The objective of the OADN Alpha Delta Nu Nursing Honor Society is to recognize the academic excellence of students in the study of Associate Degree Nursing. The society encourages the pursuit of advanced degrees in the profession of nursing as well as continuing education as a lifelong professional responsibility. Additionally, the society participates in the recruitment of qualified individuals into the profession of nursing.
This organization is for students in the Barbering program. The organization promotes professionalism, leadership skills, and community service, and keeps students abreast of emerging trends in the barbering profession.
Advisor: Rufus McKoy
BUTTERFLIE is designed to mentor minority females. This organization focuses on issues related to motivation, life skills, time management, and leadership.
Dr. Lia Walker
(252) 823-5166, ext. 332
The Criminal Justice Club works to recognize and promote scholarship among students engaged in preparation for professions in the criminal justice system and to provide a forum for keeping abreast of new developments in criminal justice.
Advisor: Rick Basile
The ECC Ambassadors are an honorary group of students who have been nominated by faculty and staff to represent Edgecombe Community College at special events on campus and in the community. The Ambassadors give campus tours, host campus activities, recruit students, speak to community groups, assist with registration and orientation, welcome groups to the campus, and assist with ECC Foundation activities.
Advisor: Teresa Bottoms
EMPAC is a mentoring program that empowers males to assist one another with the development and enhancement of maturity skills needed to be role models at home, in school, and in the community.
The Human Services Club is an educational organization for students interested in human services issues. The objectives of this organization include creating a professional network for Human Services students and graduates.
Advisor: Renee Pearson
The purpose of this organization is to promote global and cultural awareness within the ECC community and encourage students from other cultures and diverse backgrounds to share their experiences.
Advisor: Carole Mehle
The purpose of Phi Beta Lambda (Business Club) is to provide opportunities for post-secondary and college students to develop vocational and professional competencies for business and office occupations and business teacher education. This organization promotes civic and personal responsibility.
Advisor: Andrew Woherem
Phi Theta Kappa is an honor society whose purpose is to recognize and encourage scholarship among two-year college students. This honor society provides the opportunity for the development of leadership and service, for the exchange of ideas and ideals, and for stimulation of interest in academic excellence.
Advisor: Tamara Frank-Pourvady
The Edgecombe Radiography Organization (E.R.O.) is an educational organization for full-time radiography students. The purposes of this society are to encourage the participation of members in appropriate service projects that will enable them to attend professional meetings, to develop leadership, and to promote fellowship among members.
Advisor: Desiree Duncan
SkillsECC promotes and fosters a common bond for students enrolled in vocational, trade and industrial, technical and health occupations curriculum. Participants are encouraged to express their leadership abilities through participation in educational, vocational, civic, recreational and social activities.
Advisor: Sheila Hoskins
The Student Association of Medical Assisting provides a professional representation of the college where Medical Assisting students can unite and actively participate to promote the advocacy for quality patient-centered healthcare.
Advisor: Kim Byron-Barnes
Edgecombe Community College’s Student Government Association is an organization that represents the concerns and ideas of the student body. The purpose of SGA is to represent, lead, and unify. Student Government aids the College in its mission of education, makes recommendations to the administration of the College regarding student issues and concerns, and encourages enthusiastic school support. SGA is not a club; it is for all students. SGA members are students who are elected each fall and spring to be responsive to the needs and wishes of the ECC student body.
All students who maintain a grade point average of 2.0 or above can be members of SGA. Students who would like to hold an office (be on the Executive Board) can fill out an application and run for office. Students who cannot commit the time to be an officer in SGA but still want to be involved should still come to the meetings or stop by to see one of the SGA advisors. Students who choose not to participate in SGA are encouraged to voice their opinions or concerns with one of the executive board members or through the Student Concerns form.
The SGA meets monthly alternating between campuses.
The SGA provides a means for communication between the student body and College administration and faculty, fosters leadership and responsibility among students, promotes academic achievement, strengthens the College, improves the community through community service projects, and plans and executes all student activities on campus.
The Student Nurses Association is an educational organization for students in the Nursing Education Options Program. The purpose of this association is to unite the nursing student body in service to the college and community.
Advisor: Loretta Langley
The purpose of Student Veterans Association is to promote academic achievement and camaraderie among the student veteran population. It provides a venue for veterans to seek assistance concerning various academic and student life matters. The SVA participates with community affairs and activities.