January 1, 2018

East Central Community College in Decatur will hold an Orientation Session on Thursday, Jan. 4, for those new students who wish to attend ECCC during the spring 2018 semester and have yet to register for classes.

December 28, 2017

Several East Central Community College student-athletes received honors during the college’s 2017 Fall Sports Awards Banquet held recently in Mabry Cafeteria on the campus in Decatur.

Those honored, and their respective high schools, were:

December 28, 2017

East Central Community College soccer players Hector Mendoza (left) and Joseph Stewart recently signed National Letters of Intent to continue their careers next year at Paul Quinn College in Dallas, Texas. (EC Photo)

December 18, 2017

East Central Community College in Decatur has been designated as a Military Friendly® School by Victory Media for the sixth consecutive year.

ECCC is one of only four community colleges in Mississippi to earn the Military Friendly® designation for 2018.

December 12, 2017

The East Central Community College basketball teams closed out 2017 with a sweep of teams from Coastal Alabama Community College Monday, Dec. 11, in Brackeen-Wood Gym in Decatur.

The Lady Warriors defeated Coastal Alabama-North 68-54 in the opening game.

December 12, 2017

Students named to the 2017 fall 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, full-time students with a 4.0 grade point average, and their respective hometowns include the following:

ACKERMAN: Woody Vowell

December 12, 2017

The East Central Community College Workforce Development Center will offer a Pharmacy Tech course beginning in January in Choctaw and Carthage.

The first class begins Jan. 29, 2018, at the Integrated Technologies Training Center located at 377 Industrial Drive in Choctaw.

December 12, 2017

The East Central Community College Workforce Development Center will offer a Certified Nurse Aide course beginning Jan. 29, 2018, at the Philadelphia/Neshoba County Career-Technical Center located at 900 Valley View Drive .

Classes will meet from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday nights for five consecutive weeks. Clinical dates and times will be announced at a later date. Wendy Cumberland and Niva Alexander will serve as instructors. Cost is $766 and includes everything but the TB Skin Test.

December 11, 2017

In accordance with Mississippi House Bill No. 1071 from the 2010 legislative session, East Central Community College in Decatur has released its 2016 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. 

December 5, 2017

The Southwest Mississippi Community College men’s and women’s basketball teams came to Decatur Monday, Dec. 4, and both left with their first losses of the season as the East Central Community College Warriors and Lady Warriors combined for the sweep in Brackeen-Wood Gym.

In the opening game, the ECCC Lady Warriors knocked off the Southwest Lady Bears 70-61 behind 21 points and eight rebounds from freshman Diamond Wraggs of Louisville. The win kept East Central undefeated on the season at 7-0, while Southwest fell to 6-1.