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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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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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 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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