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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.”

Camp AMP wraps inaugural year

Posted:Monday, July 21, 2014
Categories: Workforce; Recruiting; Career-Technical
East Mississippi Community College’s Manufacturing Technology and Engineering Division hosted its inaugural Camp AMP (Advanced Manufacturing Professionals) program in June.

Impatience pays off for CNA student

Posted:Monday, July 14, 2014
Categories: Academic; Workforce; Students, general; Recruiting; Community
For Tristian Tribble of Cedar Bluff, impatience is a virtue. Ready to begin her life, the 17-year-old earned her GED at EMCC last fall. By this summer she had completed the Certified Nursing Assistant course through EMCC’s Manufacturing Technology & Engineering Division with a 4.0 GPA, passed her state board exams on the first attempt, and interned for 270 hours at Dugan Memorial Hospital. And now she's registered for a full-time academic load at EMCC this fall.

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