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May 2015 News

    CMU Will Continue to Offer Classes on Union Campus

    Falcons Advance to District Championship Series

    Southboard Traffic From Hwy 50 Not Impacted at This Point

April 2015 News

    Registrations Being Accepted for Upcoming 8 Week Classes

    Weber and Klos Recipients of Instructional Support Award

    Long-Time Instructor Honored at April 8 Ceremony

    Free Event Begins at 9 AM at Union Campus

    Celebration of Earth Day Also Planned

    19,807 Square Foot Facility Just Southeast of Main Campus

    The 1940's Radio Hour to be Presented in July

    Little and Joyce Honored at April 8 Ceremony in Jefferson City

    May 16 Ceremony Begins at 11:30 AM

    Higher Rate for Four Career-Tech Programs

    Registrations Being Accepted for Upcoming Evening Classes

    Event Begins at 5:30 PM at ECC in Rolla - 500 Forum Drive

March 2015 News

    Assist Students in Building a Professional Wardrobe

    Opportunity Open to Current H.S. Freshmen and Sophomores

    Summer Classes Begin June 1 - Fall Semester Begins August 17

    Lower Tuition Rate for Eligible H.S. Juniors and Seniors

    Trustees Also Approve Course Fee Revisions

    Ceremony to Rename Multipurpose Building to be Held Later This Year

    Free Event Set for 5:30 - 7:30 PM

    5 PM Showing Free for High School and College Students

February 2015 News

    Nominations Accepted Through March 31

    Public Invited to Stop By Between 5 and 7 PM

    Hope to Approve Contract with Lawrence Group in March

January 2015 News

    Public Hearings Being Held Across the State

    15 Missouri Schools Participating in February 4 Event

    Free Workshops Thursdays From 5-6:30 PM Through March 19

    Meeting Begins at 5:30 PM in Buescher Hall - Room 238

    Tony Award Winning Musical Set for February 19-22

    Event Raises Funds for ECC Scholarships

    Participants Will Prepare and Enjoy Four Course Meal

    Screening of The Pruitt-Igoe Myth Friday, January 16

    Children's Chorale Open to Children in Grades 3-8

    New Classes Start Every 8 Weeks

    Special Saturday Hours January 10

December 2014 News

    One of 27 U.S. Community Colleges to Earn NASM Accreditation

    College Could Receive $1.8 Million for Repairs

    Classes Resume in January in Cuba, Rolla, St. James and Steelville

    Trustees Also Approve Consortium Agreement with SDOW

    Audit Shows Total Assets of Almost $54 Million

    Eight Week Sessions Held at Warrenton High School

    Event Set for 3:30 PM at ECC Rolla North Facility

November 2014 News

    The Wise Women Presented December 10 and 11

    One Night Sessions on Gingerbread House and Christmas Cookie Decorating

    Classes Offered in Six Communities

    No Charge for 7:30 PM Concert Set for November 20

    National Education Association to Become Collective Bargaining Rep

    4.7 Percent Increase in Premium

    Request for Qualifications for Architectural Services Being Sought

    Four Players Named All-Conference First Team

October 2014 News

    Ceremony to Begin at 7:50 AM

    Advance with Win Over Jefferson College

    Director Grace Austin Looking for a Cast of 60

    Free Event Begins at 5:30 PM

    Over $160,000 in Academic and Need-Based Scholarships Awarded Annually

    High School Students and Parents Urged to Attend

    Policy, Personnel and Bids Approved at October 6 Meeting

    Document Provides Framework for Decisions Through 2020

    Student Award Amount to be Reduced by Four Credit Hours

    College Will Focus on Computer Information Systems Training

September 2014 News

    Month Kicks Off with Comedy October 2-5

    Free Event Begins at 5:30 PM

    Community Members Invited to 6 PM Ceremony on the Union Campus

    Palazzola Becomes Certified Executive Chef, Elizabeth Long Achieves Clinical Nurse Specialist Certification

