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ECC Foundation Golf Tournament Raises $30,000

The Edgecombe Community College Foundation’s 34th Annual Golf Tournament raised approximately $30,000 for student scholarships, an increase from last year’s fund-raising total of about $24,000. The tournament was held October 10 at Maccripine Country Club in Macclesfield. Thirty-four teams competed in the tournament, which is among the largest fundraisers for student scholarships held by the […]

ECC Announces Student Ambassadors

Edgecombe Community College is proud to announce Student Ambassadors for 2019-2020: Kristy Claiborne, Medical Office Administration William Duff, Associate in Arts Ricardo Hernandez, Associate in Arts Maurkila Hinton, School Age Education Bonnie Robbins, Cosmetology Jonathan Tippette, Associate in Arts The ECC Foundation sponsors the Student Ambassador program each year to reward academic excellence. Student Ambassadors […]

Edgecombe-Martin EMC Supports ECC Students

Leaders at Edgecombe-Martin County Electric Membership Corporation recently presented $1,000 to Edgecombe Community College to support student scholarships. Edgecombe-Martin EMC provides two $500 scholarships to the College annually. From left are Eddie Stocks and Winston Howell of Edgecombe-Martin EMC and Dr. Greg McLeod and Lynwood Roberson of ECC.

Rocky Mount Rotary Club Presents $27,000 to ECC

The Rocky Mount Rotary Club presented Edgecombe Community College with $27,000 on Monday to support student scholarships. The presentation took place during a Rocky Mount Rotary Club meeting, during which Rotary leaders presented $81,000 in scholarship funds to support local students attending Edgecombe Community College, Nash Community College, and North Carolina Wesleyan College. The funds […]

Local Leaders Join ECC Foundation Board

The Edgecombe Community College Foundation Board of Directors welcomed new board members at a recent board meeting. Clockwise from top left are Susan Hoke, Edgecombe County Public Schools; Dr. Greg McLeod, ECC president and ex officio member of the board; Kristen Brabble, First Carolina Bank; Ralph Webb, Edgecombe County commissioner; Angela Burton, Word Tabernacle Church; […]

KCST Donates Honda for ECC Golf Tournament Prize

Keihin Carolina System Technology has donated a 2019 Honda Accord LX as a hole-in-one prize for the Edgecombe Community College Foundation’s 34th Annual Golf Tournament on Thursday, October 10. Set at Maccripine Country Club, the tournament is a fundraiser for student scholarships. Last year’s tournament raised $17,300. Tee-times are 8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. To […]

Criminal Justice Program Chair Receives Prestigious Teaching Award

Rick Basile, program chair of criminal justice at Edgecombe Community College, has been awarded the 2019-2020 Keihin Endowed Faculty Chair. The chair was endowed by Keihin Carolina System Technology (KCST) through a $100,000 gift in 2007, and it rewards excellence in teaching. “I can’t imagine a more rewarding career than teaching, and I am immensely […]

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 […]

ECC Foundation Honors Donors at Springtide

Edgecombe Community College Foundation friends gathered at the Tarboro home of Billy and Margaret Anne Wooten recently for Springtide 2019. The annual recognition event honors donors who contribute $250 or more to the Foundation to support student scholarships. From left are ECC President Dr. Greg McLeod, Eddie Stocks, Susan Boyette, Carnell Lamm, and David Boyette. […]

Students Master Dining Etiquette

Edgecombe Community College Student Ambassadors and SGA officers enjoyed a lesson on social graces recently at Myrtle Grove Plantation. Students were treated to a seven-course meal and instruction on dining etiquette, presented by Karen Andrus, former executive director of the ECC Foundation. From left are (seated) Sharnell Pittman, Marianela Lopez, Olga Bautista, Ny’Asia Dickens-Jones, (standing) […]