December 15, 2017
Six years ago, Edgecombe Community College incorporated virtual reality technology into its Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology program.
Bud Speight, program chairman, was a traditional autobody guy. By his own admission, he was trained old-school, he worked old-school, and he always butted…
December 10, 2017
Families, school leaders, special needs advocates and state officials gathered recently for a trio of public information sessions across North Carolina regarding the new state-sponsored Education Savings Accounts.
ESAs are designed to provide $9,000 in state funds to offset educational expenses for…
December 07, 2017
Art students from across the Edgecombe County Public Schools district were recently honored at the Central Services Arts Gallery Reception 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. The…
December 02, 2017
Timmy L. Cordell of Rocky Mount recently was appointed to a four-year term on the Edgecombe Community College Board of Trustees.
Appointed to the board by Gov. Roy Cooper, Cordell is employed by the Pitt County Department of Social Services in Greenville.
“I hope to become a positive…
November 30, 2017
The Edgecombe Community College Foundation recently awarded scholarships to 157 ECC students during a scholarship awards ceremony on the Tarboro campus.
Ninety-five scholarships were awarded, with scholarship amounts ranging from $100 to $2,000. Students Samantha Wainright and Elijah Sherrod…
November 30, 2017
Edgecombe Community College recently announced its student ambassadors for 2017-18:
■ Ruby Estabane, Associate in Arts, Pinetops
■ Sara Tompkins, Associate in Arts (Edgecombe Early College High School Super Senior), Tarboro
■ Quatisha Williams, Associate in Arts, Pinetops
November 29, 2017
Two Edgecombe County Public Schools are now participating in a pilot program designed to help school teachers and staff become more sensitive to the traumas many children face.
Teachers at Patillo Middle School and Stocks Elementary School are working with the NC Resilience and Learning…
November 25, 2017
With the holidays fast approaching, many people are looking forward to a little family time or time away from work.
But for some Edgecombe Community College students, the holiday season is another opportunity to add credit hours to their transcripts.
“For some, the holiday season is a very…
November 21, 2017
Edgecombe County Public Schools has hired a new assistant superintendent to help fill the role left vacant when the current school superintendent assumed her role.
Dr. Stacy Stewart has joined the central office staff of Edgecombe County Public Schools as the new assistant superintendent for…
November 20, 2017
North East Carolina Prep School, Edgecombe County’s only charter school, is a recipient of a new Coding and Mobile App Development Grant program awarded through the N.C. Department of Public Instruction.
N.C. Superintendent Mark Johnson announced Wednesday that 14 schools in 12 school…