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ECC President Tapped for International Award

Dr. Greg McLeod, president of Edgecombe Community College, is an international MVP. On April 9, he was one of 22 college presidents worldwide selected to receive a Paragon Award for New Presidents, presented by Phi Theta Kappa, the honor society for students attending two-year schools. More than 500 college presidents were eligible to receive the […]

Student Honor Society Wins Awards

Edgecombe Community College’s student honor society won nine awards at the recent virtual awards ceremony held by the Phi Theta Kappa Carolinas Region. The virtual awards ceremony was held March 12-13. ECC’s chapter, Alpha Omega Nu, received the following awards: CHAPTER AWARDS Five-Star Award (highest level a chapter can attain) Carolina Super Stars (for involvement […]

ECC Named Military Friendly College

For the second year in a row, Edgecombe Community College has been recognized nationally as a school that helps military veterans succeed. The College was recently designated a 2021 Military Friendly College by Intelligent.com, a resource for online degree rankings and higher education planning. Intelligent.com conferred the designation on 49 colleges nationwide. The only other […]

Practical Nursing Program Ranked #5 in NC

Edgecombe Community College’s Practical Nursing program was recently ranked #5 in the state after receiving a perfect score by a national nursing advocacy organization. The top eight schools on the PracticalNursing.org list received a 100 percent score, and Edgecombe Community College was listed as fifth based on program size. “We are very proud of our […]

Employees Receive Awards at Fall Semester Kickoff

An Edgecombe Community College instructor and staff member received special awards from the ECC Foundation at the College’s fall semester kickoff held August 17. The virtual kickoff for faculty and staff was held via Google Meet. The theme of the event was “Navigating the New Normal in Education.” Laura Otrimski, psychology instructor, received the 2020 […]

ECC Graduates Receive Achievement Awards

Three outstanding members of the Edgecombe Community College Class of 2020 recently received special student achievement awards. New ECC graduates Enam Jordan, Taylor Redwine, and William Bricen Duff earned top honors for their exceptional accomplishments. The College held a Drive-Thru Graduation Ceremony on Friday, August 7. The Dallas Herring Achievement Award was established to recognize […]

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 canceled. 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 […]