For 30 years, Ralph Webb has led the Respiratory Therapy program at Edgecombe Community College. At 63, Webb had been thinking of life after his long career at the College, but he says he wanted to leave the program when it was at its very best. When he received word in April that the program […]
Jim Rose, vice chair of the State Board of Community Colleges, advised graduates at Edgecombe Community College Friday night that the “secret to success is to encourage other people.” Rose gave the keynote address during Commencement exercises at the College on Friday, May 11. ECC’s Class of 2018 comprises 439 students who received 536 curriculum […]
Edgecombe Community College students won ten awards, including six first-place honors, at the SkillsUSA North Carolina State Leadership and Skills Conference. The event was held April 18-20 in Greensboro. More than 2,500 students, instructors, industry members, and volunteers were on hand for the largest showcase of career and technical education in the state. Nearly 1,800 […]
Edgecombe Community College’s student honor society won thirteen awards at the recent Phi Theta Kappa Carolinas Regional Convention. Three students and Advisor Tamara Frank-Pourvady represented ECC’s chapter, Alpha Omega Nu, at the annual convention held March 9-11 in Myrtle Beach, SC. At this conference, chapters and individuals are recognized for their hard work throughout the […]
The Edgecombe Community College Barbering program received a sponsorship award for participating in the Rocky Mount Prep Male Conference in November. With the award are (l-r) Barbering students Kenta Artis, Patrick Barnes, and Antonio Mayo. The Barbering program is led by instructor Rufus McKoy.
Great Clips has awarded a $500 scholarship to Edgecombe Community College Cosmetology student Kenardi Condery. Shown are Lorretta Hillard (left), who owns three local Great Clips salons and serves on the ECC Cosmetology Advisory Board, with Condery.
Gladys Shelton, long-standing community volunteer, recently was rewarded for her many years of service to the Edgecombe and surrounding communities and state. In a ceremony held at Edgecombe Community College, Shelton was awarded the Order of the Long Leaf Pine. Among the most prestigious awards conferred by the governor of North Carolina, the Order of […]
The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) presented Dr. Deborah Lamm, president of Edgecombe Community College, with the 2017 Southern Regional Chief Executive Officer Award during its recent annual conference. Based in Washington, DC, the ACCT annually recognizes outstanding leaders in each of its five regions. The ACCT notified Dr. Lamm in August that she […]
by Connie Sherrill President Tarboro in Bloom The results are in and Tarboro in Bloom (TIB) President Connie Sherrill is pleased to announce that Tarboro has once again made significant strides in the National America in Bloom (AIB) competition. Sherrill states the TIB Board is delighted with the favorable evaluation from the judges. Tarboro received […]
Edgecombe Community College is one of five schools across the country to receive the 2015 Tooling U-SME Platinum Education Center (TUPEC) award, which is presented to institutions that serve as outstanding models in manufacturing education. Based in Cleveland, Ohio, Tooling U-SME is a leader in manufacturing learning and development. According to Tooling U-SME, ECC enhances […]