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ECC and ECSU Sign Co-Admission Agreement

Edgecombe Community College and Elizabeth City State University have signed an agreement that guarantees admission to ECSU for qualified ECC students. In addition, the two schools signed three degree program agreements that provide ECC students with a clear path to four-year degree completion at ECSU. Held April 29 and attended by ECC and ECSU officials, […]

Students Win Top Awards at State Skills Conference

Edgecombe Community College students won four awards, including two first-place honors, at the recent SkillsUSA North Carolina State Leadership and Skills Conference. The event was held April 9-11 in Greensboro. During the conference, more than 2,500 high school and postsecondary students competed in over 120 different skills and leadership contests. The Edgecombe Community College team, […]

Greene Central High School ROTC visits ECC

Edgecombe Community College President Dr. Greg McLeod welcomes members of ROTC from Greene Central High School in Snow Hill. The students recently toured the Tarboro and Rocky Mount campuses and participated in program demonstrations including Collision Repair and Refinishing, Cosmetic Arts, Facility Maintenance Worker, Historic Preservation, and Surgical Technology. See photos on Facebook

Two Students Progress from HS Equivalency to the President’s List

Two students who began in Edgecombe Community College’s High School Equivalency program made the President’s List last fall. Barbering student Antonio Mayo and Michael Parker, who is a Business Administration major, earned a 4.0 grade point average for the Fall 2018 semester, placing them on the College’s top academic honor roll. College and Career Readiness […]

Advisory Boards Inform ECC Programs

About 200 area leaders in education, health care, business, and industry joined Edgecombe Community College faculty on the Tarboro campus for Advisory Board Night held February 28. Norris Tolson, CEO and president of Carolinas Gateway Partnership, provided the keynote address on economic development investments in Edgecombe County. “Edgecombe County will be inundated with construction workers […]

NASA Scientist to Speak at ECC

Physics teachers from across the state will converge on Edgecombe Community College March 9-10 for the spring meeting of the North Carolina Section of the American Association of Physics Teachers. About fifty physics educators from high schools, two-year colleges, and universities across the state are expected to attend. As part of the event, a NASA […]

ECC Barbering Receives Award

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.

Collision Repair Draws on Virtual Reality Technology

  Six years ago, Edgecombe Community College incorporated virtual reality technology into its Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology program. Bud Speight, program chair, was a traditional autobody guy. By his own admission, he was trained old-school, he worked old-school, and he always butted heads with new technology. “I was a big skeptic,” says Speight, who […]