Interesting News Happening at Copiah-Lincoln Community College
$6 Million Dollar Career-Technical Building Added at the Simpson County Center
The College is expanding with the addition of a new $6 million Career-Technical Building at the Simpson County Center. The 23,412 square foot building will house seven general classrooms, a computer lab, a science lab, five faculty offices, a faculty work- and breakroom, a health lab, an adult education classroom, and a welding lab. The new facility will be used to teach automation and control, welding, and early childhood programs.
Copiah-Lincoln Community College Awarded for Highest Graduation Rate for Student-Athletes
Copiah-Lincoln Community College won the David M. Halbrook Award for having the highest graduation rate for student-athletes among Mississippi’s Community Colleges during the past academic year. The Halbrook Award recognizes colleges and universities that maintain and achieve high academic standards for student-athletes, thus encouraging high graduation rates.
Pathway Partnership for Early Childhood Education
This unique partnership allows Copiah-Lincoln Community College students who complete their Associate in Applied Science degree in Early Childhood Education Technology to take up to 30 academic hours on any Copiah-Lincoln Community College campus. Students then transfer to Mississippi University for Women (The W), which accepts up to 90 hours from Copiah-Lincoln Community College. Students complete the remaining course work to earn their bachelor’s degree online through The W.