Meridian Star

Education

August 8, 2012

School news

MERIDIAN —     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 ibrown@themeridianstar.com (photos should be in JPEG format).

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

     • Today-Friday – GED registration. Times: Aug. 8, from 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m.; Aug. 9, from 4:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.; and Aug. 10, from 9 a.m.-noon. Montgomery Hall. FMI: James Gray, (601) 484-8798.

     • Aug. 13-16 – Continuing Education class: Distribution Training, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; Workforce Development Center.

     • Aug. 17 – Continuing Education class: Forklift Training, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Workforce Development Center.

    • Aug. 18 – ServSafe Food Seminar, 8 a.m., Dulaney Room, Webb Hall. FMI: Mark Chandler, (601) 484-8825.

     • Aug. 20 – Fall semester classes begin. FMI: Angela Payne, (601) 481-1357.

     • Aug. 20-22/Aug. 21-Sept. 13 – Continuing Education class: Call Center Customer Service classes. Aug. 20-22, from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Aug. 21-Sept. 13, from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. (class meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays)

     • Aug. 21-Dec. 11 – Continuing Education class: Cabinetry and Woodworking, from 6 p.m.-9 p.m.; (class meets on Tuesdays) Reed Hall Room 132.

    • Aug. 21 – Continuing Education class: Introduction to Computers, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Webb Hall. Light lunch provided.

     • Aug. 28-Sept. 11 – Continuing Education class: Principles of Air Conditioning II, Part I, from 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Reed Hall Room 100. (class meets on Tuesdays)

    Here's a look at upcoming events at Mississippi State University, Meridian Campus. For more information, call (601) 484-0100, unless otherwise noted:

    • Through Aug. 17 – Fall semester registration. Call (601) 484-0100 to make an appointment with an advisor.

    • Aug. 14 – New Student Orientation, 11 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. To register, call (601) 484-0112 or go online at www.meridian.msstate.edu

    • Aug. 14 – Social Work Student Orientation, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. FMI, call (601) 484-0140.

    • Aug. 17 – 40th Anniversary Celebration (cake, ice cream, door prizes), from 1 p.m.-3 p.m., Kahlmus Auditorium.

    • Aug. 20 – First day of classes

     Here's a look at upcoming events at East Central Community College, Decatur:

    • Aug. 16 – Fall classes begin at East Central Community College.

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