The Edgecombe Performance Series is back! Sponsored by Edgecombe Community College, the performing arts series was suspended in March 2020 due to the pandemic. The 2022-2023 series includes eight events for the sixteenth season of bringing world class entertainment to Edgecombe and surrounding communities. Unless otherwise noted, performances are presented in Keihin Auditorium on the […]
About a dozen Edgecombe Community College students, faculty, and staff participated in the Twin Counties Heart Walk on September 24 in Tarboro. The ECC team raised approximately $500 for the American Heart Association. From left are (front) Kyla McLeod, Beverly McLeod, Carole Mehle, (back) Samanthia Phillips, Tiffiny Wolf, Chantille Walston, Jaleesa Walston, and Teresa Bottoms. […]
Leaders at Edgecombe-Martin County Electric Membership Corporation recently presented $1,000 to Edgecombe Community College to support student scholarships in the Electrical Systems Technology program. Edgecombe-Martin EMC provides two $500 scholarships to the college annually. From left are Edgecombe-Martin EMC officials Eddie Stocks, vice president of member and industrial development, and Winston Howell, chief executive officer […]
In its first return to Tarboro since 2019, New York Theatre Ballet (NYTB) will perform signature works by master choreographers on Thursday, October 6, at Edgecombe Community College. This year marks the ninth year that NYTB has performed in ECC’s Edgecombe Performance Series. This event marks the first performance in the 2022-2023 series. The October […]
Hitachi Astemo has donated a 2022 Honda Ridgeline RTL-E AWD (not pictured) from Davenport Autopark of Rocky Mount as a hole-in-one prize for the Edgecombe Community College Foundation’s 36th Annual Golf Classic on Tuesday, September 27. Shown from left are Hitachi Astemo officials Tammie Barrett, David Catt, and Batt Masterson; Graham Nelson of Davenport Autopark; […]
The Tarboro Rotary Club recently contributed $4,000 to Edgecombe Community College public safety programs. The organization holds an annual Field of Honor fundraiser, and a portion of proceeds from the event support the college’s fire/EMS and basic law enforcement training programs. Each program received $2,000. From left are ECC President Dr. Greg McLeod, who serves […]
The National Guard Hazardous Response Team based in Greenville traveled to Edgecombe Community College recently for training. The team is one of 57 “small footprint” hazardous materials response teams across the nation. Among other training scenarios, team members conducted a search of Keihin Auditorium on the Tarboro campus.
Edgecombe Community College employees gathered on August 15 for an in-person fall semester kickoff for the first time since 2019 due to pandemic restrictions. Edgecombe County Sheriff Clee Atkinson provided keynote remarks and focused on leadership. “The big picture for ECC is building leaders for the next generation,” he told instructors and staff.
Edgecombe Community College staff were on hand at the Youth STEAM Summit held July 29 at the Rocky Mount Event Center. Shown is Dr. Johnica Ellis-Kiser, program chair of Business Administration, sharing information about ECC’s Agribusiness Technology program with young guests. The purpose of the Youth STEAM Summit was to connect young people to science, […]
Edgecombe Community College participated in the Twin Counties Resource Fair held July 21 at the Rocky Mount Event Center. Shown are Desmond Sykes (standing), College and Career Readiness instructor, and Montrell Staton (seated), success coach, with a guest. ECC staff from Student Services and Human Resources Development also were on hand at the event.