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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 […]

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 […]

ECC Students Earn Five Awards at State SkillsUSA

Edgecombe Community College students brought home three individual awards and two team awards from the SkillsUSA state competition held April 27-29. Eleven students and four faculty advisors traveled to Greensboro to participate in the competition. Founded in 1965, SkillsUSA offers a competition for students to demonstrate their career and technical skills. The ECC chapter, called […]

ECC Foundation Official Tapped for International Award

Lynwood Roberson, executive director of the Edgecombe Community College Foundation, has been selected to receive an International Distinguished College Administrator Award from Phi Theta Kappa, the honor society for students attending two-year schools. Roberson is one of only 28 college administrators worldwide selected for the international distinction. He was nominated by Edgecombe’s Alpha Omega Nu […]

ECC Among Top 150 Community Colleges for Aspen Prize

Edgecombe Community College has been named eligible to apply for the prestigious 2023 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence. The $1 million Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, awarded every two years, is the nation’s signature recognition for America’s community colleges. President Obama called it “basically the Oscars for great community colleges.” According to Aspen […]

Health Sciences Instructor Receives Prestigious Teaching Award

Nacole Everette, chair of the Health Information Technology program at Edgecombe Community College, has received the 2021 Endowed Faculty Chair Award, which rewards excellence in teaching. “I am deeply honored by this recognition,” Everette said in accepting the award. “I love teaching, and I especially love teaching at Edgecombe Community College.” “She is an exceptional […]

Employees Receive Awards at Fall Semester Kickoff

An Edgecombe Community College instructor and staff member received special awards from the ECC Foundation at the college’s fall semester kickoff held virtually on August 16. Francine Long, math instructor, received the 2021 Excellence in Teaching Award. “When the college transitioned to a virtual environment in March 2020, she set the standard by embracing web-based […]

Nursing Student Recognized for Leadership

Edgecombe Community College nursing student Sharnelle Pittman was recently recognized as a 2021 Governor Robert W. Scott Student Leadership Award Regional Finalist. Pittman was ECC’s 2021 Governor Robert W. Scott Student Leadership Award nominee in May. The award was established by the NC Community College System to recognize a student who has demonstrated exemplary leadership. […]

ECC Named Among Best for Vets

Edgecombe Community College has been ranked #5 in the Southeast in “Best for Vets: Career and Technical Colleges 2021” by Military Times magazine. Military Times “Best for Vets: Colleges” is the largest and most comprehensive rankings of schools for military service members and veterans, helping them make important decisions about their education. ECC was ranked […]

Honor Society Advisor Recognized for Service

Tamara Frank-Pourvady, longtime advisor to Edgecombe Community College’s chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society, was recognized recently for her 20-year service to the organization. Phi Theta Kappa is an honor society for students attending two-year schools. ECC President Dr. Greg McLeod presented Frank-Pourvady with a 20-year pin from the international organization. Frank-Pourvady is […]