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Former Nursing Director Donates Masks

Edgecombe Community College student nurse Jocelyn Peters is taking safety precautions and wearing a mask during clinical training at ECC. Nursing programs are among those earmarked essential by Governor Roy Cooper. Kathy Williford, former director of Nursing programs at the College, has made and donated cloth masks for ECC nursing students and faculty to use […]

Radiography Grads Earn National Certification

Nine out of thirteen graduates of the Radiography program at Edgecombe Community College have sat for and passed the national certification exam, becoming registered radiographers and earning the title R.T.(R)(ARRT). “The testing center had canceled several testing dates due to COVID-19, but our students persevered,” says Desiree Duncan, program chair of Radiography. The remaining four […]

Nursing Student Ready to Launch Her Career

The coronavirus pandemic has accelerated the shift from nursing student to employed nurse. Kaila Boulden, a senior in the Associate Degree Nursing program at Edgecombe Community College, is anxious to make the switch. Like other community colleges in North Carolina and per State directive, ECC began shifting face-to-face courses to online delivery mid-March. Several exceptions […]

Nursing Advanced Accreditation Reaffirmed

Edgecombe Community College’s associate degree nursing and practical nursing programs have received continuing accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). ACEN accreditation is a voluntary peer-review process. ECC’s nursing programs first received ACEN accreditation in 2015. Though ACEN accreditation is not required for nursing education programs, it demonstrates an institution’s heightened commitment […]

Ophthalmic Program Receives Initial Accreditation

The new Ophthalmic Medical Personnel program at Edgecombe Community College has received initial accreditation from its international accrediting body. In a letter to College officials, the International Council of Accreditation Board of Directors granted initial accreditation, which signifies that graduates are eligible to sit for the International Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology […]

ECC Nurses Receive Superior Scores on Licensure Exams

Recent graduates of Edgecombe Community College’s nursing programs have excelled on national licensure exams. For the eighth consecutive year, graduates of ECC’s Practical Nursing program 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. Eleven students completed […]

ECC Nursing Students Step Out in Heart Walk

Edgecombe Community College Associate Degree Nursing students who are members of the Student Nurses Association participated in the 2019 Twin Counties Heart & Stroke Walk at Rocky Mount Mills on October 26. Shown are (front, kneeling) Amanda Cary-Bunn, Kalen Burwell, Veronice Simmons, Alexis Ellis, (back) Ama Selly, Sonya Smith, Mandy Smith, Kerstan Riley, Kaila Bolden, […]

ECC Nursing Students Hold Health Literacy Fair

Edgecombe Community College second-level Nursing students held a Health Literacy Fair on the Tarboro campus recently, providing health information to the public and showcasing their poster presentations. The students’ poster presentations focused on current health issues facing Edgecombe and Nash counties. Shown from left are Nursing students Tarsha Spruill and Devetta Thomas. See photos on […]

ECC and FSU Partner on $10K Degree Pathway

Dr. Greg McLeod, president of Edgecombe Community College, and Dr. Peggy Valentine, interim chancellor of Fayetteville State University, signed an agreement yesterday that permits ECC associate degree graduates to complete an online bachelor’s degree at FSU at a total cost of no more than $10,000 in out-of-pocket expenses, or approximately $5,000 at ECC and $5,000 […]

Respiratory Therapy Grads Earn Credentials

All members of the Edgecombe Community College Respiratory Therapy Class of 2019 have successfully passed the national exam at the high cut score and earned the credential of Certified Respiratory Therapist. Passing at the high cut score signifies that they are eligible to take the advanced Registered Respiratory Therapist exam. In addition, all of the […]