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Students Win Gold Medals at SkillsUSA Nationals

For the fourth year in a row, Edgecombe Community College students brought home gold from the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference held last week in Louisville, Kentucky. The conference is the world’s largest showcase of skilled trades. The highlight of the conference was the SkillsUSA Championships on June 26-27, during which 6,500 student contestants […]

ECC Team Honored for Balloon Challenge Success

Jobi Cook, associate director of the North Carolina Space Grant, traveled to Tarboro on June 21 to present members of Edgecombe Community College’s critECCly stable team with awards won in the NC Space Grant Community College High Altitude Ballooning Challenge and Competition held in April. ECC’s team received plaques for winning Best Overall Team and […]

ECC Honor Society Inducts Twenty-seven Students

Edgecombe Community College’s Alpha Omega Nu chapter of Phi Theta Kappa inducted twenty-seven students into its membership during an April 10 induction ceremony held on the Rocky Mount campus. Phi Theta Kappa is an honor society for students attending two-year schools. The guest speaker at the induction ceremony was Dr. Greg McLeod, president of ECC. […]

Students Win Top Awards at State Skills Conference

Edgecombe Community College students won four awards, including two first-place honors, at the recent SkillsUSA North Carolina State Leadership and Skills Conference. The event was held April 9-11 in Greensboro. During the conference, more than 2,500 high school and postsecondary students competed in over 120 different skills and leadership contests. The Edgecombe Community College team, […]

Honor Society Holds Highway Cleanup

Despite soggy weather on Saturday morning, thirty-eight Edgecombe Community College students and staff donned rain gear to work in the spring Adopt-A-Highway cleanup sponsored by the College’s chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society. ECC President Dr. Greg McLeod (middle back) was among the volunteers. Thirty-six bags of trash and recyclables were collected by […]

Honor Society Wins Ten Awards

Edgecombe Community College’s student honor society won ten awards at the recent Phi Theta Kappa Carolinas Regional Convention. Three students, a graduate, and Advisor Tamara Frank-Pourvady represented ECC’s chapter, Alpha Omega Nu, at the annual convention held March 1-3 in Columbia, SC. At this conference, chapters and individuals are recognized for their hard work throughout […]

Edgecombe Students Attend Uplifting Black Men Conference

Twelve students and staff from Edgecombe Community College and Edgecombe Early College High School recently attended the fourth annual Uplifting Black Men conference at Virginia Tech. Hosted by Virginia Tech’s Black Male Excellence Network, the conference was held February 23 and drew nearly 500 attendees. The conference theme was “Resilient Beyond Measure.” Michael Vick, former […]

ECC Celebrates Black History Month with a Focus on Unity

McBryde Auditorium on the Rocky Mount campus was nearly filled to capacity on Tuesday as the Edgecombe Community College family, local officials, and area residents gathered to celebrate Black History Month. The theme of the event was “Taking the High Road to Unity: What Do You Do Next?” Keynote speaker Andre Cooper, a 2015 ECC […]

Nursing Students Hold Holiday Drive

The Edgecombe Community College Student Nurses Association (SNA) recently completed a community toy and food drive. The toys were collected for children in the Rocky Mount New Eagles Program, and the food items were collected for the Nash and Edgecombe departments of social services. Pictured are (from left, front row) Sonya Smith; Haley Lewis, SNA […]

ECC Nursing Students Support Heart Walk

The Edgecombe Community College Student Nurses Association participated in the American Heart Association’s Twin Counties Heart Walk on November 10. The students raised $1,780 for the American Heart Association. Shown clockwise from bottom left are Haley Lewis, team captain; Earlie Barnes, Nursing instructor; Lemesha Vernon; Haley Kitchen; Sonya Smith; Christie Pitt; Caroline Harris; Lindsay Woodlief; […]