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Medical Assisting Seniors Win First Place in Statewide Competition

Seniors in Edgecombe Community College’s Medical Assisting program recently won first place in a state Quiz Bowl for medical assistants. The students were attending the 51st annual North Carolina Society of Medical Assistants Convention in Greensboro held April 21-24. Each year, the convention holds a Quiz Bowl in which community college medical assisting students from […]

Small Business Center Celebrates Small Business Week throughout the Year

Edgecombe Community College’s Small Business Center has begun promoting the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 2016 Small Business Week theme, “Dream Big, Start Small” this week in recognition of Small Business Week. Each year the Small Business Administration, or SBA, gives the week a theme after the President proclaims and designates the week of the year […]

ECC Students Capture Eight Awards at SkillsUSA Competition

Edgecombe Community College students brought home four individual awards and four team awards from the SkillsUSA state competition held April 19-20. Twenty-two students and ten faculty advisors traveled to Greensboro to participate in the competition. Founded in 1965, SkillsUSA offers a contest program for students to demonstrate their career and technical skills. The ECC chapter, […]

ECC Honor Society Keeps Highway Litter-Free

Students in the Edgecombe Community College Phi Theta Kappa honor society and their family members participated in Adopt-a-Highway on Saturday, April 16. Twenty-one volunteers spent about three hours collecting 25 bags of trash and recyclables along a three-mile stretch of Wilson Street in front of the Tarboro campus. The college’s Alpha Omega Nu chapter of […]

State Legislator to Speak at ECC Graduation

N.C. Representative Shelly Willingham will give the keynote address during Commencement at Edgecombe Community College on Saturday, May 7. Commencement begins at 10 a.m. and will be held in Keihin Auditorium on the Tarboro campus. For those unable to attend, live streaming coverage of graduation exercises will be available online. ECC will graduate 508 students, […]

ECC Students Experiment with High Altitude Balloon

It took two days of searching, but a group of Edgecombe Community Colleges students found an unmanned balloon that had soared to the edge of space and plummeted back to Earth. Part of the college’s Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) program, the high altitude balloon launch earlier this month was dubbed “critECCly stable.” Edgecombe […]

ECC Honor Society Inducts 33 Students

Edgecombe Community College’s Alpha Omega Nu chapter of Phi Theta Kappa inducted 33 students into its membership during a spring induction ceremony held April 13 on the Rocky Mount campus. Phi Theta Kappa is an honor society for students attending two-year schools. The guest speaker at the induction ceremony was Rick Basile, program chair of […]

First Tackle the Tar Will Support Local College Scholarships

The first ever mud run is coming to Rocky Mount on Saturday, May 14, at the Rocky Mount Sports Complex. Tackle the Tar, hosted by the Rocky Mount Rotary Club, will be filled with family friendly fun, comradery, and charity. The festivities will include a 5K mud run complete with an obstacle course, live music, […]

New York Theatre Ballet Will Bring Art to Life at ECC Performance

With the flick of his wrist and paint on his brush, Hobson Pittman sat down in front of a blank canvas and created nostalgic and romantic works of art detailing Southern landscapes, people, and places. Decades after his work became recognized by art world professionals and collectors, local school children will study the history behind […]

ECC President Cited in National Greenprint Report

Dr. Deborah Lamm, president of Edgecombe Community College, is cited in a national report that focuses on workforce training for a green economy. The report – Greenprint: A Plan to Prepare Community College Students for Careers in the Clean Economy – was issued by Jobs for the Future, National Wildlife Federation, Bank of America, and […]