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EMCC's Lion Hills Center offers students hands-on experience

Posted:Monday, October 10, 2016
Categories: Community; Lion Hills; Career-Technical; Students, general
Although it boasts a manicured golf course, a pro golf shop, a swimming pool, tennis courts and fine dining, Lion Hills Center in Columbus isn’t your typical country club. It is also an EMCC location offering Associate Degrees and one-year certificate programs in Hotel & Restaurant Management, Culinary Arts, Golf/Recreational Turf Management and Landscape Management.

MI-BEST student ready to pursue a career in welding

Posted:Thursday, October 06, 2016
Categories: Welding; Workforce; ABE-GED; Career-Technical; Students, general
In June, 19-year-old Megan Traweek arrived at EMCC with no high school diploma. But she enrolled in the MI-BEST program, and worked on her GED and Manufacturing Skills Certification at the same time. Now she's begun a series of four Workforce welding modules and plans to earn an associate's degree in welding at EMCC. Megan Traweek has a plan.

EMCC's Quality Enhancement Plan to begin in August 2017

Posted:Tuesday, October 04, 2016
Categories: Community; Students, general; Career-Technical; Academic
A Quality Enhancement Plan is designed to improve student learning or the student learning environment. It is part of EMCC's accreditation process with the Southern Association of Colleges & Schools Commission on Colleges. EMCC's QEP, "Guide the Pride to Success," will focus on improving student advising. The five-year plan begins in August 2017.

EMCC and Blue Mountain College sign articulation agreement

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.

Graduate starts new job: Machining isn't "run of the mill"

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.

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