Annual Report Card Shows High Marks for ECCC

December 1, 2016

In accordance with Mississippi House Bill No. 1071 from the 2010 legislative session, East Central Community College in Decatur has released its 2015 Community College Performance Profile, or Report Card. The bill created an Education Achievement Council which was established to set education achievement goals for institutions of higher learning and community and junior colleges in the state and to assist in monitoring progress towards those goals through the preparation of annual institutional and state report cards.  

Community Invited to ECCC’s 2nd Warrior Wonderland Dec. 2

November 16, 2016

East Central Community College invites area residents to get into the Christmas spirit by attending the second annual Warrior Wonderland Friday, Dec. 2, on the campus in Decatur.

The special celebration of Christmas will begin immediately following the Decatur Christmas Parade, about 6:30 p.m., and conclude by 8:30 p.m.

Warrior Wonderland will kick off with a fireworks display, followed by a ceremony to light the East Central Christmas tree on the front lawn of campus near the Vincent Administration Building.

ECCC Hosts Annual Fine Arts Christmas Spectacular Nov. 29

November 15, 2016

The East Central Community College Fine Arts Department will present its annual Fine Arts Christmas Spectacular at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29, in Huff Auditorium on the Decatur campus.

The presentation is being held as part of the college’s Cultural Arts Series. Tickets are $10 per person. A reception will follow the performances in the Gold Room of Mabry Cafeteria.

ECCC’s New Warrior Walking Club to Hold Kickoff Event Nov. 17

November 9, 2016

The East Central Community College Warrior Walking Club will hold a kickoff event Thursday, Nov. 17, from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Dick Livingston Recreational/Study Trail near the EC Lake on the Decatur campus.

The Warrior Walking Club was implemented in October thanks to a grant from the Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Foundation to support the college’s Warrior Wellness initiative that is helping to create and sustain a culture of wellness on the East Central campuses and in the local communities.

ECCC Gospel Choir Concert Planned Nov. 16

November 3, 2016

East Central Community College’s Gospel Choir will present its fall campus concert at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016, in the Vickers Fine Arts Center Auditorium on the Decatur campus.

John Harris, chief of police at ECCC, will serve as the guest speaker.

Harris joined the East Central police force in 2012 and was promoted to chief of campus police in 2013. Prior to joining ECCC’s staff, he was chief of campus police for Meridian Community College.

ECCC to Offer Welding Course in Louisville Beginning Nov. 15

The East Central Community College Workforce Development Center will offer a welding course at the Louisville-Winston County Career-Technical Center beginning Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016.

The class will meet from 3 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays for three consecutive weeks. Instruction includes GMAW, FCAW and MCAW processes.

Cost to attend is $150 per person. Shane McDaniel will serve as instructor.

ECCC to Offer Free Admission to Area Youth League Football Players/Coaches for Football Playoff Game

November 1, 2016

The East Central Community College Department of Athletics is inviting all youth league football players and their coaches in the college’s five-county service area to attend the Warriors’ MACJC semifinal football playoff game Saturday, Nov. 5.

East Central will face the No. 4 ranked Northwest Mississippi Community College Rangers Saturday, with kickoff at 2 p.m. from Bailey Stadium in Decatur.


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