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Governor, Lt. Gov., EMCC president tout community colleges

Posted:Tuesday, February 09, 2016
Categories: Community; Students, general; Workforce; Alumni
More than 30 EMCC students, faculty and staff joined delegations from community colleges all over the state Feb. 3 for Capitol Day. The annual event is a chance for community college representatives to speak to legislators and the media about their funding needs.

Good GED news: "Pass" score lowered ... retroactively

Posted:Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Categories: ABE-GED; Workforce; Students, general; Community
Earning a GED just got easier. The company that administers GED testing for many states has lowered the score it takes to pass each subject area from 150 to 145. Officials with GED Testing Service announced the changes Jan. 26, explaining that data shows students who took the GED test were being held to a higher academic standard than their counterparts in high school.

GED testing now available at EMCC's Scooba campus

Posted:Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Categories: ABE-GED; Workforce; Students, general; Community
Some area residents who wish to take the GED test won’t have to drive as far to do so. EMCC now offers GED testing at its Scooba campus, a service previously available only at the Golden Triangle campus in Mayhew.

EMCC's GED students earn diplomas, set new goals

Posted:Monday, December 21, 2015
Categories: ABE-GED; Community; Workforce; Students, general
At the age of 46, Eupora resident Tammy Ranae Miley is ready to begin a new chapter in her life. She was among 18 Launch Pad adult basic education students who received their GED diplomas Dec. 15 during an East Mississippi Community College graduation ceremony at Lion Hills in Columbus.

EMCC awards 375 diplomas to summer and fall graduates

Posted:Friday, December 18, 2015
Categories: Academic; Career-Technical; Workforce; Students, general; Recruiting; Community
EMCC awarded 375 associate’s degrees and vocational certificates during two graduation ceremonies held Dec. 11 to honor its summer and fall graduates. The first ceremony, at 2 p.m., included graduates from EMCC’s Golden Triangle campus, Columbus Air Force Base Extension, Lion Hills Center and West Point-Clay County Center. The second, at 6 p.m., included students from the Scooba campus and Naval Air Station Meridian Extension. Visit this link for a complete list of graduates.

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