The ECC Foundation is hosting the Spring Music Festival and Backyard Cook-Off on Saturday, June 10, from 12 p.m. until 6 p.m. The Tarboro campus will be transformed with a stage, dance floor, food vendors, cornhole, and grills in the cook-off competition. Hosting this event is popular DJ Starrchild, owner of Da Boatryde in Rocky […]
Regina Lyons, a part-time instructor at Edgecombe Community College, cuts patterns from recycled denim during a Sole Hope cutting party held April 21 on the Rocky Mount campus to commemorate Earth Day. Sole Hope is a charitable organization that provides shoes for children in Africa.
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. […]
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.
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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.