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Honor Society Wins Nineteen Awards

Edgecombe Community College’s student honor society won nineteen awards at the recent awards ceremony held by the Phi Theta Kappa Carolinas Region. The awards ceremony was the capstone of the regional convention, held March 8-10 at Davidson-Davie Community College in Thomasville, NC. Representing ECC at the event were Phi Theta Kappa officers Kyla McLeod and […]

College Strengthened by 2023 Achievements

The Aspen Institute recently named Edgecombe Community College as one of the top 150 institutions eligible to compete for the $1 million Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, the nation’s signature recognition of high achievement and performance among two-year colleges. The institutions selected stand out among more than 1,000 community colleges nationwide as having high […]

NSF Grant Will Help Modernize ECC Manufacturing Programs

With the integration of artificial intelligence and advanced robotics in manufacturing, preparing our workforce to work with these technologies is critical. That’s why Edgecombe Community College is working to align its training programs with Industry 4.0, what many are calling the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The college recently received a National Science Foundation three-year grant of […]

ECC Practical Nursing Ranks Fourth in NC

Edgecombe Community College’s Practical Nursing program is ranked #4 in the state by a national nursing advocacy organization. The top seven schools on the list received a 100 percent score, and Edgecombe Community College was listed as fourth based on program size. “We are very proud of our Practical Nursing program,” says Ami Denton, […]

ECC Among Top 150 Community Colleges Eligible for 2025 Aspen Prize

The Aspen Institute has named Edgecombe Community College as one of the top 150 institutions eligible to compete for the 2025 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence. Awarded every two years, the $1 million Aspen Prize is the nation’s signature recognition for America’s community colleges. This marks the second time ECC has been eligible to […]

ECC Receives State Cybersecurity Grant

While the world continues to navigate the post-pandemic workplace, cybercriminals have taken advantage of the growing trend of remote working and learning. Edgecombe Community College is trying to stay ahead of would-be hackers. Thanks to a $50,000 state grant, the college is upgrading its cybersecurity system with a server that focuses on identifying potential security […]

ECC Ranks #3 in U.S. in Recent Study

Edgecombe Community College ranks #3 among community colleges nationwide for providing quality instruction at an affordable price, according to SmartAsset, an online site for financial information and advice. To determine the best community colleges in the country, SmartAsset analyzed data for 845 schools where students can earn an associate degree or technical training in two […]

Employees Receive Awards at Kickoff

An Edgecombe Community College instructor and staff member along with advisors to a student organization received special awards from the ECC Foundation at the college’s fall semester kickoff held in August. Laura Otrimski, psychology instructor, received the 2023 Excellence in Teaching Award. In announcing the award, ECC President Dr. Greg McLeod said, “Thirteen years ago, […]

Psychology Instructor Receives Two Prestigious Teaching Awards

Laura Otrimski, psychology instructor at Edgecombe Community College, recently had the best day ever. She received not one but two teaching awards during the fall semester kickoff for college employees held August 14. During a morning session, she received the ECC Foundation Excellence in Teaching Award. Later, during an awards luncheon, she received the 2023 […]

Edgecombe Students Win Silver at SkillsUSA Nationals

Edgecombe Community College SkillsUSA participants brought home a silver medal from the National Leadership and Skills Conference held June 19-23 in Atlanta, Georgia. A team of ECC students won 2nd place in the Career Pathways Showcase – Industrial and Engineering Technology – Post Secondary competition. Team members were Matthew Duff and Payden Kiser, students at […]