October 26, 2016
On Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016, the ECC Rotaract Club held their seventh annual Walking Tacos sale. While the effort every year is to raise money to benefit those in need, this year the goal was extra special. “We pair with a charity every year, but it was recommended by a student of the club that [...]
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October 24, 2016
It’s called “The Coin War,” and it’s pitting East Central College faculty members against each other. "I'm not too worried about being pied in the face,” admitted instructor Kevin Dixon. “I just want to be able to clean up the mess before a class!" From Oct. 10-28, donation jars will be at the main desk [...]
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October 24, 2016
Have a good story to tell? Write it down and win! Until Wednesday, Nov. 9, current ECC students can submit their stories and/or essays to the Annual ECC English Department’s Fiction and Creative Non-Fiction Writing Contest. “I think it’s important for students to participate in writing contests,” said English instructor Josh Stroup. “They get a [...]
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October 21, 2016
The National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) is giving East Central College students a chance to win $1,000! The NISOD Student Art Contest gives students international exposure for his or her original artwork. The winning design will be featured as the front cover of the conference program for NISOD’s 2018 International Conference on [...]
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October 13, 2016
The East Central College Adult Education and Literacy Program (AEL) gives students the opportunity to earn their High School Equivalency Certificate. It also gives students a chance to learn English as a primary language. Classes are offered during the day in Gerald, Sullivan, Union and Washington. Evening classes are offered in Pacific, Union, St. Clair, [...]
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October 12, 2016
Denise Otto always knew she wanted to work in conservation, but she didn’t know what college could help her achieve that dream. “I was encouraged to go to East Central College by my counselor at Meramec Community College,” Otto said. “Once she learned I wished to have a career in conservation, she said ECC was [...]
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October 10, 2016
Changes made to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) are making the filing process easier for East Central College students. You can now submit the FAFSA as early as October 1, rather than January 1. This isn't the deadline, but it's best to get the form in early because some aid awards are [...]
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October 5, 2016
East Central College faculty and staff, community leaders and business partners will be on hand October 20 at 4 p.m. for the ribbon cutting of the new Business and Industry Center located at 42 Prairie Dell Plaza in Union. The public is also invited to take tours of the new $5 million facility. The Business [...]
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October 5, 2016
On Sat., Sept. 24, East Central College and Washington High School (WHS) journalism departments partnered with the Missouri Interscholastic Press Association (MIPA) and SchoolJournalism.org to host their inaugural ECC Journalism Summit. ECC English and Journalism instructor Leigh Kolb and WHS Blue Jay Journal TV adviser Michelle Turner invited Franklin County students to learn about journalism, [...]
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October 4, 2016
An exciting change is coming to East Central College next year. During the October Board of Trustees meeting, an overview of new schedule offerings was presented to offer 14 week and weekend courses and increasing the number of 8-week courses during the spring semester of 2017 was approved. Currently, only 16-week courses are offered. “We [...]
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