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 8, 2016
At the November 7 Board of Trustees meeting, members approved a recommendation on the creation of a career and technical academic advisor. “Since the start of the year,” said East Central College President Dr. Jon Bauer, “we have looked at ways to enhance the level of academic advisement services provided to students.” A key component [...]
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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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November 1, 2016
You can collect them. You can mine them. You can even skip them across the water. Rocks and minerals are everywhere, and one ECC faculty member has made it a point for the last 17 years to explore them with his students. Every semester, Larry Pierce takes his geology class to the Missouri Mining Museum, [...]
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November 1, 2016
The East Central College Testing Center proctors exams for ECC faculty, other institutions and a variety of specialized testing such as Pearson VUE and CLEP. It is located in the Learning Center on the first floor of Buescher Hall next to the library. It is open Monday-Thursday from 7:30 – 7:30 p.m. and on Fridays [...]
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October 27, 2016
The seats were full and anticipation was high at the official opening ceremony of the new Business and Industry Center on October 20. “This project is an outstanding example of what is possible when educators, community leaders and business leaders work together to prepare Missouri workers for success,” Gov. Nixon said at the ceremony. “The [...]
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October 27, 2016
Election Day is a rite of passage into adulthood.  Casting a ballot, wearing an “I Voted” sticker, awaiting the popular vote results for the first time marks a significant moment in American citizenship.  Yet Millennials seem to show little interest in going to the polls compared to other age groups. According to East Central College [...]
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