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SmartAsset ranks EMCC No. 8 among U.S. community colleges

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.

Complete registration by July 29 to receive $100 discount

Posted:Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Categories: Academic; Career-Technical; Workforce; Recruiting; Students, general
The fall semester at East Mississippi Community College is coming up in the middle of August. Incoming students who complete registration by July 29 receive a $100 discount on their fees. This applies to both on-campus and online/eLearning students. On-campus classes start Aug. 15. Online classes start Aug. 22.

MSU-Meridian announces community college partnerships

Posted:Thursday, July 14, 2016
Categories: Academic; Career-Technical; Community; Students, general
Mississippi State University has joined forces with East Mississippi Community College and Meridian Community College to increase collaboration for nine baccalaureate degree programs. MSU President Mark E. Keenum joined EMCC President Tom Huebner and MCC President Scott Elliott today on July 15 at the MSU Riley Campus for a joint announcement on expanding partnerships. The new agreements offer a comprehensive approach allowing students pursuing an associate’s degree to conveniently bridge the gap to a bachelor’s degree.

EMCC's newest practical nursing graduates ready to serve

Posted:Friday, July 08, 2016
Categories: Career-Technical; PN; Students, general; Recruiting
Anna Dotson knew since junior high school that she wanted to become a nurse. Thursday night, she fulfilled that dream. Dotson, 23, a McCool native who lives in Columbus, was one of 27 students who graduated July 7 from EMCC’S Practical Nursing program during a ceremony at the Golden Triangle campus.

EMCC Cosmetology graduates are a "cut above the rest"

Posted:Wednesday, July 06, 2016
Categories: Career-Technical; Cosmetology; Students, general
Seventeen Cosmetology students graduated July 5 during a ceremony at EMCC's Golden Triangle campus. Shelby Rhea of Maben was named Outstanding Cosmetology Student, and instructor Beth Martin said the competition was tough: “This has been my best class yet. Each one of the students worked very hard throughout the year.”

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