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ECC Donates PPE to Area Agencies

Edgecombe Community College has donated gloves, gowns, and masks to Vidant Edgecombe Hospital in Tarboro, Nash UNC Health Care in Rocky Mount, and Edgecombe County. The supplies were carefully selected to ensure that enough personal protective equipment remains for clinical training at the college. Shown is ECC President Dr. Greg McLeod as he prepares to […]

League of Women Voters Twin Counties Establishes Scholarship at ECC

In early March, the League of Women Voters Twin Counties established a scholarship at Edgecombe Community College that will support female students enrolled in non-traditional programs. Part-time or full-time students in technical programs such as welding, automotive systems, collision repair and refinishing, industrial and technical trades, respiratory therapy, and radiography will be eligible to apply […]

Student Honor Society Wins Eleven Awards

Edgecombe Community College’s student honor society won eleven awards at the recent virtual awards ceremony held by the Phi Theta Kappa Carolinas Region. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Phi Theta Kappa Carolinas Regional Convention scheduled for March 13-15 was cancelled. Instead, a virtual awards ceremony was held March 13. ECC’s chapter received the following […]

ECC Partners with Jobs Network

Edgecombe Community College has partnered with College Central Network® to help students and employers connect. College Central Network (CCN) is a platform that provides technology to connect employers with qualified candidates. The CCN app features opportunities for internships, part-time jobs, and full-time employment, making the job search experience easier for students. “The process is simple […]

Students Learn about College and Career Options at ECC

Over 300 local high school students and eighth graders visited the Tarboro campus of Edgecombe Community College yesterday for the Communities in Schools College Fair and College Prep Retreat. High school students met with college representatives in Mobley Atrium for the College Fair. About 80 eighth graders toured the new Center for Innovation and learned […]

National Spotlight Shines on ECC Balloon Team

Edgecombe Community College was the only community college in the nation to participate in a celebration of Space Grant’s 30th anniversary in Washington, DC. Held February 25, instructors Rebecca Stamilio-Ehret and Trey Cherry attended along with four students: Emily Brake, Emilee Moore, Garrett Parker, and Harry Snell. ECC President Dr. Greg McLeod also was present. […]

Medical Assisting Students Assist with Blood Drive

Medical Assisting students at Edgecombe Community College volunteered at an American Red Cross Blood Drive sponsored by Coopers Elementary School’s fourth grade classes on February 28. From left, shown are (top) Elizabeth Moreno, Kymberly Sisk, Trula Stokes, Jezreal Boyd, (bottom) Sidavia Foggs, and Lauren Lamm. All of the students are members of the Class of […]

ECC Celebrates Black History Month

Edgecombe Community College students and employees, local officials, and area residents learned about black farming and the role of farming in health and wellness during the College’s annual Black History Month celebration held February 19. The event focused on “Black Farming: Its History and Relevance to Sustainability in Our Community.” Keynote speaker Kendrick Ransome, CEO […]

Rocky Mount Fire Official to Speak at ECC Graduation

Kim Wittig, administrative captain of the Rocky Mount Fire Department and a native of Edgecombe County, will give the keynote address during Commencement at Edgecombe Community College on Saturday, May 9. Commencement begins at 10 a.m. and will be held in Keihin Auditorium on the Tarboro campus. For those unable to attend, a link to […]

High School Students Attain OSHA Certification through ECC Class

North Edgecombe High School students enrolled in an Edgecombe Community College electrical class have scored a 100 percent pass rate on OSHA-10 certification. The class is taught at North Edgecombe by Doug Parrish, department chair of Industrial and Technical Trades at ECC. OSHA-10 certification is a nationally recognized training program that promotes workplace safety. “This […]