Study Abroad Opportunities for Students

September 28, 2018
Did you know you can study abroad while at East Central College? It’s true! There are many different trips available to community college students in Missouri, and students who participate in any study abroad program offered by another member college will qualify for in-district tuition! See the world. Broaden your horizons. Have fun! Finland/Sweden: May… View Article

Breaking Down Language Barriers to Become a Better Business Manager

September 24, 2018
Ten years ago, Neha Patel moved from India to the United States to help her husband manage a hotel in St. Clair. She had taken English classes in college, but knew she would have to improve her skills in order to interact with customers. English can be a complicated language for non-native speakers to learn,… View Article

Students vs. Staff Food Drive – September 24-28

September 24, 2018
East Central College will host a campus-wide food drive in Union and Rolla September 24-28. Part of the 50 Acts of Kindness Campaign and the 50th Anniversary Celebration, the food drive will serve as an opportunity to combat food insecurity in the ECC Service Area. In Union, we are pitting students against students can collect… View Article

Fall Writing Contest Open for Students

September 21, 2018
Are you a talented storyteller? Until Tuesday, October 30, current ECC students can submit their stories and/or essays to the Annual ECC English Department’s Fiction and Creative Non-Fiction Writing Contest. “We received amazing entries every year,” said English instructor Josh Stroup. “I feel it is extremely important our students get a real audience to read… View Article

#InspiringExcellence – Mike Palazzola Wins Statewide Faculty Innovation Award

September 19, 2018
Learning by doing. It’s the approach East Central College Culinary Arts Instructor Mike Palazzola uses with students every day. “We recognized 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

Center for Workforce Development Searching for Local Experts

September 11, 2018
The East Central College Center for Workforce Development (CWD) needs talented people to help provide training to local businesses. It is holding a series of talent fairs this fall to allow those interested to stop by and discuss how their talents can be used. “This is a great opportunity for retirees or someone looking for… View Article

#InspiringExcellence – Leigh Kolb Named Outstanding Young Professional

September 6, 2018
Each year, fifteen individuals are selected as Outstanding Young Professionals by the Washington Area Chamber of Commerce, and we are proud to announce Leigh Kolb made the list in 2018! “I’m in awe,” said the East Central College Assistant Professor of English and Journalism. “It is such an honor and privilege.” The award is designed… View Article