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ECC Cultivates New Program in Agribusiness

The local agriculture community will soon be strengthened by a new degree program in Agribusiness Technology at Edgecombe Community College. “Edgecombe is a highly rural, agriculture-based county, and we have seen growing interest from the community in agriculture-related education and training,” explains Dr. Johnica Ellis-Kiser, chair of Business Administration. The Agribusiness Technology program falls under […]

BLET Program Reaccredited

The Basic Law Enforcement Training Academy at Edgecombe Community College has received the state’s stamp of approval to continue to train students. The North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission recently renewed the BLET program’s accreditation. The program first received accreditation in 2015. The commission conducted an accreditation renewal audit and found no […]

Small Business Center Receives New Funding to Support Local Business Owners

The Small Business Center of Edgecombe Community College is ready to help local small businesses reboot, recover, and rebuild. The NC Community College System’s Small Business Center Network recently received new funding to support additional counseling services for small businesses. ECC’s Small Business Center is a member of this network. According to Katelyn Edmondson, director […]

Local Sorority Endows Scholarship at ECC

The Rocky Mount Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. has endowed a scholarship at Edgecombe Community College that will support African American students from the Twin Counties. The Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. was founded in 1913 by 22 collegiate women at Howard University to promote academic excellence and provide assistance and support […]

ECC Honors Graduates

Edgecombe Community College was invited to participate in the Rocky Mount Housing Authority Graduation Parade on Friday, June 12. High school and college graduates in Weeks-Armstrong, Roscoe Batts Village, West End Terrace, and the McIntyre Community were honored during the event. Shown is ECC President Dr. Greg McLeod congratulating ECC graduate Melita Satterfield, who completed […]

ECC Reopens Rocky Mount Campus Library

This week, Edgecombe Community College opened the Rocky Mount campus library to current students who need technology or internet access to complete summer coursework. While College officials continue to monitor the coronavirus pandemic and plan for fall semester, students enrolled in summer classes expressed an immediate need for technology. The online summer semester began May […]

ECC Trustee Honored

The four-year term of Tarboro resident Betty Jo Shepheard ends this month on the Edgecombe Community College Board of Trustees. Appointed to the board in 2016 by former Gov. Pat McCrory, Shepheard is the Eastern Representative for U.S. Senator Richard Burr. College trustees and employees honored Shepheard during a June 4 board meeting. Among other […]

Former Nursing Director Donates Masks

Edgecombe Community College student nurse Jocelyn Peters is taking safety precautions and wearing a mask during clinical training at ECC. Nursing programs are among those earmarked essential by Governor Roy Cooper. Kathy Williford, former director of Nursing programs at the College, has made and donated cloth masks for ECC nursing students and faculty to use […]

Radiography Grads Earn National Certification

Nine out of thirteen graduates of the Radiography program at Edgecombe Community College have sat for and passed the national certification exam, becoming registered radiographers and earning the title R.T.(R)(ARRT). “The testing center had canceled several testing dates due to COVID-19, but our students persevered,” says Desiree Duncan, program chair of Radiography. The remaining four […]

Eleven Students Named to Honor Society

Edgecombe Community College’s Alpha Omega Nu chapter of Phi Theta Kappa welcomed eleven new members into its membership this spring. Phi Theta Kappa is an honor society for students attending two-year schools. Though the organization was unable to hold an induction ceremony due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the College celebrates the newest honor society members. […]