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DECATUR Numerous computer classes are being offered by the Workforce Development Center at East Central Community College. Class cost $30 for each three-hour session. Class schedules and times include:
June 11 Power Point-Beginner, 9 a.m.-noon; Power Point-Intermediate, 1 p.m.-4 p.m.; Microsoft Word-Advanced, 6 p.m.-9 p.m.
June 12 Internet for Beginner, 1 p.m.-4 p.m.
June 13 Microsoft Publisher-Beginner, 9 a.m.-noon; Excel-Beginner, 1 p.m.-4 p.m.; Microsoft Word-Intermediate, 6 p.m.-9 p.m.
June 14 Power Point-Beginner, 1 p.m.-4 p.m.
June 15 Microsoft Word-Advanced, 9 a.m.-noon; Excel-Beginner, 1 p.m.-4 p.m.; Excel-Intermediate, 6 p.m.-9 p.m.
Rehearsals for the Meridian Community College Band are being held for its annual Patriotic Concert scheduled for Saturday, June 30, at noon in Bonita Lakes Mall.
Rehearsals will be held on Sunday, June 10 and 24 from 2 p.m.-3:30 p.m. in room 180 of Ivy Hall on the MCC campus.
For more information contact Carey Smith, director of instrumental music at MCC, 484-8637.
Meridian Community College freshman orientation will continue Tuesday, June 12 and 19. For more information contact Quinn Carlisle at 484-8707.
Meridian Community College's Great Books session will be held from 2 p.m.-4 p.m. in Hardin Hall, room 124. For more information contact Michele Thames at 484-8696.
DECATUR Orientation sessions have been scheduled at East Central Community College for students planning to attend fall classes.
Sessions will be held Saturday, June 16, Thursday, June 21, Wednesday, July 11 and Saturday, August 4. Registration for each session begins at 8 a.m. in the Vickers Fine Arts Center.
For more information contact the office of the vice president for student services at 1-877-462-3222.
SCOOBA East Mississippi Community College will offer an Honors Orientation Friday at 8 a.m. All students with an ACT score of 21 or above are invited to attend. Students will meet advisors, learn about the campus and register for classes. For more information call the admissions office at (662) 476-5041.
DECATUR Nominations for honors to be presented during this year's Homecoming observance at East Central Community College are being accepted.
Nominees for Alumnus of the Year, Alumna of the Year, Athletic Hall of Fame, Academic Instructor of the Year and Vocational-Technical Instructor must be submitted by June 15.
For more information and to receive nominations forms, contact the Office of Development and Alumni Relations, ECCC, P.O. Box 129, Decatur, MS 39327, or call 635-2111. The toll free number is 1-877-462-3222, ext. 323.
SCOOBA East Mississippi Community College's Scooba campus will offer residual ACT tests Thursday, June 21, at 9 a.m. The tests will only be given to students who pre-register. For more information contact the admissions office at (662) 476-5041.
SCOOBA East Mississippi Community College's Scooba and Golden Triangle campuses will offer an orientation and registration session Saturday, June 23, at 8 a.m.
For more information contact the Scooba Admissions Office at (662) 476-5041 or the Golden Triangle Admissions Office at (662) 243-1926.
DECATUR Students planning to take night classes this fall at East Central Community College can register for the courses Thursday, Aug. 2, at 6 p.m. in the Vickers Fine Arts Center.
For more information contact the Office of Adult and Continuing Education at 635-2111 or toll free, 1-877-462-3222 ext. 278 or 279.