News from Edgecombe Community College
June 27, 2019
New programs focus on job skills
Baking and Pastry Arts

Students are heating up the kitchen in a new program in Baking and Pastry Arts at Edgecombe Community College. The new Continuing Education certificate program began this summer with courses in Food Service Sanitation and Safety and Food Service Management. Both classes are meeting in the evening for the convenience of students who work. A course in Beginning Artisan and Specialty Bread Making begins in August.
Team honored for balloon challenge success

Jobi Cook, associate director of the North Carolina Space Grant, traveled to Tarboro on June 21 to present members of ECC's critECCly stable team with awards won in the NC Space Grant Community College High Altitude Ballooning Challenge and Competition held in April. ECC's team received plaques for winning Best Overall Team and Best Photo/Video. From left are ECC instructors Trey Cherry and Rebecca Stamilio Ehret, students Copeland Lachapelle and Emilee Moore, Jobi Cook, and ECC President Dr. Greg McLeod.
School personnel attend Counselor Institute
Edgecombe and Nash Counselors

Fifty-three Edgecombe and Nash middle school and high school counselors, CTE coordinators, career development coordinators, and career coaches attended a Counselor Institute held June 10-12 at ECC. Among other activities, participants toured the Center for Innovation under construction on the Tarboro campus as well as Triangle Tire and Corning construction sites in Edgecombe County. Schools represented were W.A. Pattillo, Phillips, Red Oak, South Edgecombe, Southern Nash, and West Edgecombe middle schools; Edgecombe Early College, Nash Central, North Edgecombe, Northern Nash, Rocky Mount, SouthWest Edgecombe, and Tarboro high schools; Martin Millennium Academy; and North East Carolina Preparatory School.
STEP Summit
Popular CSI Camp added in July

CSI Camp

Due to high demand, a CSI Camp has been added to the ECC Camp College lineup. CSI Camp meets July 22-25, 1-4 p.m., for fifth graders and up. Cost $65.  Learn more
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