Panel Discussion: Interrupting Racism – November 3

October 31, 2016
A panel-led discussion about education, segregation, empathy, and protest in the modern fight for racial equality and understanding. Co-hosted with Neighbors United Undoing Racism. Panelists: Amy Hunter, diversity and inclusion professional Aaron Massey, educator and administrator Christian Cohill, artist and activist Kieren Williams, ECC student Moderated by Aimee Appell, pastor of Peace Lutheran Church in… View Article

ECC Professor Explains Role of Youth Vote in Presidential Election

October 27, 2016
Election Day is a rite of passage into adulthood.  Casting a ballot, wearing an “I Voted” sticker, awaiting the popular vote results for the first time marks a significant moment in American citizenship.  Yet Millennials seem to show little interest in going to the polls compared to other age groups. According to East Central College… View Article

Shrek The Musical Auditions

October 27, 2016
ECC Theatre is proud to announce auditions for the next show of the 2016-2017 season, Shrek The Musical. Auditions will be held Monday, November 7 and Tuesday, November 8 at 6:30 p.m. at ECC.  Directed by Grace Austin, technical direction by Chris Swanson, choreography by Chris Page and music direction by Colin Healy, this family-friendly… View Article

#InspiringExcellence – Charitable Tacos for Haiti a Success

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… View Article

ECC Faculty Volunteer to Receive Pie in the Face for Charity

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… View Article

Accepting Entries Now for ECC Writing Contest

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… View Article

Student Art and Essay Contest

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… View Article

Registration Open for Adult Education and Literacy Classes

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,… View Article

#InspiringExcellence – ECC Alumni Gives Back to Ecology Students

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… View Article