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ECC Student Mentor Retires After 28 Years

When Michael Jordan, former vice president of student services at Edgecombe Community College, retired at the end of December, he ended a career that spanned 28 years with the college. Jordan, 62, says all he ever wanted to do was “help people.” Mission accomplished. From his first role at ECC as a psychology instructor to […]

ECC Practical Nurses Receive Perfect Score

For the tenth year in a row, recent graduates of Edgecombe Community College’s Practical Nursing program achieved perfection on the national licensure exam. August 2021 graduates achieved a 100 percent pass rate on the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN). The NCLEX-PN is required for practice as a licensed practical nurse and is […]

ECC Announces New VP of Instruction

Bruce Panneton, who began his career in higher education as a community college instructor, has been named vice president of instruction at Edgecombe Community College. Panneton joined ECC in 2005 as a biology instructor. He has served as interim vice president of instruction since November 2020. Since then, he has continued to serve as dean […]

ECC Acquires New Technology to Strengthen Instruction

Edgecombe Community College has purchased 51 Newline interactive display boards to strengthen teaching and learning at the college. Pictured is Cate Valentino, product training specialist with Newline, who recently provided in-person training on the new devices and led training sessions on both the Tarboro and Rocky Mount campuses. The new technology was purchased with HEERF […]

Health Sciences Instructor Receives Prestigious Teaching Award

Nacole Everette, chair of the Health Information Technology program at Edgecombe Community College, has received the 2021 Endowed Faculty Chair Award, which rewards excellence in teaching. “I am deeply honored by this recognition,” Everette said in accepting the award. “I love teaching, and I especially love teaching at Edgecombe Community College.” “She is an exceptional […]

Employees Receive Awards at Fall Semester Kickoff

An Edgecombe Community College instructor and staff member received special awards from the ECC Foundation at the college’s fall semester kickoff held virtually on August 16. Francine Long, math instructor, received the 2021 Excellence in Teaching Award. “When the college transitioned to a virtual environment in March 2020, she set the standard by embracing web-based […]

Fall Classes Underway

Desiree Duncan (standing), program chair of the Radiography program at Edgecombe Community College, provides an orientation to students enrolled in Radiography Image Production during the first day of class on August 19. Many fall classes at ECC are being delivered both in person and online, with some offered as a hybrid of online and in-person […]

ECC Instructors Focus on Innovation in the Classroom

Edgecombe Community College instructors in the Division of College and Career Readiness recently completed professional development aimed at increasing innovation in the classroom. The Innovation Technology Training was made possible with funding through the North Carolina Community College System Promoting Innovation Initiative. Instructors gathered for the daylong training on the Rocky Mount campus. Tristan Hunter, […]

Honor Society Advisor Recognized for Service

Tamara Frank-Pourvady, longtime advisor to Edgecombe Community College’s chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society, was recognized recently for her 20-year service to the organization. Phi Theta Kappa is an honor society for students attending two-year schools. ECC President Dr. Greg McLeod presented Frank-Pourvady with a 20-year pin from the international organization. Frank-Pourvady is […]

Student Honor Society Wins Awards

Edgecombe Community College’s student honor society won nine awards at the recent virtual awards ceremony held by the Phi Theta Kappa Carolinas Region. The virtual awards ceremony was held March 12-13. ECC’s chapter, Alpha Omega Nu, received the following awards: CHAPTER AWARDS Five-Star Award (highest level a chapter can attain) Carolina Super Stars (for involvement […]