Six ECCC Sports Teams Recognized for Academic Success

June 28, 2018

Led by the Lady Warrior softball team, six East Central Community College varsity sports teams earned National Junior College Athletic Association Academic Team of the Year Honorable Mention awards for having met the grade-point average requirement of 3.00 or better for the 2017-18 academic year.

With a 3.67 team GPA, the ECCC women’s softball team led all softball programs in the 15-team Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges and finished tied for second among all softball programs in the NJCAA.

75 ECCC Student-Athletes Recognized for Academic Performance

June 21, 2018

Seventy-five East Central Community College student-athletes have been honored by either the National Junior College Athletic Association or the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges, or both organizations, for their academic performance during the 2017-18 academic year.

In all, 45 ECCC student-athletes were recognized by the NJCAA and 75 were honored by the MACJC. East Central was third among all 15 community and junior colleges in Mississippi in the number of student-athletes honored by the NJCAA.

Recruiters for ECCC MI-BEST, Project Pathway Programs To Provide Information on Free Job Skills Training

June 18, 2018

Representatives from East Central Community College will be visiting locations throughout the district this summer to help prospective students learn more about the MI-BEST and Project Pathway programs, both of which help students learn or enhance job skills needed in today’s businesses and industries.

Whitney Amis, MI-BEST instructor, and Freda Thompson, who serves as navigator for the Project Pathway program, will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and free lunch will be provided on the following schedule:

ECCC’s Clark Named Mississippi Association of Coaches Golf Co-Coach of Year

June 8, 2018

East Central Community College Golf Coach Chris Clark has added another honor to the Warriors’ highly successful 2017-18 golf season, this time being named the Mississippi Association of Coaches Community College Golf Co-Coach of the Year.

Clark will be honored at the MAC Hall of Fame Banquet June 22 in Jackson.

ECCC Offering Weekday Orientation Sessions Through August 2

June 7, 2018

ECCC Offering Weekday Orientation Sessions Through August 2

New and transfer students planning to attend East Central Community College in fall 2018 can take advantage of Weekday Orientation sessions this summer on the Decatur campus.

Weekday Orientation is available Monday through Thursday from June 11 to Aug. 2 at either 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. The college will be closed July 4 for the Independence Day holiday. Fall 2018 classes begin on Monday, Aug. 13.


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