October 15, 2016

With a 2-1 win over Holmes Community College in Ridgeland Friday, Oct. 14, the East Central Community College men’s soccer team won its sixth straight match.

Scoring for the Warriors were Blake Bonds, a produce of Germantown High School, assisted by Fredy Gutierrez of Pontotoc High School, and Jacob Thomas our of Northwest Rankin High School, assisted by Tanner Lindsey, also a product of Northwest Rankin.

The win improved ECCC to 9-6 on the season and 5-2 in the North Division.

October 15, 2016

The East Central Community College women’s soccer team fell 1-0 on the road against Holmes Community College Friday, Oct. 14, in Ridgeland.

The loss dropped ECCC to 11-3 on the season and 5-2 in the MACJC North Division.

East Central and Holmes remained scoreless during the first half, but the Lady Bulldogs were able to score two minutes into the second half for the only goal they would need.

The East Central Community College Workforce Development Center will offer a Welding course at the Louisville-Winston County Career-Technical Center beginning Tuesday, Oct. 25.

The class will meet from 3 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays for three consecutive weeks. Instruction includes GMAW, FCAW and MCAW processes.

Cost to attend is $150 per person. Shane McDaniel will serve as instructor.

East Central Community College’s Theta Xi Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for two-year colleges, will host “Super Stellar Night,” a prom for special needs students in the five-county district, from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, 2016, in Mabry Memorial Cafeteria on the Decatur campus.

October 18, 2016

A grant from the Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Foundation is boosting East Central Community College’s efforts to create and sustain a culture of wellness on its campuses with a $127,500 grant to support the college’s new Warrior Wellness initiative.

October 18, 2016

The 2016-17 editions of the East Central Community College men’s and women’s basketball teams will be on display at the annual “Haunted House of Hoops” scheduled for Monday, Oct. 31. Activities begin at 7 p.m. in the Brackeen-Wood Physical Education Building on the Decatur campus.

The East Central Community College Workforce Development Center will offer a Basic Automotive Repair course at the Philadelphia/Neshoba County Career-Technical Center beginning Tuesday, Oct. 25.

The class will meet from 6 to 9 p.m. for eight consecutive Tuesdays.

Cost to attend is $150 per person. Kirt Doss will serve as instructor.

For more information or to register, contact Cody Spence, ECCC workforce development coordinator, at 601-635-6265. The email is dcspence@eccc.edu.

The East Central Community College Workforce Development Center will offer a Certified Nurse Aide course at the Louisville Career Advancement Center beginning Tuesday, Oct. 25.

The class will meet from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays for eight consecutive weeks.

Cost to attend is $776 per person, which includes all materials except the TB Skin Test. The WorkKeys test will be given and participants must score a Silver level to attend this class. Alan Krajewski will serve as instructor.

October 18, 2016

Director of Bands Ed Girling of Carthage is East Central Community College’s “Humanities Instructor of the Year” and will be recognized Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016, on the Decatur campus.

Girling will present a special program, held in conjunction with Arts and Humanities Month, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Vickers Fine Arts Center auditorium.

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