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Rocky Mount Rotary Club Presents $10,000 to ECC

The Rocky Mount Rotary Club recently presented Edgecombe Community College with $10,000 to support student scholarships. The presentation took place during a Rotary event, during which Rotary leaders awarded $30,000 in scholarship funds to support local students attending Edgecombe Community College, Nash Community College, and North Carolina Wesleyan College. The Rocky Mount Rotary Club continued […]

Surgical Technology Grads Demonstrate Success

All graduates of Edgecombe Community College’s Surgical Technology Class of 2021 are employed in nearby healthcare facilities. In November, these graduates will sit for the national certification exam administered by the National Board on Certification in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting. The Surgical Technology Class of 2020 had a 100 percent pass rate on the […]

ECC Introduces Eagle Mascot

Edgecombe Community College has a new ambassador, an eagle mascot. In the 1980s, the college fielded a basketball team for local games and tournaments. The players needed a nickname and chose the eagle. Over the years, the moniker has continued to be used to promote student events and activities. Last year, Dean of Students Samanthia […]

Fall Classes Underway

Desiree Duncan (standing), program chair of the Radiography program at Edgecombe Community College, provides an orientation to students enrolled in Radiography Image Production during the first day of class on August 19. Many fall classes at ECC are being delivered both in person and online, with some offered as a hybrid of online and in-person […]

Summer Academic Honor Rolls Announced

Edgecombe Community College is proud to announce its President’s List for the Summer 2021 term. The following full-time students earned a 4.0 grade point average, placing them on the President’s List. Denton: Heather Jones Greenville: Franklyn Howard Pinetops: Yadira Lopez Edgecombe Community College also is proud to announce its Dean’s List for Summer 2021. The […]

ECC Selected for National Project Vision

Edgecombe Community College is one of thirteen two-year colleges from across the nation selected for Project Vision, a grant-focused initiative supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF). The goal of the five-year project is to help smaller, rural two-year colleges create opportunities to seek funding for NSF grants. In addition to focusing on smaller, rural […]

Sparks Fly in Welding at ECC

Welders are in high demand in the Edgecombe area, and Edgecombe Community College is training students to meet the demand. At ECC, students can earn certifications, a diploma, and a degree in welding. “There are a lot of places that need welders,” says ECC welding instructor Warren Lynch. “Once students complete their program, I’ve got […]

Radiography Grads Earn National Certification

Thirteen out of fourteen 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). Shown reviewing a hand x-ray on the GE OEC Series 9600 fluoroscopic C-arm monitor are Joseph Bridgeman, junior-level student, and Desiree Duncan, program chair of […]

Nursing Student Recognized for Leadership

Edgecombe Community College nursing student Sharnelle Pittman was recently recognized as a 2021 Governor Robert W. Scott Student Leadership Award Regional Finalist. Pittman was ECC’s 2021 Governor Robert W. Scott Student Leadership Award nominee in May. The award was established by the NC Community College System to recognize a student who has demonstrated exemplary leadership. […]

Fuller Scholar Named at ECC

SouthWest Edgecombe High School graduate Haley Hylton has received the prestigious Dr. Hartwell H. Fuller Jr. Endowed Merit Scholarship at Edgecombe Community College. Roger and Gaile Taylor of Rocky Mount endowed the merit scholarship program in 2011 to honor Dr. Hartwell Fuller, former president of the college. The scholarship covers the full cost of an […]