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NC Community College System President Tours ECC

Thomas Stith III, president of the North Carolina Community College System (NCCCS), recently toured the campuses of Edgecombe Community College, hosted by ECC President Dr. Greg McLeod and Student Ambassador Eren Exum. “We were pleased to welcome President Stith to Edgecombe Community College,” said Dr. McLeod. “His visit demonstrates his commitment and that of the […]

ECC Announces Free Tuition and Fees This Fall

In an effort to help students and their families recover from the pandemic, Edgecombe Community College has created a new scholarship program called the Edgecombe Pledge. This unique initiative will fund in-state tuition and fees for all qualifying students who enroll beginning in the Fall 2021 semester and extending through the Spring 2023 semester. This […]

ECC and N.C. A&T Sign Transfer Agreement

Edgecombe Community College and North Carolina A&T State University have signed an agreement that will enable ECC Agribusiness Technology graduates to transfer into N.C. A&T’s bachelor’s degree program in agriculture education. “We designed the agreement so that our students can transfer seamlessly to their four-year program,” says Dr. Johnica Ellis-Kiser, program chair of business administration […]

ECC Students Get Creative

  Yazmin Lopez, an Early Childhood Education student at Edgecombe Community College, uses an ice cream cone to create a Christmas tree during an EDU 151 Creative Activities class. Students create visual recipe charts so that preschoolers who cannot yet read can look at the charts and prepare simple recipes. Spring semester classes at ECC […]

Spring Classes Begin January 7

When spring classes begin at Edgecombe Community College on January 7, the teaching and learning landscape will look very similar to fall semester: safe and effective. Most classes will be delivered online, with some offered as a hybrid of online and in-person instruction. In general, lecture courses will be offered online unless there are multiple […]

ECC EMS Responds to COVID

The shift to remote learning due to the coronavirus pandemic has profoundly impacted teaching and learning nationwide. Prior to the pandemic, the shift had already begun at Edgecombe Community College, which has been adding online programs and classes in recent years. This year, hybrid course delivery that combines online study with hands-on learning has emerged […]

Agribusiness Students Tour Local Poultry Farm

Students in Edgecombe Community College’s new program in Agribusiness Technology recently toured the Steven Brake poultry farm – S&N Enterprises – a contract grower for Perdue. The Pinetops farmer hosts students and others in the community who want to know more about growing commercial broiler chickens. ECC students dressed the part and learned about biosecurity, […]

Cosmetology Students Inspired by Dream Boards

Advanced Cosmetology student Crystal Dickens puts finishing touches on her dream board. Cosmetology students have been creating dream boards this fall to inspire them to stay the course in their pursuit of educational goals. Students are completing coursework through a combination of in-person labs and online study. They use the dream boards as encouragement when […]

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 […]