New ECCC Budget Holds Tuition, Room and Board Steady for 2019-20

May 17, 2019

The East Central Community College Board of Trustees has approved the college’s 2019-20 budget plan, which includes no increase in tuition or room and board for the upcoming academic year.

ECCC will hold tuition and room and board steady for the 2019-20 academic terms, while one fee will increase and a new fee for proposed career and technical dual credit courses has been added to the budget.

ECCC Offers Free Classes at Forest WIN Job Center

May 17, 2019

The East Central Community College Workforce Development Center is offering free courses in Basic Microsoft Excel, Basic Microsoft Word, Basic Computer Skills, Keyboarding, and Resume Writing at the Forest WIN Job Center, located at 536 Deerfield Drive in Forest.

Basic Microsoft Excel is offered Mondays and Wednesdays from 3 to 4 p.m. and Tuesdays from 10 to 11 a.m.

Basic Microsoft Word is offered Mondays and Wednesdays from 1 to 3 p.m. and Tuesdays from 8 to 10 a.m.

ECCC Announces Spring Semester Honor Roll

May 15, 2019

Students named to the 2019 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:

ACKERMAN:  Allison Brown

ECCC Baseball Season Ends in NJCAA Region 23 Playoffs

May 10, 2019

The 2019 East Central Community College baseball season came to an end in an NJCAA Region 23 best two-of-three playoff series as the No. 6 ranked Pearl River Wildcats won the third and deciding game 12-4 in seven innings Friday, May 10, in Poplarville.

Pearl River won the opening game of the series 4-3 on May 8. East Central came back to win a 1-0 pitcher’s duel the next morning. The Wildcats then won the clinching game three on May 10 as the two-day series was extended a day due to rain.

ECCC Women’s Basketball Offering Several Summer Camp Opportunities

May 7, 2019

The East Central Community College women’s basketball program is sponsoring four camps this summer in Brackeen-Wood Gym on the campus in Decatur.

The camps range from high school and junior varsity team camps to a youth day camp to a camp for rising high school seniors who desire to play college basketball.

Complete information on all camps as well as links to online registration forms can be found at

ECCC Men’s Soccer Announces 20 New Players for 2019 Season

May 7, 2019

East Central Community College head men’s soccer coach Kenneth Thompson has announced the addition of 20 new players for the 2019 team, including 17 freshmen.

These players will join four returning sophomores from last year’s Warrior soccer squad.

The new players joining the ECCC men’s soccer team in Decatur and their positons and high schools include:


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