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ECC Student Mentor Retires After 28 Years

When Michael Jordan, former vice president of student services at Edgecombe Community College, retired at the end of December, he ended a career that spanned 28 years with the college. Jordan, 62, says all he ever wanted to do was “help people.” Mission accomplished. From his first role at ECC as a psychology instructor to […]

New Facilities Strengthen BLET

For the past seven years, Bernie Taylor has been running Edgecombe Community College’s Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) program out of one classroom on the Tarboro campus. That all changed in late 2021 when the academy moved across campus from the Fleming Building to the Havens Building, expanding the program’s facilities to include showers, lockers, […]

ECC Practical Nurses Receive Perfect Score

For the tenth year in a row, recent graduates of Edgecombe Community College’s Practical Nursing program achieved perfection on the national licensure exam. August 2021 graduates achieved a 100 percent pass rate on the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN). The NCLEX-PN is required for practice as a licensed practical nurse and is […]

ECC and Barton Announce Criminal Justice Transfer Agreement

Aspiring law enforcement officers who are interested in jobs that require a four-year degree should first look to Edgecombe Community College. ECC and Barton College recently signed a transfer agreement that will enable ECC Criminal Justice graduates to transfer as juniors into Barton’s bachelor of arts in justice administration program. “Some of our students are […]

Twenty Students Named to ECC Honor Society

Edgecombe Community College’s Alpha Omega Nu chapter of Phi Theta Kappa recently welcomed twenty new members into its membership. Phi Theta Kappa is an honor society for students attending two-year schools. The organization held an induction ceremony in November, marking the first in-person induction ceremony in nearly two years. The guest speaker was Francine Long, […]

ECC Announces New VP of Instruction

Bruce Panneton, who began his career in higher education as a community college instructor, has been named vice president of instruction at Edgecombe Community College. Panneton joined ECC in 2005 as a biology instructor. He has served as interim vice president of instruction since November 2020. Since then, he has continued to serve as dean […]

Healthcare Pathway Approved for Edgecombe

The Turning Point Workforce Development Board has approved local implementation of a healthcare career pathway for Edgecombe County students. The healthcare pathway is a collaborative initiative between Edgecombe County Public Schools, Edgecombe Community College, and local agencies to build education tracks that not only fit the requirements of education but also meet local workforce needs. […]

ECC Honors Veterans

  Edgecombe Community College faculty, staff, and students and the public honored veterans during the college’s annual Veterans Day Memorial and Recognition Ceremony held November 11. Guests included (l-r) ECC alumna Theresa Telfor, retired Army and NC National Guard; and Jesse Bryant, Army veteran, deacon, and American Legion Eason Tiney Post 19 chaplain. See photos […]

Nine Complete Basic Law Enforcement Training

Nine cadets graduated from Edgecombe Community College’s 10th Basic Academy of Basic Law Enforcement Training on November 9. ECC’s BLET Academy prepares students for entry-level employment as a law enforcement officer with state, county, or municipal governments. The cadets completed an intensive 20-week program and have passed the certification exam mandated by the NC Criminal […]

Students Attend Transfer Fair at ECC

Students from Edgecombe Community College learned about college transfer opportunities during the recent North Carolina Community College Transfer Fair held on the Tarboro campus. Representatives from 20 colleges and universities were on hand to provide students with information on college transfer, admissions, and financial aid. Shown is Jill Hilliard, associate director of transfer admissions at […]