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Copiah-Lincoln, Southwest Miss. community colleges partner for new economic development commission

Copiah-Lincoln Community College and Southwest Mississippi Community College recently partnered to host an Economic Development Summit on Co-Lin’s Wesson Campus. The event welcomed keynote speaker Gov. Tate Reeves and guest speakers Dr. Bill Ashley, of Mississippi Development Authority; Mitch Stringer, of Cooperative Energy; and Mississippi Workforce Director Ryan Miller of Accelerate Mississippi. The Summit was…

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Southern Miss releases President’s and Dean’s Lists

The University of Southern Mississippi has released its President’s and Dean’s Lists for the 2021 summer semester. The President’s List includes full-time students who earned a perfect 4.0 grade point average (all A’s). Students from the local area recognized are Alexandra Breanne Brock and Samuel Cole Powell, both of Jayess. Dean’s List scholars are those…

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Sept. 28 is deadline to register for jr. high baseball tryouts

Jr. high baseball tryouts in Lawrence County will be held 4-5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29 and 4-6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 7 at the high school baseball field. Parents may register their children by emailing john.floyd@lawcosd.org and responding with the requested information by Tuesday, Sept. 28. Students must have an up-to-date physical in dragonfly or bring…

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Co-Lin introduces new Advanced Emergency Medical Technician Training

New to Copiah-Lincoln Community College Workforce Education and the college district is the Advanced Emergency Medical Technician Program (AEMT), which prepares currently certified Emergency Medical Technicians (BASIC) to provide limited advanced levels of emergency medical care. In addition to their principal duty of performing ongoing basic life support, AEMTs are also equipped to deliver medications…

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Co-Lin, The W expand partnership to include business programs

Copiah-Lincoln Community College and Mississippi University for Women (The W) have expanded their partnership to provide new opportunities for Co-Lin graduates to earn their bachelor’s degree in business at The W. The new 2+2 agreement, meaning two years of course work at Co-Lin and two years of course work at The W, was signed recently…

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Co-Lin’s Construction Equipment program sees major equipment upgrades

The Construction Equipment Operation program on Copiah-Lincoln Community College’s Wesson Campus has received two brand new pieces of equipment to begin the 2021 academic year. The state-of-the-art upgrades include a CAT D3 dozer and a CAT 320 excavator which have already been delivered, and a CAT Motor Grader set to be delivered sometime this fall.…

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Co-Lin Workforce graduates 13 medical assistants

Copiah-Lincoln Community College’s Workforce Education division recently graduated 13 from the Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) non-credit training program. Enrollees began the six-month training program in February and now have the necessary skills to provide both clinical and administrative support to a wide range of healthcare providers. As facilities begin to seek employees with diverse…

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