ECCC Offering Summer Weekday Walk-in Orientation Sessions

June 7, 2017

New and transfer students planning to attend East Central Community College in fall 2017 can now take advantage of weekday “Walk-In” Orientation sessions on the Decatur campus.

Walk-In Orientation is available beginning June 12 Mondays through Thursdays from either 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. The college will be closed on July 4 for the Independence Day holiday. Fall 2017 classes begin on Monday, Aug. 14.

ECCC to Hold Registration in Carthage, Choctaw, Forest, Louisville

June 5, 2017

Instructional counselors from East Central Community College in Decatur will be visiting four locations in the college’s five-county district this summer to assist students with fall 2017 course registration.

Also on hand will be ECCC student recruiters to provide information for prospective students, as well as the college’s Warrior Wellness coordinator with free, healthy snacks and drinks.

Wheeler Drug Store Captures Warrior Golf Classic for Second Year

June 1, 2017

The Wheeler Drug Store team won the Championship Flight of the 16th Annual East Central Community College Warrior Golf Classic May 11 for the second straight year at the Dancing Rabbit Golf Club, located on the Pearl River Resort in Choctaw.

Sponsored by the ECCC Alumni Association, the four-person scramble netted nearly $10,000 for student scholarships, according to event coordinator David LeBlanc, director of alumni relations and the foundation at ECCC in Decatur.

ECCC Announces Spring Semester Honor Roll

May 25, 2017

Students named to the 2017 spring semester honor roll, which includes those selected to the President’s List, Dean’s List and Honorable Mention List, have been announced at East Central Community College in Decatur.


(Alphabetically by hometown)

Those named to the President’s List, students with a 4.0 grade point average, include the following:



ECCC Phi Beta Lambda Chapter Named Largest in Nation

May 19, 2017

East Central Community College’s Theta Chi chapter of Phi Beta Lambda is the largest community college chapter in the nation, and fourth largest among all two-year and four-year institutions, the organization recently learned.

According to Christy Ferguson, ECCC business and office technology instructor and PBL advisor, there are more than 500 PBL chapters on college campuses across the United States. East Central’s chapter has 141 members.


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