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Employees Receive Awards at Kickoff

An Edgecombe Community College instructor and staff member along with advisors to a student organization received special awards from the ECC Foundation at the college’s fall semester kickoff held in August. Laura Otrimski, psychology instructor, received the 2023 Excellence in Teaching Award. In announcing the award, ECC President Dr. Greg McLeod said, “Thirteen years ago, […]

Psychology Instructor Receives Two Prestigious Teaching Awards

Laura Otrimski, psychology instructor at Edgecombe Community College, recently had the best day ever. She received not one but two teaching awards during the fall semester kickoff for college employees held August 14. During a morning session, she received the ECC Foundation Excellence in Teaching Award. Later, during an awards luncheon, she received the 2023 […]

ECC Graduate Joins Instructor to Help Others

For one Edgecombe Community College alumna, the college experience didn’t end at graduation. Cassidy Ingram completed ECC’s Surgical Technology program in December 2022. Earlier this year, she joined Suzi Shippen-Wagner, program chair of Surgical Technology, on a mission trip to the Dominican Republic. They spent a week there, assisting in cataract surgery on patients in […]

ECC Supports Relay for Life

The Edgecombe Community College Relay for Life team exceeded its fundraising goal of $1,000 and raised $1,282 for Relay for Life. Relay for Life of Edgecombe County was held June 10 at Tarboro High School. Shown from left at the ECC Relay for Life tent are Varnell Kinnin and Karin Ruffin, chair of the ECC […]

Summer Classes Underway

Kevin Strickland (right), construction instructor at Edgecombe Community College, leads a recent construction class. Summer semester classes began May 23 and end August 3. Registration is underway for fall semester classes, which begin August 17. Contact to enroll today!

ECC Instructors Receive Advanced Certifications

Instructors in Edgecombe Community College’s Division of College and Career Readiness (CCR) recently earned Career Pathways Leadership credentials. The instructors received training at the Coalition of Adult Basic Education Conference in April. Training focused on academic achievement, building partnerships, career planning, funding, professional development, program design and delivery, sector identification, and employer engagement. “Career Pathways […]

ECC Reads Across America

A number of Edgecombe Community College faculty and staff participated in National Read Across America Day on March 2. Dr. Greg McLeod, Viola Harris, Dr. LaShawnda Washington, Stacey Staton, Laura Brown Evans, and Carole Mehle enjoyed reading with young students. The day was established by the National Education Association in 1998 to help get kids […]

SBC Director Receives Awards

Laura Brown Evans, director of the Small Business Center at Edgecombe Community College, recently received Level 1 and Level 2 credentialing awards at the North Carolina Community College System Small Business Center Network Professional Development Conference. Credentialing awards were presented to NC Small Business Center directors who have achieved the required training milestones of the […]

ECC Dean Instructs Statewide Program

Sherlock McDougald, dean of enrollment and financial aid at Edgecombe Community College, was an instructor at the recent Financial Aid Leadership Academy sponsored by the NC Community College System. The professional development academy was held in January at Guilford Technical Community College and provided insight on the role of a financial aid director to current […]

ECC Joins Initiative to Reconnect with Adult Learners

Teams from the John M. Belk Endowment and Education NC visited Edgecombe Community College on Tuesday to launch the college’s participation in NC Reconnect. NC Reconnect is an initiative that unites community colleges with partners from across the state to reengage adult learners. Spearheaded by the John M. Belk Endowment, NC Reconnect is assisting community […]