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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January 3, 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 2016 semester, there were nearly 170 students on the list!  
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January 3, 2017
Each year, 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 110 students made the list!
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December 5, 2016
Two East Central College students can now say they are All-American athletes! Sophomore midfielder Jacob Moore was named to the NJCAA Division I Men’s Soccer All-American Second Team for the 2016 season, and sophomore setter Mackenzy Vedder was named an NJCAA Division II Women's Volleyball Honorable Mention All-American. Moore has been a catalyst to the [...]
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December 5, 2016
Going to college can be a balancing act. For some women attending East Central College, juggling a full-time work schedule and a family can make it difficult. Financial burdens can also bring on added stress. With the help of the Philanthropic Education Organization (PEO) International Sisterhood, these women have a helping hand toward earning a [...]
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