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Pizza with the President

Edgecombe Community College students enjoyed Pizza with the President held September 18 on the Tarboro campus and September 25 on the Rocky Mount campus. Shown are ECC President Dr. Greg McLeod and several students. The event was sponsored by the Student Government Association.

Surgical Technology Students Already Employed

All of the students in Edgecombe Community College’s Surgical Technology program have jobs and are working in healthcare facilities. Four students are in the current cohort that is nearing completion: Erin Deckard, Crystal Gray, Destiny Horton, and RayAnn Spruill. Surgical Technology is a five-semester associate degree program at ECC. When students complete the requirements for […]

Fall Classes Underway

Fall semester is in full swing at Edgecombe Community College. Shown is Tim King, program chair of Respiratory Therapy, explaining concepts to students. There is still time to enroll in classes at ECC through the Fall Mini-Term. These eight-week classes begin October 17. Fourteen courses are available, twelve are online. Contact

New Students Attend Scholarship Orientation

Many of the 20 EDGE Scholarship recipients who joined the student body at Edgecombe Community College this fall attended a recent orientation. All of these EDGE Scholarship recipients are May 2023 high school graduates of Edgecombe County or surrounding counties. Through the EDGE Scholarship, students who qualify receive full funding to attend ECC, including tuition, […]

Nurses Receive Superior Score on Licensure Exam

May 2023 graduates of Edgecombe Community College’s Associate Degree Nursing program scored 97 percent on the national licensure exam for registered nurses, besting the national pass rate by 10 percent. According to the National Council of State Boards of Nursing, the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) pass rate for 2023 is 87 […]

Students START@ECC

Edgecombe Community College leaders Sherlock McDougald (standing left) and Samanthia Phillips (standing center) welcome new students at the recent New Student Orientation. Known as START@ECC, orientation was held on the Tarboro campus. Key faculty and staff shared information about their areas and provided tips on how to succeed in college. Students also met with academic […]

Local Business Owner Champions ECC

When Nina White was a kid in Philadelphia, her mother bombarded her with math. “My mother drilled numbers into me,” White says. “She’d call out multiplication tables at the dinner table, and she’d never let me count on my fingers. She always drilled math into me.” It is no surprise that White grew up to […]

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 Celebrates New Students on Signing Day

Nearly 50 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 high […]

ECC Welcomes New Students

Summer is marching on, and the school year will be upon us before we know it. Fall semester at Edgecombe Community College begins August 17, roughly five weeks from now! The college is offering numerous opportunities in July for new and prospective students to learn about academic and workforce training programs and the many free […]