April 7, 2017

East Central Community College in Decatur will close for the Easter Holidays at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 13, and will reopen at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, April 18.


April 7, 2017

ECCC to Hold Class Registration, Admission Sessions in Carthage, Choctaw, Louisville

Instructional Counselors from East Central Community College will visit three of the college’s off-campus centers in April to assist current students with fall 2017 course registration and new students with enrolling in the college.

The Instructional Counselors will visit the following locations:

April 6, 2017

No. 13 ECCC Softball Sweeps MACJC Foe Meridian

The No. 13 nationally ranked East Central Community College Lady Warrior softball team swept the visiting Meridian Community College Lady Eagles in an MACJC doubleheader Wednesday, April 5, at the Softball Park in Decatur.

East Central won the first game 8-0 and followed that with a 7-4 win in the nightcap.

East Central is now 31-5 on the season and 16-4 in MACJC league play. Meridian fell to 8-12 and 13-16 in league play.

April 6, 2017

Jamie Clark, who served as East Central Community College head baseball coach from 1988-2001, will be posthumously inducted into the Mississippi Community College Sports Hall of Fame during ceremonies scheduled April 25 at the Hinds Community College Muse Center in Pearl.

April 6, 2017

The East Central Community College men’s and women’s tennis teams started a three match journey against ranked opponents by dropping close matches to the No. 19 ranked Copiah-Lincoln Community College men and the No. 25 ranked Co-Lin women.

The matches were played Wednesday, April 5, at the ECCC Tennis Complex in Decatur.

The No. 17 ECCC men lost 6-3 and fell to 10-5 on the season. The East Central women lost 5-4 and are now 7-8 on the year.

April 5, 2017

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


Classes offered at the Neshoba Business Enterprise Center include:

• Business Issues-Disaster Recovery–Offered by the Small Business Development Center, this free class will be held Tuesday, April 18, and meets from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Neshoba Business Enterprise Center, which is located at 1018 Saxton Road in Philadelphia.

April 5, 2017

The No. 13 nationally ranked East Central Community College baseball team dropped a doubleheader to Pearl River Community College Tuesday, April 4, in Poplarville.

The Diamond Warriors could not catch up after letting the Wildcats have early big innings in each contest.

The Wildcats defeated ECCC 7-3 in game one and then took the nightcap 5-2.

With the losses, the Diamond Warriors dropped to 20-10 overall and 6-6 in MACJC league play. Pearl River improved to 17-7 on the season and 8-2 MACJC play.

April 5, 2017

The East Central Community College men’s and women’s tennis teams swept Holmes Community College for this second time this spring season in matches played Tuesday, April 4, in Goodman.

The No. 17 ranked Warriors defeated the Bulldogs 7-2, while the regionally ranked Lady Warriors won 9-0. The ECCC men are now 10-4 on the season, while the women are 7-7.

March 30, 2017

Seven-time tennis Grand Slam Champion Mats Wilander is bringing his Wilander on Wheels tennis experience to East Central Community College’s new Tennis Complex on Tuesday, April 25.