February 15, 2018

East Central Community College in Decatur has achieved a 40 percent, three-year graduation rate for the first time in over a decade, which is substantially higher than state and national graduation rates.

Feb. 14, 2018


The following students received top honors during the 2018 Mississippi SkillsUSA Championships for Region 3 held at East Central Community College.  


Feb. 14, 2018


Area educators recently attended the annual High School Counselors’ Workshop at East Central Community College in Decatur, where they were provided information on academic transfer, career-technical and healthcare programs, ACT testing, financial aid, scholarships, housing and admissions.


February 13, 2018

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), the accrediting body for East Central Community College in Decatur, has accepted the college’s Fifth-Year Interim Report with no additional information requested.

ECCC submitted its Fifth-Year Interim Report, along with its Quality Enhancement Plan Impact Report, in September 2017. SACSCOC’s decision on those reports came at its annual board meeting held in Dallas in December.

February 12, 2018

The East Central Community College Lady Warrior softball team scored twice in the top of the eighth inning to grab a 5-4 second game win over Marion Military Institute Monday, Feb. 12, and salvage a doubleheader split with the Lady Tigers.

Marion Military won the opener 9-1 in the doubleheader played in Marion, Ala.

East Central, ranked No. 10 in the NJCAA Division II Softball Poll, is now 3-1 overall on the season. Division I Marion Military is 6-4.

February 9, 2018

The East Central Community College Lady Warriors overcame a fast start by the Mississippi Gulf Coast Lady Bulldogs Thursday night, Feb. 8, to earn a 75-64 MACJC South Division win in Perkinston. It was quite the opposite in the men’s action as the Gulf Coast Bulldogs rolled out to a big lead early and never looked back in defeating the Warriors 86-61.

The games were played in the Weathers/Wentzell Center on the Gulf Coast campus.