Cutting Costs by Going Green

February 7, 2017
At the February Board of Trustees meeting, East Central College moved toward a greener, more environmentally friendly campus. A contract was awarded to Johnson Controls, Inc. to provide nearly $1.25 million in upgrades to campus infrastructure. “This project will upgrade all lighting fixtures with LED high efficiency/performance lighting for both interior and exterior equipment,” said… View Article

Community Colleges Vital to State’s Economy

February 3, 2017
Missouri finds itself at a critical moment. The decline in state revenue and growth in expenses leaves state decision makers with a budget gap that is estimated at $700 million. Those of us at community colleges understand the difficult decisions the Governor has to make and the difficult situation the state is in. We recognize… View Article

A Simple Game About a Serious Subject – NCADA Visits ECC Campus

February 2, 2017
Ping pong balls, candy and root beer – an odd trio of tools to bring awareness to drugs and alcohol. However, it was just that combination that brought dozens of students to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse (NCADA) booth in the ECC Cafe at the end of January. Julie Hook, a prevention… View Article