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Employees Receive Service Awards

Congratulations to Edgecombe Community College employees who received Service Awards at the College’s spring semester kickoff held January 3. From left are Michael Jordan, vice president of student services, who was recognized for twenty-five years of service to the College; Belinda Myers, payroll technician, twenty years; Sheryll Wood, dean of Arts and Sciences, five years; […]

ECC Honored for Support of Community Health Initiative

The Catalyst for Healthy Eating and Active Living program recently recognized Edgecombe Community College for its role in helping to improve the health of area residents. Catalyst Director Jamie Cousins and several members of the Catalyst team met with ECC officials on November 13 to thank the College for housing a Catalyst coordinator on the […]

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 […]

ECC Assists Students Impacted by Hurricane

Before Hurricane Florence had completed her thrashing of Eastern North Carolina, Edgecombe Community College had reached out to students hit by the storm. College leaders relied on lessons learned during previous storms, Hurricane Floyd in 1999 and Hurricane Matthew in 2016. “We have taken what we learned in the aftermath of Hurricane Floyd and Hurricane […]

Employees Receive Service Awards

Congratulations to Edgecombe Community College employees who received Service Awards at the College’s recent fall semester kickoff for employees. From left are Ulrich Hill, coordinator of the Student Success Center on the Tarboro campus, who was recognized for one year of service to the College; Thomas Bracy, coordinator of the Student Success Center on the […]

Acting President Discusses Workforce Initiatives with State Leaders

Mark Lorence, acting president of Edgecombe Community College, was among Edgecombe County officials who addressed the governor’s cabinet representatives during this week’s Hometown Strong event. Governor Roy Cooper’s Hometown Strong initiative partners with local leaders in rural communities to identify issues, priorities, and successes. The goal is to meet the communities’ unique needs and improve […]

ECC Board of Trustees Appoints Acting President

The Edgecombe Community College Board of Trustees has named Mark S. Lorence, general counsel and chief advancement officer of the College, acting president of Edgecombe Community College. Dr. Deborah Lamm, who served as president of the College for fourteen years, retired May 31. The State Board of Community Colleges approved the Board of Trustees’ appointment […]

ECC Announces New Foundation Leader

Lynwood Roberson, who has more than 20 years of experience leading nonprofit organizations, has been named executive director of the Edgecombe Community College Foundation. In his new position, Roberson will develop and direct ECC Foundation events and initiatives, spearhead fund-raising efforts, and collaborate with alumni, business leaders, community members, and other stakeholders to increase and […]