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Industry leaders briefed on new cross-training initiative

Posted:Thursday, November 17, 2016
Categories: Automation; Career-Technical; Electrical; Workforce
About 30 officials from 15 industries toured EMCC's Electrical Technology and Automation & Control departments during an open house at the Golden Triangle campus. One of the main reasons for the open house was to spread awareness about a collaboration by the two departments to cross-train interested students in both fields.

Electrical Technology: Pastor "lit up" by new vocation

Posted:Friday, June 10, 2016
Categories: Electrical; Workforce; Students, general; Career-Technical
A Columbus pastor with a knack for working with his hands has enrolled at EMCC to pursue a new calling. Charles Mullins, 48, decided to add a level to his work life after a chance meeting with EMCC Electrical Technology instructor Bobby Johnson. In December, Mullins will graduate with an Associate of Applied Science degree ... and he's got a job waiting.

Partnership: EMCC and MUW sign new articulation agreement

Posted:Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Categories: Workforce; Community; Automation; Automotive; Career-Technical; Electrical; Electro-mech; Electronics; Machining; Students, general; Welding
An articulation agreement signed May 25 by East Mississippi Community College and Mississippi University for Women will enable EMCC students who have earned Associate of Applied Science degrees in industry and manufacturing areas to transfer seamlessly to MUW. The formal ceremony was held at EMCC’s Center for Manufacturing Technology Excellence.

Golden Triangle campus debuts new electrical wiring lab

Posted:Sunday, July 19, 2015
Categories: Community; Electrical; Workforce; Students, general; Career-Technical
The Electrical Technology program at EMCC's Golden Triangle campus has a new wiring lab, the most up-to-date training module the college has ever offered electrical students. It was built by students, but designed with input from the local companies which hire students directly out of EMCC's program, some even before they’ve graduated.

EMCC to send nine students to national SkillsUSA competition

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.

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