December 12, 2017

Students named to the 2017 fall semester honor roll, which includes those selected to the President’s List, Dean’s List and Honorable Mention List, have been announced at East Central Community College in Decatur.


(Alphabetically by hometown)

Those named to the President’s List, full-time students with a 4.0 grade point average, and their respective hometowns include the following:

ACKERMAN: Woody Vowell

December 12, 2017

The East Central Community College Workforce Development Center will offer a Pharmacy Tech course beginning in January in Choctaw and Carthage.

The first class begins Jan. 29, 2018, at the Integrated Technologies Training Center located at 377 Industrial Drive in Choctaw.

December 12, 2017

The East Central Community College Workforce Development Center will offer a Certified Nurse Aide course beginning Jan. 29, 2018, at the Philadelphia/Neshoba County Career-Technical Center located at 900 Valley View Drive .

Classes will meet from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday nights for five consecutive weeks. Clinical dates and times will be announced at a later date. Wendy Cumberland and Niva Alexander will serve as instructors. Cost is $766 and includes everything but the TB Skin Test.

December 11, 2017

In accordance with Mississippi House Bill No. 1071 from the 2010 legislative session, East Central Community College in Decatur has released its 2016 Community College Performance Profile, or Report Card. The bill created an Education Achievement Council which was established to set education achievement goals for institutions of higher learning and community and junior colleges in the state and to assist in monitoring progress towards those goals through the preparation of annual institutional and state report cards. 

December 5, 2017

The Southwest Mississippi Community College men’s and women’s basketball teams came to Decatur Monday, Dec. 4, and both left with their first losses of the season as the East Central Community College Warriors and Lady Warriors combined for the sweep in Brackeen-Wood Gym.

In the opening game, the ECCC Lady Warriors knocked off the Southwest Lady Bears 70-61 behind 21 points and eight rebounds from freshman Diamond Wraggs of Louisville. The win kept East Central undefeated on the season at 7-0, while Southwest fell to 6-1.

December 1, 2017

East Central Community College in Decatur will close all offices for the Christmas holidays beginning Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017.

Offices will reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018.

November 28, 2017

East Central Community College freshman basketball players Roti Ware and Diamond Wraggs have been named the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges’ Men’s and Women’s Basketball Players of the Week, respectively, for their play the week of Nov. 20-26, 2017.

November 22, 2017

The East Central Community College basketball teams went undefeated in the annual EC Classic held Nov. 20-21 in Brackeen-Wood Gym on the campus in Decatur.

The Lady Warriors remained undefeated at 6-0 on the season with an 87-53 win over Southern University-Shreveport on Nov. 20 and followed that with an 84-53 win over Lawson State Community College out of Birmingham, Ala., the following day.

November 15, 2017

East Central Community College invites area residents to get into the Christmas spirit by attending the third annual Warrior Wonderland Friday, Dec. 1, on the campus in Decatur.

The special celebration of Christmas will begin immediately following the Decatur Christmas Parade, about 6:30 p.m., and conclude by 8:30 p.m.

Warrior Wonderland will kick off with a fireworks display and visitors will have a variety of activities from which to choose.