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ECC Runs with Tackle the Tar

Forty-five students, faculty, and staff participated on the Edgecombe Community College team at Tackle the Tar held in May. Tackle the Tar is a 5K obstacle course race and family fun day sponsored by the Rocky Mount Rotary Club. All proceeds fund scholarships for local students attending Edgecombe and Nash community colleges and NC Wesleyan […]

ECC Holds Canine Training for Law Enforcement

About 80 law enforcement officers attended a Canine Legal Update seminar on the Rocky Mount campus of Edgecombe Community College in May. “All law enforcement officers require annual continuing education training, and it’s the same for Canine officers,” explains Bernie Taylor, coordinator of law enforcement training at the college. The in-service training was led by […]

ECC Relay Team Receives Gift

The Edgecombe Community College Relay for Life team recently received a $500 gift from Salem Chapel Missionary Baptist Church. Shown from left are Varnell Kinnin, ECC Relay for Life coordinator and College and Career Readiness instructor, and Viola Harris, College and Career Readiness administrative assistant II. Harris, a former member of the church, presented the […]

Gurganus Gift to Fund Teaching Center at ECC

A gift from a Rocky Mount family with deep ties to education will establish the Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence at Edgecombe Community College. Jack Gurganus and his sister, Sonya Gurganus Bowen, have provided funding to create the center because, he says, “We want to strengthen teaching, which is both an art and a […]

ECC Honor Society Holds Highway Cleanup

Fifteen Edgecombe Community College students and staff, including ECC President Dr. Greg McLeod, participated in the Adopt-A-Highway cleanup on April 23 sponsored by the college’s chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society. The Alpha Omega Nu chapter at ECC collected 21 bags of trash and recyclables along a three-mile stretch of highway in front […]

Summer Camps Enrolling Now

Summer fun begins soon at Edgecombe Community College! Registration is underway for Camp College 2022, ECC’s summer camp program for kids. Eleven summer camps are planned for elementary and middle students in grades K-9. Most of the camps are four-day camps and meet in the morning or afternoon. Camp College is sponsored by the College’s […]

Local Sorority Strengthens Scholarship

The Rocky Mount Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. has donated more than $23,000 to Edgecombe Community College to strengthen the scholarship the organization endowed in 2020. The scholarship supports full-time African American students – male and female – who are residents of Edgecombe County or Nash County. “We realize the importance of […]

NC Community Colleges Celebrate Community College Month

Edgecombe Community College is joining the month-long national celebration of Community College Month in April. Community College Month highlights the hard work and achievement taking place daily on community college campuses. In North Carolina, more than 500,000 students are enrolled at community colleges, institutions that serve a diverse student population and put educational and career […]

Job Fair Offers Opportunities for Job Seekers

LS Cable & System USA was among area employers who were on the lookout for qualified applicants at the annual Edgecombe Community College Job Fair in March. Several companies conducted interviews during the event. Shown are a job seeker and LS Cable & System USA personnel Bobby Piner, manufacturing manager, and Felicia Williams, human resource […]

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 […]