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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: 4/17/2014
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: 4/17/2014
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
Gate City, VA – Mountain Empire Community College will offer a two-year plumber apprentice program at the Scott County Career and Technical Center in Gate City beginning this February.
Posted Date: 1/28/2014
Natural Tunnel State Park – Mountain Empire Community College will host the 2014 Wilderness Trail Institute for K-12 educators beginning February 4. The Institute will allow current educators to obtain three hours of college credit toward re-certification while rediscovering Daniel Boone’s Wilderness Trail through hands-on, on-site learning.
Posted Date: 1/23/2014
Big Stone Gap, VA – Mountain Empire Community College’s Workforce Development Center is currently enrolling students in several mining certification courses.
Posted Date: 1/23/2014
Gate City, Virginia – The Regional Adult Education Program of Lee, Scott, Wise and Norton Public Schools has begun offering free classes to adult learners at a newly opened Adult Education classroom located on campus at Mountain Empire Community College. The classroom is located in the Cyber Café in Holton Hall and is open to students seeking enrollment at MECC, as well as to members of the community.
Posted Date: 12/19/2013
Big Stone Gap, VA – Nineteen employees of Mountain Empire Community College completed a Campus CERT training program over a three day period October 9-11.
Posted Date: 12/18/2013
Mountain Empire Community College will offer a professional development opportunity for regional K-12 educators focusing on integrating the musical traditions of the region into curriculum.
Posted Date: 12/17/2013
BIG STONE GAP, VA – Mountain Empire Community College will offer a number of new online courses this spring featuring specialized topics with accelerated and alternative scheduling opportunities.
Posted Date: 12/17/2013
Big Stone Gap, VA. – The Virginia Appalachian Tricollege Nursing Program at Mountain Empire Community College’s Advisory Board met Tuesday, December 3rd to discuss new updates for future nursing curriculums and how to prepare nursing students for the real healthcare world.
Posted Date: 12/10/2013
Local criminal justice leaders from throughout Southwest Virginia made up the seventh graduating class of the Professional Leadership Academy, a partnership between the Southwest Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy in Bristol, Virginia and Mountain Empire Community College.
Posted Date: 11/22/2013
Duffield, VA. – Mountain Empire Community College’s Small Business Development Center is hosting a special event to help business owners and residents learn how to manage and maintain a high credit score.
Posted Date: 11/22/2013
BIG STONE GAP, VA – The Mountain Empire Community College Wampler Library will host the first in a series of lunch lectures and book displays beginning Thursday, November 21 at 12:15 p.m. in the library, located in Robb Hall.
Posted Date: 11/14/2013
BIG STONE GAP, VA – Mountain Empire Community College will host a series of enrollment information sessions November 11- 15 in locations throughout the Wise, Dickenson, Lee, and Scott County and city of Norton service area.
Posted Date: 11/5/2013
Clintwood, VA – The Mountain Empire Community College Foundation is pleased to bring “The Rainier Trio” to the Jettie Baker Center in Clintwood, VA for a fundraising event to benefit the Dickenson County Endowed Scholarship on November 14, 2013.
Posted Date: 11/1/2013
Big Stone Gap, VA – Hundreds gathered on campus Thursday, October 31, to mark the rededication of Mountain Empire Community College’s newly renovated Dalton-Cantrell Hall.
Posted Date: 10/31/2013
Big Stone Gap, VA – Mountain Empire Community College is pleased to announce the receipt of two major grant awards from the Virginia Tobacco Commission supporting achievement scholarships as well as the college’s Advanced Manufacturing program.
Posted Date: 10/31/2013
Holocaust survivor, Dr. Walter Ziffer, will be speaking Monday, November 11, 2013 in the Goodloe Center of Phillips-Taylor Hall at 11 am as we continue our Living Legends Series.
Posted Date: 10/24/2013 2:00 PM
Mountain Empire Community College will hold a re-dedication ceremony of the newly renovated Dalton-Cantrell Hall on Thursday, Oct. 31 at 2 p.m. Guest speakers will include Senator Phillip Puckett and Delegates Terry Kilgore and Joe Johnson. Refreshments will be provided and the event is open to the public.
Posted Date: 10/24/2013 8:00 AM
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