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Practical Nursing alum wins Caregiver of the Year award

Posted:Friday, August 22, 2014
Categories: PN; Students, general; Community; Recruiting
Nurse Brian Fitzgerald surprised exactly zero people by winning the Mississippi Health Care Association’s 2014 Caregiver of the Year Award for his area. Fitzgerald, a 2009 graduate of EMCC's Practical Nursing program, has worked at The Carrington Nursing Center in Starkville for the past four years.

Alzheimer's Walk raises more than $22,000

Posted:Thursday, October 17, 2013
Categories: Community; Students, general; PN; ADN
The Division of Nursing and Allied Health at EMCC teamed up with the Mississippi chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association to host the 2013 Walk to End Alzheimer’s Oct. 13 at EMCC’s Golden Triangle campus.

Nursing students "think pink" for breast cancer prevention

Posted:Tuesday, October 08, 2013
Categories: ADN; PN; Students, general; Career-Technical
Students in EMCC’s Registered Nurse and Practical Nursing programs hosted a "Pink Out" pot luck at the Golden Triangle campus in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It was all-pink clothes and all-pink food to remind people about self-checks and mammagrams.

Practical Nursing graduate meets challenge with creativity

Posted:Friday, July 12, 2013
Categories: Career-Technical; Students, general; Recruiting; PN
The Practical Nursing program at EMCC is thoroughly difficult, but Chase Kyle of Columbus graduated with one hand tied behind his back. Well actually, one hand at his side. Kyle, who lost the use of his left arm in a dirt bike accident 12 years ago, was one of 30 Practical Nursing students who graduated in a pinning ceremony at EMCC’s Golden Triangle campus.

Golden Triangle hosts first-ever December graduation

Posted:Monday, December 17, 2012
Categories: Community; Recruiting; Students, general; PN; ADN
EMCC held its first-ever fall graduation ceremony Dec. 14 at the Golden Triangle campus. The ceremony honored summer and fall 2012 graduates from EMCC’s Golden Triangle and Columbus Air Force Base campuses. Overall, nearly 300 students earned associate’s degrees and vocational certificates in academic and career-technical areas. This story includes links to: 1) list of graduates; 2) link to EMCC's Ustream broadcast of the ceremony; and 3) link to additional photos on EMCC's Facebook page.

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