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Basketball Star Hosts Event for High School Students at ECC

You Can Summit was held recently for Edgecombe high school students at Edgecombe Community College. The event featured motivational speakers and presentations that focused on “empowerment, influence, and fun,” according to the You Can Summit website. Shown left is George Blakeney Jr., professional basketball player, Tarboro High School graduate, and a founder of the You […]

Edgecombe Student Wins Bronze Medal at SkillsUSA Nationals

Congratulations to Payden Kiser, a rising junior at the Edgecombe Early College High School and a student at Edgecombe Community College, who brought home a bronze medal from the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference held June 20-24 in Atlanta, Georgia. Kiser placed third in the Principles of Engineering Technology Competition. He placed first in […]

ECC Employee Participates in Reading Program

Edgecombe Community College staff member Viola Harris recently read to more than 100 children at the Peacemakers Freedom School summer camp. Freedom School invites guest readers for their summer reading program. Harris, who lives in Tarboro, serves on the Edgecombe County Board of Commissioners.

ECC Runs with Tackle the Tar

Forty-five students, faculty, and staff participated on the Edgecombe Community College team at Tackle the Tar held in May. Tackle the Tar is a 5K obstacle course race and family fun day sponsored by the Rocky Mount Rotary Club. All proceeds fund scholarships for local students attending Edgecombe and Nash community colleges and NC Wesleyan […]

Radiography Graduates Earn Perfect Marks

All members of the Radiography Class of 2022 at Edgecombe Community College passed the national certification exam on their first attempt, becoming registered radiographers and earning the title R.T.(R)(ARRT), which signifies Registered Technologist in Radiography by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. Twelve students graduated from the program in May 2022. The graduates are certified […]

Tarboro Campus Reflects New ECC Branding

Motorists who travel westbound on West Wilson Street in front of the Tarboro campus of Edgecombe Community College may have noticed a change in the scenery. College graphics have been painted on the water tower across from campus. The new graphics consist of the torch that is part of the college logo, the letters “ECC,” […]

ECC President Meets with General Assembly

North Carolina community college presidents, NC Community College System leaders, and members of the NC Association of Community College Trustees gathered in Raleigh on June 8 for the Great 58 Legislative Day at the North Carolina General Assembly. Shown left are Edgecombe Community College President Dr. Greg McLeod and Senator Toby Fitch. Shown right are […]

ECC Holds Canine Training for Law Enforcement

About 80 law enforcement officers attended a Canine Legal Update seminar on the Rocky Mount campus of Edgecombe Community College in May. “All law enforcement officers require annual continuing education training, and it’s the same for Canine officers,” explains Bernie Taylor, coordinator of law enforcement training at the college. The in-service training was led by […]

Nursing Graduates Honored for Compassionate Care

Recent Edgecombe Community College Associate Degree Nursing graduates Courtney Marshall and Monica Shehan received the DAISY Foundation’s DAISY in Training Award during the nursing pinning ceremony in May. They received a certificate, a DAISY in Training Award TM pin, and a hand-carved stone sculpture entitled A Healer’s Touch. Both Marshall and Shehan graduated from the […]

Nursing Graduates Participate in Pinning Ceremony

Edgecombe Community College Associate Degree Nursing graduates participated in their pinning ceremony on May 11. The ADN Class of 2022 is a large class of 37 members, who graduated from the ADN program during the College’s commencement ceremony on May 13. These graduates have met the education requirements to take the NCLEX-RN®, the National Council […]