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Vidant Executive Appointed to ECC Board of Trustees

Dr. Patrick Heins, president of Vidant Edgecombe Hospital in Tarboro, has been named to the Edgecombe Community College Board of Trustees. Appointed to the ECC board by the Edgecombe County Board of Education, he fills the position formerly held by Wick Baker, who served on the board from 2007 until September of this year. Baker […]

Local Leader Joins ECC Board of Trustees

Tarboro resident William “Kenny” Parker has been appointed to a four-year term on the Edgecombe Community College Board of Trustees. Appointed to the board by Governor Roy Cooper, Parker holds two ECC degrees: an associate in applied science degree in business administration and an associate in applied science degree in industrial management. He also attended […]

Trustees Re-elect Chair and Vice Chair

The Edgecombe Community College Board of Trustees recently re-elected Dr. Jerry Price as chair of the board and Gloria Wiggins-Hicks as vice chair. The board leaders were re-elected during the August 13 meeting of the ECC trustees. A trustee since 2009, Dr. Price has served as board chair since 2017. He also chairs the board’s […]

ECC Trustee Honored

The four-year term of Tarboro resident Betty Jo Shepheard ends this month on the Edgecombe Community College Board of Trustees. Appointed to the board in 2016 by former Gov. Pat McCrory, Shepheard is the Eastern Representative for U.S. Senator Richard Burr. College trustees and employees honored Shepheard during a June 4 board meeting. Among other […]

Longstanding ECC Trustee Honored

James I. Taylor, a 36-year member of the Edgecombe Community College Board of Trustees, stepped down from his position on the board at the end of June. Taylor, a retired nurse, became a member of the Board of Trustees in 1983 and received an associate degree in nursing at ECC in 1984. College trustees and […]

Two New Members Join Board of Trustees

Tarboro residents Margaret Anne Wooten and Dr. Alvah C. “Chad” Cayton IV were recently appointed to four-year terms on the Edgecombe Community College Board of Trustees. Appointed to the board by Governor Roy Cooper, Wooten, a Tarboro native, works at Kanban Logistics in human resources and accounting. She serves on the ECC Foundation Board of […]

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 […]

Miss North Carolina Presents Gift to ECC Foundation

Miss North Carolina Laura Matrazzo visited Edgecombe Community College on Tuesday to make a contribution to the ECC Foundation on behalf of the North Carolina Educational Scholarship Fund. Matrazzo presented a gift of $1,250 for student scholarships during a meeting of the ECC Foundation Board of Directors. David Clegg, who has been involved with the […]

Lamm Building Named at Edgecombe Community College

Visitors to the Rocky Mount campus of Edgecombe Community College will see a familiar name on the front of the health sciences building: Deborah L. Lamm. The name of the College’s former president, who retired in May 2018, was installed recently on the front exterior of the building, which has been known as the Biotechnology […]

Trustees Honor Early College Principal

The Edgecombe Community College Board of Trustees recently recognized Edgecombe Early College High School Principal Matt Smith, who has been named 2019 North Central Region Principal of the Year. He is one of eight finalists for the title of North Carolina Principal of the Year. The Edgecombe Early College High School is located on ECC’s […]