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NC Community College Leader to Speak at ECC Graduation

Scott Shook, chairman of the State Board of Community Colleges, will give the keynote address during Commencement at Edgecombe Community College on Saturday, May 6. Commencement begins at 10 a.m. and will be held in Keihin Auditorium on the Tarboro campus. For those unable to attend, live streaming coverage of graduation exercises will be available. […]

Nursing Faculty Attend State Conference

Edgecombe Community College nursing instructors (clockwise from top left) Loretta Langley, Ginger Leake, Earlie Barnes, and Christie Marsh attended the 50th anniversary celebration during the North Carolina Associate Degree Nursing Council conference held April 20-21 in Wrightsville Beach. Barnes is current treasurer of the organization.

Honor Society Inducts 18 Students

Edgecombe Community College’s Alpha Omega Nu chapter of Phi Theta Kappa inducted 18 students into its membership during an April 12 induction ceremony held on the Rocky Mount campus. Phi Theta Kappa is an honor society for students attending two-year schools. The guest speaker at the induction ceremony was Dr. Harry Starnes, vice president of […]

President’s Hour Honors Students

Eight Edgecombe Community College students were honored recently by ECC President Dr. Deborah Lamm for their achievements during President’s Hour. President’s Hour is held each semester for selected students who are nominated by faculty and staff. Students must demonstrate academic success, community service, and leadership. Shown from left are Sa’Quin Winstead, Staton Dupree, Katheryn Warren, […]

ECC Team Successfully Completes High Altitude Balloon Challenge

Antifreeze protein polymers developed by the University of Warwick in the United Kingdom had the ride of their lives Saturday when they traveled more than 87,000 feet into near space during an experiment designed by Edgecombe Community College students. The antifreeze protein polymers were part of the payload in an unmanned high altitude balloon launched […]

Students Preparing for High Altitude Balloon Launch on Saturday

A team of 13 instructors and students from Edgecombe Community College will travel to Hickory tomorrow to launch an unmanned high altitude balloon as part of a statewide competition. A project of the college’s science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) programs, the high altitude balloon launch is bringing students from engineering, computer science, and other […]

Cosmetic Arts Hosts Extravaganza

The Cosmetic Arts program at Edgecombe Community College held Extravaganza 2017 on April 1. Instructors and students were on hand to give demonstrations, including students Kiara Worsley (seated) and Michaela Norville. Local vendors also were on site selling beauty and health products, jewelry, arts and crafts, and other items. Cosmetic Arts at ECC includes Cosmetology, […]

Students Demonstrate Skills at General Assembly

Edgecombe Community College was front and center during Community College Day held March 29 at the NC General Assembly in Raleigh. The event included program demonstrations by twelve community colleges, including Edgecombe, which showcased Nursing, Respiratory Therapy, Surgical Technology, and patient simulation technology.

Job Seekers Find Opportunity at ECC Job Fair

More than 100 job seekers attended Edgecombe Community College’s annual Job Fair on March 24. Shown above are Nancy Hobbs (seated), ECC Nursing admission counselor, and Debra Taylor and her father, Milton Pittman, who both live in Edgecombe County. In addition to employers who were looking to fill available positions, the college offered a resume […]

ECC President Speaks at General Assembly

Dr. Deborah Lamm, president of the NC Association of Community College Presidents and president of Edgecombe Community College, speaks at the Community College Day press conference held today at the NC General Assembly in Raleigh. The event included demonstrations showcasing community college programs, including Surgical Technology, Nursing, Respiratory Therapy, and patient simulation technology at ECC.