October 26, 2017
The Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) program at East Central College is offering English language classes for adults. The class is free to students. Learn to read, write, speak and listen in English, and study U.S. government and the U.S. Constitution in preparation for the U.S. Citizenship test. Orientation and classes will be held at [...]
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October 25, 2017
The Chi Delta chapter of Phi Theta Kappa welcomed new members during its annual Fall Induction Ceremony. Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) is the international honor society for the two-year college. Members pursue activities that fall under the direction of the society’s hallmarks of Scholarship, Leadership, Service, and Fellowship. "Phi Theta Kappa membership is by invitation only," [...]
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October 24, 2017
Joshua Carico left the Marine Corps in 2017 and enrolled at East Central College soon after. “Right now, I’m mostly taking general education courses,” he explained, “but I’m looking into criminal justice courses for next year.” Carico hopes to transfer to a four-year college and eventually become a conservation agent. He admits the transition from [...]
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October 18, 2017
East Central College nursing instructor Judy Bieker has been inspiring students for more than 23 years. “Not only has she educated more than 500 students over that time,” said Nancy Mitchell, nursing program coordinator, “she has also mentored numerous master’s students and new faculty members without hesitation.” Now, she is being recognized for her hard [...]
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October 13, 2017
East Central College and Missouri University of Science and Technology are now working together to help reduce college costs and help students earn a degree in less time. On October 13, Dr. Jon Bauer, East Central College President, Dr. Christopher G. Maples, Missouri S&T interim chancellor, and Dr. Robert Marley, Missouri S&T Provost and Executive [...]
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October 9, 2017
In 2015, East Central College Art Instructor Annette Green received a call from a friend at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Beaufort. He knew she was a skilled artist and had a project she might be interested in. “The church had been remodeled years earlier,” said Green. “In the process of removing the old wallboard, [...]
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October 3, 2017
This summer, a new strategy was formed to help grow enrollment in the East Central College Dual Credit Program. “We completely revamped the registration process,” said Vice President of Academic Affairs Dr. Robinson. “We are breaking down as many barriers as we can to get more students into the program, including offering multiple pathways for [...]
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October 3, 2017
Each year, East Central College recognizes the hard work and dedication of our employees. We value their commitment to our students’ needs and their educational goals. This year, the Annual Service Awards Recognition banquet honored the people who have been with ECC for 5, 10, 15, 20 and 25 years. Thank you for all you [...]
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October 2, 2017
The Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) program at East Central College will offer free Civics and Citizenship classes starting in October. “We last offered this class back in 2008,” said AEL Executive Director Alice Whalen. “We are excited to bring it back as a service to the community.” The ongoing classes will be held at [...]
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September 26, 2017
Over the last 41 years, East Central College Instructor Lora Copeland has given her expertise on cardiac rhythm interpretation to more than 750 paramedic students. “She actually helped create what is now the Paramedic Program at the college back in 1976,” said EMS Program Coordinator Tom Fitts, “just two years after receiving her Registered Nurse [...]
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