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.
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.
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.
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: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.