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Students Attend Transfer Fair at ECC

Students from Edgecombe Community College learned about college transfer opportunities during the December 3 North Carolina Community College Transfer Fair held on the Tarboro campus. Representatives from more than 20 colleges and universities were on hand to provide students with information on their admissions process and to answer questions regarding transfer credit hours. Shown is […]

ECC Nursing Students Support Heart Walk

The Edgecombe Community College Student Nurses Association participated in the American Heart Association’s Twin Counties Heart Walk on November 10. The students raised $1,780 for the American Heart Association. Shown clockwise from bottom left are Haley Lewis, team captain; Earlie Barnes, Nursing instructor; Lemesha Vernon; Haley Kitchen; Sonya Smith; Christie Pitt; Caroline Harris; Lindsay Woodlief; […]

ECC President Meets with Pattillo Alumni

Representatives of the W.A. Pattillo High School National Alumni Association recently met with Dr. Greg McLeod, president of Edgecombe Community College. The association was organized in 1978, and, in 1981, former students of Tarboro Colored High, W.A. Pattillo High, and Princeville Elementary schools gathered for the first reunion. Today, the annual reunion of the W.A. […]

NC Symphony Holiday Pops Set for December 5

Enjoy seasonal and classical favorites during an evening of holiday music with the North Carolina Symphony on December 5 at Edgecombe Community College. The concert is the second event in Season Fourteen of the Edgecombe Performance Series. The beloved North Carolina Symphony Holiday Pops concert is an annual tradition in Tarboro. Led by Associate Conductor […]

Honor Society Inducts Twenty-six Students

Edgecombe Community College’s Alpha Omega Nu chapter of Phi Theta Kappa inducted twenty-six students into its membership during a November 15 induction ceremony held on the Tarboro campus. Phi Theta Kappa is an honor society for students attending two-year schools. The guest speaker at the induction ceremony was Stephen Herring, religion, geography, and development studies […]

ECC Announces Paramedic Graduates

Fourteen students completed a recent EMT-Paramedic class at Edgecombe Community College. The one-year EMT-Paramedic course includes classroom instruction, clinical rotations, and an EMS field internship. Upon successful completion of the EMT-Paramedic program, graduates are eligible to take the North Carolina Paramedic certification exam. Graduates of the 2018 EMT-Paramedic class are: Ashley Batten Caleb Beyer, valedictorian […]

Rotary Club of Tarboro Supports ECC

The Rotary Club of Tarboro recently presented $1,000 to Edgecombe Community College. The gift is earmarked for the Eagle Fund, which was established by an anonymous donor to assist ECC students with financial emergencies. Shown from left are Mark Lorence, general counsel and chief advancement officer at ECC; Cara Archer, president of the Rotary Club […]

ECC Honored for Support of Community Health Initiative

The Catalyst for Healthy Eating and Active Living program recently recognized Edgecombe Community College for its role in helping to improve the health of area residents. Catalyst Director Jamie Cousins and several members of the Catalyst team met with ECC officials on November 13 to thank the College for housing a Catalyst coordinator on the […]

Edgecombe Education Leaders Meet

Dr. Valerie Bridges, superintendent of Edgecombe County Public Schools, and Dr. Greg McLeod, president of Edgecombe Community College, met on Friday and discussed collaborations and training initiatives between the two institutions as well as future partnerships. “Dr. Bridges and I are united in our mission to ensure that all Edgecombe students are equipped with a […]

Ag Summit Set for November 30

Are you interested in starting a food-based business, selling locally at a farmer’s market, or offering agritourism at an existing farm? Would you like to explore new revenue streams from farm crop waste or growing industrial hemp? These topics and more will be addressed by local and regional agriculture experts during the N.E.W. Business of […]