    "Things My Mother Taught Me" Runs October 2 - 5

August 2014 News

    Cost of Emergency Generator to be Offset by State Funds

    Mardy Leathers to Lead Workforce Development

    Rate Unchanged

    Children Should Accompany Parents to 4 PM Event

    Former ECC President Served from 1990-1999

July 2014 News

    Western Governors University Partners with MO Community College Association

    Staff Available from 8 AM to 1 PM

    Three Receive NJCAA Academic Awards

    New Contract Runs Through June of 2017

    Mitchell Promoted to Assistant Professor

    Performances Thursday - Sunday

    45 ECC Students Join Phi Theta Kappa

June 2014 News

    Allen Replaces Long-Time ECC Employee - Cookie Hays

    Trustees Also Approve Professional Service Agreements

    Also Grant Temporary Construction Easement to City of Union

    Staff Available from 8 to 1 at ECC in Union and Rolla

    Nine Students Join Phi Theta Kappa

May 2014 News

    Recognized for Commitment to Supporting Students

    ECC Part of Missouri Health Professions Consortium

    Megan Fitts Named Outstanding Student

    2005 Graduate of ECC Nursing Program

    Soggy Start Wednesday at NJCAA National Tournament

    Central Methodist University Presence at ECC Extended

    Robert E. Hansen Hall to be Dedicated This Fall

    General Operating Budget of $18.9 Million

    Second Trip to Nationals in Three Years

April 2014 News

    Free Event Begins at 12:30 PM in Health & Science Building

    Free Events from 9 AM to Noon in ECC Gym

    District Play Opens at ECC Friday, May 2 at 2 PM

    Reception from 3-5 PM at ECC Training Center

    Free Event - 10 AM to 1 PM in Multipurpose Building

    April 25 Service Will Begin at 4 PM

    Perry Re-Elected Board President

    Program Targeted to Current Juniors and Seniors

    Activities for All Ages from 10 AM to 1 PM

    Adults and Children to be Cast in Summer Musical

    Stroetker Claims Seat Held by Charlie Betz for 18 Years

    Free Event Begins at 12:30 PM in Health & Science Building

    Free Event Begins at 7 PM at ECC Training Center

March 2014 News

    Ceremony Set for Saturday Morning, May 17

    Chamber of Commerce and City Officials On Hand for March 20 Event

    Items Can be Dropped Off Through April 21.

