East Central sports teams receive NJCAA team academic honors

Seven 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 2015-16 season.
The ECCC Diamond Warrior baseball team finished with a 3.43 GPA and ranked sixth overall.
The women’s basketball team also earned an honorable mention award, finishing with a 3.0 GPA.

ECCC student-athletes receive state, national recognition for academic performance

Several East Central Community College student-athletes received state and national recognition for academic performance during the 2015-16 academic year on the Decatur campus.

In all, 65 ECCC student-athletes were recognized by the National Junior College Athletic Association, the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges, or both organizations.

ECCC's Phi Theta Kappa Chapter Named to President's List

June 7, 2016

East Central Community College’s Theta Xi Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society of two-year colleges, was recently recognized on the organization’s inaugural President’s List, which recognizes the 25 chapters with the highest membership acceptance rates.

According to the Phi Theta Kappa website, “the list is based on chapters’ acceptance rates in 2015. This new annual recognition serves as a way for all chapters — big and small, urban and rural — to see how their peers are performing.”

ECCC Again Ranked Among Nation's Fast Growing Community Colleges

January 5, 2015

For the third straight year, East Central Community College in Decatur is included in the list of Top 50 Fastest Growing Community Colleges in the United States, according to the Dec. 8, 2014, issue of Community College Week, a national publication located in Selmer, Tenn.

East Central was ranked 36th in the list of two-year institutions with student enrollments from 2,500 to 4,999.


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