November 29, 2016
Finals week is around the corner, and how students approach the week can make a difference. According to Time Magazine, “pulling an all-nighter is one of the worst things [a student] can do (short of accidentally sleeping through your final).” This finals week, students should focus on allotting some time each day for studying, and [...]
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November 15, 2016
The griddle was hot, the pancakes were aplenty and there were toppings galore! It was all part of the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) fundraiser in early November. Each year, the honor society satisfies sugar cravings to help a good cause. This year, the group chose Honor Flight, a non-profit organization that transports America’s veterans to [...]
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November 14, 2016
Come help save lives at the the East Central College Fall Blood Drive! All presenting donors will receive a complimentary t-shirt. Date and Time: Wednesday, Nov. 16 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Location: Donald Shook Student Center Gym For an appointment, please visit MercyBloodDonor.net. Appointments will be given priority, but walk-ins are welcome! To register: [...]
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Patsy Watts with V.P. of Instruction Dr. Tia Robinson

November 14, 2016
Dr. Patsy Watts has been teaching English since 1983 – a subject she is deeply passionate about. “I embrace the challenges of this discipline because it is the foundation of all other academic endeavors.  That is, a student's ability to read and write well will help ensure success in other courses.  It is exciting to be [...]
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November 11, 2016
Driving onto the East Central College campus, it is easy to see the giant flag hanging on the side of the Donald Shook Student Center. It’s an appropriate place for the flag to be. Not only can you see it from Highway 50, but the building itself was named after a man who served in [...]
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November 10, 2016
The weather might have been gloomy in early October, but that didn’t stop several ECC students from spending the day helping their community. “I’m glad I came,” said Baylee West. “I was impressed by all the involvement that goes into serving the community!” Multiple individuals, faculty and student-clubs represented East Central College in United Bank’s [...]
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November 8, 2016
At the November 7 Board of Trustees meeting, members approved a recommendation on the creation of a career and technical academic advisor. “Since the start of the year,” said East Central College President Dr. Jon Bauer, “we have looked at ways to enhance the level of academic advisement services provided to students.” A key component [...]
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November 7, 2016
Joel Doepker and Mardy Leathers received the Missouri Community College Association’s Arena Award at the association’s Fifty-Second Annual Convention, November 4 at the Hilton Convention Center in Branson, Missouri. Doepker and Leathers are being recognized by their peers for their efforts in workforce development. Both have demonstrated leadership both within their college and at the [...]
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November 7, 2016
Jim Perry, Josie Weir and Brenda Garrison were all honored at the Missouri Community College Association’s Fifty-Second Annual Convention on November 2-4 – for their dedication, hard work and selflessness. Perry was honored with the Trustee Leadership Award--presented annually to a community college trustee whose work and leadership has substantially advanced the mission of community [...]
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