Community

ECC Foundation

The ECC Foundation is a non-profit organization set up to receive donations that provide educational support for the college. Since its founding in 1982, the Foundation has focused primarily on meeting the financial needs of students. In 2015-2016, the organization awarded $75,000 in student scholarships.

Edgecombe Performance Series

The Edgecombe Performance Series is an annual series of performing arts events. The purpose of the series is to help fulfill the cultural needs of ECC’s service area by presenting quality performances at affordable prices.

Travel Abroad Program

The Travel Abroad Program began in 2007 and is open to college employees and students as well as members of the community. Destinations have included Scotland, France, Italy, Spain, and the Baltic capitals.

Sustainability

The Sustainability Initiative at ECC provides sustainable education and training and promotes sustainable communities, municipalities, and businesses. Sustainability principles have been incorporated in both academic and continuing education programs, such as manufacturing technology and residential weatherization.