May 24, 2019

East Central Community College 2019 graduate Breshia Donald of Forest was recently awarded a scholarship to attend the Grace Hopper Celebration scheduled Oct. 1-4, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. The conference is the world’s largest gathering of women technologists and is produced by AnitaB.org, which is a digital community for women in computing.

Donald, who was a computer science major at ECCC, is a graduate of Forest High School. She will be continuing her education in computer science this fall at Mississippi State University.

May 23, 2019

The East Central Community College Small Business Development Center will offer a free seminar on “First Steps-The Process of Starting a Small Business” from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Monday, June 10, 2019, in the Workforce Development Center, located at 52 9th Street on the ECCC campus in Decatur.

This seminar will include basic steps in starting your own business. Topics will include licenses and permits, legal forms of ownership, basic marketing concepts, lending terminology and outlining a business plan.

May 23, 2019

The East Central Community College Small Business Development Center will offer a free seminar on “First Steps-The Process of Starting a Small Business” from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Monday, June 3, at the Carthage Career Advancement Center, located at 121 West Main Street, Carthage.

This seminar will include basic steps in starting your own business. Topics will include licenses and permits, legal forms of ownership, basic marketing concepts, lending terminology and outlining a business plan.

May 24, 2019

Registering for fall 2019 classes is among the activities new and transfer students will participate in when East Central Community College holds its Warrior Wednesday Orientation session June 5, 2019, on the Decatur campus.

The Warrior Wednesday Orientation will be from 9 a.m. to Noon beginning in the Vickers Fine Arts Center. New students can begin signing in for the session at 8:30 a.m.

May 23, 2019

For the first time since the 2016 season, the East Central Community College football team will open the season at home.

Head Coach Ken Karcher and his Warriors will open the 2019 season on the synthetic turf of Bailey Stadium as the Northwest Rangers visit Decatur for a 6:30 p.m. kickoff on Thursday, Aug. 29.

May 23, 2019

First year East Central Community College head softball coach Eric Neel and assistant coach Emily Church have been named the National Junior College Athletic Association Division II South Region Coaching Staff of the Year by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association.

May 21, 2019

What is believed to be the first East Central Community College tennis team to compete at a national championship, the ECCC men’s tennis team returned to Decatur after reaching its goal of a top 20 finish.

May 17, 2019

The East Central Community College Board of Trustees has approved the college’s 2019-20 budget plan, which includes no increase in tuition or room and board for the upcoming academic year.

ECCC will hold tuition and room and board steady for the 2019-20 academic terms, while one fee will increase and a new fee for proposed career and technical dual credit courses has been added to the budget.

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