Meridian Star


November 28, 2012



    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) 482-7455, unless otherwise noted:

    • Dec. 1 – ACT Review Workshop, 8:30 a.m., Webb Hall Room 100.

     • Dec. 3-6 – Continuing Education: Distribution Training, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Workforce Development Center.

     • Dec. 3-5 – Continuing Education: Call Center Customer Service, from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Webb Hall.

     • Dec. 4 – Continuing Education: Microsoft Word, from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m., Webb Hall.

     • Dec. 7 – Continuing Education: Forklift Training, from 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Workforce Development Center.

    • Dec. 8 – ACT testing, 8 a.m., Ivy Hall. FMI: Mark Gunn, (601) 484-8652.

     • Dec. 13 – Practical Nursing Program Pinning Ceremony, 2 p.m., Riley Health Center Room H240. FMI: Lara Collum, (601) 484-8728.

     • Dec. 14 – Associate Degree Nursing Pinning Ceremony, 1 p.m., Temple Theater. FMI: Dr. Betty Davis, (601) 484-8745.

     • Dec. 14 – Winter Graduation, 7 p.m., Temple Theater, Downtown Meridian. For more information: Soraya Welden, (601) 484-8628.

     • Dec. 15 – Continuing Education: Street Defensive Driving, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Workforce Development Center. FMI: (601) 482-8892.

     • Dec. 17 – College closes for winter break. College reopens for business Jan. 2, 2013; spring classes begin Jan. 7.

    Here's a look at upcoming programs and events at Mississippi State University, Meridian campus:


    • Dec. 1 – GMAT Workshop – (601) 484-0254

    Here's a look at upcoming programs and events at East Central Community College:

    • Through Dec. 7 – Preregistration for all students, including current and incoming students.

    For more information, a registration guide is available online at, or campus registrars can be reached at (662) 243-1920 at the Golden Triangle campus or (662) 476-5040.

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