Posted:Thursday, September 22, 2016
Categories: Career-Technical; Community; Students, general; Workforce
A new articulation agreement between East Mississippi Community College and Blue Mountain College will enable EMCC students who have earned Associate of Applied Science degrees in career-technical programs to transfer easily to Blue Mountain College. The agreement was signed Sept. 22 by EMCC President Dr. Thomas Huebner and BMC President Dr. Barbara C. McMillin during a ceremony at Lion Hills Center in Columbus.
Posted:Monday, September 12, 2016
Categories: Career-Technical; Machining; Workforce; Students, general
Starkville resident Matt Collins took a chance when he enrolled in Precision Manufacturing & Machining at EMCC: “I did not know that much about it ... but it turned out that it's something I really enjoy.” Collins graduated in May with a two-year certificate. He started a new job Sept. 12 at Systems Plant Services in Columbus as a precision machinist and computer numerical control (CNC) programmer.
Posted:Friday, September 02, 2016
Categories: Community; Academic; Career-Technical; Student Stories; Recruiting
East Mississippi Community College's recruiters invite high school juniors and seniors, and their parents, to "First Fridays" coming up on Oct. 7 and Nov. 4. The sessions give prospective students a chance to attend an informational session on the Golden Triangle or Scooba campus, take a tour and learn more about scholarships, programs and campus organizations.
Posted:Friday, August 26, 2016
Categories: Computers; Career-Technical; Community; Students, general
Sorcery, swordplay and high-octane action will be in full swing the evening of Friday, Sept. 2, as gamers from throughout the area descend on the Lyceum Auditorium at EMCC’s Golden Triangle campus. In March, more than 90 gamers attended the spring LAN party. An even bigger turnout is expected on Sept. 2 for a session that starts at 6 p.m. and ends at midnight.
Posted:Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Categories: Marketing; Career-Technical; Students, general; Recruiting
Carl Estes, 20, will be able to apply technical credits he earned at EMCC toward a bachelor’s degree at Mississippi University for Women. “Being able to transfer the technical credits is a big deal,” Estes said. “Otherwise, I would have had to go back and take a ton of classes in order to earn a bachelor’s degree. I wouldn’t do it if that were the case.”