Meridian Star

October 2, 2013

School News: Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013

The Meridian Star


    Editor's note: School news is a schedule of upcoming events, programs and other activities on area school and college campuses.

    Information for School News should be submitted to The Meridian Star by 5 p.m. on the Monday before publication. Information may be mailed to P.O. Box 1591, Meridian, MS 39301; faxed to (601) 485-1275; or e-mailed to (photos should be in JPEG format).


    Here's a look at upcoming programs and events at Meridian Community College. For more information, call (601) 482-7445, unless otherwise noted:    

    Oct. 7-8

    Fall break, Oct. Classes resume Oct. 9.

     Oct. 11

    • Workforce Development: Forklift Training, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Workforce Development Center. FMI: (601) 484-8856.

     Oct. 14

    • Term II classes begin. FMI: Angela Payne, (601) 481-1357.

    Oct. 14-16

MCC Workforce Development Center class, Call Center Customer Service day class, Oct. 14-16, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 601-482-7445.

    Oct. 14-17

    • Workforce Development: Distribution Training, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Workforce Development Center.

    • Workforce Development:,OSHA Construction 10-hour Certification, from 4:30 p.m.-8 p.m., Workforce Development Center.

     Oct. 14-23

    • MCC Workforce Development: Maximize Your Smartphone or Tablet, 5:30 p.m., Webb Hall.


    Here's a look at upcoming programs and events at area community colleges and universities:



    • Registration for Second Intensive Fall Semester at East Mississippi Community College.

     On-campus classes available at Golden Triangle and Scooba campuses, as well as the college’s extensions at Naval Air Station Meridian and Columbus Air Force Base. Traditional, on-campus classes begin Oct. 14. The deadline to register is Oct. 11. The last day of regular classes is Dec. 10. Final exams are Dec. 11-12.

    To learn which classes are available, at which locations, visit the homepage at and look for the intensive semester link.

     Online classes: eLearning/online classes begin Oct. 21. The deadline to register is Oct. 18. The last day of classes is Dec. 6. Proctored final exams are Dec. 9-12. Visit the homepage at to see which classes are available.

     For more information, email