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.”
Posted:Friday, August 19, 2016
Categories: Career-Technical; Turf; Lion Hills; Students, general
Austin Merrell was exposed to golf at a young age by his grandfather, who loved to play the game. While Merrell, 22, enjoyed playing golf, he says, "I fell in love with the course more than anything." Merrell decided to make a living taking care of them. He is working toward an Associate of Applied Science degree in EMCC’s Turf Management Technology program and will graduate next May.
Posted:Friday, August 12, 2016
Categories: Career-Technical; PN; Students, general; ABE-GED; Workforce
Tristian Crimm can't sit still. She has to be doing something. Crimm has been a fixture at the Golden Triangle since she was 16. First, she earned a GED. Then she graduated from the Certified Nurse Assistant program. Next, she interned for 270 hours and registered for a full-time course load to qualify for the Practical Nursing program. Now, she's graduated from the PN program and plans to study to become a Registered Nurse.
Posted:Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Categories: Academic; Career-Technical; Community; Workforce; Recruiting; Students, general
East Mississippi Community College has been ranked No. 8 among community colleges in the nation by SmartAsset, a financial technology company that uses data to help people make sound financial decisions. SmartAsset ranked community colleges by examining four factors: the student-faculty ratio, the graduation and transfer rate, the cost of in-state tuition and fees and the ratio of graduates’ median starting salaries to the full cost of attendance.