New Apprenticeship Grant Will Help Businesses Train Area Employees

March 28, 2018
Thanks to a grant from the Missouri Department of Workforce Development, East Central College will be able to help local businesses train dozens of highly-skilled workers through the Missouri Registered Apprenticeship program (MORAP). ECC’s Center for Workforce Development will receive $239,550 to develop apprenticeship programs with area manufacturers including Aerofil Industries, ATRO Engineering Systems, Clemco… View Article

The Biggest Falcon Fest Ever on April 3!

March 27, 2018
To help celebrate the 50th Anniversary of East Central College, FalconFest is going BIG! Join in on the fun April 3 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. in the Donald Shook Student Center Gym and Cafe Central. Compete and Win! Our theme for FalconFest this semester is Go For The Gold!, and it’s all about… View Article

Taking Care of Loved Ones – Home Care Workshops Starting in April

March 27, 2018
According to the AARP, more than 40 million people give unpaid care to their loved ones in the United States. Caring for a family member or close friend is both important and complicated. It can happen suddenly, with an accident or illness, or it may happen gradually. When the time comes, will you be prepared?… View Article

ECC Spirit Week – April 2-5!

March 26, 2018
To help kick-off the 50th Anniversary of East Central College, we will be holding a Spirit Week April 2-5! This will be a week to celebrate, have fun and show school spirit for students, faculty and staff! 50th Anniversary Spirit Week – April 2-5 Monday: Falcon Spirit Day – Get caught wearing ECC gear and… View Article

Register for Classes Early and Win Free Textbooks!

March 26, 2018
One lucky current student who registers for Summer or Fall 2018 classes between March 26 – April 6 will win free* textbooks for next semester! The course schedule is available March 12 for students to view. You can check it out on the Student Services page under Registration and Student Records. Enrolling for classes early allows… View Article

Nominate a Local Teacher for an “Inspirers of Excellence” Award

March 20, 2018
Educators have a profound effect on students in many capacities. However, they aren’t always thanked for their hard work and dedication. The ECC – NEA “Inspirers of Excellence” award honors teachers in the community who have had an impact on current East Central College Students. “We want to know what teacher inspired you to become… View Article

The Restaurant at Prairie Dell Opens March 27

March 16, 2018
Learning by doing. It’s the approach East Central College Culinary Arts Instructor Mike Palazzola uses with students every day. “Last year, there was something missing from our culinary classrooms,” Palazzola said, “We needed real life experiences in real time.” The award-winning chef, along with former culinary instructor Ted Hirschi, came up with a solution –… View Article

Join Dr. Bauer for “Coffee with the President”

March 16, 2018
We invite you to join East Central College president, Dr. Jon Bauer, for a relaxing conversation about East Central College. Enjoy a cup of coffee and refreshments as Dr. Bauer shares an update about ECC and plans for the upcoming year. You’ll also have the chance to ask him about anything regarding East Central College…. View Article

East Central College Kicks Off 50th Anniversary in April!

March 16, 2018
East Central College is excited to begin its 50th Anniversary celebration in 2018! On April 2, 1968, voters approved the establishment of the Junior College District of East Central Missouri. To help mark the occasion, we are holding several events the week of April 2 – 5. Check out the 50th Anniversary Event Calendar! As… View Article

Strengthening Data-Driven Decision Making

March 8, 2018
Coordinating assessment, accreditation, institutional research and planning is the mission of the new Executive Director of Institutional Effectiveness. The position was approved by the Board of Trustees at the March 5 meeting, and the college will look to fill the position in the coming weeks. “Overall institutional effectiveness involves planning for the college’s desired strategies,”… View Article