The Learning Center Hosts Snack Sessions and Midterm Math Reviews

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… View Article

Enroll in Class, Win Free Gas!

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… View Article

ECC Seeking Nominations for 2017 “Outstanding Alumni Award”

February 22, 2017
The East Central College Alumni Association established the Outstanding Alumni Award in 2002. Since that time, it has set out to recognize alumni who have set an example for ECC graduates by using their college education and serving their community. “Each year, thousands of students begin or continue their professional journey at ECC,” noted Shannon… View Article

Learning to Read at 20–An Adult Education and Literacy Success Story

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… View Article

#InspiringExcellence – Dr. Bauer Presents Award to Missouri Senator Roy Blunt

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… View Article

Rolla Health Science Academy Visits Campus

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… View Article

Regional Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering Competition at ECC

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… View Article

East Central Partners with Missouri S&T in Enrollment Program

February 13, 2017
East Central College and Missouri University of Science and Technology are coming together to reduce college costs and help students earn a degree in less time. The Concurrent Enrollment program will allow students who meet the admissions requirements of East Central College and Missouri S&T to be admitted to both schools. The program gives students… View Article

Workers Wanted: ECC Creates Apprenticeship Program for Local Workforce

February 10, 2017
Computer technology, health care, construction, and high-skill manufacturing account for nearly 54 percent of the American labor market, according to the National Skills Coalition. Unfortunately, only 44 percent of workers are sufficiently trained for those high-demand jobs. East Central College is trying to buck that trend. Thanks to an $87,000 grant from the Missouri Division… View Article