Co-Lin’s Annual Job Fair will be held on Tuesday, March 24, in the Billy B. Thames Conference Center on the college’s Wesson campus. The free event is open to the public and presented by Co-Lin’s Career, Technical and Workforce Education Division.
There will be two sessions determined by career pathways. The morning session, from 9-11 a.m., will focus on the transportation, engineering, and industrial pathways. Businesses and industries, local and regional, will be present to speak with individuals seeking careers in truck driving, heavy machinery, automotive, diesel, electronics, drafting and design, precision machining, automation and control and other related fields.
Tuesday afternoon the focus shifts to computer and office professionals, service industry and medical career pathways which includes but is not limited to business office, computer networking, cosmetology, food service, and child care, nurse’s assistant, practical nurses, registered nurses, lab techs, radiology techs and related fields. This session will be held from 1-3 p.m.
Attendees should attend with resume in-hand, prepared to complete applications, and be dressed for an interview. The Job Fair provides job seekers the opportunity to meet employers that are hiring, obtain career information, establish contacts through networking and identify career, internship, and summer employment opportunities.
For information on attending as a sponsor, employer or job seeker please call 601.643.8707 or visit careertraining.colin.edu.
Members of the Co-Lin's SeaWolves Underwater Robotics Engineering Team recently attended the Underwater Intervention 2015 International Conference in New Orleans. Team members and instructors attending are front row from left, Carey Williamson, Co-Lin electronics technology program coordinator and SeaWolves advisor; Dr. Kevin McKone, Co-Lin Science Division Chairperson and SeaWolves advisor; Blake Pryor of Laurel, Lauren Brouillette of Wesson, Jeremy Nall of Monticello, Phillip Dinocola of Wesson; back row from left, Charles Miles and Josh Hart, both of Wesson; Tim Jones of Florence, Thomas Westrope and Lonnie Reeves, both of Wesson.
Seven members of Co-Lin’s Blue Wave Show Band recently named the All-State Band held recently at the University of Southern Mississippi. Band members are from left, Blake Pryor of Laurel, Juanita Proffitt, Co-Lin assistant director of bands; Ethan Young of McComb, Courtney Cater of Florence, Kaylon Bennett of Brookhaven, Dylan Swain of Crystal Springs, Zach Booth of Magee, and Chris Samuels of Slidell, Louisiana.
Registration for mini-term on ground and online classes at all three Copiah-Lincoln Community College locations is currently underway. On ground classes will begin March 4 and end May 8. You must be enrolled by March 4 to attend.
Some of the on-ground classes on the Wesson Campus include Intermediate English and reading, World Geography, Personal and Community Health, College Algebra, Geometry, Measurement, and Probability, Orientation, Psychology of Personal Adjustment, and Public Speaking.
At the Natchez Campus, some of the on ground classes offered include Nutrition and Wellness, College Study Skills, Calculus II, General Activities, and Orientation.
Some of the on-ground classes at the Simpson County Center include Intermediate English and Reading, English Composition I, Intermediate Algebra, and College Algebra.
Some of the online courses offered include Business Ethics, American Literature II, African American Literature II, Nutrition and Wellness II, College Study Skills, Spanish I, Music Appreciation, Public Speaking, Human Anatomy & Physiology II and Lab, Introduction to Computer Concepts, World Civilization II, Child Psychology, Orientation, and Psychology of Personal Adjustment. These classes begin March 16 and end on May 8. You must be enrolled by March 16.
For a full listing of courses go to www.colin.edu/class-schedule For more information or to enroll on the Wesson Campus call 601.643.8490, on the Natchez Campus call 601.442.9111, at the Simpson County Center call 601.849.5191.
Co-Lin's Science Division recently held an open house in their new chemistry lab on the Wesson Campus. Faculty, staff and members of the Board of Trustees attended. Chemistry instructor Dr. Shelley Smith (right) discusses the changes with Board member Melton King of Natchez. The new lab features the latest equipment, new counters, furnishings, and more storage space for chemistry and organic chemistry students.