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Healthcare Pathway Approved for Edgecombe

The Turning Point Workforce Development Board has approved local implementation of a healthcare career pathway for Edgecombe County students. The healthcare pathway is a collaborative initiative between Edgecombe County Public Schools, Edgecombe Community College, and local agencies to build education tracks that not only fit the requirements of education but also meet local workforce needs. […]

Students Learn about College and Career Options at ECC

Area eighth graders visited the Rocky Mount campus of Edgecombe Community College recently for the annual Communities in Schools event. Students toured the campus, met with college instructors and staff, and learned about programs in Barbering, College Transfer, Criminal Justice, EMS, Medical Assisting, and Radiography. Shown counterclockwise from top are Barbering Instructor Rufus McKoy, ECC […]

Students Attend College Fair at ECC

More than 200 students from North East Carolina Prep School and Tarboro, North Edgecombe, Southwest Edgecombe, and Edgecombe Early College high schools attended an October 22 College Fair at Edgecombe Community College to learn about opportunities in higher education. College counselors associated with the Carolinas Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers were on hand […]

ECC Celebrates New Students on Signing Day

Forty Edgecombe County high school seniors recently declared their intention to attend Edgecombe Community College in the fall. The College honored the students at ECC Signing Day held at high schools in May. Signing Day is a national initiative to celebrate students for making a commitment to higher education. Because of the pandemic and the […]

ECC Is Making College Affordable

Qualified Twin County high school seniors have an opportunity to receive a two-year community college degree for free. Edgecombe Community College is currently accepting applications for its highly coveted EDGE Scholarship. The EDGE Scholarship fully funds the education of qualified ECC students at the in-state tuition level. Current tuition is $76 per semester hour or […]

Students Learn about College and Career Options at ECC

Over 300 local high school students and eighth graders visited the Tarboro campus of Edgecombe Community College yesterday for the Communities in Schools College Fair and College Prep Retreat. High school students met with college representatives in Mobley Atrium for the College Fair. About 80 eighth graders toured the new Center for Innovation and learned […]

High School Students Attain OSHA Certification through ECC Class

North Edgecombe High School students enrolled in an Edgecombe Community College electrical class have scored a 100 percent pass rate on OSHA-10 certification. The class is taught at North Edgecombe by Doug Parrish, department chair of Industrial and Technical Trades at ECC. OSHA-10 certification is a nationally recognized training program that promotes workplace safety. “This […]

Spring Classes Underway

Edgecombe Community College students (l-r) Francisco Vazquez-Hilario, Clayton Garrison, and Charles Newsome get hands-on experience in a Motors and Controls course on the first day of class. Vazquez-Hilario also is an Edgecombe Early College High School student. Spring semester classes began at ECC on January 8. The Motors and Controls class is among the industry, […]

Twin County Higher Education Unites for Student Success

As the local colleges are ramping up for a new academic year, they are also working to foster a culture of collaboration among themselves. On August 1, the presidents of Edgecombe Community College, North Carolina Wesleyan College, and Nash Community College met to sign a Statement of Collaboration. “It’s important that local higher education institutions […]

Education & Business Summit targets workforce development

Edgecombe Community College leaders were among the education and business professionals who attended the Twin Counties Education & Business Leaders’ Summit held August 1 on the campus of Nash Community College. ECC participants included (from left) Lynwood Roberson, Dr. Greg McLeod, Sheila Hoskins, Sheryll Wood, Debbie Batten, Dr. Harry Starnes, and Bruce Panneton. NC Secretary […]