ECCC Men’s Basketball Opens Season with Road Victory

November 4, 2016

A pair of free throws by freshman point guard Jaylon Chiles with eight seconds to play gave the East Central Community College Warriors a 64-62 win over Coahoma Community College in the season opener played in Clarksdale Thursday, Nov. 3.

Chiles, a product of Biloxi High School, scored 11 points and dished out four assists in just 13 minutes of play.

East Central led by as many as 12 points in the first half before the Tigers closed the gap to 32-27 at intermission.

ECCC Gospel Choir Concert Planned Nov. 16

November 3, 2016

East Central Community College’s Gospel Choir will present its fall campus concert at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016, in the Vickers Fine Arts Center Auditorium on the Decatur campus.

John Harris, chief of police at ECCC, will serve as the guest speaker.

Harris joined the East Central police force in 2012 and was promoted to chief of campus police in 2013. Prior to joining ECCC’s staff, he was chief of campus police for Meridian Community College.

ECCC Plans Military Appreciation Breakfast Nov. 10

East Central Community College will honor military veterans by hosting an appreciation breakfast Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016, on the Decatur campus.

The special event begins with a complimentary breakfast at 7 a.m. in the Molly McGee Gold Room in Mabry Memorial Cafeteria.

Members of the college’s vocal music ensemble Voce’ will sing the national anthem and trumpeter Anastasia Crout of Lake, a member of the Wall O’ Sound Marching Band, is scheduled to play Taps.

Registration for ECCC Spring Classes Begins Nov. 7

Registration for spring semester classes at East Central Community College begins Monday, Nov. 7.

Classes begin Monday, Jan. 9, 2017. The deadline to enroll is Tuesday, Jan. 10.

Online courses begin Tuesday, Jan. 17. The last day to register is Wednesday, Jan. 18.

“Although the semester does not start until January, we encourage prospective students to register early to get the necessary classes at the times that are most desirable,” said Dr. Randall Lee, vice president for student services.

Girling Selected ECCC’s ‘Humanities Instructor of the Year’

October 18, 2016

Director of Bands Ed Girling of Carthage is East Central Community College’s “Humanities Instructor of the Year” and will be recognized Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016, on the Decatur campus.

Girling will present a special program, held in conjunction with Arts and Humanities Month, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Vickers Fine Arts Center auditorium.


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