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Twenty-one Complete BLET

Twenty-one cadets graduated from Edgecombe Community College’s 14th Basic Academy of Basic Law Enforcement Training on July 2. The graduation ceremony featured comments by Zami McDuffie, platoon leader of the 14th Basic Academy. Graduates and their agencies are: Dylan Ballard, Goldsboro Police Department Emanuel Boyd, Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office Payton Brown, Murfreesboro Police Department Rylan […]

Edgecombe Workers Complete Training at ECC

Twenty-one Edgecombe County employees recently strengthened their workplace skills by completing the Edgecombe Works! Office Skills Academy held at Edgecombe Community College. The program is a partnership between the college and Edgecombe County government. The college provides the instructor and training, and the county funds tuition and fees for participants. The program has a dual […]

New Scholarship Honors Norris Tolson

Friends, family, and colleagues gathered at a Carolinas Gateway Partnership event recently to celebrate Norris Tolson, a lifelong public servant. A native of Pinetops, Tolson recently retired as president of Carolinas Gateway Partnership. To honor his many contributions to the Partnership and community, the E. Norris Tolson Endowed Scholarship has been established at Edgecombe Community […]

ECC Hosts Regional Career Fair

Six area community colleges joined forces to hold a Regional Career Fair on July 13 on the Tarboro campus of Edgecombe Community College. Edgecombe, Roanoke-Chowan, Halifax, Martin, Nash, and College of The Albemarle community colleges participated in the fair. Jessica Balazsi (left), human resources director at ECC, was among the community college officials who met […]

Edgecombe Students Medal at SkillsUSA Nationals

Edgecombe Community College SkillsUSA competitors brought home a silver medal and two bronze medals from the National Leadership and Skills Conference held June 24-28 in Atlanta, Georgia. Payden Kiser (Edgecombe Early College High School) won a silver medal in the Principles of Engineering – Technology – Post Secondary competition with his project presentation “Electromagnetic Spectrum […]

ECC/Early College Graduates Reaching for the Stars

Lessons learned at Edgecombe Community College and Edgecombe Early College High School are helping two exceptional student leaders pursue a glowing future on a foundation built at home in Edgecombe County. Krystal Christopher and Zhi “Oscar” Lin received associate in science degrees from ECC on May 10 and graduated from the Early College on May […]

Bicycle Group Supports ECC Students

The Biker Girls of Tarboro recently donated two bicycles to Edgecombe Community College’s Student Bicycle Program, which supports students who have transportation needs. Students are required to show proof of a helmet and a bicycle lock to be eligible to receive a bicycle through the program. The Biker Girls was founded in July 2020 with […]

ECC Night at the Tarboro River Bandits

The Rev. Jerry Spruell, chair of the Edgecombe Community College Board of Trustees, threw the first pitch to kick off ECC Night at a recent Tarboro River Bandits baseball game. He was among the college’s students, employees, alumni, and friends who cheered on the home team during ECC Night held in June at Tarboro Municipal […]

ECC Receives Rural College Broadband Funds

Edgecombe Community College has received nearly $20,000 in Rural College Broadband funds that will strengthen IT infrastructure and provide network security enhancements. These funds were made available by the State Board of Community Colleges, which recently approved the additional grant funding to support rural community colleges. According to Brad Hill, chief information officer and director […]

ECC Celebrates New Students on Signing Day

Forty Edgecombe County high school seniors recently declared their intention to attend Edgecombe Community College in the fall. The college honored the students at ECC Signing Day held at high schools in May. Signing Day is a national initiative to celebrate students for making a commitment to higher education. Students, ECC leaders, and high school […]