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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 […]

School Personnel Attend ECC Counselor Institute

Fifty-three Edgecombe and Nash middle school and high school counselors, CTE coordinators, career development coordinators, and career coaches attended a Counselor Institute held June 10-12 at Edgecombe Community College. Among other activities, participants toured the Center for Innovation under construction on the Tarboro campus as well as Triangle Tire and Corning construction sites in Edgecombe […]

ECC Celebrates New Students on Signing Day

More than a hundred Edgecombe County high school seniors declared their intention to attend Edgecombe Community College this fall at ECC Signing Day held at high schools earlier this month. Signing Day is a national initiative to celebrate students for making a commitment to higher education. Students, parents, and College and high school officials attended […]

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

Trustees Honor Early College Principal

The Edgecombe Community College Board of Trustees recently recognized Edgecombe Early College High School Principal Matt Smith, who has been named 2019 North Central Region Principal of the Year. He is one of eight finalists for the title of North Carolina Principal of the Year. The Edgecombe Early College High School is located on ECC’s […]