June 21, 2017


May 2017 East Central Community College graduates Emily Dykeman (right) of Forest and Makenzie Byrd of Sebastopol were recently selected to participate in the undergraduate portion of the Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarship Program (MRPSP).

June 21, 2017

Jeffery Sorey of Huntington, Texas,  is the new assistant band director at East Central Community College in Decatur and will assume his new duties on July 1, 2017.

June 21, 2017

Several East Central Community College student-athletes received state and national recognition for academic performance during the 2016-17 academic year on the Decatur campus.

In all, 50 ECCC student-athletes were recognized by the National Junior College Athletic Association, the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges, or both organizations.

June 7, 2017

East Central Community College’s Small Business Development Center will offer a free seminar on “How to Develop a Business Plan” from 5:30 to 7 p.m., Monday, July 24, 2017, at the Workforce Development Center on the Decatur campus.

Course topics include industry research, description of company products and services, identifying target customer groups, marketing plans, startup costs and preparation of a projected cash flow statement.

June 20, 2017

East Central Community College’s Small Business Development Center will offer a free seminar on “First Steps-The Process of Starting a Small Business” from 5:30 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at the Workforce Development Center on the Decatur campus.

This seminar outlines the basic steps to start a business. Topics include financial projections, collateral, personal financial statements, business loan application and other frequently asked questions.

June 7, 2017

Thanks to the generosity of alumni and friends, the East Central Community College Foundation will be able to award additional scholarship monies to deserving students during the fall 2017 semester.

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.

Because of expected inclement weather, the Warrior Elite Football Camp scheduled for Monday, June 5, has been postponed until Wednesday, June 7.

The time will still be 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Bailey Stadium. More information at: http://www.ecccathletics.com/information/2017_Warrior_Elite_Camp.pdf.

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.

June 2, 2017

For the second straight year, East Central Community College head football coach Ken Karcher is the Mississippi Association of Coaches Community College Football Coach of the Year for the 2016 season.

Karcher will share the honor with Holmes Community College football coach Jeff Koonz.

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