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Electrical student starts his own business before graduation

Posted:Friday, October 10, 2014
Categories: Career-Technical; Workforce; Students, general; Electrical
Graduation couldn’t come fast enough for one EMCC Electrical Technology student. So he started his own business in April. Joey Brackin of Starkville is set to graduate in December with an associate’s degree in Electrical Technology from EMCC’s Golden Triangle campus. But as he neared the finish line, he couldn’t wait to get to work, so he got a local contractor license from the city and some insurance and fired up his one-man company, Pro Electric.

EMCC rolls out 2-for-1 offer on intensive "mini-term" courses

Posted:Wednesday, October 08, 2014
Categories: Academic; Career-Technical; eLearning; Community; Student Services; Students, general; Recruiting
The clock is ticking on a new two-for-one promotion on intensive "mini-term" classes at EMCC. What is a mini-term? It's a way of taking college credit classes over a shorter period of time, from mid-October through early December. Anyone who is not currently enrolled in an EMCC class and signs up for an intensive semester as a part-time student before the beginning of the “mini-term” is eligible. Students who meet these criteria and pay cash for their first three-hour EMCC class will receive free tuition on a second three-hour EMCC class. Mini-term classes start Oct. 13 at four EMCC locations. The online mini-term starts Oct. 20.

New student services enhance Golden Triangle campus

Posted:Friday, September 05, 2014
Categories: Academic; Career-Technical; Students, general
Students at East Mississippi Community College’s Golden Triangle campus are getting a boost this semester from two new service centers. The new Writing Center is already accepting appointments and walk-ins in the Golden Triangle campus library and the Lions’ Brew study lounge is set for its grand opening Sept. 9.

Automotive student repeats as SkillsUSA national champ

Posted:Monday, August 11, 2014
Categories: Automotive; (All); Students, general
For the second year in a row, EMCC student Dale Brand put on the best show in the country in the SkillsUSA Automotive category. The West Point native defended his 2013 first-place finish in the Automotive Job Skills Demonstration Open category this summer at the National SkillsUSA competition in Kansas City.

Camp AMP wraps inaugural year

Posted:Monday, July 21, 2014
Categories: Workforce; Recruiting; Career-Technical
East Mississippi Community College’s Manufacturing Technology and Engineering Division hosted its inaugural Camp AMP (Advanced Manufacturing Professionals) program in June.

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