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ECC Students Earn Five Awards at State SkillsUSA

Edgecombe Community College students brought home three individual awards and two team awards from the SkillsUSA state competition held April 27-29. Eleven students and four faculty advisors traveled to Greensboro to participate in the competition. Founded in 1965, SkillsUSA offers a competition for students to demonstrate their career and technical skills. The ECC chapter, called […]

Nineteen Students Named to Honor Society

Edgecombe Community College’s Alpha Omega Nu chapter of Phi Theta Kappa welcomed nineteen new members into its membership in April. Phi Theta Kappa is an honor society for students attending two-year schools. The organization held an induction ceremony on April 28. The guest speaker was Dr. Bruce Panneton, vice president of instruction at the college. […]

ECC Honor Society Holds Highway Cleanup

Fifteen Edgecombe Community College students and staff, including ECC President Dr. Greg McLeod, participated in the Adopt-A-Highway cleanup on April 23 sponsored by the college’s chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society. The Alpha Omega Nu chapter at ECC collected 21 bags of trash and recyclables along a three-mile stretch of highway in front […]

Honor Society Wins Thirteen Awards

Edgecombe Community College’s student honor society won thirteen awards at the recent awards ceremony held by the Phi Theta Kappa Carolinas Region. The awards ceremony was the capstone of the regional convention, held March 4-5 in Winston-Salem and the first in-person convention in two years. ECC’s chapter, Alpha Omega Nu, received the following awards: Chapter […]

Twenty Students Named to ECC Honor Society

Edgecombe Community College’s Alpha Omega Nu chapter of Phi Theta Kappa recently welcomed twenty new members into its membership. Phi Theta Kappa is an honor society for students attending two-year schools. The organization held an induction ceremony in November, marking the first in-person induction ceremony in nearly two years. The guest speaker was Francine Long, […]

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. […]

ECC Announces SGA Leadership

Edgecombe Community College announces 2021-2022 Student Government Association executive officers. From left are Chynice Chapman, president, Associate in General Education – Pre-Nursing major; Gema Cuevas, vice president, Associate in General Education – Pre-Nursing; Victoria Dickens, secretary/treasurer, Associate in Early Childhood Education; and Eren Exum, Early College Representative, Associate in Arts. Far right is Dean of […]

Honor Society Advisor Recognized for Service

Tamara Frank-Pourvady, longtime advisor to Edgecombe Community College’s chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society, was recognized recently for her 20-year service to the organization. Phi Theta Kappa is an honor society for students attending two-year schools. ECC President Dr. Greg McLeod presented Frank-Pourvady with a 20-year pin from the international organization. Frank-Pourvady is […]

ECC President Tapped for International Award

Dr. Greg McLeod, president of Edgecombe Community College, is an international MVP. On April 9, he was one of 22 college presidents worldwide selected to receive a Paragon Award for New Presidents, presented by Phi Theta Kappa, the honor society for students attending two-year schools. More than 500 college presidents were eligible to receive the […]

Student Honor Society Wins Awards

Edgecombe Community College’s student honor society won nine awards at the recent virtual awards ceremony held by the Phi Theta Kappa Carolinas Region. The virtual awards ceremony was held March 12-13. ECC’s chapter, Alpha Omega Nu, received the following awards: CHAPTER AWARDS Five-Star Award (highest level a chapter can attain) Carolina Super Stars (for involvement […]