 7, EMCC and country artist Derek Norsworthy will partner up to turn the Mississippi Bowl into the “Home of the Lions” at the NJCAA National Football Championship game. Top-ranked EMCC will travel from Biloxi Indian Stadium to face No. 2 Iowa Western Community College for the community college football championship. Kickoff is 2 p.m. But at halftime, Norsworthy will pay homage to Scooba with his original song “Home of the Lions” ... with help from EMCC’s Mighty Lion Band.

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