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BLET Program Reaccredited

The Basic Law Enforcement Training Academy at Edgecombe Community College has received the state’s stamp of approval to continue to train students. The North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission recently renewed the BLET program’s accreditation. The program first received accreditation in 2015. The commission conducted an accreditation renewal audit and found no […]

ECC Honors Graduates

Edgecombe Community College was invited to participate in the Rocky Mount Housing Authority Graduation Parade on Friday, June 12. High school and college graduates in Weeks-Armstrong, Roscoe Batts Village, West End Terrace, and the McIntyre Community were honored during the event. Shown is ECC President Dr. Greg McLeod congratulating ECC graduate Melita Satterfield, who completed […]

ECC Reopens Rocky Mount Campus Library

This week, Edgecombe Community College opened the Rocky Mount campus library to current students who need technology or internet access to complete summer coursework. While College officials continue to monitor the coronavirus pandemic and plan for fall semester, students enrolled in summer classes expressed an immediate need for technology. The online summer semester began May […]

Former Nursing Director Donates Masks

Edgecombe Community College student nurse Jocelyn Peters is taking safety precautions and wearing a mask during clinical training at ECC. Nursing programs are among those earmarked essential by Governor Roy Cooper. Kathy Williford, former director of Nursing programs at the College, has made and donated cloth masks for ECC nursing students and faculty to use […]

Radiography Grads Earn National Certification

Nine out of thirteen 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). “The testing center had canceled several testing dates due to COVID-19, but our students persevered,” says Desiree Duncan, program chair of Radiography. The remaining four […]

Eleven Students Named to Honor Society

Edgecombe Community College’s Alpha Omega Nu chapter of Phi Theta Kappa welcomed eleven new members into its membership this spring. Phi Theta Kappa is an honor society for students attending two-year schools. Though the organization was unable to hold an induction ceremony due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the College celebrates the newest honor society members. […]

ECC Supports Students with Chromebooks

Thanks to the generosity of two donors, Edgecombe Community College began loaning Chromebooks this week to students who lack technology. The donors, who wish to remain anonymous, contributed a total of $15,000 to enable the College to purchase 50 Chromebooks for students. Like other community colleges in North Carolina and per State directive, ECC began […]

Nursing Student Ready to Launch Her Career

The coronavirus pandemic has accelerated the shift from nursing student to employed nurse. Kaila Boulden, a senior in the Associate Degree Nursing program at Edgecombe Community College, is anxious to make the switch. Like other community colleges in North Carolina and per State directive, ECC began shifting face-to-face courses to online delivery mid-March. Several exceptions […]

Student Honor Society Wins Eleven Awards

Edgecombe Community College’s student honor society won eleven awards at the recent virtual awards ceremony held by the Phi Theta Kappa Carolinas Region. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Phi Theta Kappa Carolinas Regional Convention scheduled for March 13-15 was cancelled. Instead, a virtual awards ceremony was held March 13. ECC’s chapter received the following […]

ECC Partners with Jobs Network

Edgecombe Community College has partnered with College Central Network® to help students and employers connect. College Central Network (CCN) is a platform that provides technology to connect employers with qualified candidates. The CCN app features opportunities for internships, part-time jobs, and full-time employment, making the job search experience easier for students. “The process is simple […]