ECC employees recognized for service


ECC employees, from left, Michael Jordan, Belinda Myers, Sheryll Wood, Crystal Saunders, Erikka Black, Vanessa Beamon-Reason, Gwen Hyman and Carole Mehle were recognized for service to the college. At left is ECC President Greg McLeod.


From Contributed Reports

Sunday, January 13, 2019

Edgecombe Community College employees received Service Awards at the college’s spring semester kickoff held Jan. 3.

Michael Jordan, vice president of student services, was recognized for 25 years of service to the college; Belinda Myers, payroll technician, was recognized for 20 years; Sheryll Wood, dean of Arts and Sciences, was recognized for five years; Crystal Saunders, department chair of Science, Health and PE, was recognized for one year; Erikka Black, receptionist/HR assistant, was recognized for one year; Vanessa Beamon-Reason, bookstore manager, was recognized for one year; Gwen Hyman, Lifelong Learning program administrator, was recognized for 20 years; Carole Mehle, English/humanities instructor, was recognized for 20 years; and ECC President Dr. Greg McLeod.

Mary Shuping, director of government relations for the N.C. Community College System, delivered the keynote address at the semester kickoff.

Shuping discussed the 2019 legislative agenda for community colleges, which includes a focus on short-term workforce training programs and initiatives to close the skills gap.

“Ms. Shuping provided valuable insight into the most pressing needs of the community college system, and we are grateful for her willingness to travel to Tarboro and help us begin our spring semester,” said ECC President Greg McLeod.