January 19, 2017

In just its third year, the Basic Skills Plus program at Edgecombe Community College is making a solid impact.

The program enables students seeking a high school diploma or its equivalent to earn an occupational credential and even work toward college credits at the same time.

Basic Skills Plus,…

New semester in full swing at ECC

January 15, 2017

A new semester is in full swing at Edgecombe Community College following a wintry weekend of snow and ice that closed the college for two of the first three days of spring classes.

Classes began Jan. 6, but the college was closed Jan. 9 and Jan. 10 due to hazardous road conditions.

“We are…

Gallery event honors Edgecombe art students

January 14, 2017

Art students from across the Edgecombe County Public Schools district were recently honored at the Central Services Arts Gallery event held in the Mobley Atrium at Edgecombe Community College.

Art teachers selected one piece of artwork from each school created during the school year to showcase.…

Biotech center helps draw students to ECC

January 01, 2017

In its first year of operation, the Biotechnology and Medical Simulation Center at Edgecombe Community College attracted students and raised the standard of health care education throughout the region.

The college opened the state-of-the-art 45,000-square-foot facility on the Rocky Mount campus in…