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ECC Board of Trustees Announces Reappointments

Three members of the Edgecombe Community College Board of Trustees have been reappointed to serve four-year terms. Rocky Mount resident Josie Brown Davis was reappointed to the board by Governor Roy Cooper. Davis is a retired educator who spent 38 years as a teacher and administrator in Nash-Rocky Mount Schools and Edgecombe County Public Schools. […]

State Leaders Visit ECC

North Carolina legislative and higher education leaders recently toured the Tarboro campus of Edgecombe Community College. Dr. Greg McLeod, president of the college; Rev. Jerry Spruell, chair of the ECC Board of Trustees; and several students hosted the visitors. Dignitaries were Rep. Shelly Willingham, Sen. Toby Fitch, and Dr. Shirley Carraway, a member of the […]

Tarboro Resident Joins ECC Board of Trustees

June Cherry, a retired health care professional and a native of Tarboro, has been appointed to a four-year term on the Edgecombe Community College Board of Trustees. Appointed to the ECC board by the Edgecombe County Board of Education, she fills the position formerly held by Dr. Chad Cayton, who served on the board from […]

ECC Introduces Eagle Mascot

Edgecombe Community College has a new ambassador, an eagle mascot. In the 1980s, the college fielded a basketball team for local games and tournaments. The players needed a nickname and chose the eagle. Over the years, the moniker has continued to be used to promote student events and activities. Last year, Dean of Students Samanthia […]

Rocky Mount Fire Official Joins Board of Trustees

Kim Wittig, administrative captain of the Rocky Mount Fire Department and a native of Edgecombe County, has been appointed to a four-year term on the Edgecombe Community College Board of Trustees. In 2000, Wittig became the first fire and life safety educator for the Rocky Mount Fire Department. She spent the next 17 years in […]

ECC Board Chair to Retire

Dr. Jerry Price, who has served as chair of the Edgecombe Community College Board of Trustees since 2017, is retiring from the board on July 1. A trustee since 2009, Dr. Price is a retired Tarboro dentist. During his 12-year service on the board, Dr. Price has been instrumental in many achievements at the College, […]

Board of Elections Official to Speak at Graduation

The Rev. Jerry W. Spruell, director of the Edgecombe County Board of Elections and an Edgecombe Community College trustee, will give the keynote address during Commencement at ECC on Saturday, May 8. Commencement will mirror last year’s event as the College celebrates the Class of 2021 with a Drive-Thru Graduation Parade. Remarks by Rev. Spruell, […]

Vidant Executive Appointed to ECC Board of Trustees

Dr. Patrick Heins, president of Vidant Edgecombe Hospital in Tarboro, has been named to the Edgecombe Community College Board of Trustees. Appointed to the ECC board by the Edgecombe County Board of Education, he fills the position formerly held by Wick Baker, who served on the board from 2007 until September of this year. Baker […]

Local Leader Joins ECC Board of Trustees

Tarboro resident William “Kenny” Parker has been appointed to a four-year term on the Edgecombe Community College Board of Trustees. Appointed to the board by Governor Roy Cooper, Parker holds two ECC degrees: an associate in applied science degree in business administration and an associate in applied science degree in industrial management. He also attended […]

Trustees Re-elect Chair and Vice Chair

The Edgecombe Community College Board of Trustees recently re-elected Dr. Jerry Price as chair of the board and Gloria Wiggins-Hicks as vice chair. The board leaders were re-elected during the August 13 meeting of the ECC trustees. A trustee since 2009, Dr. Price has served as board chair since 2017. He also chairs the board’s […]