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.

ECCC to Expand Warrior Wellness Program with Second Grant from Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Foundation

September 25, 2017

With a second grant from the Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Foundation, East Central Community College (ECCC) in Decatur is enhancing and expanding its Warrior Wellness program.

The Warrior Wellness program began in the fall of 2016 with a $127,500 grant from the Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Foundation in an effort to create and sustain a culture of wellness on ECCC’s campuses and in the local communities.

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