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ECC Respiratory Therapy Graduates Participate in Pinning Ceremony

Members of Edgecombe Community College’s Respiratory Therapy Class of 2019 participated in their pinning ceremony in May. Seated (from left) are Shermaine Davis, Tanesha Whitaker, Logan Joyner, and Renee Howell. Standing are Program Chair Tim King, Brian Coleman, Ashley Hancock, Stella Smith, Lyndsey Brock, Detron Phillips, Cole Pierce, and Director of Clinical Education Josh Pendergraft. […]

Medical Assisting Graduates Are Pinned

Medical Assisting graduates at Edgecombe Community College participated in a pinning ceremony in May. Shown from left are Monica Latham, Marianela Lopez, Te’Quisha Farrow, La’Kira Bullard, Kathleen Christman, and Latonya Hendricks. Graduates are eligible to sit for the American Association of Medical Assistants’ Certification Exam to become certified medical assistants. See photos on Facebook

Nursing Graduates Honored for Compassionate Care

Edgecombe Community College Associate Degree Nursing students Haley Lewis and Genesis Munguia-Valencia received the DAISY Foundation’s DAISY in Training Award during the ADN pinning ceremony on May 8. The seniors received a certificate, a DAISY in Training Award TM pin, and a hand-carved stone sculpture entitled A Healer’s Touch. Both Lewis and Munguia-Valencia graduated from […]

Nursing Graduates Participate in Pinning Ceremony

Edgecombe Community College Associate Degree Nursing graduates participated in their pinning ceremony on May 8. The ADN Class of 2019 is a large class of 35 members, who graduated from the ADN program during the College’s commencement ceremony on May 10. These graduates have met the education requirements to take the NCLEX-RN®, the National Council […]

Graduates Advised to Build Their Lives on Trust

Janice Bryant Howroyd, founder and chief executive officer of The ActOne Group and a native of Tarboro, had a “conversation about truth” with graduates at Edgecombe Community College during Commencement exercises held May 10. Howroyd gave the keynote address during the ceremony, which marked the College’s 50th graduating class. The first graduating class in 1969 […]

ECC and Wesleyan Renew Transfer Agreement

Edgecombe Community College and North Carolina Wesleyan College recently reauthorized an agreement that will help qualified ECC graduates transfer to Wesleyan. The goal is to enable a seamless transfer for students who enroll at Wesleyan following completion of their two-year degree at ECC. Leaders from both colleges attended the May 2 signing ceremony held at […]

Nursing Instructor Receives State Educator Award

Congratulations to Sarah d’Empaire, Nursing instructor at Edgecombe Community College, who received the 2019 Educator of the Year Award from the North Carolina Associate Degree Nursing Council. The award was presented during the council’s Spring Conference held in April. NCADN Council membership is open to all nursing faculty in associate degree nursing programs in North […]

Eighth Graders See Careers in Action

Eighth graders from Edwards, Nash Central, Parker, Red Oak, Rocky Mount, and Southern Nash middle schools and Tar River Academy toured the Lamm Building on the Rocky Mount campus of Edgecombe Community College recently through Communities in Schools. Students participated in interactive demonstrations and learned about various career pathways offered at the College. Shown is […]

Greene Central High School ROTC visits ECC

Edgecombe Community College President Dr. Greg McLeod welcomes members of ROTC from Greene Central High School in Snow Hill. The students recently toured the Tarboro and Rocky Mount campuses and participated in program demonstrations including Collision Repair and Refinishing, Cosmetic Arts, Facility Maintenance Worker, Historic Preservation, and Surgical Technology. See photos on Facebook

Advisory Boards Inform ECC Programs

About 200 area leaders in education, health care, business, and industry joined Edgecombe Community College faculty on the Tarboro campus for Advisory Board Night held February 28. Norris Tolson, CEO and president of Carolinas Gateway Partnership, provided the keynote address on economic development investments in Edgecombe County. “Edgecombe County will be inundated with construction workers […]