May 22, 2017
We are excited to honor Lisa Mari Wilson of Cuba with the Outstanding Student Award at the 2017 East Central College Commencement.  The award is the highest honor given to a graduate of ECC. To be considered for the honor an ECC student must have maintained a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.  In [...]
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May 20, 2017
It’s hard to find a corner of the New Haven community Audrey Freitag hasn’t touched. During the week, she’s often spotted at the senior center helping serve meals. On the weekends, you might see her volunteering at a local church serving meals to people in the community at the "Friendship Plate." Not only is she [...]
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May 9, 2017
Educators have a profound effect on students in many capacities. However, they aren’t always thanked for their hard work and dedication. “I sometimes assign students to write about their educational experiences,” said East Central College English Instructor Sue Henderson. “In conversations we have about their papers, students often mention teachers who have had a positive [...]
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May 9, 2017
Thomas Dill, Vincent Niehaus and Kathleen Rust have been named Faculty Emeritus by the East Central College Board of Trustees. The designation is an academic tradition intended to recognize the lasting impact of outstanding members of the faculty. “The faculty being recommended represent an important part of the East Central College story,” said Dr. Robert [...]
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April 19, 2017
The Missouri Community College Association (MCCA) Student Leadership Award is presented annually to an exceptional student leader from each community college campus. In 2017, Aiden Worley was honored with the award at East Central College. The announcement wasn’t a surprise to Student Activities Coordinator Courtney Henrichsen. “Aiden is a devoted and inspiring student leader on [...]
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April 17, 2017
Each year, the Missouri Community College Association (MCCA) honors outstanding community college educators with the Excellence in Teaching Award. In 2017, art instructor Adam Watkins was chosen from East Central College! According to the MCCA, an instructor must fit a certain criteria to be eligible for the award - effective and innovative teaching, effective advising, [...]
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March 30, 2017
Each year, the Missouri Interscholastic Press Association (MIPA) recognizes someone who has provided outstanding support to scholastic journalism with the Contributing Medium Award. East Central College is proud to announce the 2017 winner is English and Journalism Instructor Leigh Kolb! In the nomination, MIPA vice-president Michelle Turner wrote: “Leigh Kolb has gone out of her way [...]
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March 20, 2017
Nearly two years ago, Steffani McCrary joined East Central College as an academic advisor. When she got here, she brought something from her secondary education background with her. “I thought adding DECA would be a great addition to campus,” she said. “It benefits students in so many ways.” Missouri DECA provides services to students enrolled [...]
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March 13, 2017
When given the chance to possibly save someone’s life, East Central College student Stacy Squires couldn’t pass it up. “There was a bone marrow donor registry drive in Washington back in 2004,” she explained. “It was for a local resident needing a transplant.” Stacy wasn’t a match at the time, but her information remained in [...]
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March 8, 2017
More than 54 nursing programs were ranked in the state of Missouri, and East Central College landed near the top of the list! According to RegisteredNursing.org, East Central College is ranked the fourteenth best nursing program in the state.  The methodology used for the rankings was based on the NCLEX-RN exam, which is used by [...]
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