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EMCC and Blue Mountain College sign articulation agreement

Posted:Thursday, September 22, 2016
Categories: Career-Technical; Community; Students, general; Workforce
A new articulation agreement between East Mississippi Community College and Blue Mountain College will enable EMCC students who have earned Associate of Applied Science degrees in career-technical programs to transfer easily to Blue Mountain College. The agreement was signed Sept. 22 by EMCC President Dr. Thomas Huebner and BMC President Dr. Barbara C. McMillin during a ceremony at Lion Hills Center in Columbus.

Graduate starts new job: Machining isn't "run of the mill"

Posted:Monday, September 12, 2016
Categories: Career-Technical; Machining; Workforce; Students, general
Starkville resident Matt Collins took a chance when he enrolled in Precision Manufacturing & Machining at EMCC: “I did not know that much about it ... but it turned out that it's something I really enjoy.” Collins graduated in May with a two-year certificate. He started a new job Sept. 12 at Systems Plant Services in Columbus as a precision machinist and computer numerical control (CNC) programmer.

Kemper students graduate from workforce pilot program

Posted:Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Categories: Workforce; Students, general; Community
East Mississippi Community College President Dr. Thomas Huebner presented the first graduates of a new tuition-free workforce training program, Kemper County Step 2 Success, with their certificates of completion during an Aug. 29 ceremony at the college's Scooba campus.

MSU professor emeritus goes back to school at EMCC

Posted:Thursday, August 18, 2016
Categories: Workforce; Students, general; Community
Retired Mississippi State University professor George Adebiyi co-wrote a book on thermodynamics, conducted research for NASA’s John C. Stennis Space Center and served as an associate technical editor for the “Journal of Solar Energy Engineering.” Now he's taking a workforce course at EMCC to learn to nuts and bolts of HVAC because he wants to bring inexpensive solar-powered air-conditioning to his native Nigeria.

EMCC Practical Nursing graduate makes all the right moves

Posted:Friday, August 12, 2016
Categories: Career-Technical; PN; Students, general; ABE-GED; Workforce
Tristian Crimm can't sit still. She has to be doing something. Crimm has been a fixture at the Golden Triangle since she was 16. First, she earned a GED. Then she graduated from the Certified Nurse Assistant program. Next, she interned for 270 hours and registered for a full-time course load to qualify for the Practical Nursing program. Now, she's graduated from the PN program and plans to study to become a Registered Nurse.

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