April 20, 2018
More than 54 nursing programs were ranked in the state of Missouri, and East Central College landed near the top of the list in 2018! According to RegisteredNursing.org, East Central College is ranked the tenth best nursing program in the state. The methodology used for the rankings was based on the NCLEX-RN exam, which is [...]
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March 1, 2018
For Bailey Kirkland, a love for photography led to a career in culinary arts. She hadn't planned it that way. Originally from Alaska, Kirkland moved to Union in 2012. Her plan was to finish her online photography degree and eventually move back to her hometown to open a photography studio. “Things changed,” she admitted. “For [...]
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February 22, 2018
East Central College President Dr. Jon Bauer was honored with the Shirley B. Gordon Award of Distinction by the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society in February. He was one of 35 recipients to receive the accolade nationwide. “The Phi Theta Kappa chapter at East Central College congratulates Dr. Bauer on this honor and thanks [...]
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February 7, 2018
Since opening in 1891, Carnegie Hall has set the international standard for musical excellence as the aspirational destination for the world’s finest artists. In March, nearly two dozen East Central College students will become part of its storied history, joining the likes of George Gershwin, Judy Garland and The Beatles. “Performing at Carnegie Hall is [...]
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January 31, 2018
We are pleased to present the successes of the past year to our community. We know that none of this would be possible without the hard work and dedication of our students, faculty, staff and board of trustees.
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December 20, 2017
Each semester, East Central College recognizes students who have demonstrated exemplary academic achievement. Upon completion of at least 12 fall semester credit hours with a semester grade point average of 3.85 or greater, students are acknowledged on the President’s List. More than 115 students made the list!
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December 20, 2017
Each semester, East Central College recognizes students who have demonstrated superior academic achievement. Upon completion of at least 12 semester credit hours with a semester grade point between 3.50 and 3.84, students are acknowledged by placement on the Vice President’s List. For the Fall 2017 semester, there were more than 180 students on the list!
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December 19, 2017
Each year, the East Central College Foundation awards mini-grants to scholastic departments and programs through The Albert C. Buescher Memorial. In 2017, seven awards were given to help support various initiatives. The Learning Center was awarded a mini-grant to implement online math and science tutoring through the purchase of Boogie Board Sync. “This e-writer can [...]
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December 19, 2017
There is no formula for a “perfect teacher.” It’s a message East Central College Education Instructor Greg Stotler delivers to his students every semester. “As teachers, we strive to be the best we can and know our limitations,” he explained. “Flexibility is key.  No class is the same. Teaching takes a tremendous amount of skill [...]
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December 12, 2017
Reflecting back to his second-grade years, Ethan Stahl remembers his love for Nickelodeon. “The Naked Brothers Band was my favorite show. It was the coolest thing to me back then,” he explained. “It inspired me to form a band with one of my pals.” After a promising start, the band eventually fell apart due to [...]
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