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Room to grow: New Student Union to open during the fall

Posted:Thursday, May 26, 2016
Categories: Academic; Career-Technical; ABE-GED; Community; Workforce; Students, general; Recruiting; Alumni
The opening later this fall of a two-story, 76,000-square-foot student union and multi-purpose building at EMCC's Golden Triangle campus will help alleviate growing pains at the college and provide additional classroom space. It is also expected to become a focal point for students looking to grab a bite to eat, visit with friends or prepare for their next class.

Community meeting: Workforce Sevices expands programs

Posted:Thursday, May 26, 2016
Categories: Community; Workforce; Students, general
EMCC is partnering with Kemper County business and community leaders to implement a new program at the Scooba campus designed to provide residents age 17 to 24 with employment skills needed to land and keep a job. An informational meeting on the Step 2 Success program will take place June 2 at 6 p.m. in the Stennis Auditorium on the Scooba campus.

Partnership: EMCC and MUW sign new articulation agreement

Posted:Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Categories: Workforce; Community; Automation; Automotive; Career-Technical; Electrical; Electro-mech; Electronics; Machining; Students, general; Welding
An articulation agreement signed May 25 by East Mississippi Community College and Mississippi University for Women will enable EMCC students who have earned Associate of Applied Science degrees in industry and manufacturing areas to transfer seamlessly to MUW. The formal ceremony was held at EMCC’s Center for Manufacturing Technology Excellence.

First EMCC student graduates from MI-BEST program

Posted:Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Categories: ABE-GED; Workforce; Students, general
On May 25, Kayle Johnson will graduate from EMCC's Manufacturing Skills Certification program. The next day, she will walk with other EMCC graduates who have earned their GED. This makes Johnson the first student at EMCC to complete the Mississippi’s Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (MI-BEST) program, which allows students to earn college credits or certifications while working on their GED.

CREATE Foundation honors C2C counselor Yulanda Haddix

Posted:Friday, May 13, 2016
Categories: Community; Workforce; ABE-GED
EMCC Counseling to Career (C2C) Counselor Yulanda Haddix's work with at-risk youths was recognized when she became one of five finalists nominated for the 2016 Jefferson Award for Public Service. The award is sponsored by the CREATE Foundation of Tupelo.

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