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EMCC CONDUCTS GRADUATION CEREMONIES FOR CLASS OF 2023

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Graduating members of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society on East Mississippi Community College’s Scooba campus pose with PTK advisors Janet Briggs, far left, and Derrick Conner, far right, prior to the commencement ceremony on May 13. Two graduation ceremonies on the Golden Triangle campus took place May 12.

East Mississippi Community College held spring 2023 commencement ceremonies Friday, May 12, and Saturday, May 13, at the college's Golden Triangle and Scooba campuses.

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Three East Mississippi Community College students were among the winners in a creative writing contest that included entries from community colleges across Mississippi. Abby Romig, at left, and Laura Hope Belk are two of the EMCC students who placed in the competition, as did Peyton J. Wolf, who is not pictured.

EMCC STUDENTS, MAGAZINE EARN HONORS IN STATEWIDE CONTEST

May 11, 2023

Three East Mississippi Community College students placed in the 2023 Mississippi Community College Creative Writing Association's (MCCWA) annual workshop and contest, and EMCC's literary magazine, "Syzygy," took second-place honors among in-house college publications that were professionally bound. More


Mississippi legislators presented East Mississippi Community College with a ceremonial check in the amount of $2 million May 4 to offset construction costs of a new career technical building to be built on the college’s Scooba campus. Those who participated in the check presentation are, from left, former Sen. Sampson Jackson, Sen. Rod Hickman, EMCC President Dr. Scott Alsobrooks, Rep. Michael Ted Evans and Rep. Billy Adam Calvert.

EMCC TO CONSTRUCT CAREER TECHNICAL FACILITY ON SCOOBA CAMPUS

May 5, 2023

Plans for construction of a new career technical building on East Mississippi Community College's Scooba campus received a boost by members of the Mississippi Legislature and Gov. Tate Reeves, who approved $2 million for the project during the 2023 regular session. More


East Mississippi Community College Automotive Technology students Donte Smith of Pheba, at left, Reggie Roberson of Louisville, center, and Izzy Latham of Starkville works on an electrical vehicle trainer

EMCC'S AUTOMOTIVE DEPARTMENT REVS UP ELECTRIC VEHICLE TRAINING

May 4, 2023

About 20 students and instructors with East Mississippi Community College's Automotive Technology/Diesel Mechanics department participated in a day-long training exercise on electric vehicles (EVs) Wednesday, May 3, taught by Florida-based AVI, an accredited ASE training provider headquartered out of Fort Myers, Florida. More