Posted:Thursday, August 18, 2016
Categories: Workforce; Students, general; Community
Retired Mississippi State University professor George Adebiyi co-wrote a book on thermodynamics, conducted research for NASA’s John C. Stennis Space Center and served as an associate technical editor for the “Journal of Solar Energy Engineering.” Now he's taking a workforce course at EMCC to learn to nuts and bolts of HVAC because he wants to bring inexpensive solar-powered air-conditioning to his native Nigeria.
Posted:Friday, August 12, 2016
Categories: Career-Technical; PN; Students, general; ABE-GED; Workforce
Tristian Crimm can't sit still. She has to be doing something. Crimm has been a fixture at the Golden Triangle since she was 16. First, she earned a GED. Then she graduated from the Certified Nurse Assistant program. Next, she interned for 270 hours and registered for a full-time course load to qualify for the Practical Nursing program. Now, she's graduated from the PN program and plans to study to become a Registered Nurse.
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.
Posted:Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Categories: Academic; Career-Technical; Workforce; Recruiting; Students, general; Student Services
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.
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.