    Assistance from Missouri Works Customized Training Program

    Free Event Requires Pre-Registration

    One Dollar Increase for In District Students


February 2014 News

    Make Reservations Now for March 4 Dinner

    Program Began in 2010 With Training for Tomorrow Grant Funding

    April Production Will Feature Broadway Standards

    Gathering Begins at 7 PM - Saturday, March 1

    Workshops in Unio and Rolla Thursday Evenings Through March 20

    Meet With Faculty and Staff From 5 to 7 PM

    Perfecto to Attend Conference in March

    High School Girls Have Over 400 Dresses to Choose From

    The Music Man to be Presented at ECC in July

    Community Colleges Seeking $15 Million to Close Funding Gap

January 2014 News

    8 PM Performances Thursday-Saturday - Sunday Matinee at 2

    Classes for Females Begin Feb. 4 - Sessions for Males Start Feb. 24

    Gov. Nixon Visits Washington for Jan. 16 Announcement

    Voters Decide at April 8 Election

    Staff Available Saturday, January 11

    Newly Elected and Returning Directors Will Take Oath of Office

December 2013 News

    Health Care and Manufacturing Fields to be Discussed

    Seats Open in Subdistrict 1 and 2

    Offices Will Re-open January 2

    One Aspect of State Efforts to Build Boeing 777X in St. Louis

    Trustees Approve Revisions to Non-Discrimination Notice

November 2013 News

    Regular Monthly Meeting Begins at 5:30 PM

    Friday Night Concerts in Union and Rolla

    Free Performance Begins at 7 PM

    Mathes-Peters Named Region 16 Coach of the Year

    Site Provides More Space for Nursing Program and General Classrooms

    Candidate Filing Opens December 17

    New Testing Agreements Outlined

    Dance Workshop November 5 From 7-8 PM

October 2013 News

    Recognized for Years of Service at ECC

    November 11 Ceremony Begins at 7:50 AM

    Event Sponsored by Phi Theta Kappa

    Reps from More Than 30 Schools to Attend

    Co-Hosted by ECC and Missouri S and T

    Checks Also Required on Some Part-Time Employees

    Assumes Duties at ECC November 4

    Full-Time Employees To Be Covered by Anthem in 2014

    3,901 Students Enrolled in Credit Classes

September 2013 News

    Comedy on the ECC Stage October 18-20

    Four Free Presentations Set for September 12

August 2013 News

    Building Will Also Provide Space for General Classrooms

    Construction of Roundabout Could Begin in Summer of 2015

    Two Full-Time Faculty Members Round Out Fall 2013 Hiring

    Operating Levy Expected to Produce $6+ Million in Local Revenue

    Events Planned for August 19-23

    September 1 Deadline to Apply to Take Paper Based GED

    Staff Available From 9 to 11 AM

July 2013 News

    Limited Staff at Union Campus 8-11 AM on August 8

    Trustees Also Approve Security Services

    Classes Begin Wednesday, August 14

June 2013 News

    The Marvelous Wonderettes Opens July 25

    Trustees Approve Professional Service Agreements

    Changes Effective January 2014

May 2013 News

    4-7 PM Event To Be Held in Buescher Hall

    Situation Only Impacts Credit Card Users

    Current and Retired Military Personnel Receive Special Recognition

    1995 ECC Grad Recognized for Service to the Community

    Schafler Named Outstanding Student

    State Aid Expected to Increase

    HVAC Bid for Art Department Renovation Okayed

April 2013 News

    Nurses Pinning at 9 AM - GED Completion Ceremony at 2 PM

    Public Reception From 3 to 6 PM

    Free Event from 9 AM to Noon in ECC Gym

    Three Credit Hour Graduate Class Co-Sponsored by CMU and ECC

    HS Students and Parents Invited to Free Information Session

    New Rate Phased In Over Next Four Years

    585 District Residents Participated in Phone Survey

    Valent Could Receive Up to $275,000 for Training Associated with New Jobs

    Manufacturers Invited to April 19 Session in Washington

    Trustees Approve Proposal from Franklin County Treatment Court

March 2013 News

    ECC Instructor David Hood to Lead Tuesday Morning Event

    Registration Opens April 15 for New Students

    March 29 Deadline for Submitting Nominations

    Additional Collaboration Possible if WSD Gains Approval for Proposition R

    Improvements to Prairie Dell Road Could Occur in 2014

    New Rates Effective for the 2013 Fall Semester

February 2013 News

    First Session Set for Thursday Afternoon, February 28

    Free Event From 5 to 7 PM at Rolla Technical Center

    Parents and Students Can Attend Free Sessions on Tuesday Nights

    IRS Trained and Certified Volunteers To Assist in Preparing Federal and State Forms

    Clothing Needed for Men and Women to Build a Professional Wardrobe

    Assistance Available Between 2 and 5 PM

    Over 200 New & Gently Worn Prom Dresses Available to High Schoolers

    ECC to Receive an Additional $50,353 This Year

    Six More Employees Take Retirement Incentive

    Policy Effective Spring of 2013

January 2013 News

    Event Sponsored by ECC's Nonprofit Leadership Institute

    All Items $1 or Less - Shop From 7:30 AM to 7:30 PM

    Public Reception Friday, February 15

    Musical Presented March 14-17

    Enables Students and Alumni to Order Transcripts via the Web

    Associate of Applied Science Degree and Certificate Option

    New and Returning Board Members to be Sworn In

    Hirschi Receives Mentor Award - Derakshan Earns ACF Credential

December 2012 News

    Faculty, Staff and Students Make Contributions

    Classes Begin January 14

    Program Quantifies Worker Skills

    Value of Project Estimated at $300,000

    College Has Total Assets of Almost $57 Million

November 2012 News

    Hulsey Recipient of 2012-13 Scholarship

    English Instructor Honored for Excellence in Teaching

    Students Will Graduate With AAS Degree in May 2014

    Student Laura Riegel Receives Student Leadership Award

    Attend a Session in Union, Washington or Rolla

    2013 Ceremony Changed to Saturday Morning

October 2012 News

    Vince Niehaus Directs Pulitzer Prize Winning Play

    Individuals and Businesses Contribute to Piano Fund

    Precision Machining, Industrial Engineering Technology and Welding Program to Receive Grant Funds

