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Federal Reserve Bank Officials Tour ECC

Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond officials joined local leaders from the Golden LEAF Foundation and Edgecombe and Nash community colleges recently for a discussion of innovative initiatives and collaborative practices helping to meet local workforce needs. The group toured the Center for Innovation on Edgecombe Community College’s Tarboro campus. From left are Nacole Everette, dean […]

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 […]

Edgecombe Students Complete Clean Vehicle Pre-Apprenticeship

Edgecombe high school students met for eight weeks at Edgecombe Community College this summer to learn about clean energy through the STEPs4GROWTH: EV Pre-Apprenticeship Program. Nine Edgecombe Early College High School students completed the program that met on the Tarboro campus of ECC. STEPs4GROWTH is a clean energy workforce development project funded by a grant […]

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 Is Thriving at NC State

Growing up in the early 2010s, Gerard Gaskin was like most kids his age. He played video games. “My friends and I all worked in the same video game world, building houses and games,” says the Tarboro native. “I liked playing games and building things in my free time.” When it came time to plan […]

Golden Seniors Strengthen BLET

The Tarboro-Edgecombe Golden Seniors Club recently presented $250 to Edgecombe Community College to support students in the Basic Law Enforcement Training program. From left are Lynwood Roberson, executive director of the ECC Foundation; Bernie Taylor, BLET school director; John Walker, club president; and Dr. Greg McLeod, ECC president.

Students Learn About Careers in Corrections

Officers from Nash Correctional Institution recently visited a criminal justice class at Edgecombe Community College to discuss careers in criminal justice. Shown with the students are (l-r) Instructor Ryan Cox, Sgt. McLeod, Special Risks Groups Sgt. Randle (4th from left), and Programs Director Wilson (far right). ECC offers a two-year degree in criminal justice and […]

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 […]