October 17, 2018

Thirty East Central Community College students were recently inducted into Theta Xi chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society of two-year colleges.

Inductees and their hometowns include:

CARTHAGE: Laurel Pope

CEDAR BLUFF: Olivia Griffin

CHOCTAW: Stephen WishorK

DECATUR: Dylan Blackwell

FOREST: William Chambers, Jonathan Collins, Garet Jones, and Richard Kienle

HICKORY: Malori Gallaspy, Alec Ivey, Madison Mann, and Alyssa Pace 

LENA: Ramiah Johnson

October 16, 2018

The season came to an end for both the East Central Community College men’s and women’s soccer teams as the Lady Warriors and Warriors dropped matches on late goals against Hinds Community College in action Monday, Oct. 15, in Raymond.

The losses ended the season for both East Central teams as they failed to qualify for the MACJC state playoffs.

October 16, 2018

Noted cardiologist Dr. Mike McMullan and author and evangelist Dr. Stan Buckley will present East Central Community College’s second annual Warrior Wellness Symposium at 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 29.

The free event is open to the public and will be held in Thrash Auditorium in Newton Hall on the campus in Decatur. McMullan and Buckley will talk about opportunities in medical missions.

October 15, 2018

The East Central Community College Art Club will sponsor its third annual Halloween Haunted House from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 29-30, in the Vickers Fine Arts Center on the Decatur campus.

Admission is $5 for everyone over age six and $1 for age six and under.

Proceeds from the annual fundraiser will support the activities of the ECCC Art Club, including a planned trip to the Chicago Institute of Art during Spring Break 2019 and an annual trip to New Orleans.

October 12, 2018

East Central defensive lineman Alvin Dempsey III rambles toward the end zone on a second quarter scoop and score against Gulf Coast. (EC Photo)

October 11, 2018

Four ECCC Lady Warrior sophomores played their final home soccer match against Dyersburg State Oct. 11. Shown (from left) are midfielder Noel Ross of Horn Lake, goalkeeper Jordan Havens of Horn Lake, defender Haley Jones of Pelahatchie, and defender Georgie Wilson of Adelaide, Australia. (EC Photo)

October 11, 2018

The East Central Community College women’s and men’s basketball teams will host JUCO Jamborees on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 26 and 27, in Brackeen-Wood Gymnasium on the campus in Decatur.

October 10, 2018

The East Central Community College Lady Warriors held No. 11 ranked Holmes Community College without a goal for the first 70 minutes of play before falling 2-0 to the Lady Bulldogs in a match played Tuesday, Oct. 9, at Freedom Ridge Park in Ridgeland.

The Lady Warriors held the undefeated Lady Bulldogs to just two late goals in the loss. The Holmes women came into the match averaging nearly five goals per outing.

October 9, 2018

Abdul Olusesi, most recently the director of basketball operations at Sam Houston State University, is the newest member of the East Central Community College men’s basketball coaching staff.