March 13, 2017
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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March 9, 2017
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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March 8, 2017
More than 54 nursing programs were ranked in the state of Missouri, and East Central College landed near the top of the list! According to RegisteredNursing.org, East Central College is ranked the fourteenth best nursing program in the state.  The methodology used for the rankings was based on the NCLEX-RN exam, which is used by [...]
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February 28, 2017
The Learning Center will be hosting short snack sessions geared towards helping students read, write and edit. These organic, interaction-based workshops last about 15 minutes and help students: find reputable sources quote sources effectively organize a thesis-driven essay format an essay using MLA overcome writer’s block self-edit their work using a checklist "These workshops reinforce [...]
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February 28, 2017
Enrollment for current students opens on March 6. When students register for Fall 2017 classes during the first two weeks, March 6-17, they will be automatically entered to win a free gas card! Winners will be chosen daily, and they will be notified via email. Instructions on how to pick up the gas card will [...]
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February 21, 2017
It was July of 2015 when Jesse Berry-McKinnon first walked into an East Central College Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) classroom. He was 20 years old at the time, and he had been unsuccessfully homeschooled. “He told me that he could barely write letters and numbers and he couldn’t read. He could only write part [...]
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February 16, 2017
East Central College President Dr. Jon Bauer, representing the Missouri Community Colleges Association, honored Missouri Senator Roy Blunt with the National Education Service Award this week. It was presented at The National Legislative Summit in the nation’s capital – an advocacy event that brings together more than 1,000 community college leaders to shine a spotlight [...]
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February 15, 2017
Although this semester just got underway, we have already started thinking about next school year here at ECC.  We are working on building the course schedule for Fall 2017, and we want to make sure that we include input from YOU as we make decisions. With that in mind, would you please take a few [...]
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February 15, 2017
East Central College nursing students became nursing teachers in February. Students from the Rolla Technical Center’s Health Science Academy stopped by campus to get a firsthand look at healthcare education at the collegiate level. “We have state-of-the-art nursing and EMS simulation labs,” said Nancy Mitchell, nursing program coordinator at East Central College. “The lab is [...]
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February 14, 2017
On Wednesday, Feb. 8, some 175 high school students attended East Central College for the regional competition of Worldwide Youth in Science in Engineering (WYSE). The students came from area high schools including Washington, Borgia, Warrenton, Sullivan, St. Clair, Union, Linn, Chamois, Salem, Houston and Hallsville. This is the 17th year that East Central College [...]
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