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ECC Awards 443 Credentials to Class of 2024

MC Belk Pilon, president and board chair of the John M. Belk Endowment, told Edgecombe Community College graduates to “keep pounding” during Commencement exercises at ECC. Pilon gave the keynote address during the ceremony held May 10 in Keihin Auditorium. She and her team at the Belk Endowment are committed to increasing access to and […]

High School Alumni Group Supports ECC Students

The North Carolina Association of Black High School Alumni (NCABHSA) recently donated $500 to the College and Career Readiness division at Edgecombe Community College. The NCABHSA is composed of alumni of African American high schools that closed in response to desegregation. The organization was established in 2008 to preserve the history of the schools and […]

Students Named to Honor Society

Edgecombe Community College’s Alpha Omega Nu chapter of Phi Theta Kappa welcomed eleven new members into its membership recently. Phi Theta Kappa is an honor society for students attending two-year schools. The organization held an induction ceremony on April 18 on the Rocky Mount campus. The guest speaker was Jacob Wiser, Phi Theta Kappa Carolinas […]

Nursing Faculty Attend State Conference

The Edgecombe Community College nursing faculty attended the annual North Carolina Associate Degree Nursing Council (NCADN Council) conference held April 10-12 at Wrightsville Beach. The conference theme was “Changing the Tide of Nursing Education.” The keynote speaker was Keith Rischer, a prominent nurse educator who spoke on innovative ways to increase students’ clinical judgement. Faculty […]

Students Make Therapy Bands to Aid Seniors

Students in an Edgecombe Community College High School Equivalency Diploma class recently made therapy bands to benefit senior adults in the therapy and rehabilitation program at ECU Health. “I wanted my students to give back to the community, and they were excited to do it,” says Varnell Kinnin, College and Career Readiness instructor. Kinnin got […]

ECC Personnel Attend Leadership Summit

Edgecombe Community College instructors and staff attended a recent two-day leadership summit sponsored by the University of North Carolina Wilmington Community College Collaborative. Attending the Aspiring Leaders Summit from ECC were: Courtney Baggett, student counselor Kim Byron-Barnes, program chair, medical assisting, medical office/office administration, ophthalmic medical personnel Ami Denton, director of nursing programs Rebecca Stamilio-Ehret, […]

ECC Cosmetic Arts Salon Offers Services to the Public

Feeling pretty needn’t cost a pretty penny, and a handsome look doesn’t have to cost a handsome sum. In Edgecombe Community College’s departments of Cosmetic Arts on the Tarboro campus and Barbering on its Rocky Mount campus, students provide professional-quality beauty and grooming services to the public in updated, state-of-the-art facilities – at a fraction […]

Surgical Technology Students Excel in Outreach

Members of Edgecombe Community College’s Surgical Technology class recently attended the North Carolina Association of Surgical Technologists meeting at Duke Regional Medical Center in Durham. The students took part in a hands-on workshop and were able to see how the NCAST business meetings are held. The community outreach project for this meeting was the Ronald […]

English Instructor Presents at Regional Conference

Here’s an Eagle pride shout-out to Lorrie Coltraine, instructor of English/humanities at Edgecombe Community College, who presented at the Two-Year College English Association – Southeast (TYCA-SE) conference held recently in Greenville, SC. She presented “Escape Room: Using Creative Classroom Activities for Assessment.” TYCA-SE is affiliated with the National Council of Teachers of English and TYCA […]

ECC Foundation Receives $1 Million Gift to Strengthen Technical Programs

The Edgecombe Community College Foundation recently received a $1 million gift, the largest donation in its 42-year history. The gift is made possible through the John R. Jenkins Trust and its trustee, Benjamin Hardy of Page & Smith, P.A., in Greenville. In recognition of the donation, the college’s Board of Trustees has named the newest […]