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Rocky Mount Rotary Club Presents $30,000 to ECC

The Rocky Mount Rotary Club recently presented Edgecombe Community College with $30,000 to support student scholarships. The presentation took place during a Rotary event, during which Rotary leaders awarded $90,000 in scholarship funds to support local students attending Edgecombe Community College, Nash Community College, and North Carolina Wesleyan University. The funds were raised through Tackle […]

ECC Foundation Golf Tournament Supports Scholarships

The Edgecombe Community College Foundation’s 36th Annual Golf Tournament raised more than $26,000 for student scholarships at Edgecombe Community College. The tournament was held September 27 at Maccripine Country Club in Macclesfield. Thirty-two teams competed in the tournament, which is the largest fundraiser held by the ECC Foundation. “It was picture-perfect weather, the players enjoyed […]

Hitachi Astemo Donates Honda for ECC Golf Classic Prize

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; […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

ECC Foundation Official Tapped for International Award

Lynwood Roberson, executive director of the Edgecombe Community College Foundation, has been selected to receive an International Distinguished College Administrator Award from Phi Theta Kappa, the honor society for students attending two-year schools. Roberson is one of only 28 college administrators worldwide selected for the international distinction. He was nominated by Edgecombe’s Alpha Omega Nu […]

Lands Endow Scholarship at ECC

“Education comes first” was a genuine family motto in the Batchelor household when Marlon Land was growing up. It makes sense, considering all the struggles her parents endured when they were just trying to find a public school that would accept them. “My mother had to leave home on two occasions just to finish school,” […]

Edgecombe-Martin EMC Supports Electrical Students

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 […]

Student Ambassadors Announced

Edgecombe Community College is proud to announce Student Ambassadors for 2021-2022: Eren Exum, Edgecombe Early College High School Super Senior, Associate in Arts Makayla Killebrew, Dental Hygiene Hannah LaPlant, Associate in Arts The ECC Foundation sponsors the Student Ambassador program each year to reward academic excellence. Student Ambassadors must maintain a 3.25 grade point average. […]