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Olivia Newell, at left, was named the recipient of both the Outstanding Human Anatomy & Physiology II Student and the Outstanding American Literature Student during Awards Day on East Mississippi Community College’s Scooba campus. Newell is pictured here with humanities instructor Derrick Conner, who presented her with the American Literature award.
'OUTSTANDING' STUDENTS ON EMCC'S SCOOBA CAMPUS RECOGNIZEDApril 22, 2021

Instructors on East Mississippi College's Scooba campus presented their "outstanding" students of the past year with plaques during the annual Awards Day that took place Thursday, April 22.

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May Board of Trustees Meeting The Communiversity
 

The May EMCC Board of Trustees Meeting will be held on Monday, May 10, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. at The Communiversity.

East Mississippi Community College is offering free face-to-face and online classes during the Maymester, Full Summer, Summer Intensive I and Summer Intensive II terms.
EMCC TO OFFER FREE SUMMER CLASSESApril 19, 2021

East Mississippi Community College is offering free face-to-face and online classes during the Maymester, Full Summer, Summer Intensive I and Summer Intensive II terms.

East Mississippi Community College Heavy Civil Construction student Allison Adair practices backing a tractor during class. Adair and three other students will be among the competitors during a heavy equipment operator “roadeo” competition that will take place at The Communiversity on April 21.
EMCC'S COMMUNIVERSITY TO HOST HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR 'ROADEO'April 19, 2021

The public is invited to attend a heavy equipment operator "Roadeo" at The Communiversity April 21 from 8 a.m. to noon as students enrolled in East Mississippi Community College's Heavy Civil Construction program compete against the college's maintenance staff in timed events that will test their skills on a bulldozer, an excavator and a tractor.

'OUTSTANDING' STUDENTS RECOGNIZED AT GT CAMPUS CEREMONYApril 15, 2021

East Mississippi Community College's Golden Triangle campus hosted its annual Awards Day Thursday, April 15.

EMCC staff members Dr. Michael Busby, at left, and Dr. Jairus Johnson, at right, have been promoted. Busby is now the dean of instruction for the Golden Triangle campus, while Johnson has been tapped to fill the dean of instruction position on the Scooba campus.
EMCC STAFF TAPPED TO FILL DEAN OF INSTRUCTION ROLESApril 11, 2021

East Mississippi Community College has announced the promotions of Dr. Michael Busby and Dr. Jairus Johnson to fill two dean of instruction positions.

East Mississippi Community College’s annual Pine Grove Arts Festival on the Scooba campus kicks off April 13 with events scheduled through April 21. Pine Grove activities on the Golden Triangle campus will take place April 13.
EMCC ANNOUNCES PINE GROVE ARTS FESTIVAL SCHEDULE OF EVENTSApril 6, 2021

East Mississippi Community College's annual Pine Grove Arts Festival on the Scooba campus kicks off April 13 with events scheduled through April 21. Pine Grove activities on the Golden Triangle campus will take place April 13.

Pell Grant awards are in the process of being made for students who have already enrolled for the summer. Those who have not done so need to enroll early if they plan on taking summer courses.
SUMMER 2021 PELL GRANT INFORMATIONMarch 29, 2021

Pell Grant awards are in the process of being made for students who have already enrolled for the summer. Those who have not done so need to enroll early if they plan on taking summer courses.

Currently enrolled East Mississippi Community College students can register early for Maymester, summer and fall classes.
EMCC ANNOUNCES EARLY REGISTRATION FOR CURRENT STUDENTSMarch 26, 2021

Preregistration for on-campus and online courses for the Maymester, summer and fall 2021 semesters begins Monday, March 29, for currently enrolled East Mississippi Community College students.

Dr. Nikita L. Ashford-Ashworth has been hired as East Mississippi Community College’s district director of advising, retention and student success.
DR. NIKITA ASHFORD-ASHWORTH TO LEAD EMCC ADVISING, RETENTION EFFORTSMarch 22, 2021

East Mississippi Community College is pleased to announce that Dr. Nikita L. Ashford-Ashworth is joining the college as the district director of advising, retention and student success.

Auditions are in progress for students interested in joining choirs on East Mississippi Community College’s Scooba and Golden Triangle campuses.
EMCC CHOIRS ACCEPTING STUDENT AUDITIONSMarch 10, 2021

Auditions are in progress for students interested in joining choirs on East Mississippi Community College's Scooba and Golden Triangle campuses.

