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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
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
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