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50-year-old mother pursues dream at EMCC's Lion Hills Center

Posted:Thursday, June 09, 2016
Categories: Career-Technical; Hotel-Restaurant; Students, general; Recruiting
Fifty-year-old Betty Hoskins of Aliceville, Ala., reached a turning point in her life last year. Her four children were grown. They had left home and were raising families of their own. Next year, Hoskins will graduate with an associate's degree in Hotel & Restaurant Management from EMCC's Lion Hills Center and hopes to find a job in the hotel industry in Columbus.

From Augusta National to Lion Hills, guest chef chips in

Posted:Friday, April 17, 2015
Categories: Career-Technical; Lion Hills; Hotel-Restaurant; Culinary; Community; Students, general
Fresh off of cooking at Augusta National Golf Club during the Masters, Chef Carlos Montemayor visited Columbus on Wednesday to help out an old friend, EMCC culinary instructor and Lion Hills chef Matt Molina. The timing couldn’t have been better -- Lion Hills served 300 lunch guests during the LINK’s Education Excellence Luncheon and civic club meetings.

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.

Community colleges host Legislative Appreciation Luncheon

Posted:Friday, January 30, 2015
Categories: Band; Culinary; Hotel-Restaurant; Community; Students, general
Community college students, faculty and staff from all over Mississippi gathered at First Baptist Church in Jackson Feb. 27 to host the annual Legislative Appreciation Luncheon. Elected officials stopped by to share a lunch of catfish gumbo and all the trimmings prepared by culinary arts students.

Hotel & Restaurant, Culinary students earn certifications

Posted:Monday, September 15, 2014
Categories: Culinary; Hotel-Restaurant; Lion Hills
EMCC Hotel & Restaurant Management and Culinary Arts students have earned certifications from the American Hotel & Lodging Association Educational Institute and the National Restaurant Association. These programs are offered at EMCC's Lion Hills location.

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