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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.

Electrical student starts his own business before graduation

Posted:Friday, October 10, 2014
Categories: Career-Technical; Workforce; Students, general; Electrical
Graduation couldn’t come fast enough for one EMCC Electrical Technology student. So he started his own business in April. Joey Brackin of Starkville is set to graduate in December with an associate’s degree in Electrical Technology from EMCC’s Golden Triangle campus. But as he neared the finish line, he couldn’t wait to get to work, so he got a local contractor license from the city and some insurance and fired up his one-man company, Pro Electric.

The upside of being laid off was ... a dream job

Posted:Friday, September 12, 2014
Categories: Electrical; Workforce; Students, general; Recruiting
Turns out, being laid off was the best thing that ever happened to Brian Honnoll. When the Omnova plant closed several years ago and workers were given money to go back to school, Honnoll enrolled in East Mississippi Community College’s Electrical Technology program ... and came out on the other end with a job at Severstal.

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