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Edgecombe Performance Series Begins October 6

The Edgecombe Performance Series is back! Sponsored by Edgecombe Community College, the performing arts series was suspended in March 2020 due to the pandemic. The 2022-2023 series includes eight events for the sixteenth season of bringing world class entertainment to Edgecombe and surrounding communities. Unless otherwise noted, performances are presented in Keihin Auditorium on the […]

ECC Supports Heart Walk

About a dozen Edgecombe Community College students, faculty, and staff participated in the Twin Counties Heart Walk on September 24 in Tarboro. The ECC team raised approximately $500 for the American Heart Association. From left are (front) Kyla McLeod, Beverly McLeod, Carole Mehle, (back) Samanthia Phillips, Tiffiny Wolf, Chantille Walston, Jaleesa Walston, and Teresa Bottoms. […]

Edgecombe-Martin EMC Supports Electrical Students

Leaders at Edgecombe-Martin County Electric Membership Corporation recently presented $1,000 to Edgecombe Community College to support student scholarships in the Electrical Systems Technology program. Edgecombe-Martin EMC provides two $500 scholarships to the college annually. From left are Edgecombe-Martin EMC officials Eddie Stocks, vice president of member and industrial development, and Winston Howell, chief executive officer […]

New York Theatre Ballet Performs at ECC on October 6

In its first return to Tarboro since 2019, New York Theatre Ballet (NYTB) will perform signature works by master choreographers on Thursday, October 6, at Edgecombe Community College. This year marks the ninth year that NYTB has performed in ECC’s Edgecombe Performance Series. This event marks the first performance in the 2022-2023 series. The October […]

Hitachi Astemo Donates Honda for ECC Golf Classic Prize

Hitachi Astemo has donated a 2022 Honda Ridgeline RTL-E AWD (not pictured) from Davenport Autopark of Rocky Mount as a hole-in-one prize for the Edgecombe Community College Foundation’s 36th Annual Golf Classic on Tuesday, September 27. Shown from left are Hitachi Astemo officials Tammie Barrett, David Catt, and Batt Masterson; Graham Nelson of Davenport Autopark; […]

Tarboro Rotary Strengthens ECC Public Safety

The Tarboro Rotary Club recently contributed $4,000 to Edgecombe Community College public safety programs. The organization holds an annual Field of Honor fundraiser, and a portion of proceeds from the event support the college’s fire/EMS and basic law enforcement training programs. Each program received $2,000. From left are ECC President Dr. Greg McLeod, who serves […]

New Students Attend EDGE Scholarship Orientation

Many of the 24 EDGE Scholarship recipients who joined the student body at Edgecombe Community College this fall attended a recent orientation on the Tarboro campus. All of these EDGE Scholarship recipients are May 2022 graduates of Edgecombe County and Nash County high schools. Through the EDGE Scholarship, students with a 2.8 GPA in high […]

ECC Ranks #2 in High School Equivalency Program Performance

Edgecombe Community College’s Division of College and Career Readiness ranked number two in performance among North Carolina community colleges for the 2021-2022 program year. The division ranked second in performance among 58 community colleges and 11 community-based organizations. A focus of College and Career Readiness is to assist adults who have not earned a high […]

National Guard Conducts Training at ECC

The National Guard Hazardous Response Team based in Greenville traveled to Edgecombe Community College recently for training. The team is one of 57 “small footprint” hazardous materials response teams across the nation. Among other training scenarios, team members conducted a search of Keihin Auditorium on the Tarboro campus.

Department Chair Receives Prestigious Teaching Award

Doug Parrish, chair of Industrial and Technical Trades at Edgecombe Community College, has received the 2022 Hitachi Astemo Endowed Faculty Chair Award, which rewards excellence in teaching. “Thank you so much for this wonderful honor,” Parrish said in accepting the award during a recent ceremony. “I teach people how to earn more than their teachers, […]