#InspiringExcellence – ECC Instructor Honored for Service to Scholastic Journalism

March 30, 2017
Each year, the Missouri Interscholastic Press Association (MIPA) recognizes someone who has provided outstanding support to scholastic journalism with the Contributing Medium Award. East Central College is proud to announce the 2017 winner is English and Journalism Instructor Leigh Kolb! In the nomination, MIPA vice-president Michelle Turner wrote: “Leigh Kolb has gone out of her way… View Article

#InspiringExcellence – Spring Writing Contest Winners Announced!

March 28, 2017
In February and March, we asked students if they had a knack for objective writing or making art with words. Dozens submitted their entries for the English Department’s Annual Poetry and Research Writing Contest. “There was a lot of debate from our judges this year,” said English instructor Josh Stroup. “We were very impressed with… View Article

East Central College Month of Service – Volunteers Needed!

March 27, 2017
East Central College is challenging our campus community to participate in at least one service project during the month of April. ECC has partnered with several local agencies and community groups to expand volunteer site offerings. Franklin County Service Providers Family Fun Day     April 7, 4:00-8:00 p.m. New Haven Elementary School Gym 201 Elton St,… View Article

Culinary Students Open “The Restaurant at Prairie Dell”

March 21, 2017
Gourmet food, excellence service and a small bill – that’s what you’ll get at The Restaurant at Prairie Dell. Managed by the East Central College Culinary Program, the limited-run restaurant gives students hands-on experience at running an establishment of their own. “The Restaurant at Prairie Dell should prove to be a very valuable component we… View Article

#InspiringExcellence – Academic Advisor Honored with Statewide Award

March 20, 2017
Nearly two years ago, Steffani McCrary joined East Central College as an academic advisor. When she got here, she brought something from her secondary education background with her. “I thought adding DECA would be a great addition to campus,” she said. “It benefits students in so many ways.” Missouri DECA provides services to students enrolled… View Article

Business and Industry Center Receives HVAC Donation

March 15, 2017
East Central College instructor David DeArmond never minds visitors in his HVAC lab, but he was particularly excited about a visit from Russ Bade on March 15. “He reached out to us and asked if we needed equipment for students to train on,” DeArmond explained. “We said absolutely!” Owner of Air Pro Heating and Cooling… View Article

Two Non-Public Schools Receive A+ Designation in ECC Service Area

March 14, 2017
The Missouri State Board of Education has moved forward with designating 57 non-public high schools A+ Schools this week, including Crosspoint Christian School and St. Francis Borgia Regional High School in East Central College’s service area. The A+ Scholarship Program provides scholarship funds to eligible graduates of A+ designated high schools who attend a participating… View Article

Closing the Skills Gap in Health Information Management

March 14, 2017
When Michael Klemme left the military, he knew what he wanted. However, he wasn’t sure how to make it happen. “I wanted to be able to get a job and work anywhere in the world,” he said. His first step was enrolling at East Central College. That’s where he discovered the Health Information Management (HIM)… View Article

Summer Courses Available at East Central College

March 13, 2017
Spring is here, and it’s a great time to start thinking about the summer. East Central College has the courses students need to catch up or get ahead! Summer classes begin on Monday, June 5, with options from English to Math to Chemistry! When students take 30 credit hours a year, including summer semester courses,… View Article