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.
Posted:Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Categories: Academic; Career-Technical; Students, general; Workforce
East Mississippi Community College instructors recognized their most outstanding students April 9 during Awards Day at the Golden Triangle campus. Students receiving awards included Brittany Bontrager of Macon, who swept four categories -- Psychology, American History, Anatomy & Physiology and Music Appreciation.
Posted:Wednesday, April 01, 2015
Categories: Academic; Career-Technical; Community; Workforce; Students, general; Student Services
The East Mississippi Job Fair returns to EMCC's Golden Triangle campus April 30. Organizers expect 50 or more employers and educational institutions to attend. And RSVPs are coming in every day. Some of those employers will seek to fill immediate openings, while educators will offer training that could help currently employed people “level up” to a better job.
Posted:Saturday, February 07, 2015
Categories: ABE-GED; Community; Workforce; Student Services
Until Feb. 28, adults can take advantage of two new special offers from GED Testing Service to help them study for and pass their GED test. Adults studying for the GED test can take the GED Ready practice test for $1, a savings of $5 per practice test. In addition, adults who are ready to take their first GED test will save $10 when they schedule.
Posted:Thursday, December 18, 2014
Categories: ABE-GED; Workforce; Community; Students, general
In the face of uncertainty, a group of employees laid off from the closed Sanderson Plumbing facility in Columbus have pushed ahead toward a new chapter. About 15 former Sanderson Plumbing employees now enrolled in adult basic education classes at EMCC's Launch Pad program gathered for a reception Monday at the Golden Triangle campus.