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Student Honor Society Wins Eleven Awards

Edgecombe Community College’s student honor society won eleven awards at the recent virtual awards ceremony held by the Phi Theta Kappa Carolinas Region. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Phi Theta Kappa Carolinas Regional Convention scheduled for March 13-15 was cancelled. Instead, a virtual awards ceremony was held March 13. ECC’s chapter received the following […]

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 Intelligent.com, a resource for online degree rankings and higher education planning. Intelligent.com conferred the designation on 60 colleges nationwide. Other North Carolina schools that received the distinction are East […]

Rocky Mount Rotary Club Presents $27,000 to ECC

The Rocky Mount Rotary Club presented Edgecombe Community College with $27,000 on Monday to support student scholarships. The presentation took place during a Rocky Mount Rotary Club meeting, during which Rotary leaders presented $81,000 in scholarship funds to support local students attending Edgecombe Community College, Nash Community College, and North Carolina Wesleyan College. The funds […]

Criminal Justice Program Chair Receives Prestigious Teaching Award

Rick Basile, program chair of criminal justice at Edgecombe Community College, has been awarded the 2019-2020 Keihin Endowed Faculty Chair. The chair was endowed by Keihin Carolina System Technology (KCST) through a $100,000 gift in 2007, and it rewards excellence in teaching. “I can’t imagine a more rewarding career than teaching, and I am immensely […]

Students Win Gold Medals at SkillsUSA Nationals

For the fourth year in a row, Edgecombe Community College students brought home gold from the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference held last week in Louisville, Kentucky. The conference is the world’s largest showcase of skilled trades. The highlight of the conference was the SkillsUSA Championships on June 26-27, during which 6,500 student contestants […]

ECC Team Honored for Balloon Challenge Success

Jobi Cook, associate director of the North Carolina Space Grant, traveled to Tarboro on June 21 to present members of Edgecombe Community College’s critECCly stable team with awards won in the NC Space Grant Community College High Altitude Ballooning Challenge and Competition held in April. ECC’s team received plaques for winning Best Overall Team and […]

SECU Foundation Awards Six Scholarships at ECC

The State Employees Credit Union Foundation recently awarded six scholarships to Continuing Education students at Edgecombe Community College. Each student received an SECU Bridge to Career Workforce Development scholarship valued at $500 for study at ECC. In 2018, the SECU Foundation introduced the SECU Bridge to Career program. Available to all NC community colleges, the […]

ECC Celebrates New Students on Signing Day

More than a hundred Edgecombe County high school seniors declared their intention to attend Edgecombe Community College this fall at ECC Signing Day held at high schools earlier this month. Signing Day is a national initiative to celebrate students for making a commitment to higher education. Students, parents, and College and high school officials attended […]

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 […]

Nursing Instructor Receives State Educator Award

Congratulations to Sarah d’Empaire, Nursing instructor at Edgecombe Community College, who received the 2019 Educator of the Year Award from the North Carolina Associate Degree Nursing Council. The award was presented during the council’s Spring Conference held in April. NCADN Council membership is open to all nursing faculty in associate degree nursing programs in North […]