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Local Companies Supporting New ECC Facility through Naming Opportunities

With possibly millions of manufacturing jobs at stake over the next decade, Edgecombe Community College is banking on its new Center for Innovation to help pave the way for the future of skilled manufacturing workers. And local businesses Keihin Carolina System Technology and Barnhill Contracting Co. are pitching in. A study by the National Association […]

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, […]

Students Win Top Awards at State Skills Conference

Edgecombe Community College students won four awards, including two first-place honors, at the recent SkillsUSA North Carolina State Leadership and Skills Conference. The event was held April 9-11 in Greensboro. During the conference, more than 2,500 high school and postsecondary students competed in over 120 different skills and leadership contests. The Edgecombe Community College team, […]

Greene Central High School ROTC visits ECC

Edgecombe Community College President Dr. Greg McLeod welcomes members of ROTC from Greene Central High School in Snow Hill. The students recently toured the Tarboro and Rocky Mount campuses and participated in program demonstrations including Collision Repair and Refinishing, Cosmetic Arts, Facility Maintenance Worker, Historic Preservation, and Surgical Technology. See photos on Facebook

Two Students Progress from HS Equivalency to the President’s List

Two students who began in Edgecombe Community College’s High School Equivalency program made the President’s List last fall. Barbering student Antonio Mayo and Michael Parker, who is a Business Administration major, earned a 4.0 grade point average for the Fall 2018 semester, placing them on the College’s top academic honor roll. College and Career Readiness […]

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 […]

NASA Scientist to Speak at ECC

Physics teachers from across the state will converge on Edgecombe Community College March 9-10 for the spring meeting of the North Carolina Section of the American Association of Physics Teachers. About fifty physics educators from high schools, two-year colleges, and universities across the state are expected to attend. As part of the event, a NASA […]

ECC Barbering Receives Award

The Edgecombe Community College Barbering program received a sponsorship award for participating in the Rocky Mount Prep Male Conference in November. With the award are (l-r) Barbering students Kenta Artis, Patrick Barnes, and Antonio Mayo. The Barbering program is led by instructor Rufus McKoy.