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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) […]

Miss North Carolina Presents Gift to ECC Foundation

Miss North Carolina Laura Matrazzo visited Edgecombe Community College on Tuesday to make a contribution to the ECC Foundation on behalf of the North Carolina Educational Scholarship Fund. Matrazzo presented a gift of $1,250 for student scholarships during a meeting of the ECC Foundation Board of Directors. David Clegg, who has been involved with the […]

ECC Foundation Announces Scholarship Recipients

The Edgecombe Community College Foundation awarded scholarships to 145 ECC students during a scholarship awards ceremony held December 13 on the Tarboro campus. One hundred sixty-one scholarships were awarded, with scholarship amounts ranging from $100 to $5,000. Shown are Raquel Gallagher (left) and ECC Radiography student Mikala Morris, who received the JnR Gallagher Scholarship. The […]

Vidant Edgecombe Employees Establish Baker Scholarship

To honor retiring Vidant Edgecombe Hospital President Wick Baker, employees established a scholarship in his honor at Edgecombe Community College. The Wick Baker Leading the Way Scholarship will benefit students who exhibit leadership qualities and a passion for the health and well-being of Edgecombe residents. Baker, who retired from Vidant Edgecombe in November, has been […]

Rocky Mount Rotary Club Presents $22,000 to ECC

The Rocky Mount Rotary Club presented Edgecombe Community College with $22,000 on Monday to support student scholarships. The presentation took place during a Rocky Mount Rotary Club meeting, during which Rotary leaders presented $66,000 in scholarship funds to support local students attending Edgecombe Community College, Nash Community College, and North Carolina Wesleyan College. The funds […]

ECC Runs with Tackle the Tar

Twelve students, faculty, and staff participated on the Edgecombe Community College team for the Tackle the Tar College Run held May 19. Tackle the Tar is a 5K obstacle course race and family fun day sponsored by the Rocky Mount Rotary Club. Proceeds support scholarships for local students attending Edgecombe and Nash community colleges and […]

Graduates Told to Encourage Others

Jim Rose, vice chair of the State Board of Community Colleges, advised graduates at Edgecombe Community College Friday night that the “secret to success is to encourage other people.” Rose gave the keynote address during Commencement exercises at the College on Friday, May 11. ECC’s Class of 2018 comprises 439 students who received 536 curriculum […]