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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
Big Stone Gap, VA – To be considered employable in today’s global economy, Mountain Empire Community College believes graduates should be academic leaders, as well as leaders in their college and community
Posted Date: 9/30/2014
BIG STONE GAP, VA – Mountain Empire Community College’s Wampler Library is pleased to present a free, public lecture by Author Tony Scales on Thursday, Oct. 2 at noon.
Posted Date: 9/26/2014
Big Stone Gap, VA – The Community College Humanities Association recently recognized Mountain Empire Community College and several MECC students as award winners in the 2014 Annual Literary Magazine competition.
Posted Date: 9/19/2014
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
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