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Seventeen earn GED diplomas from EMCC Launch Pad

Posted:Friday, June 05, 2015
Categories: Community; ABE-GED; Workforce; Students, general; Lion Hills
Alex Smith suffers from test anxiety – but her time at East Mississippi Community College’s Launch Pad left her "too prepared to fail." The 17-year-old from Starkville was one of 17 Launch Pad students to earn their GED diplomas June 4 during a graduation ceremony at EMCC’s Lion Hills campus in Columbus.

You're invited: EMCC Alumni & Friends Night in Meridian

Posted:Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Categories: Community; Alumni; Workforce; Band
East Mississippi Community College invites the public to an “Alumni & Friends Night” on Thursday, May 28. The event will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Kahlmus Auditorium, Mississippi State University-Meridian Campus. The evening will begin with an hour of visiting. Members of the EMCC team will give updates and take questions beginning at 6 p.m.

EMCC summer camp to focus on modern manufacturing

Posted:Friday, May 15, 2015
Categories: Workforce; Community; Recruiting
EMCC's Manufacturing, Technology & Engineering Division, in partnership with Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Mississippi and the Corporation for National and Community Service, will offer Camp AMP (Advanced Manufacturing Professionals) for middle and high school students in June and July. Visit this link for more info and registration forms.

Industry Appreciation Luncheon: Yokohama takes top honor

Posted:Thursday, May 14, 2015
Categories: Workforce; Community; ABE-GED
Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Mississippi stole the show May 13 at EMCC's Industry Appreciation Luncheon. The Japanese tire manufacturer, preparing to open a 1 million-square-foot plants in Clay County this fall, received the Director’s Award, the event’s highest honor. YTMM President Tadaharu Yamamoto delivered a progress report on the plant – and checks for $250,000 to EMCC and Mississippi State University.

EMCC to send nine students to national SkillsUSA competition

Posted:Thursday, April 16, 2015
Categories: Workforce; Career-Technical; Students, general; Automotive; Electrical; Electronics; Hotel-Restaurant; Computers; Welding; Machining; Lion Hills
Nine EMCC students will trek to Louisville, Ky., in June for the chance to become SkillsUSA national champions. In total, 18 Golden Triangle students from six programs placed in the Mississippi SkillsUSA in Jackson -- with nine claiming First Place. A reception was held April 9 to congratulate the competitors and wish them luck at nationals.

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