August 9, 2019

The public is invited to East Central Community College’s annual “Meet the Warriors” preseason pep rally scheduled for Monday, Aug. 26.

August 6, 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, August 12, 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.

July 29, 2019

Longtime Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges and state championship-winning coach Leigh White is the new head softball coach at East Central Community College.

July 29, 2019

The East Central Community College tennis program is hosting its third Woods and Whites Doubles Tournament on Saturday, Aug. 24, at the Tennis Complex on the ECCC campus in Decatur.

The Woods and Whites event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The cost is $25 per player, payable at the event. All proceeds support the ECCC men’s and women’s tennis programs and facilities.

July 23, 2019

Both the East Central Community College men’s and women’s tennis teams along with five players from each team have been recognized for academic success by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association.

The ITA All-Academic Team award is open to any ITA program that has a cumulative team grade-point average of 3.20 or above.

The ECCC tennis teams were one of only 10 men’s and 10 women’s community and junior college teams in the nation recognized with the team award.

July 23, 2019

Andrew Weir, a May 2019 graduate of East Central Community College, has been selected to participate in the undergraduate portion of the Mississippi Rural Dentists Scholarship Program (MRDSP).

A native of Newton and graduate of Newton County High School, Weir is currently a junior at Mississippi College. He is the son of Sam and Karla Weir of Newton.

July 22, 2019

East Central Community College will host two Preview Days in August for dual credit high school students.

The Preview Days, designed to introduce the high school students to ECCC and college life, will be Thursday, Aug. 1, and Friday, Aug. 2, on the campus in Decatur. Dual credit students who are already registered for the dual credit classes can come and go anytime between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. on either day. Both events will be held at the Smith Student Union Building.

July 19, 2019

The Early Childhood Academy at East Central Community College will hold an Open House to start the new school year from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 1.

The event for area schoolteachers and schoolchildren will feature free backpacks with supplies (while supplies last), gift bags, door prizes, and refreshments.

July 17, 2019

The annual EC Day at the Neshoba County Fair celebrating East Central Community College in Decatur is scheduled for Monday, July 29, at the Neshoba County Fairgrounds in Philadelphia.

ECCC alumni, students, and prospective students and their families, and all fair goers are invited to attend EC Day at the Fair.

The ECCC Collegians rock-n-roll band, the Warrior cheerleaders, and the Centralettes dance line are some of the entertainment scheduled for 1 to 2 p.m. at the Founders Square Pavilion.