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Surgical Technology Pinning Held

Surgical Technology graduates at Edgecombe Community College participated in their pinning ceremony on August 4. From left are graduates Marcus Fleming, Taylor Hart, Stephanie Clemons, and Hollie Respass. The keynote speaker for the event was Tameika Langston, manager of operative services at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville.

ECC Playscape Features All-Natural Materials

Program Director Aidil Ortiz Hill of the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust visited Edgecombe Community College’s Tarboro campus last week to tour the most recent addition to the campus, the Natural Playscape, located adjacent to the entrance of the Wetlands Trail. The Natural Playscape is a playground constructed entirely with wood and other natural materials. […]

Longstanding ECC Trustees Retire

James Long, a 37-year member of the Edgecombe Community College Board of Trustees, and Bernice Pitt, a 20-year member, recently retired from the board. College trustees and staff paid tribute to them during a reception honoring their service to the college. Long served as vice chair of the board from 2007 to 2013, chaired the […]

ECC Foundation Golf Tournament Set for September 15

In 1985, gasoline was about a dollar a gallon, Blockbuster Video opened its first store, New Coke hit the market, and the Edgecombe Community College Foundation held its first golf tournament fundraiser. Today, gas prices have doubled or more, video stores are kaput, and New Coke is ancient history. But the Foundation’s golf tournament is […]

Drone Enthusiasts Benefit from ECC Class

Despite 100 degree temps, nine students participated in Edgecombe Community College’s first Drones 101 class held July 30 on the Tarboro campus. ECC instructor Thomas Parrish taught the morning lecture session on topics such as safety and legal issues, and Tom Zajkowski and Evan Arnold of NCSU/NextGen Air Transportation Center led an afternoon demonstration of […]

School Personnel Attend ECC Counselor Institute

Edgecombe and Nash middle school and high school counselors, CTE coordinators, and career coaches attended a recent weeklong Counselor Institute at Edgecombe Community College. Participants took part in ECC program demonstrations and learned about admissions and financial aid at the college. Shown are (front, from left) ECC Admissions Counselor Kim Hampton, Vickie Summey, Anna Gay, […]

Class Learns How to Party at ECC Cooking School

About 30 foodies watched, learned, and sampled delicious and creative cocktail party fare Tuesday evening as Joe White, chef and caterer of Myrtle Grove Catering, led a “Let’s Party” Cooking School on the Tarboro campus. Participation in the college’s summer Cooking Schools increased 150 percent from the June event, also taught by White, to this […]

Learn About Drones on July 30

In the next four years, the Federal Aviation Administration predicts that there will be 7 million unmanned aircraft in the United States. “This is not a fad,” assures J. Lynn Cale, associate vice president of instruction at Edgecombe Community College. “The applications for drones are endless.” To help educate the public on this soaring industry, […]

ECC Receives Tri-County Industries Award

Edgecombe Community College received the Rehabilitation Service Award from Tri-County Industries during the organization’s recent 50-year celebration. Tri-County Industries (TCI) enriches the lives of people who are disabled or disadvantaged through work assessment, job training, and placement. The organization provides services to businesses, such as sorting, collating, counting, and labeling. “TCI has enjoyed a wonderful […]

STEM Camp Makes Technology Fun

Tarboro High School student and STEM Camp volunteer Asia White, 16, helps Seth Schenall, 12, cut wires to make an Ethernet cable during Edgecombe Community College’s Middle School STEM Camp this week. Campers learned how to solder electronic circuits, built bottle rockets, programmed Arduino microcontrollers, and extracted strawberry DNA, among other activities. Elementary STEM Camp […]