November 29, 2016

J. Lynn Cale, associate vice president of instruction at Edgecombe Community College, recently was elected vice chairman of the Upper Coastal Plain Learning Council.

The council was formed to provide higher educational opportunities through a collective effort of the N.C. Community College System,…

Students receive ECC scholarships

November 27, 2016

The Edgecombe Community College Foundation awarded scholarships to more than 140 ECC students during a scholarship awards ceremony Nov. 9 on the Tarboro campus.

More than 160 scholarships were awarded, with scholarship amounts ranging from $100 to $2,000.

College transfer student Alex King received…

ECC names student ambassadors

November 22, 2016

Edgecombe Community College recently named its student ambassadors for 2016-17.

Mikaila Harrison, Genesis Munguia-Valencia, Iridani Rauda-Betancurt, Haley Reason and Nicole Wainright are the college’s new student ambassadors.

Harrison studies health information technology…

ECC receives grant for emergency medical training

November 21, 2016

A new high-tech patient simulator will give health care students at Edgecombe Community College exposure to emergency medicine, thanks to a recent $63,000 grant from The Cannon Foundation.

Before students become nurses, paramedics or EMTs, they need exposure to realistic crisis situations. But…