Students from Northern Nash, Southern Nash and Rocky Mount high schools recently toured Edgecombe Community College as part of the Summer Bridge Program. Pictured is Suzi Shippen-Wagner, program chair of Surgical Technology, providing an overview of the field to students in the simulated operating room in the Lamm Building on ECC’s Rocky Mount campus.
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.
Sherrod Sumner, coordinator of the Academic Success Center at Edgecombe Community College, participated in the recent first Annual Coach Academy in Winston-Salem. The two-day training, called Improving Student Success Through Proactive Coaching, was sponsored by the NC Community College System Office in partnership with GlaxoSmithKline, the Minority Male Success Initiative, the NC Career Coach Program, […]
More than 100 Edgecombe County high school seniors recently declared their intention to attend Edgecombe Community College in the fall. The college honored the students at ECC Signing Day held at high schools in May. Signing Day is a national initiative to celebrate students for making a commitment to higher education. Students, ECC leaders, and […]
Edgecombe Community College staff member Viola Harris recently read to more than 100 children at the Peacemakers Freedom School summer camp. Freedom School invites guest readers for their summer reading program. Harris, who lives in Tarboro, serves on the Edgecombe County Board of Commissioners.
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 […]
Congratulations to Ami Denton, program chair and director of the Nursing program at Edgecombe Community College, who received the 2022 Educator of the Year Award from the North Carolina Associate Degree Nursing Council. The award was presented during the council’s spring conference held in April. NCADN Council membership is open to all nursing faculty […]
by Kyla McLeod Student Intern Rebecca Stamilio-Ehret, physics and industrial trades/technology instructor at Edgecombe Community College, is taking part in the North Carolina Community College Leadership Program. The six-month program provides leadership training to community college faculty and staff and helps develop leadership skills. Stamilio-Ehret believes the program will help her strengthen her own leadership […]
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 […]