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Spring Classes Underway

Loretta Langley, nursing instructor at Edgecombe Community College, encourages second-year nursing students enrolled in Complex Health Concepts during the first day of class on January 6 by sharing the date of their pinning ceremony, which signifies program completion. Virtual Health Sciences Information Sessions are scheduled in February and March for prospective students who are interested […]

Surgical Technology Graduates Employed Locally

Edgecombe Community College Surgical Technology students completed the Surgical Technology degree program in December and gathered for their pinning ceremony. From left are Cassidy Ingram, Sandra Rivera, Tasha Vaughn, and Jeannette McDaniel. All of the graduates have passed the National Board for Surgical Technologists and Surgical Assistants Certification Exam and are working as surgical technologists […]

ECC and ECU Partner in RIBN Program for Nursing

Edgecombe Community College and East Carolina University have partnered to provide ECC nursing students with options to accelerate the completion of a bachelor’s degree in nursing. Through the Eastern North Carolina Regionally Increasing Baccalaureate Nurses (RIBN) program, students complete the associate degree in nursing at ECC and the bachelor’s degree in nursing at ECU. Students […]

Nursing Students Hold Health Literacy Fair

Edgecombe Community College Associate Degree Nursing students held a Health Literacy Fair on the Tarboro campus recently, providing health information to the public and showcasing their poster presentations. The fair was held to educate the community about common health issues facing Edgecombe and Nash counties. Shown from left are Nursing students Kristina Garcia-Segura and Wanda […]

Practical Nursing Graduates Receive Perfect Score

For the eleventh year in a row, recent graduates of Edgecombe Community College’s Practical Nursing program achieved perfection on the national licensure exam. August 2022 graduates achieved a 100 percent pass rate on the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN). The NCLEX-PN is required for practice as a licensed practical nurse and is […]

Surgical Technology Graduate Expands His Career Path

Quintin Whitehead is excelling in a career he didn’t know existed a decade ago. A sales associate and surgical technologist with Zimmer Biomet, a medical device company headquartered in Indiana, Whitehead has a unique perspective in the operating room. He knows surgical instruments, and he understands the devices he sells and how to best implant […]

Students Learn about College and Career Options at ECC

Forty students from Edwards and Parker middle schools visited the Rocky Mount campus of Edgecombe Community College on October 4 for the annual Communities in Schools event. Students toured the campus, met with college instructors and staff, and learned about programs in Criminal Justice, Emergency Medical Science, Health Information Technology, Radiography, Respiratory Therapy, and Surgical […]

Practical Nursing Graduates Hold Pinning Ceremony

Practical Nursing graduates at Edgecombe Community College participated in a recent pinning ceremony. From left are (front) Kaitlyn Renee Evans, Ti’Kesha Reneé Hinton, Jessica Edwards, Sharrell Wanda Gray, Jeremy Logan Bulluck, Belinda Detronia Armstrong, Jennifer Moore Case, Mary Jenkins, LaQuisha Shanette Mabry, (back, on stairs) Kristin Barnett, Dana Latrice Kimble, Christine A. Ogwade, Rebeka Lee […]

High School Students Visit ECC

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.

Student Thriving in Respiratory Program

His path may have been winding, but Kevin Sharpe has ended up exactly where he was meant to be, a student in the Respiratory Therapy program at Edgecombe Community College. Sharpe, 36, is a graduate of North Pitt High School in Bethel. “I took a year off, life happened, and I didn’t go to college […]