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The Wise County Historical Society, MECC Bookstore, and Wampler Library will sponsor an open house and public reception on the campus of Mountain Empire Community College on Friday, May 29 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Posted Date: 5/27/2015
Big Stone Gap, VA – Mountain Empire Community College held its 42nd commencement ceremony Friday, May 15 at 6 p.m. at the Big Stone Gap campus. The Class of 2015 included 589 graduates. MECC awarded 114 Associate of Arts & Sciences degrees, 140 Associate of Applied Science degrees, and 164 Certificates and 265 Career Studies Certificates.
Posted Date: 5/18/2015
Big Stone Gap, VA — MECC is pleased to announce that Alyssa England of Ewing, VA, has been selected to receive a full-tuition scholarship at Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, TN.
Posted Date: 5/15/2015
Big Stone Gap, VA – Mountain Empire Community College is pleased to announce more than 300 students have qualified as recipients of the 2015-16 MECC AIMS Higher Scholarship.
Posted Date: 5/15/2015
Big Stone Gap, VA – Rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors are invited to participate in the 2015 Mountain Empire Community College Governor’s School to be held June 15 through June 26 on the college campus.
Posted Date: 5/15/2015
Big Stone Gap, VA – Two Mountain Empire Community College Business and Information Technology students will compete nationally in the Phi Beta Lambda Awards Program after placing in the state competition
Posted Date: 4/20/2015
Friday is Graduate Day at MECC. Day and evening classes are cancelled. All individuals graduating in Fall 2014 and Spring/Summer 2015 with an associate degree must attend the graduate assessment test beginning at 9 a.m. in the Goodloe Center. All other graduates should plan to arrive by 11 a.m. for graduation practice, lunch, and cap decorating.
Posted Date: 4/16/2015
Mountain Empire Community College’s Wampler Library will host a Beginning Knitting and Crochet workshop on Tuesday, April 21 from 6 to 9 p.m.
Posted Date: 4/14/2015
Big Stone Gap, VA –The efforts of Mountain Empire Community College to improve student success were recently acknowledged by the Virginia Community College System’s Excellence in Education Awards program.
Posted Date: 4/10/2015
Big Stone Gap – Job seekers are encouraged to attend the 2015 Job Expo, hosted by Mountain Empire Community College, on Monday, April 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Goodloe Center, Phillips-Taylor Hall.
Posted Date: 4/9/2015
King University and Mountain Empire Community College (MECC) announced the signing of a reverse transfer agreement between the institutions during a meeting held Monday, March 30, at Mountain Empire’s campus in Big Stone Gap, Va.
Posted Date: 3/30/2015
Due to the college's closure for inclement weather, student financial aid refunds will be delayed. Refunds normally received by students during the first week of March, will now be received during the third week of March. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Posted Date: 2/23/2015
Big Stone Gap -- A 30-hour OSHA course at Mountain Empire Community College, originally scheduled to begin in February, has been rescheduled to begin on Tuesday, March 10.
Posted Date: 2/16/2015
Big Stone Gap -- Mountain Empire Community College’s Slemp Gallery is pleased to host an exhibit by Kennesaw State University focusing on the role of women in World War II.
Posted Date: 2/13/2015
Big Stone Gap, VA – Mountain Empire Community College is pleased to announce the 2015 Gathering of the Sweet Folk Instruments on Saturday, March 21 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Posted Date: 2/4/2015
Big Stone Gap – Mountain Empire Community College will offer a free Quick Start to College class designed for individuals who have considered college, but have hesitated to enroll.
Posted Date: 1/30/2015
MECC will offer several unique courses this spring, including yoga, sewing (for adults and youth) and an online Spanish language class.
Posted Date: 1/26/2015
Big Stone Gap -- Mountain Empire Community College’s Slemp Gallery is pleased to host an exhibit by Kennesaw State University focusing on the United States internment of Japanese Americans during World War II.
Posted Date: 1/13/2015
Big Stone Gap – Mountain Empire Community College is pleased to announce the fall 2015 cohort of Licensed Practical Nursing students.
Posted Date: 1/6/2015
Big Stone Gap – Mountain Empire Community College is pleased to announce recent graduates of health science programs for fall 2014.
Posted Date: 1/6/2015
Big Stone Gap – Mountain Empire Community College is pleased to announce that student Alexis Potter was recently named the recipient of the Martha Rhoton Commonwealth Legacy Scholarship.
Posted Date: 12/5/2014
Mountain Empire Community College will offer off-campus enrollment, or MobileEnroll, this December at locations in Wise, Lee, Scott, and Dickenson County.
Posted Date: 11/21/2014
Big Stone Gap, VA – Mountain Empire Community College will offer an online Principles of Real Estate course beginning in January.
Posted Date: 11/6/2014
The Mountain Empire Community College Foundation will present a special evening of music with the Jeff Little Trio as part of its fundraising event for the Dickenson County Endowed Scholarship.
Posted Date: 10/28/2014
Big Stone Gap, VA – The Mountain Empire Community College Foundation is pleased to announce that Edgar Harrell, survivor of the USS Indianapolis, will deliver a free, public lecture as part of the college’s Living Legends Series.
Posted Date: 10/27/2014
Mountain Empire Community College will offer a one-credit Basic Computer Skills course this fall. This course is designed for students who need to learn how to use email, send digital photos or documents, how to search the web, creating documents, and basic file management and organization
Posted Date: 10/23/2014
Big Stone Gap, VA – Mountain Empire Community College will once again welcome thousands of visitors to the campus this fall for the 43rd Annual Home Craft Days Festival held Oct. 17-19. The festival kicks off Friday at 6 p.m. with a free concert in the Goodloe Center. Vendors will be open Saturday & Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Posted Date: 10/17/2014
Mountain Empire Community College is hosting the second annual MECC PROUD week, recognizing the college’s important contributions to higher education and regional economic development October 13-19.
Posted Date: 10/13/2014
Big Stone Gap, VA – Mountain Empire Community College’s Center for Workforce Development is offering an OSHA 10-hour & OSHA 30-hour courses this fall.
Posted Date: 10/10/2014
Big Stone Gap, VA –The woods around Mountain Empire Community College will soon come alive with the spirits of the “undead.”
Posted Date: 10/1/2014
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