Student Portal

News

ECC Celebrates Black History Month with a Focus on African American Women

Edgecombe Community College will host a virtual celebration of Black History Month on Thursday, February 11, at 12 p.m. The theme is “Expanding Career Horizons for African American Women in Our Community.” The public is invited to join the Zoom event through the link edgecombe.edu/black-history2021. Synthia Kearney, battalion chief with the Gastonia Fire Department, will […]

Rocky Mount Event Center Hosts Local Leaders

David Joyner, general manager of the Rocky Mount Event Center, recently brought local college presidents and the Golden LEAF Foundation together to brainstorm on collaborative efforts to better serve area students. Shown from left are Dr. Lew Hunnicutt, Nash Community College; Scott Hamilton (behind Dr. Hunnicutt), president and CEO of Golden LEAF; David Joyner; Dr. […]

NC Wesleyan and ECC Renew Memorandum of Understanding

North Carolina Wesleyan College (NCWC) recently reauthorized an agreement that will help qualified graduates of Edgecombe Community College (ECC) transfer to Wesleyan. The agreement aims to provide a seamless transfer for students who enroll at Wesleyan following completion of their two-year degree at ECC. Leaders of both colleges attended the September 29 signing held on […]

State Farm Donates Masks to ECC

State Farm recently donated 200 disposable surgical masks to Edgecombe Community College. According to Greg Sessoms, Tarboro agent, State Farm provided each office with $500 to invest in community service projects. The Tarboro office is using the funds to distribute personal protective equipment to area schools, including ECC. Shown are Sessoms (left) and ECC President […]

ECC Donates PPE to Area Agencies

Edgecombe Community College has donated gloves, gowns, and masks to Vidant Edgecombe Hospital in Tarboro, Nash UNC Health Care in Rocky Mount, and Edgecombe County. The supplies were carefully selected to ensure that enough personal protective equipment remains for clinical training at the college. Shown is ECC President Dr. Greg McLeod as he prepares to […]

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, […]

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; […]

ECC Unveils Parking Spaces for Student Veterans

Reserved parking spaces for Edgecombe Community College students who are veterans or active duty military were unveiled during the Veterans Day Memorial and Recognition Ceremony held November 11 on the Tarboro campus. ECC President Dr. Greg McLeod and Angie Estes, financial aid advisor and VA coordinator, presented the first reserved parking space, which is located […]

ECC and FSU Partner on $10K Degree Pathway

Dr. Greg McLeod, president of Edgecombe Community College, and Dr. Peggy Valentine, interim chancellor of Fayetteville State University, signed an agreement yesterday that permits ECC associate degree graduates to complete an online bachelor’s degree at FSU at a total cost of no more than $10,000 in out-of-pocket expenses, or approximately $5,000 at ECC and $5,000 […]

New EDGE Scholars Meet for Orientation

About 40 EDGE Scholarship recipients who will begin classes at Edgecombe Community College on August 22 attended orientation today on the Tarboro campus. Through the EDGE Scholarship, students with a 2.8 GPA in high school and who meet other criteria receive full funding at the level of in-state tuition – after all other sources of […]