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Respiratory Therapy Grads Earn Credentials

All members of the Edgecombe Community College Respiratory Therapy Class of 2019 have successfully passed the national exam at the high cut score and earned the credential of Certified Respiratory Therapist. Passing at the high cut score signifies that they are eligible to take the advanced Registered Respiratory Therapist exam. In addition, all of the […]

ECC’s New Drone Program Unique in NC

In October, Edgecombe Community College will launch a unique certificate program in Unmanned Aircraft Systems (Drones). ECC will be the only community college in the state to offer the program. Classes for the new Drone certificate begin October 22. The certificate will be available through the College’s Geospatial Technology program and will emphasize training in […]

Edgecombe Performance Series Begins October 22

The Edgecombe Performance Series, sponsored by Edgecombe Community College, is expanding to seven events for its upcoming fifteenth season of bringing world class entertainment to the Edgecombe community. Each year, ECC presents a series of artistic performances in Keihin Auditorium on the Tarboro campus, located at 2009 West Wilson Street. Season Fifteen performances include: Pitt […]

Practical Nursing Graduates Hold Pinning Ceremony

Practical Nursing graduates at Edgecombe Community College participated in a recent pinning ceremony. From left are (front) Workinesh Nugussa, Shaquilla Odom, Janet Nyamwange, Jamie Burchette, Anjanae Counts, (back) Johntanae Shavers-Thomas, Kina Spain, Alyaha Cowell, Lynsey Bostic, and Johna Macklin. Practical Nursing graduate Thomeka Whitaker was not available for the photo. These graduates are eligible to […]

Criminal Justice Program Chair Receives Prestigious Teaching Award

Rick Basile, program chair of criminal justice at Edgecombe Community College, has been awarded the 2019-2020 Keihin Endowed Faculty Chair. The chair was endowed by Keihin Carolina System Technology (KCST) through a $100,000 gift in 2007, and it rewards excellence in teaching. “I can’t imagine a more rewarding career than teaching, and I am immensely […]

Surgical Technology Students Already Employed

Edgecombe Community College Surgical Technology Class of 2019 students recently participated in their pinning ceremony. From left are Caroline Paige Cobb, Lauren Baker, Jasmine Thomas, and Martha Riley Garris. These students will sit for the National Board for Surgical Technologists and Surgical Assistants Certification Exam after they complete the Surgical Technology degree in December. They […]

Longstanding ECC Trustee Honored

James I. Taylor, a 36-year member of the Edgecombe Community College Board of Trustees, stepped down from his position on the board at the end of June. Taylor, a retired nurse, became a member of the Board of Trustees in 1983 and received an associate degree in nursing at ECC in 1984. College trustees and […]

Two New Members Join Board of Trustees

Tarboro residents Margaret Anne Wooten and Dr. Alvah C. “Chad” Cayton IV were recently appointed to four-year terms on the Edgecombe Community College Board of Trustees. Appointed to the board by Governor Roy Cooper, Wooten, a Tarboro native, works at Kanban Logistics in human resources and accounting. She serves on the ECC Foundation Board of […]

Students Complete ECC Manufacturing Academy

The first class enrolled in the new Advanced Manufacturing Academy at Edgecombe Community College recently completed the program. The class prepares students for careers in manufacturing and is a collaboration between ECC, Ramp East, and Turning Point Workforce Development Board. During the final class on August 8, students interviewed with local companies including LS Cable, […]

Fall Classes Under Way

Michael Jordan (standing), vice president of student services at Edgecombe Community College, discusses the syllabus with students in his General Psychology class. Fall classes at ECC began Thursday, August 22. New programs at the College include advanced I-CAR certifications in Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology and a drone certificate in the Geospatial Technology program. Classes […]