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Rocky Mount Rotary Club Presents $30,000 to ECC

The Rocky Mount Rotary Club recently presented Edgecombe Community College with $30,000 to support student scholarships. The presentation took place during a Rotary event, during which Rotary leaders awarded $90,000 in scholarship funds to support local students attending Edgecombe Community College, Nash Community College, and North Carolina Wesleyan University. The funds were raised through Tackle […]

ECC Student Wins First Prize at State Fair

Congratulations to Angelica Molina-Davila, an Edgecombe Community College student in the Nail Technology program, for her first place award in a SkillsUSA competition at the NC State Fair. On Saturday, she competed in the “Fantasy Nail Art Design” Student Manikin Hand Competition, which was open to all cosmetology students, high school and college, across the […]

ECC Hosts Mass Casualty Incident Simulation Training

Edgecombe Community College paramedic and health sciences students responded to multiple trauma scenarios recently through a Mass Casualty Incident (MCI) simulation event on the Rocky Mount campus. Students were faced with multiple injuries and other emergency scenarios in the simulated hospital on the second floor of the Lamm Building and in the parking lot of […]

Practical Nursing Graduates Receive Perfect Score

For the eleventh year in a row, recent graduates of Edgecombe Community College’s Practical Nursing program achieved perfection on the national licensure exam. August 2022 graduates achieved a 100 percent pass rate on the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN). The NCLEX-PN is required for practice as a licensed practical nurse and is […]

Students Tour ECC Campuses

Southern Nash Middle School students visited the Rocky Mount and Tarboro campuses of Edgecombe Community College on October 6. Students toured the campuses, met with college instructors and staff, and learned about programs in Agribusiness, Cosmetology, Electrical Systems, Drones, and Surgical Technology. See photos on Facebook

ECC Holds Computer Class for Princeville Residents

Princeville residents recently learned basic computer skills through a class designed especially for them at Edgecombe Community College. Mary Tate, director of the Princeville Senior Center, requested the class for senior center members who were interested in improving their computer skills. According to Sylvia Hinton-Grant, director of Human Resources Development at ECC, “We were happy […]

ECC Participates in Night Out Against Crime

Edgecombe Community College participated in Rocky Mount Night Out Against Crime on October 4. Shown are Katrina Sessoms-Holder, instructor in the Division of College and Career Readiness, and a guest.

ECC Foundation Golf Tournament Supports Scholarships

The Edgecombe Community College Foundation’s 36th Annual Golf Tournament raised more than $26,000 for student scholarships at Edgecombe Community College. The tournament was held September 27 at Maccripine Country Club in Macclesfield. Thirty-two teams competed in the tournament, which is the largest fundraiser held by the ECC Foundation. “It was picture-perfect weather, the players enjoyed […]

Surgical Technology Graduate Expands His Career Path

Quintin Whitehead is excelling in a career he didn’t know existed a decade ago. A sales associate and surgical technologist with Zimmer Biomet, a medical device company headquartered in Indiana, Whitehead has a unique perspective in the operating room. He knows surgical instruments, and he understands the devices he sells and how to best implant […]

Students Learn about College and Career Options at ECC

Forty students from Edwards and Parker middle schools visited the Rocky Mount campus of Edgecombe Community College on October 4 for the annual Communities in Schools event. Students toured the campus, met with college instructors and staff, and learned about programs in Criminal Justice, Emergency Medical Science, Health Information Technology, Radiography, Respiratory Therapy, and Surgical […]