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Small Business Center Director Receives State Award

Katelyn Edmondson, director of the Small Business Center at Edgecombe Community College, recently received an Innovation Award from the NC Community College System Small Business Center Network. Edmondson received the Innovation Award – Programs and Seminars, along with Theresa Peaden, director of the Nash Community College Small Business Center, and Melissa Evans, director of the […]

Save the Date for Spring Events

Edgecombe Community College offers plenty of upcoming opportunities for entertainment and cultural enrichment in 2020. The first event of the Edgecombe Performance Series this calendar year takes place on Friday, January 31, at 7:30 p.m. with the Barter Players performing “The Red Badge of Courage.” Adapted from the novel by American author Stephen Crane, the […]

Spring Classes Underway

Edgecombe Community College students (l-r) Francisco Vazquez-Hilario, Clayton Garrison, and Charles Newsome get hands-on experience in a Motors and Controls course on the first day of class. Vazquez-Hilario also is an Edgecombe Early College High School student. Spring semester classes began at ECC on January 8. The Motors and Controls class is among the industry, […]

ECC Repurposes Offices for Part-time Faculty

When Dr. Greg McLeod, president of Edgecombe Community College, began his community college career some 17 years ago, he was a part-time developmental math instructor. Typically, part-time instructors do not have private offices, and such was the case with Dr. McLeod. He recalls the challenge of finding a quiet corner on campus in which to […]

ECC Named Military Friendly College

Edgecombe Community College has been recognized nationally as a school that helps military veterans succeed. The College was recently designated a 2020 Military Friendly College by, a resource for online degree rankings and higher education planning. conferred the designation on 60 colleges nationwide. Other North Carolina schools that received the distinction are East […]

ECC Tweaks Cosmetology and Barbering

When students begin spring classes at Edgecombe Community College on January 8, they will find revamped and strengthened Cosmetic Arts programs. ECC Cosmetic Arts includes Cosmetology, Barbering, Esthetics, Manicuring, and Natural Hair Care. Cosmetology was one of the first programs of study offered at ECC, and it has remained among the most popular majors since […]

ECC Foundation Announces Scholarship Recipients

The Edgecombe Community College Foundation awarded scholarships to 150 ECC students during a scholarship awards ceremony held December 12 on the Tarboro campus. Scholarships totaling $127,000 were awarded, with scholarship amounts ranging from $100 to $5,000. Shown are ECC Radiography student Bailey Lamm (left), who received the Nina W. Fountain Endowed Scholarship, and Desiree Duncan, […]

ECC Reaffirms Commitment to Teacher Education Program

Edgecombe Community College was among the North Carolina colleges that recently celebrated the rebrand of a teacher education program that unites East Carolina University and 23 institutions of higher education. On December 4, Partnership Teach was officially unveiled as the new name for the ECU College of Education’s online degree completion model. In the program, […]

Officers Complete Crisis Intervention Training at ECC

Seventeen law enforcement officers completed Crisis Intervention Team training held December 2-6 at Edgecombe Community College. Eight agencies were represented: Edenton Police Department, Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office, Elizabeth City State University Police Department, Kinston Police Department, Longleaf Neuro-Medical Center Police Department, Stantonsburg Police Department, Vidant Police Department, and Wilson County Sheriff’s Office. EastPointe in Rocky […]

ECC President Speaks to Graduates of Parenting Program

Dr. Greg McLeod, president of Edgecombe Community College, was the guest speaker at the 33rd Fatherhood Initiative Graduation Ceremony on November 20. The Fatherhood Initiative is a program of the Edgecombe County Department of Social Services. Shown with the graduates (wearing purple hats) are (from left) Lewis Clark, Fatherhood Initiative coordinator; Betty Battle, DSS director; […]