October 30, 2018
The growth of the aging baby-boom population continues to increase demand for medical services across the state. The demand for highly-skilled workers has grown with it. St. Robert native Morgan White had always been drawn to the medical field, but she had a hard time trying to figure out the right path forward. “I tried [...]
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October 26, 2018
Do you want free lunch for a semester? Now is your chance! Current East Central College students who register for Winter Intersession or Spring Semester classes between October 22 - November 2 will be entered in a drawing to win free lunch for a semester!* Two winners will be announced each week. Union students will [...]
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October 25, 2018
Join East Central College as it celebrates cultures from around the globe! The International Day Festival will take place in the Donald Shook Student Center Cafe on November 10 from 10 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. The event is free, open to the public, and offers games, music, art, cultural exhibits and more in celebration of [...]
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October 24, 2018
He considers his job, quite literally, as one of the best in the world. “I have always seen East Central College as the jewel in our community crown,” explained John Hardecke. “We support our students in innumerable ways – encouraging them to enhance their lives through education and cultural experiences.” For more than 20 years, [...]
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October 16, 2018
She came to East Central College to play volleyball and use A+ Scholarship funds. She left East Central College with more than just a degree. She found a passion. “East Central College provided me with countless opportunities to become a better learner,” said alumna Ginny Ward. “I became friends with dozens of international athletes who [...]
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October 15, 2018
Getting financial aid for college can be stressful for many people. What forms do I fill out? What scholarships and grants am I eligible for? When are the deadlines? East Central College wants to make the process easier! We will be holding a series of workshops to help students fill out the Free Application for [...]
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October 14, 2018
East Central College invites the public and business community to celebrate National Apprenticeship Week on Friday, November 16 from 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at its Business and Industry Center, 42 Prairie Dell Plaza Drive in Union. “Apprenticeships can work for all industries, not just manufacturing,” said Joel Doepker, Vice President of External Relations.  “By [...]
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October 9, 2018
Like many students that come to East Central College, Miranda Pickens wasn’t quite sure what she wanted to do with her life. “I got my associate of arts degree in general studies,” she explained, “and then I transferred to Mizzou.” She started in marketing. She moved on to fashion and design. Then, she went over [...]
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October 5, 2018
East Central College is proud to announce its Occupational Therapy Assistant Program has earned its full accreditation! The program received full approval from the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) this semester and will remain accredited for the next seven years. The program consists of a combination of general education, professional level coursework, classroom [...]
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October 4, 2018
The East Central College Softball has been honored by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association by being named to the 2018 Easton/ NFCA Top Ten Academic Team Rankings! "Our team from last spring had a 3.57 GPA," said Dr. Jay Mehrhoff, East Central College Athletic Director, "which was the sixth highest in the nation for the [...]
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