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Edgecombe Community College Selects Mediasite for Faculty

Mediasite today announced that Edgecombe Community College has selected Mediasite to create video lectures that students can watch online for the next school year. The College is a member of the North Carolina Research and Education Network (NCREN) run by MCNC, a Mediasite partner. Through this partnership, all schools in the state from grades K-20 […]

ECC Cultivates New Program in Agribusiness

The local agriculture community will soon be strengthened by a new degree program in Agribusiness Technology at Edgecombe Community College. “Edgecombe is a highly rural, agriculture-based county, and we have seen growing interest from the community in agriculture-related education and training,” explains Dr. Johnica Ellis-Kiser, chair of Business Administration. The Agribusiness Technology program falls under […]

High School Students Attain OSHA Certification through ECC Class

North Edgecombe High School students enrolled in an Edgecombe Community College electrical class have scored a 100 percent pass rate on OSHA-10 certification. The class is taught at North Edgecombe by Doug Parrish, department chair of Industrial and Technical Trades at ECC. OSHA-10 certification is a nationally recognized training program that promotes workplace safety. “This […]

Spring Classes Underway

Edgecombe Community College students (l-r) Francisco Vazquez-Hilario, Clayton Garrison, and Charles Newsome get hands-on experience in a Motors and Controls course on the first day of class. Vazquez-Hilario also is an Edgecombe Early College High School student. Spring semester classes began at ECC on January 8. The Motors and Controls class is among the industry, […]

ECC Tweaks Cosmetology and Barbering

When students begin spring classes at Edgecombe Community College on January 8, they will find revamped and strengthened Cosmetic Arts programs. ECC Cosmetic Arts includes Cosmetology, Barbering, Esthetics, Manicuring, and Natural Hair Care. Cosmetology was one of the first programs of study offered at ECC, and it has remained among the most popular majors since […]

ECC Foundation Board Member Donates Historic Clock to ECC

Ronnie Ellis, a longtime friend of Edgecombe Community College and the ECC Foundation, has donated an antique grandfather clock to the College for permanent display in the historic Norfleet House on the Tarboro campus. Monika Fleming, program coordinator of the Historic Preservation program, estimates that the clock was built in the 1820s. The clockmaker was […]

ECC Unveils Parking Spaces for Student Veterans

Reserved parking spaces for Edgecombe Community College students who are veterans or active duty military were unveiled during the Veterans Day Memorial and Recognition Ceremony held November 11 on the Tarboro campus. ECC President Dr. Greg McLeod and Angie Estes, financial aid advisor and VA coordinator, presented the first reserved parking space, which is located […]

ECC and FSU Partner on $10K Degree Pathway

Dr. Greg McLeod, president of Edgecombe Community College, and Dr. Peggy Valentine, interim chancellor of Fayetteville State University, signed an agreement yesterday that permits ECC associate degree graduates to complete an online bachelor’s degree at FSU at a total cost of no more than $10,000 in out-of-pocket expenses, or approximately $5,000 at ECC and $5,000 […]

ECC’s New Drone Program Unique in NC

In October, Edgecombe Community College will launch a unique certificate program in Unmanned Aircraft Systems (Drones). ECC will be the only community college in the state to offer the program. Classes for the new Drone certificate begin October 22. The certificate will be available through the College’s Geospatial Technology program and will emphasize training in […]

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 […]