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EMCC's Lion Hills Center offers students hands-on experience

Posted:Monday, October 10, 2016
Categories: Community; Lion Hills; Career-Technical; Students, general
Although it boasts a manicured golf course, a pro golf shop, a swimming pool, tennis courts and fine dining, Lion Hills Center in Columbus isn’t your typical country club. It is also an EMCC location offering Associate Degrees and one-year certificate programs in Hotel & Restaurant Management, Culinary Arts, Golf/Recreational Turf Management and Landscape Management.

Lion Hills Turf Management student pursues childhood dream

Posted:Friday, August 19, 2016
Categories: Career-Technical; Turf; Lion Hills; Students, general
Austin Merrell was exposed to golf at a young age by his grandfather, who loved to play the game. While Merrell, 22, enjoyed playing golf, he says, "I fell in love with the course more than anything." Merrell decided to make a living taking care of them. He is working toward an Associate of Applied Science degree in EMCC’s Turf Management Technology program and will graduate next May.

Nearly 600 EMCC students graduate during spring ceremonies

Posted:Saturday, May 07, 2016
Categories: Academic; Career-Technical; Community; Students, general; Recruiting; Workforce; Lion Hills
East Mississippi Community College held spring 2016 graduation ceremonies May 6-7 at its Golden Triangle and Scooba campuses. The ceremonies included nearly 600 academic and career-technical students who graduated from the Scooba, Golden Triangle, Columbus Air Force Base, Naval Air Station Meridian, Lion Hills, West Point Center and online/eLearning campuses.

Register now for fall semester, classes start Aug. 15

Posted:Monday, April 11, 2016
Categories: Academic; Career-Technical; Recruiting; Community; eLearning; Lion Hills; Student Services
Registration is open for fall semester classes at all East Mississippi Community College locations: Golden Triangle, Scooba, Columbus Air Force Base, West Point-Clay County Center, Lion Hills and Naval Air Station Meridian. EMCC offers both on-site and online classes to accommodate your personal schedule. Scholarships and financial aid are available.

Community colleges seek funding increase from Legislature

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.

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1512 Kemper Street
PO Box 158
Scooba, MS 39358
(662) 476-8442
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8731 South Frontage Road
PO Box 100
Mayhew, MS 39753
(662) 243-1900
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CAFB, MS 39710
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