June 28, 2001
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DECATUR East Central Community College will hold commencement exercises today for graduates of the college's General Education Development (GED) program. Ceremonies will begin at 7 p.m. in Huff Auditorium on campus.
DECATUR Registration for the second four-week summer term at East Central Community College will be held at 9 a.m. Monday in Newton Hall, room 60. Classes begin the same day and will be held through July 27.
DECATUR Orientation sessions have been scheduled at East Central Community College for students planning to attend fall classes.
Sessions will be held Wednesday, July 11 and Saturday, Aug. 4. Registration for each session begins at 8 a.m. in the Vickers Fine Arts Center.
For more information call the office of the vice president for student services at (877) 462-3222.
DECATUR The following Command Spanish classes have been scheduled for July at East Central Community College to offer Spanish language skills for professions and occupations. All classes will meet in the Associate Degree Nursing/Childcare Technology Building, room 15 on the Decatur campus:
Survival Spanish for Law Enforcement Officers Classes will meet each Tuesday and Thursday from 7 p.m.-10 p.m. Course cost is $100.
Spanish for Retail Sales Classes will meet each Saturday from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Course cost is $75.
Spanish for Construction Sites Classes will meet each Saturday from 12:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Course cost is $75.
SCOOBA East Mississippi Community College will offer short-term summer classes July 9-Aug. 3.
Classes offered are physical science survey II and lab; anatomy and physiology II; western civilization II; football theory; business calculus; general psychology; introduction to sociology; English composition II; English literature II; human growth and development; world geography; personal/community health; marriage and family; oral communications and developmental algebra.
Calculus II will be offered as a five week term class beginning July 9-Aug. 9.
To register of for more information call the Admissions Office at (662) 476-5041.
COLUMBUS East Mississippi Community College's Columbus Air Force Base extension will offer short-term day classes July 5-Aug. 8 in microcomputer office 97; Western civilization II; college algebra; oral communications; introduction to computer concepts; English composition I and II; human growth and development; American history II; trigonometry; marriage and family; American literature II and geometry, measurements and probability.
Short-term night classes will be offered July 9-Aug. 3 in legal environment of business; microcomputer office 97; English literature II; marriage and family; principles of economics (micro); English composition II; American history II and trigonometry.
For more information or to register call the base at (662) 434-2660.
Local and area teachers may dig deeper into the outdoors at a teacher's workshop July 16 and 17 at Meridian Community College.
Speakers will include Joy Anderson, John Guyton, Felder Rushing, Steve Strong and Gail Barton. Activities and topics will include wall-to-wall hands-on teaching activities, butterfly gardening and nature trails with a twist.
For more information or to register, call the Lauderdale County Cooperative Extension Service, at 482-9764.
SCOOBA East Mississippi Community College's Scooba and Golden Triangle Campuses will offer an orientation and registration session on Saturday, July 21, at 8 a.m.
All students and their parents are encouraged to attend. During orientation students will be able to meet their advisors, learn about the campus and register for classes.
For more information call 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 call the Office of Adult and Continuing Education at (601) 635-2111 or toll free, 1-877-462-3222 ext. 278 or 279.