For Lee County, Virginia resident Jimmy Pittman, the POWER Grant was just the opportunity he had been waiting for. Since 2006, Jimmy has worked for Combs Group, Inc. in Harrogate TN, where he worked his way through the ranks as a welder and machinist, to eventually becoming supervisor and shop foreman. Although he loved his […]
Posts Tagged: Mountain Empire Community College
Life can take you on interesting paths that you never imagined. Just ask Mountain Empire Community College (MECC) instructor Fred Coeburn who has found himself in the middle of nationwide buzz surrounding Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), also known as “drones.” Coeburn is part of a movement that is quickly putting Wise County, Virginia on the […]
Pia Trigiani is the new Co-Chair of the Rural Virginia Horseshoe Initiative Steering Committee. She is a partner at the law firm Mercer Trigiani where she specializes in common interest community association law. She is a past president of the Virginia Bar Association. Pia is one of seven children raised in Big Stone Gap, Virginia. […]
When he was a younger man, David Hall couldn’t resist the temptation to travel west and try his hand in theater. After all, he had a degree and the only thing standing between him and a successful career in film was opportunity.
Last Thursday, about three dozen students from Reynolds, Eastern Shore and Mountain Empire Community Colleges made the journey to Richmond.
For many teens whose high school experience is suddenly clearly visible in their rear view mirror, the way forward requires a thoughtful and deliberate decision-making process. After all, their future depends upon it. So, what’s an aspiring college student to do? Fortunately, rising high school juniors and seniors in Wise, Lee and Scott Counties have just […]
System Office Job Openings
The top of this section includes System Office positions from our current Applicant Tracking System. The bottom of this section includes System Office positions from our new Applicant Portal. A complete list of all VCCS jobs within the new Applicant Portal can be found by visiting https://jobs.vccs.edu.