February 17, 2018

The East Central Community College men’s tennis team finally got its spring 2018 season underway Friday, Feb. 16, after several weather postponements. The No. 14 nationally ranked Marion Military Institute Tigers visited Decatur and left with an 8-1 win.

“We had our chances,” said ECCC Coach Jay Pacelli. “Willie Wooten and Landon Gibson had great efforts at No. 2 and No. 5 singles, but came up short. We also will be looking to improve at doubles for our MACJC matches ahead.”

February 16, 2018

The East Central Community College Lady Warriors picked up a 64-58 MACJC South Division basketball road win over the Pearl River Community College Lady Wildcats Thursday, Feb. 15, while the Warriors fell 72-64 to the Pearl River Wildcats in games played at M.R. White Coliseum in Poplarville.

February 15, 2018

East Central Community College’s Kaitlyn Oswalt threw a five-inning no hitter in game one to propel the Lady Warriors to a softball sweep over the Coastal Alabama-East Warhawks Thursday, Feb. 15, in Brewton, Ala.

The ECCC Lady Warriors won game one 10-0. East Central won game two 9-0 in five innings as sophomore pitcher Mackenzie Rousseau gave up just one hit over four innings before Anna Norris (Grove Oak, Ala., Geraldine) pitched the final inning. The Lady Warriors picked up 26 hits in the two games.

Feb. 15, 2018

East Central Community College in Decatur will hold tryouts for the 2018-19 Cheerleading Squad from 8 a.m. until noon Saturday, April 7, 2018, in the South Campus Gymnasium. There is a $25 fee for all participants.

Pre-tryout clinics will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. April 3-5 in the South Campus Gymnasium. During these sessions, participants will learn the cheer, fight song routine and stunts necessary for tryouts. Those wishing to tryout must attend at least one clinic.

Feb. 15, 2018

East Central Community College will hold workshops and/or auditions this spring for 2018-19 performing arts groups, including the Drum Line, Color Guard, Centralettes dance line, Drum Major, Concert Choir and  Vocé a cappella ensemble.

Drum Line auditions will be accepted by video submission only and are due by Wednesday, February 28. Requirements can be found at www.eccc.edu/eccc-wall-o-sound.

February 15, 2018

East Central Community College in Decatur has achieved a 40 percent, three-year graduation rate for the first time in over a decade, which is substantially higher than state and national graduation rates.

Feb. 14, 2018


The following students received top honors during the 2018 Mississippi SkillsUSA Championships for Region 3 held at East Central Community College.  


Feb. 14, 2018


Area educators recently attended the annual High School Counselors’ Workshop at East Central Community College in Decatur, where they were provided information on academic transfer, career-technical and healthcare programs, ACT testing, financial aid, scholarships, housing and admissions.


February 13, 2018

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), the accrediting body for East Central Community College in Decatur, has accepted the college’s Fifth-Year Interim Report with no additional information requested.

ECCC submitted its Fifth-Year Interim Report, along with its Quality Enhancement Plan Impact Report, in September 2017. SACSCOC’s decision on those reports came at its annual board meeting held in Dallas in December.