In February and March, we asked students if they had a knack for objective writing or making art with words. Dozens submitted their entries for the English Department's Annual Poetry and Research Writing Contest. “There was a lot of debate from our judges this year,” said English instructor Josh Stroup. “We were very impressed with [...]
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East Central College is challenging our campus community to participate in at least one service project during the month of April. ECC has partnered with several local agencies and community groups to expand volunteer site offerings. Franklin County Service Providers Family Fun Day     April 7, 4:00-8:00 p.m. New Haven Elementary School Gym 201 Elton St, [...]
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Gourmet food, excellence service and a small bill – that’s what you’ll get at The Restaurant at Prairie Dell. Managed by the East Central College Culinary Program, the limited-run restaurant gives students hands-on experience at running an establishment of their own. “The Restaurant at Prairie Dell should prove to be a very valuable component we [...]
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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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East Central College instructor David DeArmond never minds visitors in his HVAC lab, but he was particularly excited about a visit from Russ Bade on March 15. “He reached out to us and asked if we needed equipment for students to train on,” DeArmond explained. “We said absolutely!” Owner of Air Pro Heating and Cooling [...]
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The Missouri State Board of Education has moved forward with designating 57 non-public high schools A+ Schools this week, including Crosspoint Christian School and St. Francis Borgia Regional High School in East Central College's service area. The A+ Scholarship Program provides scholarship funds to eligible graduates of A+ designated high schools who attend a participating [...]
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When Michael Klemme left the military, he knew what he wanted. However, he wasn’t sure how to make it happen. “I wanted to be able to get a job and work anywhere in the world,” he said. His first step was enrolling at East Central College. That’s where he discovered the Health Information Management (HIM) [...]
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Spring is here, and it’s a great time to start thinking about the summer. East Central College has the courses students need to catch up or get ahead! Summer classes begin on Monday, June 5, with options from English to Math to Chemistry! When students take 30 credit hours a year, including summer semester courses, [...]
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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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There is a longstanding challenge facing Missouri businesses - the availability of a skilled workforce. East Central College is joining community colleges across the state to address the problem. On March 9, ECC President Dr. Jon Bauer joined other community college presidents, colleagues and business leaders in Jefferson City to establish the Missouri Community College [...]
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