East Mississippi Community College is inviting area high school seniors to take part in the “Come in Like a Lion” recruiting drive during the month of March for campus tours, online college fairs and virtual question and answer sessions, among other things.
MARCH EVENTS AT EMCC INCLUDE CAMPUS TOURS, COLLEGE FAIRSMarch 3, 2021

East Mississippi Community College is inviting area high school seniors to take part in the "Come in Like a Lion" recruiting drive during the month of March for campus tours, online college fairs and virtual question and answer sessions, among other things.

Starkville resident Matthew Crawford said earning his high school equivalency diploma through East Mississippi Community College’s Adult Education Launch Pad gave him the confidence to enroll in the Industrial Maintenance Technology program at The Communiversity.
EMCC ADULT EDUCATION GRADUATE MOTIVATED TO SUCCEEDMarch 2, 2021

Recently, at the age of 39, Matthew Crawford earned his high school equivalency diploma through East Mississippi Community College's Adult Education Launch Pad. That success boosted his confidence and prompted him to enroll in the Industrial Maintenance Technology program at The Communiversity.

This spring, East Mississippi Community College will participate in the Community College Survey of Student Engagement (CCSSE), a national student survey focused on teaching, learning and retention in community colleges.
EMCC SEEKING STUDENT INPUT ON ENGAGEMENT SURVEYMarch 2, 2021

This spring, East Mississippi Community College will participate in the Community College Survey of Student Engagement (CCSSE), a national student survey focused on teaching, learning and retention in community colleges.

East Mississippi Community College has been awarded federal funds administered by the Local Public Agencies division of the Mississippi Department of Transportation to construct walking paths, pedestrian crosswalks and courtyards on the college’s Golden Triangle and Scooba campuses.
EMCC AWARDED FEDERAL FUNDS FOR WALKWAYS, COURTYARDSFebruary 25, 2021

East Mississippi Community College has been awarded federal funds administered by the Local Public Agencies division of the Mississippi Department of Transportation to construct walking paths, pedestrian crosswalks and courtyards on the college's Golden Triangle and Scooba campuses.

EMCC art instructor Cynthia Buob has been chosen as a Humanities Teacher of the Year Award recipient and will present a lecture about her artwork Feb. 23 in the student union on our Golden Triangle campus.
BUOB NAMED EMCC'S HUMANITIES TEACHER OF THE YEARFebruary 15, 2021

EMCC art instructor Cynthia Buob has been chosen as a Humanities Teacher of the Year Award recipient and will present a lecture about her artwork Feb. 23 in the student union on our Golden Triangle campus.

East Mississippi Community College Heavy Civil Construction instructor Carlton Ray Hollis, Sr., at left, gives student Tammy Warren pointers on the operation of a dozer used in the program. Appalachian Regional Commission grant funds will be used to purchase additional equipment for the program.
EMCC WORKFORCE DIVISION TO EXPAND OFFERINGS WITH $300K GRANTFebruary 10, 2021

East Mississippi Community College's Workforce and Community Services division has been awarded a $300,000 Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) grant that will be used to purchase two semitrucks, a heavy-equipment trailer and a training simulator to support division programs on EMCC's Golden Triangle and Scooba campuses.

Sons Chris Cheatham (far left) and Brad Cheatham (far right) pose with EMCC Board of Trustees members on EMCC’s Scooba campus Monday night after a plaque dedication honoring their father, former EMCC President Clois Cheatham. Board members pictured, from left, include Bubba Davis, Jimmie Moore, Ed Mosley and Bobby McDade.
FORMER EMCC PRESIDENT MEMORIALIZED WITH PLAQUE IN SCIENCE WINGFebruary 9, 2021

Clois Cheatham was a fixture at East Mississippi Community College through portions of four decades. Now, a permanent fixture recognizing Cheatham's impact will be seen by EMCC students for decades to come.

The family of a popular instructor who oversaw the Surgical Technology program at East Mississippi Community College has established a scholarship in her memory that will be awarded annually to a student in the program. The scholarship, which was set up through the EMCC Development Foundation, is dedicated to Janan Rush, who died from injuries she sustained in a September 2020 automobile accident.
FAMILY CREATES SCHOLARSHIP IN MEMORY OF SURGICAL TECH INSTRUCTORFebruary 1, 2021

The family of a popular instructor who oversaw the Surgical Technology program at East Mississippi Community College has established a scholarship in her memory that will be awarded annually to a student in the program.

The family of Joshua Reed, a May 2019 graduate of East Mississippi Community College’s Utility Lineworker Technology program, has established a scholarship in Reed’s memory.
SCHOLARSHIP ESTABLISHED BY FAMILY OF UTILITY LINEWORKER GRADUATEJanuary 28, 2021

The family of Joshua Reed, a May 2019 graduate of East Mississippi Community College's Utility Lineworker Technology program, has established a scholarship in Reed's memory.

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