ECCC’s Warrior Wellness Offering Public Group Fitness Classes

September 29, 2017

The Warrior Wellness program at East Central Community College in Decatur is offering Toning, KickFit, Yoga, and Spin classes during the fall 2017 semester that are open to the public.

The classes are held in the Wellness Center located in the Eddie Smith Student Union Building on campus. All classes are first come, first serve basis.

Toning classes are held Mondays and Wednesdays from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and are free.

ECCC Awards First Oliphant-Martin Faculty Excellence Grants

September 29, 2017

The East Central Community College Foundation recently awarded four Oliphant-Martin Faculty Excellence Fund Grants to assist instructors in meeting the college’s institutional commitments of Student Success and Teaching & Learning.

The grant program, which was unveiled during the fall 2017 Faculty and Staff Convocation on the Decatur campus, was developed to assist the academic divisions, career & technical programs, and healthcare curriculums on campus in dealing with state appropriation reductions. 

Noted Cardiologists to Present ECCC’s First Warrior Wellness Symposium Oct. 3

September 25, 2017

Dr. Shea Hailey and Dr. Mike McMullan, two noted cardiologists with strong ties to East Central Community College, will present the college’s first Warrior Wellness Symposium on Tuesday, Oct. 3, in the Vickers Fine Arts Center auditorium on the Decatur campus.

The physicians will speak to the science faculty and students interested in pre-med and related careers from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. There will be a reception with heart healthy snacks in the Vickers lobby from 6:15 to 6:45 p.m.

ECCC Announces Policy Change for Career & Technical Education Scholarships

September 25, 2017

East Central Community College in Decatur has announced changes to its policy concerning Career & Technical Education Scholarships it hopes will boost enrollment in those programs while providing more skilled workers to the college’s service area and the state of Mississippi.

Beginning with the fall 2018 semester, students who receive a Career & Technical (CTE) Skills or Leadership Scholarship to attend ECCC must be enrolled in one of the college’s CTE programs to receive and maintain a CTE Scholarship.

ECCC Golf Team Opens Season with 3rd Place Finish

September 24, 2017

The East Central Community College golf team improved 13 shots and three spots in the standings over the final day to finish tied for third place among community and junior college teams at MACJC Conference Event No. 1 held Sept. 23-24 at Eagle Ridge Golf Course in Raymond.

It was the opening golf event of the 2017-18 season for Mississippi community colleges.

As a team, ECCC shot a 19-over par 595 over the two-day, 36-hole tournament. Mississippi Gulf Coast won the event with an 11-under par 565.

ECCC Men’s Soccer Gets Back in the Win Column at Jones County

September 22, 2017

East Central Community College used goals six minutes apart but in different periods of the match to defeat Jones County Junior College 2-0 on the road in Ellisville Friday, Sept. 22.

The win snapped a three-match losing streak for the Warriors.

A 44th minute first half goal by sophomore Cory Furlow of Clinton and a 50th minute second half goal by sophomore Tanner Lindsey of Northwest Rankin was all the scoring ECCC would need in the shutout win.

Dylan Shoemaker out of Forest got the win in goal.


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