Posted:Thursday, March 09, 2017
Categories: Culinary; Hotel-Restaurant; Lion Hills; Students, general
Two EMCC students competing in Mississippi DECA Winter Leadership Conference and Competition in Raymond, Liz Ward and Drew Hoyt of the college's Lion Hills Center location, have qualified to represent Mississippi in the international competition in Anaheim, Calif.
Posted:Tuesday, December 06, 2016
Categories: Academic; Career-Technical; Lion Hills; Students, general; Community
East Mississippi Community College will hold fall graduation ceremonies on Friday, Dec. 9. At the Golden Triangle campus, the ceremony will be 2 p.m. at the Lyceum auditorium. In Scooba, graduation will be 6 p.m. at Keyes Currie Coliseum. Both can be seen live online on Ustream.
Posted:Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Categories: Career-Technical; Culinary; Students, general; Lion Hills
Three Culinary Arts Technology students from EMCC's Lion Hills Center earned first place in the statewide 2016-17 Collegiate DECA Mississippi competition in Natchez earlier this month. Larry Brownlee of Columbus, Robert Colbert of West Point and Josh Fountain of Utica will represent Mississippi in the international competition in Anaheim, Calif.
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.
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.