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Fall Classes Under Way

Michael Jordan (standing), vice president of student services at Edgecombe Community College, discusses the syllabus with students in his General Psychology class. Fall classes at ECC began Thursday, August 22. New programs at the College include advanced I-CAR certifications in Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology and a drone certificate in the Geospatial Technology program. Classes […]

New Programs Focus on Job Skills

Students are heating up the kitchen in a new program in Baking and Pastry Arts at Edgecombe Community College. The new Continuing Education certificate program began this summer with courses in Food Service Sanitation and Safety and Food Service Management. Both classes are meeting in the evening for the convenience of students who work. A […]

Graduates Advised to Build Their Lives on Trust

Janice Bryant Howroyd, founder and chief executive officer of The ActOne Group and a native of Tarboro, had a “conversation about truth” with graduates at Edgecombe Community College during Commencement exercises held May 10. Howroyd gave the keynote address during the ceremony, which marked the College’s 50th graduating class. The first graduating class in 1969 […]

ECC and Wesleyan Renew Transfer Agreement

Edgecombe Community College and North Carolina Wesleyan College recently reauthorized an agreement that will help qualified ECC graduates transfer to Wesleyan. The goal is to enable a seamless transfer for students who enroll at Wesleyan following completion of their two-year degree at ECC. Leaders from both colleges attended the May 2 signing ceremony held at […]

ECC and ECSU Sign Co-Admission Agreement

Edgecombe Community College and Elizabeth City State University have signed an agreement that guarantees admission to ECSU for qualified ECC students. In addition, the two schools signed three degree program agreements that provide ECC students with a clear path to four-year degree completion at ECSU. Held April 29 and attended by ECC and ECSU officials, […]

Advisory Boards Inform ECC Programs

About 200 area leaders in education, health care, business, and industry joined Edgecombe Community College faculty on the Tarboro campus for Advisory Board Night held February 28. Norris Tolson, CEO and president of Carolinas Gateway Partnership, provided the keynote address on economic development investments in Edgecombe County. “Edgecombe County will be inundated with construction workers […]

ECC and UNCW Sign Transfer Agreement

Edgecombe Community College and the University of North Carolina Wilmington have signed a partnership agreement that guarantees admission to UNCW for qualified ECC students. The Pathway to Excellence Program assures admission to UNCW for students who complete an Associate in Arts or Associate in Science degree at Edgecombe Community College. UNCW will provide a transfer […]

College Celebrates New Ophthalmic Medical Assistant Program

Edgecombe Community College trustees, administrators, instructors, students, and clinicians recently celebrated the College’s new program in Ophthalmic Medical Assistant and the addition of high-tech equipment. The four-semester diploma program curriculum was developed with input from local clinicians who recognized the need for trained individuals in the industry. Several of these clinicians attended a reception for […]

ECC Signs Co-admission Agreement with ECU

Edgecombe Community College has signed a co-admission agreement with East Carolina University. The agreement is designed to improve transfer student access and success through a collaborative degree completion program. Students apply to Edgecombe Community College and East Carolina University simultaneously and commit to maintaining full-time status. Upon completing an associate degree, they will seamlessly transition […]