EMCC Academics? Here's what our students say ...
It's one thing for us to tell you why attending East Mississippi Community College is a good idea.
It's another for our students to tell you why they chose EMCC and how it worked out. So, here are some links to stories from Lion Country, told by the students who lived them.
|Why EMCC? I hope to run my own business ...
Hunter Johnson is an accounting major from the Mayhew campus who has his sights set on becoming a personal trainer. "I chose my field of study because I hope to run my own business ... I am excited about what is going to happen next."
EMCC has prepared me for the next level ...
Brianna May graduated from EMCC’s Scooba campus in spring 2013. She plans to study radiology at University Medical Center in Jackson: “Going to EMCC has prepared me for the next level, especially in the science courses … you had to learn to manage your time and get things done with no excuses.”
Why EMCC? Life is hard without an education ...
Jimmy Miles Jr. graduated from EMCC's Golden Triangle campus in spring 2013. "Make the best of what EMCC has to offer. Go to class. Study hard and learn to take good notes," he said. "Talk to your professors and instructors because they do care about you and want to see you succeed." In this story, Jimmy Miles takes a look at what brought him to EMCC ... and what's next.
Why EMCC? It's the next big step in my education
Dylan Dixon of Carthage knows what he wants to do, and he has a plan mapped out to get it accomplished. He is preparing for a career in sports medicine is focused on his education. "You must be dedicated to learning. It is important, even at a young age, to be serious about the future."
Why EMCC? The larger universities seemed overwhelming ...
Zack Boyer of Caledonia is a spring 2011 graduate of EMCC. He plans to pursue a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering at Mississippi State University. "When my senior year of high school rolled around, I had no idea where I would like to attend college," Zack said. "I looked into many of the larger universities but ... EMCC's smaller size and welcoming atmosphere were just what I wanted."
Why EMCC? Close to home, scholarships and softball!
Leigh Ellen Barefield of Preston graduated from EMCC in spring 2011. "I plan to further my education at Mississippi University for Women in Columbus," Leigh Ellen said. "I plan to become a math teacher and ... teach at the college level. Attending EMCC was a great choice for me because it helped me adjust to the college lifestyle."
Why EMCC? Family first, college second ... that was the plan
Candace Sanders of Starkville is a spring 2011 graduate of EMCC. "I’ve been married for eight years and we have three beautiful children," Candace said. "I’ve known from a very young age that I wanted to be a high school math teacher. I just decided to start a family before I finished my degree."
Why EMCC? You can earn a degree to better yourself ...
Raycardo Harper of Shuqualak is a 2011 graduate of EMCC. "I plan to continue my education after graduating from EMCC to earn a degree in Radiologic Technology," Raycardo said. "The job I see myself doing is clinical work to obtain more experience in radiology to better assist physicians in making the best diagnoses for their patients."
Why EMCC? Softball scholarship ... I was stoked!
Karley Hall graduated with Special Honors from EMCC's Scooba campus on May 12. In this story, she looks back at what brought her to Lion Country and what's next. And, she offers this piece of advice for future students: "GO TO CLASS! It pays off. I understand you will get sick or might play ball, but other than that, go to class. If you do that and most of your homework, you will be fine."