Community Colleges Uncover the Problems with Missouri’s Workforce

April 27, 2017
A report released on April 27 by the Missouri Community College Association outlined three problems with Missouri’s workforce and highlighted several ongoing efforts to address these issues. The report listed supply and demand gaps for key industries, the availability of middle-skill workers, and the availability of adequate soft skills as the top three gaps in… View Article

Business and Industry Center Hosts Local Business and Manufacturing Leaders

April 21, 2017
Statewide, there are nearly 6,500 manufacturing facilities that need highly skilled workers. On April 21, nearly two dozen local business leaders saw firsthand how the East Central College Business and Industry Center is helping close that skills gap. Check out the photo gallery on Facebook! ECC President Dr. Jon Bauer led the tour through the… View Article

Registration Open for May High School Equivalency Classes

April 20, 2017
The Adult Education and Literacy program at East Central College is currently registering students for May classes offered at locations in Union, Washington, Sullivan, Gerald, St. Clair, Owensville, Pacific, Cuba, Hermann, St. James and Rolla. May is the last chance to start classes before the summer break begins. All classes are provided at no cost… View Article

#InspiringExcellence – East Central College Student Wins State Leadership Award

April 19, 2017
The Missouri Community College Association (MCCA) Student Leadership Award is presented annually to an exceptional student leader from each community college campus. In 2017, Aiden Worley was honored with the award at East Central College. The announcement wasn’t a surprise to Student Activities Coordinator Courtney Henrichsen. “Aiden is a devoted and inspiring student leader on… View Article

East Central College Veterans to Embark on Historic European Journey

April 18, 2017
This summer, East Central College student veterans will travel overseas on an once-in-a-lifetime trip. “Everyone should get to experience history rather than just reading about it in a book,” said student and veteran Melissa Yetkin. It’s all part of The Missouri Consortium for Global Education (MCGE) Veteran Students Study Abroad program. Traveling through England and… View Article

#InspiringExcellence – ECC Instructor Honored with Excellence in Teaching Award

April 17, 2017
Each year, the Missouri Community College Association (MCCA) honors outstanding community college educators with the Excellence in Teaching Award. In 2017, art instructor Adam Watkins was chosen from East Central College! According to the MCCA, an instructor must fit a certain criteria to be eligible for the award – effective and innovative teaching, effective advising,… View Article

Board of Trustees Approve Tuition Increase

April 12, 2017
College Trustees Approve Tuition Increase and ECC Sullivan Closure During its April 10 meeting, the East Central College board of trustees approved a five dollar per credit hour increase to the in-district, out-of-district, out-of-state and international tuition rates to take effect for the 2017 fall semester. The increase raises the in-district tuition rate to $85… View Article

ECC Rolla Student Helps Wildfire Victims

April 11, 2017
ECC Student Takes Action Amidst Tragedy When wildfires scorched through large parts of Oklahoma and northern Texas in early March 2017, one ECC student couldn’t let the tragedy go unnoticed. Dalton Smith, a student at the ECC Rolla center, and his two friends, Seth Morris and Lane McDonald from Rolla High School, drove 1,300 miles… View Article

National Library Week: Win Cardinals Tickets!

April 10, 2017
Celebrate National Library Week with the ECC Library, April 10 – 13, 2017 with a chance to win St. Louis Cardinals tickets. Current ECC Students are eligible to enter the raffle for a chance to win two St. Louis Cardinals tickets to a 2017 home game by completing a few questions about the ECC Library… View Article

Register Now For Summer Camps!

April 7, 2017
Registration Underway for ECC Summer Camps This is the time of the year for parents and kids to think about the fun and interesting summer camps offered at East Central College. Different classes will be offered in music, computers, sports and fitness, and hobbies throughout the months of June and July on the Union campus…. View Article