East Mississippi Community College offers a wide range of academic courses, and is located in Mayhew, Miss. The college provides an opportunity to examine career alternatives, consult qualified professionals about personal problems, develop interpersonal skills, physical and mental exercise to become more independent and mature as individuals. It offers a wide variety of career technical programs to prepare students for immediate entry into the work force and academic programs for transfer to a senior college, and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Its library provides more than 4,000 text journals, reference databases and various academic resources need by the students. It also provides distance learning classes, and technical curriculum includes industrial maintenance, machine tool, marketing, truck driving, automotive services, microcomputers, drafting and design. The college s sports activities include football, baseball, golf, softball and soccer.