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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 […]

Nursing Advanced Accreditation Reaffirmed

Edgecombe Community College’s associate degree nursing and practical nursing programs have received continuing accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). ACEN accreditation is a voluntary peer-review process. ECC’s nursing programs first received ACEN accreditation in 2015. Though ACEN accreditation is not required for nursing education programs, it demonstrates an institution’s heightened commitment […]

Ophthalmic Program Receives Initial Accreditation

The new Ophthalmic Medical Personnel program at Edgecombe Community College has received initial accreditation from its international accrediting body. In a letter to College officials, the International Council of Accreditation Board of Directors granted initial accreditation, which signifies that graduates are eligible to sit for the International Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology […]

ECC Donates PPE to Area Agencies

Edgecombe Community College has donated gloves, gowns, and masks to Vidant Edgecombe Hospital in Tarboro, Nash UNC Health Care in Rocky Mount, and Edgecombe County. The supplies were carefully selected to ensure that enough personal protective equipment remains for clinical training at the college. Shown is ECC President Dr. Greg McLeod as he prepares to […]

League of Women Voters Twin Counties Establishes Scholarship at ECC

In early March, the League of Women Voters Twin Counties established a scholarship at Edgecombe Community College that will support female students enrolled in non-traditional programs. Part-time or full-time students in technical programs such as welding, automotive systems, collision repair and refinishing, industrial and technical trades, respiratory therapy, and radiography will be eligible to apply […]

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 […]

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 […]

National Spotlight Shines on ECC Balloon Team

Edgecombe Community College was the only community college in the nation to participate in a celebration of Space Grant’s 30th anniversary in Washington, DC. Held February 25, instructors Rebecca Stamilio-Ehret and Trey Cherry attended along with four students: Emily Brake, Emilee Moore, Garrett Parker, and Harry Snell. ECC President Dr. Greg McLeod also was present. […]