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SmartAsset ranks EMCC No. 8 among U.S. community colleges

Posted:Wednesday, July 20, 2016
Categories: Academic; Career-Technical; Community; Workforce; Recruiting; Students, general
East Mississippi Community College has been ranked No. 8 among community colleges in the nation by SmartAsset, a financial technology company that uses data to help people make sound financial decisions. SmartAsset ranked community colleges by examining four factors: the student-faculty ratio, the graduation and transfer rate, the cost of in-state tuition and fees and the ratio of graduates’ median starting salaries to the full cost of attendance.

Complete registration by July 29 to receive $100 discount

Posted:Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Categories: Academic; Career-Technical; Workforce; Recruiting; Students, general
The fall semester at East Mississippi Community College is coming up in the middle of August. Incoming students who complete registration by July 29 receive a $100 discount on their fees. This applies to both on-campus and online/eLearning students. On-campus classes start Aug. 15. Online classes start Aug. 22.

First Kemper County students start Step 2 Success program

Posted:Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Categories: Community; Workforce; Students, general; ABE-GED
A tuition-free workforce training program for Kemper County residents kicked off July 11 as its first class met at East Mississippi Community College's Scooba campus. So far, 25 students have enrolled in the Step 2 Success pilot program, which will teach people the skills they need to find employment or change careers.

Automotive student takes national gold at SkillsUSA contest

Posted:Thursday, June 30, 2016
Categories: Automotive; Career-Technical; Students, general; Workforce
EMCC student Nick Ferrell of West Point beat out competitors from colleges and universities across the U.S. to take top honors in the SkillsUSA Championships in the Automotive Technology Services division. The competition took place June 20-24 at the 52nd Annual National Leadership and Skills Conference in Louisville, Ky.

Next JourneyEAST orientation session ... July 15

Posted:Thursday, June 30, 2016
Categories: Academic; Career-Technical; Community; Students, general; Recruiting; Workforce
The next JourneyEast orientation session for incoming fall semester freshmen will be July 15. Students and their parents tour the Golden Triangle or Scooba campus, get info packets and meet with current EMCC students, who give them tips about making a successful transition to college life. Register for the fall semester to reserve a spot in the July 15 session.

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