Posted:Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Categories: Community; Students, general; Lion Hills; eLearning; Career-Technical; Academic
Leaders of Mississippi’s 15 community colleges told the Legislative Budget Committee that for every dollar invested in community colleges by Mississippi taxpayers the payback is that dollar, plus an additional $3.86. “In the business world, you call that a good return on investment. The difference is that when you support community colleges, you aren’t investing in a company, you’re investing in people’s futures,” EMCC President Dr. Thomas Huebner said.
Posted:Wednesday, July 08, 2015
Categories: Career-Technical; Academic; Workforce; eLearning; Recruiting; Community; Lion Hills; Student Services
Students can register now for the fall semester at EMCC: On-campus classes, online classes, full terms and mini-terms. Classes are available at locations throughout EMCC's district, including Golden Triangle, Scooba, Columbus Air Force Base, Lion Hills-Columbus and West Point-Clay County Center. Full-time students who register by July 31 can receive $100 discount on fees!
Posted:Friday, June 05, 2015
Categories: Community; ABE-GED; Workforce; Students, general; Lion Hills
Alex Smith suffers from test anxiety – but her time at East Mississippi Community College’s Launch Pad left her "too prepared to fail." The 17-year-old from Starkville was one of 17 Launch Pad students to earn their GED diplomas June 4 during a graduation ceremony at EMCC’s Lion Hills campus in Columbus.
Posted:Saturday, May 09, 2015
Categories: Career-Technical; Students, general; Community; Lion Hills; Turf
Arl Taylor is proud to be a part of EMCC history. The Caledonia resident was part of the first class to enter the Recreational Turf Management program at EMCC’s Lion Hills campus when the program was launched in 2013. He graduated along with more than 500 EMCC students who took part in three graduation ceremonies May 8-9 at the Golden Triangle and Scooba campuses.
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.