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Radiography Pinning Held

Edgecombe Community College Class of 2021 Radiography graduates participated in their pinning ceremony in May. From left are Ratisha Dublin; Tracy Hughes, R.T.(R); Meli Hall, R.T.(R); Jonah Ussery, R.T.(R); Destiny Sexton, R.T.(R); Moranda Coley; Sara Batt, R.T.(R); Taylor Walker, R.T.(R); Mariah Dudley, R.T.(R); Brittany Williams, R.T.(R); Kelsey Butler, R.T.(R); Emily “Madison” Taylor, R.T.(R); Dwayne Alexander […]

Medical Assisting Scores 100% Pass Rate on National Exam

All members of Edgecombe Community College’s Medical Assisting Class of 2020 have taken and passed on their first try the national exam to become a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA), resulting in a 100 percent pass rate for the class. The American Association of Medical Assistants is the credentialing agency for CMAs. From left, members of […]

ECC Celebrates Class of 2021 with Graduation Parade

Limited for a second consecutive year by pandemic restrictions, Edgecombe Community College celebrated the Class of 2021 with a Drive-thru Graduation Parade on Saturday, May 8. The event began at 8 a.m. with live streaming coverage of graduation remarks. Dr. Jerry Price, chair of the ECC Board of Trustees, welcomed graduates and their families and […]

ECC Grad Excited to Start Career in Vision Care

When Sa’Quin Winstead graduated from high school, he had planned to go straight into the workforce. But a change of heart led him to earn two degrees in health sciences at Edgecombe Community College, and he now is helping patients in his newfound career in vision care. Winstead graduated from Nash Central High School in […]

Board of Elections Official to Speak at Graduation

The Rev. Jerry W. Spruell, director of the Edgecombe County Board of Elections and an Edgecombe Community College trustee, will give the keynote address during Commencement at ECC on Saturday, May 8. Commencement will mirror last year’s event as the College celebrates the Class of 2021 with a Drive-Thru Graduation Parade. Remarks by Rev. Spruell, […]

Graduate Turns Adversity into Advantage

Each time Aliesha Keys has faced tragedy, hardship, and setbacks, she has turned those misfortunes into triumphs. When she graduated in May 2020 from Edgecombe Community College’s Respiratory Therapy program, it was yet another example of her commitment to rise above adversity. “I knew I had to be a role model for my children,” the […]

Five Complete Basic Law Enforcement Training

Five cadets graduated from Edgecombe Community College’s Ninth Basic Law Enforcement Training Academy on January 27. The graduation ceremony featured comments by ECC President Dr. Greg McLeod. ECC’s BLET Academy prepares students for entry-level employment as a law enforcement officer with state, county, or municipal governments. The cadets completed an intensive 20-week program and have […]

ECC Respiratory Therapy Graduates Rise to Demands of COVID-19

When Hailee Griffin first reported to Nash General Hospital in May, she was working under a provisional license in an effort to get more respiratory therapy graduates in the field to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. “It was like a ghost town,” Griffin says of the Rocky Mount hospital’s COVID-19 wing. “No family; no visitors; just […]

ECC Holds Drive-thru Graduation Parade

Commencement 2020 at Edgecombe Community College was a departure from previous graduation events as the college celebrated the Class of 2020 with a Drive-thru Graduation Parade on Friday, August 7. “Graduation is a milestone event,” says ECC President Dr. Greg McLeod. “In an effort to ensure that graduates had a memorable celebration with social distancing […]

ECC Graduates Receive Achievement Awards

Three outstanding members of the Edgecombe Community College Class of 2020 recently received special student achievement awards. New ECC graduates Enam Jordan, Taylor Redwine, and William Bricen Duff earned top honors for their exceptional accomplishments. The College held a Drive-Thru Graduation Ceremony on Friday, August 7. The Dallas Herring Achievement Award was established to recognize […]