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New Scholarship Honors Norris Tolson

Friends, family, and colleagues gathered at a Carolinas Gateway Partnership event recently to celebrate Norris Tolson, a lifelong public servant. A native of Pinetops, Tolson recently retired as president of Carolinas Gateway Partnership. To honor his many contributions to the Partnership and community, the E. Norris Tolson Endowed Scholarship has been established at Edgecombe Community […]

鶹¾ Hosts Regional Career Fair

Six area community colleges joined forces to hold a Regional Career Fair on July 13 on the Tarboro campus of 鶹¾. Edgecombe, Roanoke-Chowan, Halifax, Martin, Nash, and College of The Albemarle community colleges participated in the fair. Jessica Balazsi (left), human resources director at 鶹¾, was among the community college officials who met […]

Edgecombe Students Medal at SkillsUSA Nationals

鶹¾ SkillsUSA competitors brought home a silver medal and two bronze medals from the National Leadership and Skills Conference held June 24-28 in Atlanta, Georgia. Payden Kiser (Edgecombe Early College High School) won a silver medal in the Principles of Engineering – Technology – Post Secondary competition with his project presentation “Electromagnetic Spectrum […]

鶹¾/Early College Graduates Reaching for the Stars

Lessons learned at 鶹¾ and Edgecombe Early College High School are helping two exceptional student leaders pursue a glowing future on a foundation built at home in Edgecombe County. Krystal Christopher and Zhi “Oscar” Lin received associate in science degrees from 鶹¾ on May 10 and graduated from the Early College on May […]

Bicycle Group Supports 鶹¾ Students

The Biker Girls of Tarboro recently donated two bicycles to 鶹¾’s Student Bicycle Program, which supports students who have transportation needs. Students are required to show proof of a helmet and a bicycle lock to be eligible to receive a bicycle through the program. The Biker Girls was founded in July 2020 with […]

鶹¾ Night at the Tarboro River Bandits

The Rev. Jerry Spruell, chair of the 鶹¾ Board of Trustees, threw the first pitch to kick off 鶹¾ Night at a recent Tarboro River Bandits baseball game. He was among the college’s students, employees, alumni, and friends who cheered on the home team during 鶹¾ Night held in June at Tarboro Municipal […]

鶹¾ Receives Rural College Broadband Funds

鶹¾ has received nearly $20,000 in Rural College Broadband funds that will strengthen IT infrastructure and provide network security enhancements. These funds were made available by the State Board of Community Colleges, which recently approved the additional grant funding to support rural community colleges. According to Brad Hill, chief information officer and director […]

鶹¾ Celebrates New Students on Signing Day

Forty Edgecombe County high school seniors recently declared their intention to attend 鶹¾ in the fall. The college honored the students at 鶹¾ Signing Day held at high schools in May. Signing Day is a national initiative to celebrate students for making a commitment to higher education. Students, 鶹¾ leaders, and high school […]

Nursing Graduates Recognized for Exceptional Care

Recent 鶹¾ associate degree nursing graduates Jeremy Bulluck and Marissa Lee received the DAISY Foundation’s DAISY in Training Award during the nursing pinning ceremony in May. They received a certificate, a DAISY in Training Award pin, and a hand-carved stone sculpture entitled A Healer’s Touch. Both Bulluck and Lee graduated from the associate […]

Spring Academic Honor Rolls Announced

鶹¾ is proud to announce its President’s List for the Spring 2024 semester. The following full-time students earned a 4.0 grade point average, placing them on the President’s List. Bailey: Jocelyn Brumley Conway: Nina Jenkins Greenville: Reva Blake, Regina McLawhorn Halifax: Alexis Clemmons Macclesfield: Dawson Hines, Charity Nicely Mount Olive: Michaela Jones Oak […]