East Central Area Literacy Council Awarded National Grant

May 30, 2018
For the last 30 years, the East Central College Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) Program has provided free adult education classes to the community. It has been possible thanks to the hard work and dedication of volunteers.  In 2017 alone, more than 30 volunteers provided 3,000 hours of tutoring. “Literacy is a problem that very… View Article

VIDEO – 2018 Spring Commencement Highlights

May 22, 2018
The 2018 Spring Commencement was an emotional, exciting and inspirational day at East Central College. We are proud of all of our graduates and want to thank everyone who made the day so special! Please watch the video below to see the highlights of the ceremony!

President’s List – Spring 2018

May 17, 2018
Each semester, East Central College recognizes students who have demonstrated exemplary academic achievement. Upon completion of at least 12 fall semester credit hours with a semester grade point average of 3.85 or greater, students are acknowledged on the President’s List. More than 110 students made the list for the Spring 2018 semester!

Vice President’s List – Spring 2018

May 17, 2018
Each semester, East Central College recognizes students who have demonstrated superior academic achievement. Upon completion of at least 12 semester credit hours with a semester grade point between 3.50 and 3.84, students are acknowledged by placement on the Vice President’s List. For the Spring 2018 semester, there were more than 160 students on the list!

Center for Workforce Development Talent Fair – June 7

May 15, 2018
The Center for Workforce Development (CWD) at East Central College is hosting an event to recruit talented community members to assist the department with providing workforce training programs. A talent fair will be held Thursday, June 7, 10 a.m.-7 p.m at the Business and Industry Center, 42 Prairie Dell Plaza Drive in Union, located southeast… View Article

Unnerstall Named 2018 Outstanding Alumni

May 14, 2018
Nearly 30 years ago, Ron Unnerstall helped found Washington Engineering and Architecture. Today, the company’s influence can be seen around Franklin County and beyond. Its portfolio is vast – from the Washington Public Safety Building to the new Heat and Control facility in Union. Unnerstall has used his engineering knowledge over the years to help… View Article

Outstanding Student Award Winner – Jonathon Stone

May 14, 2018
It’s rare to find Jonathon Stone without a smile on his face. His enthusiasm and positive attitude are contagious. It’s no surprise that he excels as an East Central College Student Ambassador – giving tours and sharing his knowledge with potential students. “His ability to connect with prospective students and parents has been an invaluable… View Article

Financial Aid Director Named Missouri Outstanding Volunteer of the Year

May 9, 2018
For the last three decades, Karen Griffin has been helping students figure out how to pay for college. “I think it’s very important that the financial aid process go smoothly for students,” she said. “If they have difficulty the first time, it can lead to a barrier in pursuing higher education.” The East Central College… View Article

ECC Foundation Announces Sandy Upchurch Memorial Nursing Scholarship

May 9, 2018
The East Central College Foundation is proud to announce the establishment of the Sandy Upchurch Memorial Nursing Scholarship for the 2018-2019 school year. The Pacific native and East Central College alumna was known as a caring, passionate person. She spent more than 30 years as a registered nurse in labor and delivery at St. Luke’s… View Article

Student Named National Finalist for Scholar-Athlete Award

May 7, 2018
The National Alliance of Two-Year College Athletic Administrators (NATYCAA) has announced the finalists for the 27th Annual NATYCAA Scholar-Athlete Awards sponsored by Relation Insurance Services. East Central College is proud to announce Magnus Andersen made the list! “Magnus is an outstanding soccer player and an outstanding student,” said East Central College Athletic Director Jay Mehrhoff…. View Article