By NEMS Daily Journal
Tupelo student featured in national art exhibition
TUPELO – Day Jonae, a 13-year-old from Tupelo, is among 102 students in the nation who will be featured in the 2012 All Kids Can CREATE exhibition “What Inspires Me.”
VSA, the international organization on arts and disability and an affiliate of The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, announced the winners, along with CVS Caremark All Kids Can.
More than 3,000 students across the country submitted artwork, and two students from each state and the District of Columbia were chosen. Young people with and without disabilities were invited to submit a piece of artwork under the theme, “What Inspires Me.”
All of the artwork submitted is available at www.artsonia.com/allkidscancreate.
Northeast Community College to hold three orientation sessions
BOONEVILLE – Northeast Mississippi Community College has scheduled three sessions of Orientation 2012 to help first-time students get an early start on the Fall 2012 semester. Sessions are scheduled for June 19, June 21 and July 17.
Each student who applied for admission to Northeast was provided a date to attend orientation specific to his or her declared program of study. Students who cannot attend on an assigned date are encouraged to come to the open session on July 17.
Each session begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends by approximately 3 p.m. A session specifically for parents is also part of the agenda. For more information, call (662) 720-7313.
Ole Miss Museum camps offer range of experiences
OXFORD – The University of Mississippi Museum has expanded the scope of its 2012 summer camps.
For the first time, classes will be available for older students, and campers will utilize the nature trail behind the museum. The first six weeks of camp are for students in first through fifth grades, with sessions running from 9-11 a.m. on Monday through Friday. The final three weeks are for sixth- through eighth-graders and last from 1 to 3:30 p.m.
Camp fees are $85 for museum members and $95 for nonmembers. Parents can pick up a registration form at the museum or download a copy at museum.olemiss.edu.
The first session begins today, with the final of nine sessions lasting from July 23-27. For more information, contact Sarah Story at firstname.lastname@example.org.
UM schools cited among world’s best
OXFORD – AACSB International, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, has reaffirmed the standing of the University of Mississippi’s School of Business Administration and Patterson School of Accountancy as being among the world’s best.
Both schools were reaccredited by AACSB for another cycle. For this academic year, 56 schools maintained their accreditation in business, and 24 sustained their accreditation in accountancy.
ICC’s Health IT Workforce program extended through April 1, 2013
FULTON – Itawamba Community College’s Health IT Workforce program has been extended through April 1, 2013.
The program will continue to provide training to individuals who currently possess an IT or health care background in a six-month non-degree education to provide them with both a medical and information technology body of knowledge.
ICC offers this free training online. Interested individuals must begin before Sept. 30.
For more information, contact Lorie Little at (662) 620-5122 or email@example.com or Mallory Pennington at (662) 620-5145 or firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also visit www.iccms.edu.