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Students Gain Hands-On Gardening Experience

A class of Edgecombe Community College Career and College Readiness students who have been studying plant life decided to put lessons into action. The Adult Basic Education I students determined that they wanted to carry out a campus beautification project and create flower gardens on the Rocky Mount campus. “I was thrilled at their interest […]

ECC Receives State Funds to Strengthen Technology

Santa came early this year at Edgecombe Community College. The College recently received more than $850,000 for the Rural College Broadband Access project from the North Carolina Community College System to address technology needs, access, and security. This funding will assist ECC with critical information technology infrastructure and network security improvements. ECC will use the […]

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 Installs Book Return Bins

The Edgecombe Community College Library has installed outdoor book return bins on both campuses. “We’re always on the lookout for ways to make our campuses safer for students during the pandemic, so enabling them to return books without having to enter a building was a no brainer,” says Deborah Parisher, director of library services at […]

College Earmarks Parking Spaces for Student Veterans

Reserved parking spaces for Edgecombe Community College students who are veterans or active duty military have been designated on the Tarboro and Rocky Mount campuses. A total of seven parking spaces, four on the Tarboro campus and three on the Rocky Mount campus, are reserved for student veterans. The spaces are strategically located in high […]

ECC Reopens Rocky Mount Campus Library

This week, Edgecombe Community College opened the Rocky Mount campus library to current students who need technology or internet access to complete summer coursework. While College officials continue to monitor the coronavirus pandemic and plan for fall semester, students enrolled in summer classes expressed an immediate need for technology. The online summer semester began May […]

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 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 […]

School Personnel Attend ECC Counselor Institute

Fifty-three Edgecombe and Nash middle school and high school counselors, CTE coordinators, career development coordinators, and career coaches attended a Counselor Institute held June 10-12 at Edgecombe Community College. Among other activities, participants toured the Center for Innovation under construction on the Tarboro campus as well as Triangle Tire and Corning construction sites in Edgecombe […]

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 […]