November 27, 2018
With winter right around the corner, it’s a good idea to make sure your house is prepared for the cold! East Central College HVAC expert and faculty member David DeArmond has some tips that could save you money on your utility bill. Tip 1 – Get a Tune-Up HVAC systems often become more inefficient over [...]
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November 20, 2018
East Central College has an immediate opening for an Executive Director, Foundation/Director, Institutional Development. The Executive Director is responsible for leading and strengthening a comprehensive fundraising program in support of East Central College Foundation’s mission and goals. Specific emphasis is focused on annual giving, major giving, planned giving, grants and fundraising events. The Executive Director [...]
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November 20, 2018
The East Central College Foundation awards mini-grants each year to scholastic departments and programs through The Albert C. Buescher Memorial Fund. In 2018, four awards were given to help support various initiatives. The Math Department was awarded a mini-grant to purchase new TI-84+ graphing calculators for students to use in class. Student Services will use [...]
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November 20, 2018
Starting in 2019, East Central College-Rolla will utilize interactive distance technology to better serve students in its paramedic technology program. Students will also have access to on-location lab assistants who will be based on the Rolla campus. “Previously, we partnered with the Rolla Technical Center to provide the paramedic technology program to area students,” said [...]
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November 16, 2018
Business leaders and community members were welcomed into the East Central College Business and Industry Center on Friday, November 16 for a National Apprenticeship Week Celebration. The event featured two keynote speakers - Wade Johnson, U.S. Department of Labor, and Mardy Leathers, Missouri Department of Workforce Development. “Missouri is dedicated to investing, expanding and sustaining [...]
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November 14, 2018
So you're cooking Thanksgiving dinner at your house this year? East Central College's Chef Mike Palazzola has some tips on how to make it go smoothly!   THE TURKEY As turkey is arguably the backbone of most Thanksgiving meals, it only makes sense we start there for the first three tips! TIP 1 - Brine [...]
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November 14, 2018
Like many high school seniors, Rick Briggenhorst had no idea what he wanted to do after graduation back in 2011. “On my last day in high school, I had a conversation with my marketing instructor and my art instructor,” the Union-native said. “They told me ‘math teaches you how to succeed. Art teaches you how [...]
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November 13, 2018
Each year, the Missouri Community College Association recognizes individuals at its annual convention. Awards are given to alumni, faculty and staff who are making an impact in their local communities. In 2018, the Distinguished Alumni Award was given to Ron Unnerstall. The award is presented to exceptional individuals who have attended a Missouri community college. [...]
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November 5, 2018
Please join East Central College as it honors and celebrates the men and women who have served their country on Friday, November 9. The day will begin with a flag raising ceremony outside of Buescher Hall at 9 a.m. Please join us afterward for the unveiling of Offering Our Best, an original art piece by [...]
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November 5, 2018
When it comes to teaching math, it’s hard to find someone with more experience than Connie Lutz. “I spent 44 years as a high school math teacher,” she said. “My first semester as an adjunct professor at East Central College was in 1980.” She’s still going strong. “I enjoy mathematics,” Lutz explained, “the problem solving [...]
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