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Rocky Mount Employees Enjoy Tailgate Lunch

The Edgecombe Community College Foundation treated college employees on the Rocky Mount campus to a tailgate lunch this week for their support of the Foundation’s annual Campus Giving Campaign. Held in the fall, the campaign is a friendly competition between employees based on the Rocky Mount and Tarboro campuses. The campus with the highest percentage […]

NSF Grant Will Help Modernize ECC Manufacturing Programs

With the integration of artificial intelligence and advanced robotics in manufacturing, preparing our workforce to work with these technologies is critical. That’s why Edgecombe Community College is working to align its training programs with Industry 4.0, what many are calling the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The college recently received a National Science Foundation three-year grant of […]

ECC Receives State Cybersecurity Grant

While the world continues to navigate the post-pandemic workplace, cybercriminals have taken advantage of the growing trend of remote working and learning. Edgecombe Community College is trying to stay ahead of would-be hackers. Thanks to a $50,000 state grant, the college is upgrading its cybersecurity system with a server that focuses on identifying potential security […]

Instructor Completes Advising Academy

Ryan Cox, Criminal Justice department chair at Edgecombe Community College, recently completed the Advising Leadership Academy hosted by the North Carolina Community College System Office. During the yearlong intensive training, participants were required to attend four professional development sessions and complete a yearlong Moodle course. Moodle is the primary course management system used for the […]

ECC Instructor Setting Standards for NC

The Division of College and Career Readiness at Edgecombe Community College is among NC community colleges that are leading the way in developing new strategies for training instructors. Desmond Sykes, College and Career Readiness (CCR) instructor, completed an intensive train-the-trainer program earlier this year. Among other requirements, he developed an onboarding professional development system for […]

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!