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ECC Leader Presents at Statewide Conference

ECC President Dr. Greg McLeod (shown bottom right) served on a panel discussion this week during the North Carolina Community College System Annual Conference, which is a virtual event this year. The panel discussed how campus climate impacts student success, and Dr. McLeod presented alongside colleagues from Vance-Granville Community College and the Belk Center for […]

Board of Elections Official to Speak at Graduation

The Rev. Jerry W. Spruell, director of the Edgecombe County Board of Elections and an Edgecombe Community College trustee, will give the keynote address during Commencement at ECC on Saturday, May 8. Commencement will mirror last year’s event as the College celebrates the Class of 2021 with a Drive-Thru Graduation Parade. Remarks by Rev. Spruell, […]

ECC Volunteers at Farmworker Event

Edgecombe Community College Nursing students, Medical Assisting students, and instructors are volunteering at the free Farmworker Health and Resource Fair in Rocky Mount. The event is taking place every Sunday 12-4 p.m. in the Walmart parking lot on Benvenue Road. Resources include COVID-19 testing and support, food boxes while supplies last, and blood pressure and […]

ECC Celebrates Black History Month with a Focus on African American Women

Edgecombe Community College will host a virtual celebration of Black History Month on Thursday, February 11, at 12 p.m. The theme is “Expanding Career Horizons for African American Women in Our Community.” The public is invited to join the Zoom event through the link edgecombe.edu/black-history2021. Synthia Kearney, battalion chief with the Gastonia Fire Department, will […]

ECC Announces Student Ambassadors

Edgecombe Community College is proud to announce Student Ambassadors for 2020-2021: Kristy Claiborne, Medical Office Administration Morgan McNamara, Associate in Science Teresa Shackelford, Healthcare Management Technology Nahdia Sharp, Associate in Science Shakira Vasquez-Santiago, Radiography The ECC Foundation sponsors the Student Ambassador program each year to reward academic excellence. Student Ambassadors must maintain a 3.25 grade […]

ECC Fall Honor Rolls Announced

Edgecombe Community College is proud to announce its President’s List for the Fall 2020 semester. The following full-time students earned a 4.0 grade point average, placing them on the President’s List. Ahoskie: Brittany Drew Denton: Amy Gillimore Elm City: Parker Hobgood, Leah Mowen Farmville: Ke’niya Peterson Franklinton: Clinton Whitfield Halifax: Miyah Pittman Lumberton: Carolyn Hunt […]

Employees Participate in Nursing Clinicals

Clinical experiences are an important component of education and training in nursing programs at Edgecombe Community College. Each semester, nursing students spend two days each week for two months in clinicals, during which supervised students interact with patients in healthcare settings. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, many clinical sites closed their doors to nursing students in […]

Seventeen Students Named to Honor Society

Edgecombe Community College’s Alpha Omega Nu chapter of Phi Theta Kappa welcomed seventeen new members into its membership this fall. Phi Theta Kappa is an honor society for students attending two-year schools. The organization recently held a virtual induction ceremony. The guest speaker was Rick Basile, chair of Criminal Justice and 2019-2020 Keihin Endowed Faculty […]

Student Ambassadors Help Feed the City

Edgecombe Community College Student Ambassadors participated in Feed the City at Mount Zion First Baptist in Rocky Mount on December 12. The event was held to assist people who have been struggling to make ends meet during the pandemic. Approximately 2,000 individuals were fed during the event. From left are ECC Student Ambassadors Nahdia Sharp […]

ECC Students Get Creative

  Yazmin Lopez, an Early Childhood Education student at Edgecombe Community College, uses an ice cream cone to create a Christmas tree during an EDU 151 Creative Activities class. Students create visual recipe charts so that preschoolers who cannot yet read can look at the charts and prepare simple recipes. Spring semester classes at ECC […]