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Gate City, VA – A special dinner and entertainment event will be held September 25 to raise funds for Scott County students attending Mountain Empire Community College.
Posted Date: 9/5/2014
Big Stone Gap, VA – Mountain Empire Community College’s Slemp Gallery is pleased to host an exhibit featuring the work of Clintwood native and MECC graduate Shawn Wallace.
Posted Date: 9/2/2014
Big Stone Gap -- Mountain Empire Community College is offering a host of music and instrument instruction courses this fall.
Posted Date: 8/29/2014
Big Stone Gap, VA – Mountain Empire Community College is inviting members of the community to participate in two international trips during the summer of 2015.
Posted Date: 8/13/2014
Big Stone Gap, VA – Mountain Empire Community College’s Practical Nursing program recently held a pinning ceremony for more than twenty Licensed Practical Nursing program graduates.
Posted Date: 8/12/2014
Big Stone Gap, VA – Appalachia Elementary Fifth-Grade Teacher Sandra Cohl has been teaching science for years. Although she is an expert in her subject area, she didn’t realize the variety of the careers available in her field of study until participating in Mountain Empire Community College’s Advanced Technology Summer Institute.
Posted Date: 8/4/2014
Big Stone Gap – The transition from high school to college can be difficult process for some graduates who aren’t quite ready for the expectations of adulthood.
Posted Date: 8/4/2014
Big Stone Gap, VA – MECC’s Slemp Gallery is pleased to host “From Mud to Mansions,” an exhibit exploring the breadth of history accompanying the many styles of homes found in Southwest Virginia.
Posted Date: 7/29/2014
Big Stone Gap, VA – The Mountain Empire Community College Foundation is celebrating a gift of $2M that will launch a major gifts campaign supporting scholarships and programs targeting student success.
Posted Date: 7/24/2014
Big Stone Gap, VA -- Mountain Empire Community College’s Wampler Library will offer a “Paint and Sip” program for the public on Thursday, July 24 at 5:30 p.m.
Posted Date: 7/16/2014
Big Stone Gap, VA -- Mountain Empire Community College is pleased to announce three major donations that will establish the college as a major center for the collection of Melungeon research materials.
Posted Date: 6/30/2014
Big Stone Gap, VA -- In just three weeks, students participating in the Mountain Empire Community College Governor’s School developed a mobile application for an area hospital, created a business plan for an entrepreneurial venture, and learned how to play a few old-time tunes on the banjo.
Posted Date: 6/30/2014
Big Stone Gap, VA – Mountain Empire Community College is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Vickie Ratliff as Vice President of Academic Affairs & Student Services.
Posted Date: 6/20/2014
Big Stone Gap – Mountain Empire Community College will host the 18th annual Melungeon Union, to be held June 27-28.
Posted Date: 6/13/2014
Big Stone Gap, VA -- Mountain Empire Community College is pleased to announce that Kyle Scanlan has been awarded the 2014 W.H. and Callie Ann Coughlin Clark Master Teacher Award.
Posted Date: 5/15/2014
Big Stone Gap, VA -- MECC is pleased to announce that two 2014 graduates have been awarded full transfer scholarships to local universities.
Posted Date: 5/14/2014
Norton, VA – Mountain Empire Community College, Southwest Virginia Community College, and The University of Virginia’s College at Wise have announced the receipt of a generous gift benefitting thousands of higher education students in Southwest Virginia.
Posted Date: 5/5/2014
BIG STONE GAP, VA – The Mountain Empire Community College Foundation will induct Mrs. Ida Bonicelli Trigiani into its Hall of Honor at the 2014 Spring Gala to be held on campus Saturday, May 10, at 6 p.m.
Posted Date: 5/1/2014
Big Stone Gap, VA – More than 500 high school seniors from the region visited the campus of Mountain Empire Community College Tuesday, April 8 to participate in hands-on activities designed to spark interest in potential college and career opportunities.
Posted Date: 4/30/2014
Mountain Empire Community College will host a community information seminar focusing on the dangers of the highly publicized drug Molly, titled “Ecstasy in Our Community,” on Tuesday, April 15 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Goodloe Center of Phillips-Taylor Hall.
Posted Date: 3/31/2014 4:00 PM
Big Stone Gap, VA – Continuing their “Lunch with an Artist” series, the Wampler Library at Mountain Empire Community College will be conclude the “Hispanic Appalachia” exhibition with a presentation by the photographer, Megan King on Friday, April 11th, at 12:30 p.m. in the Wampler Library.
Posted Date: 3/31/2014 3:45 PM
Big Stone Gap, VA – The Mountain Empire Community College Foundation and Auto World of Big Stone Gap will host the Auto World – MECC Golf Classic on Friday, May 16 at Lonesome Pine Country Club to benefit scholarships at MECC.
Posted Date: 3/25/2014
Big Stone Gap, VA – Malcolm Gladwell, Jack Welch, Laura Bush, and Archbishop Desmond Tutu are among a host of speakers to be featured at the upcoming Mountain Empire Community College Leadership Live Simulcast scheduled Friday, May 9.
Posted Date: 3/17/2014
Big Stone Gap, VA – Mountain Empire Community College is pleased to announce the 2012-13 Respiratory Therapy (RT) Cohort has achieved a 100% pass rate for both of the national respiratory therapy examinations.
Posted Date: 3/17/2014
Big Stone Gap, VA – Mountain Empire Community College’s Slemp Gallery is now featuring an art exhibition of the works of Megan King located in the Wampler Library, on the second floor of Robb Hall.
Posted Date: 3/4/2014 9:00 AM
Big Stone Gap, VA – Rising high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors are invited to participate in the 2014 Mountain Empire Community College Governor’s School to be held June 9 through June 27 on the college campus.
Posted Date: 2/20/2014
Big Stone Gap, VA – Mountain Empire Community College’s Slemp Gallery is now featuring an art exhibition of the works of Misty Stratton located in the Wampler Library, on the second floor of Robb Hall.
Posted Date: 2/3/2014
Big Stone Gap, VA. – Mountain Empire Community College is recruiting employers to participate in the 2014 Job Expo, to be held on campus Wednesday, March 26.
Posted Date: 2/3/2014
Big Stone Gap, VA – Mountain Empire Community College is pleased to announce the 2014 Gathering of the Sweet Folk Instruments event on Saturday, March 15 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Posted Date: 2/2/2014
Big Stone Gap, VA – Mountain Empire Community College will offer a free financial aid workshop on Saturday, February 1, for high school, college, and adult students who plan to attend college during the 2014-2015 academic year.
Posted Date: 1/28/2014
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