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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 […]

ECC President Tapped for International Award

Dr. Greg McLeod, president of Edgecombe Community College, is an international MVP. On April 9, he was one of 22 college presidents worldwide selected to receive a Paragon Award for New Presidents, presented by Phi Theta Kappa, the honor society for students attending two-year schools. More than 500 college presidents were eligible to receive the […]

Student Honor Society Wins Awards

Edgecombe Community College’s student honor society won nine awards at the recent virtual awards ceremony held by the Phi Theta Kappa Carolinas Region. The virtual awards ceremony was held March 12-13. ECC’s chapter, Alpha Omega Nu, received the following awards: CHAPTER AWARDS Five-Star Award (highest level a chapter can attain) Carolina Super Stars (for involvement […]

ECC Named Military Friendly College

For the second year in a row, Edgecombe Community College has been recognized nationally as a school that helps military veterans succeed. The College was recently designated a 2021 Military Friendly College by, a resource for online degree rankings and higher education planning. conferred the designation on 49 colleges nationwide. The only other […]

Practical Nursing Program Ranked #5 in NC

Edgecombe Community College’s Practical Nursing program was recently ranked #5 in the state after receiving a perfect score by a national nursing advocacy organization. The top eight schools on the list received a 100 percent score, and Edgecombe Community College was listed as fifth based on program size. “We are very proud of our […]