Posted:Friday, April 24, 2015
Categories: Academic; Career-Technical; Students, general
East Mississippi Community College's Scooba campus held its annual Awards Day on April 21. Instructors from academic and career-technical programs recognized their most outstanding students from the past year, along with Scholar Athletes, Class Favorites, Mr. & Mrs. EMCC and students named to Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.
Posted:Friday, April 17, 2015
Categories: Career-Technical; Lion Hills; Hotel-Restaurant; Culinary; Community; Students, general
Fresh off of cooking at Augusta National Golf Club during the Masters, Chef Carlos Montemayor visited Columbus on Wednesday to help out an old friend, EMCC culinary instructor and Lion Hills chef Matt Molina. The timing couldn’t have been better -- Lion Hills served 300 lunch guests during the LINK’s Education Excellence Luncheon and civic club meetings.
Posted:Thursday, April 16, 2015
Categories: Workforce; Career-Technical; Students, general; Automotive; Electrical; Electronics; Hotel-Restaurant; Computers; Welding; Machining; Lion Hills
Nine EMCC students will trek to Louisville, Ky., in June for the chance to become SkillsUSA national champions. In total, 18 Golden Triangle students from six programs placed in the Mississippi SkillsUSA in Jackson -- with nine claiming First Place. A reception was held April 9 to congratulate the competitors and wish them luck at nationals.
Posted:Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Categories: Academic; Career-Technical; Students, general; Workforce
East Mississippi Community College instructors recognized their most outstanding students April 9 during Awards Day at the Golden Triangle campus. Students receiving awards included Brittany Bontrager of Macon, who swept four categories -- Psychology, American History, Anatomy & Physiology and Music Appreciation.
Posted:Wednesday, April 01, 2015
Categories: Academic; Career-Technical; Community; Workforce; Students, general; Student Services
The East Mississippi Job Fair returns to EMCC's Golden Triangle campus April 30. Organizers expect 50 or more employers and educational institutions to attend. And RSVPs are coming in every day. Some of those employers will seek to fill immediate openings, while educators will offer training that could help currently employed people “level up” to a better job.