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Electrical student starts his own business before graduation

Posted:Friday, October 10, 2014
Categories: Career-Technical; Workforce; Students, general; Electrical
Graduation couldn’t come fast enough for one EMCC Electrical Technology student. So he started his own business in April. Joey Brackin of Starkville is set to graduate in December with an associate’s degree in Electrical Technology from EMCC’s Golden Triangle campus. But as he neared the finish line, he couldn’t wait to get to work, so he got a local contractor license from the city and some insurance and fired up his one-man company, Pro Electric.

EMCC honors graduate took "TIME" to find his way

Posted:Monday, September 29, 2014
Categories: Academic; Recruiting; Students, general; Workforce
Dalvin Tate had a good idea what he wanted to do with his life, all he needed was a little TIME. While a student at Starkville High School, Tate was chosen for the TIME (Technology Initiative in Manufacturing and Engineering) program at EMCC. He graduated from EMCC this year as a member of the first Honors class at the Golden Triangle campus ... and is now studying computer engineering at Mississippi State University.

Now's the time: EMCC offers free deal on GED practice tests

Posted:Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Categories: ABE-GED; Community; Workforce; Students, general
If you’ve been thinking about getting your GED, there may never be a better time. From Sept. 22 through Oct. 3, EMCC's Adult Basic Education-GED division, The Launch Pad, will offer
GED practice tests free of charge through GED Testing Service. Plus, students will have the opportunity to earn vouchers to take the official GED free, too.

The upside of being laid off was ... a dream job

Posted:Friday, September 12, 2014
Categories: Electrical; Workforce; Students, general; Recruiting
Turns out, being laid off was the best thing that ever happened to Brian Honnoll. When the Omnova plant closed several years ago and workers were given money to go back to school, Honnoll enrolled in East Mississippi Community College’s Electrical Technology program ... and came out on the other end with a job at Severstal.

Dr. Rick Young releases 2014 EMCC President's Report

Posted:Thursday, July 31, 2014
Categories: Community; Recruiting; Alumni; Workforce; Students, general; ABE-GED; eLearning
Dr. Rick Young announces the release of the 2014 East Mississippi Community College President’s Report: “The President’s Report gives us a chance to show others where we’ve been over the last year, and share some of our plans for the future.”

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