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 […]
With so many people in the area struggling to maintain healthy lifestyles, Edgecombe Community College is offering students a chance help their neighbors to better health. Thanks to a $25,000 grant through Durham-based Manpower Development Corp., which develops projects to reduce poverty, the College began offering tuition-free Community Health Coach classes this year. “We’ve had […]
Nash UNC Health Care is providing scholarships to five Edgecombe Community College nursing students. The scholarship recipients participated in a recent Signing Day ceremony as they committed to participating in the Nash UNC Nurse Scholars Program. The scholarship program funds the cost of each student’s education, tuition, and books. It also includes a monthly stipend […]
Edgecombe Community College’s Practical Nursing (PN) graduates who completed the program in August 2018 scored 100% on the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN). ECC’s PN graduates have achieved a 100% pass rate since the program began in 2003. The NCLEX-PN is required for practice as a licensed practical nurse. From left are […]
For 30 years, Ralph Webb has led the Respiratory Therapy program at Edgecombe Community College. At 63, Webb had been thinking of life after his long career at the College, but he says he wanted to leave the program when it was at its very best. When he received word in April that the program […]
Practical Nursing graduates at Edgecombe Community College participated in a recent pinning ceremony. From left are Shelley Gillikin, Tabatha Holmes, Reagan Gardner, Tarsha Spruill, and Diamante Smith. These graduates are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-PN), which is required for practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse.
Edgecombe Community College Class of 2018 Radiography graduates participated in their pinning ceremony in May. From left are (front row) Tyler Brantley, Fredrika Neal, Tymmoral Moore, Kelen Barrett, Tyler Riley, Brooke Williams, Derek Mott, (second row) Kristian “Paige” House, Ashley Carita, (third row) Mandy Hughes, (fourth row) Starla Pruden, Todd Staton, (fifth row) Sydney Rigsby, […]
During a retirement reception honoring Dr. Deborah L. Lamm, president of Edgecombe Community College for 14 years, the College’s Board of Trustees announced plans to name a building in her honor. The tribute was announced by Dr. Jerry Price, chair of the ECC Board of Trustees, during a retirement reception held May 22. The Biotechnology […]
Members of the Radiography Class of 2018 attended the North Carolina Society of Radiologic Technologists Annual Conference in Asheville this week.
Edgecombe Community College’s Practical Nursing program was recently ranked #6 in the state after receiving a perfect score by a national nursing advocacy organization. The top nine schools on the Practicalnursing.org list received a 100 percent score, and Edgecombe Community College was listed as sixth based on program size. “It’s great,” says Barbara Knopp, program […]