2018 Commencement Information

April 29, 2018
Commencement is right around the corner! We are so excited to celebrate your big day with you and your families. Below is some important information about this year’s ceremony. When is it? The 2018 commencement ceremony will take place Saturday, May 12th, 2018, at 11:30 a.m. in the Donald D. Shook Student Center, located on… View Article

#InspiringExcellence – Students Named to 2018 All-Missouri Academic Team

April 27, 2018
Each year, students are selected for All-Missouri Academic Team by the Phi Theta Kappa honor society. East Central College is proud to announce three students made the list in 2018! Jamie Foutch was named to the All-Missouri Second Team. She currently serves as the President of the Union chapter. “At her time at East Central… View Article

Cashier’s Office Schedule Change April 30 – May 3

April 26, 2018
The East Central College Cashier’s Office will be open from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. April 30 – May 3. On Friday, May 4 the Cashier’s Office will be open from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Hours will resume as normal on May 7. We appreciate your flexibility and patience!

Earth Day Celebration at ECC

April 23, 2018
Many hands-on activities for children will highlight the Earth Day celebration at East Central College on Saturday, April 28. The free event will be held from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the Donald D. Shook Student Center. Children will have the opportunity to plant seeds, dissect owl pellets, play with water bugs, create fairy… View Article

#InspiringExcellence – Nursing Program Named Top 10 in Missouri

April 20, 2018
More than 54 nursing programs were ranked in the state of Missouri, and East Central College landed near the top of the list in 2018! According to, East Central College is ranked the tenth best nursing program in the state. The methodology used for the rankings was based on the NCLEX-RN exam, which is… View Article

Engineering Students Explore Largest Particle Accelerator in North America

April 19, 2018
Just outside of Chicago, there is a 6,000 acre preserve that houses something magnificent. As East Central College Engineering/Math Academic Advisor Linda Arrington puts it – it merges science and architectural beauty. “We raised funds for two years to go on this trip. It is something students really looked forward to,” said Arrington. It’s called… View Article

Ann Schroeder Named 2018 Commencement Speaker

April 11, 2018
East Central College is proud to announce that Ann Schroeder will serve as the 48th Annual Spring Commencement on May 12, 2018. “Ann has made a significant impact in Franklin County throughout her career,” said East Central College President Dr. Jon Bauer. “We are honored to have her be a part of the ceremony.” A… View Article

ECC Month of Service in April

April 10, 2018
Make a difference in the month of April and join our cause! We are challenging our campus to participate in at least one service project during the month of April. East Central College has partnered with several local agencies and community groups to expand volunteer site offerings. 2018 Volunteer Opportunities: Cedarcrest Manor Children’s Advocacy Center… View Article

Snacky Hour with Dr. Bauer

April 9, 2018
East Central College President Dr. Jon Bauer invites students to enjoy some free snacks and get their questions answered about the recent Higher Learning Commission (HLC) visit to campus. Come to Cafe Central from 12 – 1 p.m. on April 11 in Union or Rolla Technical Center, Room 147  from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. on… View Article