    Approval Given to Fee Changes for OTA Program

    31 Employees Eligible for Retirement in 2013

September 2012 News

    More Than 51 Percent are Part-Time Student

    Open House Sept. 27 from 5 to 8 PM

August 2012 News

    Equipment Purchased for CIS, HIM and Graphics Programs

    Operating Levy to Produce More than $5.9 Million in Local Revenue

    Performances October 5 and 6 at 8 PM

    Meeting for Parents August 27 at 4 p.m.

    Manuel Ramos Recital at 7:30 PM

    Presentation from 10 to 11 AM

    Performances Thursday - Saturday at 8 PM - Sunday at 2 PM

    Payment Due the Day of Registration

July 2012 News

    Endowed Scholarship Will Be Awarded This Fall

    7:30 PM Concert at First United Methodist Church in Washington

    Trustees Hold Special July Meeting

    Third Straight Year to Post Highest GPA

June 2012 News

    Funds Added to Cochran Endowed Scholarship

    Urinetown Opens August 9

    Jackson Retires After 46 Years in Education

    Leases and Professional Services Also Authorized

    ECC Works With Businesses in 8 Counties

May 2012 News

    Softball Team Finishes with 28-32 Record

    $18 Million Budget Includes Reduction in Expenses

    Fee for HIM Courses Also Authorized

    Christina King named 2012 Outstanding Student

    Free Event - 9 AM to Noon in the Gym

    Play Begins May 17 in Mississippi

    Non-Credit Classes Will Meet Monday-Thursday

    Ceremony Begins at 7 PM in Gymnasium

April 2012 News

    Wallach Named Coach of the Year

    Sessions Continue May 7 and 14

    Fink Johnson, Hartley and Kappelmann Take Oath of Office

    Board Also Extends Agreement with CMU

    Activities for Children from 10 AM - 1 PM

    Dr. Judd Receives Award for Excellence in Teaching

    13 Percent District Voter Turnout

March 2012 News

    ECC Collecting Professional Attire Until April 11

    Preregister Now for April 10 Event

    Business Finance for Non-Financial Personnel

February 2012 News

    ECC Students, Trustees and Staff Meet with Elected Officials

    Proposed Budget Could Result in $400,000 Less in State Aid

    Project Development/Evaluation Focus of March 26 Session

    Refinancing to Save ECC Over $130,000

    Assistance Available from 5:30 to 7 PM

January 2012 News

    Musical Runs March 15-18

December 2011 News

    Three Seats Open on Board

    Smoking Cessation Programs Planned for Students/Staff

    Agreement Also Goes Before Union Aldermen

    New Firm to Provide Bond Underwriting Services

November 2011 News

    Classes Begin Week of January 9

    ECC Associate Professor Honored

    Purchases and Personnel Also Approved at November 2011 Meeting

October 2011 News

    Charter Trustees and Buescher Family Join in Celebration

    Registration Underway for Spring 2012 Classes

September 2011 News

    Bauer Becomes Sixth President at ECC

    ECC and Lindenwood to Offer Evening Classes

August 2011 News

    George H. Buescher Hall Dedication Sunday, October 30

    Retirement Will Mark End of 46 Year Career In Education

    Student Service Center Operating in AD Lobby

July 2011 News

    Students Recognized at National, Regional and Conference Levels

June 2011 News

    Transfer Process Made Seamless for ECC Students

    Lisa Mathes-Peters to Succeed Brad Bruns

    Jay Mehrhoff Recipient of NACDA Award

May 2011 News

    Vincent Named Outstanding Student

    Villa Ridge Native Honored at 2011 Commencement

    Administration Building Renovation Project

April 2011 News

    Will Continue as Student Activities Director

    Honor Includes $1,250 Scholarship

March 2011 News

    First Increase Since 2005

    Reaffirmaton Granted by Higher Learning Commission

February 2011 News

    4,444 Students Enrolled in Credit Classes

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