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Sparks Fly in Welding at ECC

Welders are in high demand in the Edgecombe area, and Edgecombe Community College is training students to meet the demand. At ECC, students can earn certifications, a diploma, and a degree in welding. “There are a lot of places that need welders,” says ECC welding instructor Warren Lynch. “Once students complete their program, I’ve got […]

ECC Seeks to Offset Electrician Shortage

If you embarked on home improvements or new construction during the pandemic, you quickly learned that licensed electricians are in short supply. Edgecombe Community College is working to meet the local need for electricians through its program in Electrical Systems Technology. “There are only 300 unlimited electricians in the state of North Carolina, and that […]

ECC Manufacturing Career Pathway Earns Certification

Edgecombe Community College’s Advanced Manufacturing Career Pathway was recently certified at the state level for meeting criteria of the NCWorks Pathway Certification Program and the Northeastern NC Career Pathways local implementation certification program. Shown from left are Dave Whitmer, executive director of the Northeastern Workforce Development Board, with ECC representatives Brittany Harrelson, administrative assistant; Michael […]

Education & Business Summit targets workforce development

Edgecombe Community College leaders were among the education and business professionals who attended the Twin Counties Education & Business Leaders’ Summit held August 1 on the campus of Nash Community College. ECC participants included (from left) Lynwood Roberson, Dr. Greg McLeod, Sheila Hoskins, Sheryll Wood, Debbie Batten, Dr. Harry Starnes, and Bruce Panneton. NC Secretary […]

New Programs Focus on Job Skills

Students are heating up the kitchen in a new program in Baking and Pastry Arts at Edgecombe Community College. The new Continuing Education certificate program began this summer with courses in Food Service Sanitation and Safety and Food Service Management. Both classes are meeting in the evening for the convenience of students who work. A […]

ECC Announces Customized Training Project Manager

Dennis Hackett, who has more than 40 years of experience in manufacturing, has been named customized training project manager at Edgecombe Community College. In this new position, Hackett’s primary responsibility will be to develop training programs for Triangle Tire and oversee the construction of the new Advanced Manufacturing Training Center. The College will own and […]