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Ten Complete Basic Law Enforcement Training

Edgecombe Community College graduated ten cadets from its Fifth Basic Academy for Basic Law Enforcement Training on June 19. The graduation ceremony featured comments by Angel Rodriguez Jr., platoon leader. The cadets completed an intensive 20-week program and have passed the certification exam mandated by the NC Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission. ECC’s […]

Radiography Pinning Held

Edgecombe Community College Class of 2018 Radiography graduates participated in their pinning ceremony in May. From left are (front row) Tyler Brantley, Fredrika Neal, Tymmoral Moore, Kelen Barrett, Tyler Riley, Brooke Williams, Derek Mott, (second row) Kristian “Paige” House, Ashley Carita, (third row) Mandy Hughes, (fourth row) Starla Pruden, Todd Staton, (fifth row) Sydney Rigsby, […]

Summer Classes Under Way

From left, Edgecombe Community College students Kina Spain, Jokita Johnson, and Caitlyn Council listen carefully in an Anatomy and Physiology class during the first day of summer classes on May 23. Five-week online classes begin June 28. Summer classes end August 8.

ECC Celebrates New Students on Signing Day

Eighty-four Edgecombe County high school seniors declared their intention to attend Edgecombe Community College this fall at ECC Signing Day held at high schools earlier this month. Signing Day is a national initiative to celebrate students for making a commitment to higher education. Students, parents, and College and high school officials attended ECC Signing Day […]

Graduates Told to Encourage Others

Jim Rose, vice chair of the State Board of Community Colleges, advised graduates at Edgecombe Community College Friday night that the “secret to success is to encourage other people.” Rose gave the keynote address during Commencement exercises at the College on Friday, May 11. ECC’s Class of 2018 comprises 439 students who received 536 curriculum […]

ECC Hosts Student Success Symposium

Educators from across North Carolina traveled to Edgecombe Community College on May 4 to participate in the College’s first student success symposium. Nearly forty community college and higher education professionals attended the No Greater Odds: Student Success Symposium. James McCoy and Charlene Gibson, co-creators and producers of the acclaimed documentary “No Greater Odds,” led professional […]

Career and Technical Students Win Top Awards at State Conference

Edgecombe Community College students won ten awards, including six first-place honors, at the SkillsUSA North Carolina State Leadership and Skills Conference. The event was held April 18-20 in Greensboro. More than 2,500 students, instructors, industry members, and volunteers were on hand for the largest showcase of career and technical education in the state. Nearly 1,800 […]

ECC Fall Honor Rolls Announced

Edgecombe Community College is proud to announce its President’s List for the Fall 2017 semester. The following full-time students earned a 4.0 grade point average, placing them on the President’s List. Battleboro: Lisa Barkley Bethel: Stanley Davenport East Flat Rock: Sherri Strickland Elm City: Logan Joyner Enfield: Katie Holcomb, Shanietra Johnson Greenville: Nikeia Baker, Kimberly […]

Award-winning Student Leader Began ECC Career in High School Equivalency Program

A little more than a decade ago, Michael Parker dropped out of high school and joined the workforce, knocking around Eastern North Carolina, searching for his way in life. “I was not mentally focused,” he says of his decision to drop out of high school at age seventeen. After a few years of low-paying hourly […]

ECC Science Project Leads Graduate to Pursue Career in Conservation

Participation in a science competition at Edgecombe Community College helped shape Jilianne Leary’s academic and career goals. In 2016 and 2017, while a student at Edgecombe Early College High School and ECC, Leary was a member of Edgecombe Community College’s NASA/NC Space Grant unmanned high altitude balloon challenge. In the April 2017 statewide competition, ECC […]