December 9, 2016

The East Central Community College men’s basketball team could not hold on to a steady lead in the fourth quarter and fell 75-64 against Northeast Mississippi Community College Thursday, Dec. 8, in Brackeen-Wood Gymnasium in Decatur.

The game was high-intensity throughout the evening with the Warriors leading by eight at the intermission, before the Tigers pulled away for the win in the final minutes of the contest.

December 9, 2016

The East Central Community College women’s basketball team fell to Northeast Mississippi Community College 77-61 Thursday, Dec. 8, in Brackeen-Wood Gymnasium in Decatur.

Freshman Autumn Taylor of Newton High School led ECCC scorers with 17 points. She added three assists and two steals. 

December 8, 2016

Two East Central Community College women’s soccer players signed National Letters of Intent Wednesday, Dec. 7, to continue the careers at Mississippi College in Clinton.

Defender Gabby Gross, a product of Lewisburg High School, and goalkeeper Kaitlyn Knuth, a product of West Lauderdale High School, will remain teammates on the Lady Choctaw’s women’s soccer team.

December 8, 2016

East Central Community College in Decatur will close all offices for the Christmas holidays beginning Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016.

Offices will reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017.

Registration for the spring 2017 semester will begin on Thursday, Jan. 5. Students can still apply to attend ECCC for the spring 2017 semester by using the online application at www.eccc.edu/admissions.

Day and evening classes for the spring semester begin Monday, Jan. 9.

December 7, 2016

The East Central Community College Warriors fell 76-62 in their South Division basketball opener in Summit Monday, Dec. 5, against the defending MACJC State Champion Southwest Mississippi Community College Bears.

With the loss, the Warriors moved to 4-3 on the season and 0-1 in the South Division. Southwest improved to 6-2 overall and 1-0 in the division. It was the fifth straight win for Southwest.

December 7, 2016

The East Central Community College women’s basketball team led most of the contest, but could not hold off a late Southwest Mississippi Community College comeback in a 74-17 loss in Summit Monday, Dec. 5.

ECCC led by 10 at the end of the third period of play, but Lady Bears outscored ECCC by 13 points in fourth to drop the Lady Warriors opening game of MACJC South Division play.

December 5, 2016

The East Central Community College Workforce Development Center will offer numerous classes during the month of January at various locations throughout the district.

Courses offered in Philadelphia include:

December 5, 2016

East Central Community College in Decatur has been designated as a Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs®, STEM Jobs, and Military Spouse magazines. It is the fifth consecutive year that ECCC has earned the Military Friendly® School designation.

ECCC is one of only five community colleges in Mississippi to earn the Military Friendly® designation for 2017.

December 4, 2016

Eleven members of the 2016 East Central Community College Warrior football team received postseason honors from the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges and the National Junior College Athletic Association. In addition, for the second year in a row Head Coach Ken Karcher was selected as the MACJC South Division Coach of the Year.

Four Warriors were named MACJC First Team All-State and seven were named MACJC Second Team All-State. One was included on the NJCAA All-Region 23 Team.

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.  

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