December 19, 2018
She has taught in West Africa. She spent several years tutoring hearing-impaired high school students. She even spent a year as a Spanish instructor. No matter the setting, Jennifer Higerd loves to teach. “I’ve really been teaching for most of my adult life,” she said. “I love watching and guiding the transformations and growth in [...]
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December 18, 2018
East Central College will host Walk-In Weekend on Saturday, January 5 from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. at its Union campus. This is an opportunity for current and prospective students to get ready for the Spring 2019 semester. At the event, students will be able to apply to East Central College, register for classes, take [...]
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December 18, 2018
East Central College is ready to help former Vatterott College students in the St. Louis area. The college sent a letter to students Monday to inform them of the decision to close all Vatterott and L’Ecole Culinaire locations suddenly and permanently. “We understand the impact this decision has on students and the uncertainty they now [...]
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December 5, 2018
When Madison Caldwell received the Jeff Maune scholarship at East Central College, she was thrilled. “I was honored to be chosen,” said the Pacific native. “The scholarship helped me financially but also mentally. It made me feel like there is someone out there cheering me on – someone who wants to see me succeed.” Open [...]
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December 5, 2018
East Central College is hosting an event to help food stamp recipients find out more about the state of Missouri’s SkillUp program, which provides additional access to childcare, housing assistance, job skills training, job placement and more. SkillUp services are offered at no cost to eligible participants and is designed to promote employability and self-sufficiency. [...]
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December 4, 2018
East Central College is making noticeable progress towards its reaffirmation of accreditation by the Higher Learning Committee (HLC). That was the message laid out for the Board of Trustees at its December 3 meeting. Robyn Walter, Vice President of Academic Affairs, and Michelle Smith, Executive Director of Institutional Effectiveness, updated the Board regarding the efforts [...]
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December 4, 2018
East Central College has received a clean audit report during its recent independent financial statement audit conducted by the certified public accounting firm KPM of Springfield, Mo. The 2017-2018 fiscal year results were presented at the December 3 Board of Trustees meeting. According to the report, East Central College’s financial statement disclosures were “neutral, consistent [...]
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