ECCC Women’s Basketball Team Defeats Rival EMCC 72-69

January 11, 2017

Autumn Taylor

The East Central Community College women’s basketball team beat rival East Mississippi Community College in a hard fought game in Scooba Tuesday, Jan. 10, by the score of 72-69.

The Lady Warriors jumped out to an early advantage in the first quarter leading the Lady Lions 25-21, but could not hold on to the lead trailing 41-34 at the intermission.

ECCC Announces Fall Semester Honor Roll

January 4, 2017

Students named to the 2016 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:

BRANDON: Shelby Walters;

BROOKHAVEN: Katherine Shell;

ECCC’s Culinary Arts Technology Program Ranked No. 3 in Mississippi

January 5, 2017

The Culinary Arts Technology program at East Central Community College in Decatur was ranked No. 3 among all such programs in the state of Mississippi in a recent report by Best Choice Schools.

The rankings, published at, include the top 10 best culinary programs in Mississippi that offer a variety of certificates and degrees in the culinary arts and related fields, a variety of coursework, a low student-to-faculty ratio, a professional work setting, and internship opportunities.

ECCC Women’s Basketball set to host Meridian Jan. 12

January 5, 2016

The East Central Community College women’s basketball team will host rival Meridian Community College Thursday, Jan. 12, at 5:30 p.m. in Brackeen-Wood Gymnasium.

All who attend the game will be admitted for just $1.

The match-up is the first home game of 2017 after the team’s holiday break.

There will not be a men’s contest to follow the women’s game.

The Lady Warriors enter 2017 play 5-4 on the season.

ECCC Offers CNA Class in Decatur Beginning January 23

January 5, 2017

The East Central Community College Workforce Development Center will offer a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) course beginning January 23 on the Decatur campus.

Classes will meet from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday for six consecutive weeks with clinical dates and times to be announced. Cost is $766 per person and includes everything except the TB Skin Test.

Theresa Cole and Christy Wilson will serve as instructors.

ECCC Workforce Development Courses Offered in Winston County

January 5, 2017

The East Central Community College Workforce Development Center will offer courses in welding and Pharmacy Tech beginning this month in Winston County.

• Welding–Begins Monday, January 9, and will meet from 3 to 9 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays for two consecutive weeks. Cost is $150 per person. Instruction will include GMAW, FCAW and MCAW processes. Shane McDaniel will serve as instructor.


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