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New Degree Option Begins in January

A new degree in Surgical Technology will be available at Edgecombe Community College in January. Spring classes begin January 6. The college has offered a one-year diploma program in Surgical Technology for years. The new two-year degree program is available to students who already hold a diploma in the field. The Surgical Technology curriculum prepares […]

Governor Holds Hurricane Recovery Meeting at ECC

Governor Pat McCrory was among state and federal officials who led a regional Hurricane Matthew Recovery Committee meeting November 18 on the Tarboro campus of Edgecombe Community College. The meeting was one in a series of meetings being held across Eastern North Carolina in an effort to better understand the area’s needs in the aftermath […]

State Community College President Tours ECC

Dr. Jimmie Williamson, president of the NC Community College System, recently toured the Rocky Mount campus of Edgecombe Community College. Accompanying him in the Radiography lab in the Biotechnology and Medical Simulation Center is Desiree Duncan, program chair of Radiography at ECC. Dr. Williamson began his post as president of the NCCCS in July, and […]

CCR Instructor Helps Flood Victims

Dennis Joyner (front), College and Career Readiness (CCR) instructor at Edgecombe Community College, recently accompanied three CCR students to the Angel Closet in Roanoke Rapids to shop for items they lost due to Hurricane Matthew. Joyner led the efforts of the Tarboro Enrichment Center to locate CCR students displaced by the flood and offer assistance. […]

Holiday Pops Concert Set for December 8

The North Carolina Symphony will present its annual Holiday Pops Concert at Edgecombe Community College on Thursday, December 8. The concert takes place at 7:30 p.m. in Keihin Auditorium on the Tarboro campus. The Holiday Pops concert has become a tradition in Tarboro, featuring wonderful music from the holiday season, the beloved Holiday Sing Along, […]

ECC Foundation Awards Scholarships

The Edgecombe Community College Foundation awarded scholarships to more than 140 ECC students during a scholarship awards ceremony held November 9 on the Tarboro campus. Over 160 scholarships were awarded, with scholarship amounts ranging from $100 to $2,000. Shown is College Transfer student Alex King receiving the Dr. Thomas S. Fleming Memorial Endowed Scholarship from […]

Student Ambassadors Announced

Edgecombe Community College is proud to announce Student Ambassadors for 2016-2017: Mikaila Harrison, Health Information Technology, Tarboro Genesis Munguia-Valencia, Practical Nursing, Tarboro Iridani Rauda-Betancurt, Medical Assisting, Tarboro Haley Reason, Health Information Technology, Rocky Mount Nicole Wainright, Associate Degree Nursing, Rocky Mount The ECC Foundation sponsors the Student Ambassador program each year to reward academic excellence. […]

ECC Is a Leader in Career Preparedness

Edgecombe Community College is giving job applicants an edge through a program that certifies essential workplace skills. Historically, job applicants with solid educations have a leg up in the process. But in today’s job market, a degree may not be enough, says J. Lynn Cale, associate vice president of instruction at ECC. Employers want proof […]

College Leader Elected to Learning Council Office

J. Lynn Cale, associate vice president of instruction at Edgecombe Community College, has been elected vice chair of the Upper Coastal Plain Learning Council (UCPLC). The council was formed to provide higher educational opportunities through a collective effort of the North Carolina Community College System, the University of North Carolina, and the North Carolina Independent […]

ECC and Chinese School Form Partnership

Edgecombe Community College and Shaanxi Provincial Tourism School have signed an agreement that provides for exchange opportunities for students. The institutions are establishing a 2+2 program for that will enable graduates of the Shaanxi Provincial Tourism School to study for two years in the United States at Edgecombe Community College. Shaanxi Provincial Tourism School is […]