March 1, 2018
For Bailey Kirkland, a love for photography led to a career in culinary arts. She hadn't planned it that way. Originally from Alaska, Kirkland moved to Union in 2012. Her plan was to finish her online photography degree and eventually move back to her hometown to open a photography studio. “Things changed,” she admitted. “For [...]
Read More

February 20, 2018
Learning by doing. It’s the approach East Central College Culinary Arts Instructor Mike Palazzola uses with students every day. “Last year, there was something missing from our culinary classrooms," Palazzola said, “We needed real life experiences in real time.” The award-winning chef, along with former culinary instructor Ted Hirschi, came up with a solution – [...]
Read More