2019 Commencement Speaker Announced

March 27, 2019
East Central College is proud to announce that Dr. Lynn Tincher-Ladner will serve as the speaker for the 49th Annual Spring Commencement on May 11, 2019. Dr. Tincher-Ladner is President and CEO of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, the nation’s oldest and largest honor society for students seeking associate degrees and credentials from community colleges…. View Article

East Central College Wins National Public Relations Award

March 27, 2019
East Central College received national accolades from the National Council of Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) at the Paragon Awards in March for its use of social media.  NCMPR’s prestigious Paragon Awards recognize outstanding achievement in design and communication at community and technical colleges. It’s the only national competition of its kind that honors excellence… View Article

Discover ECC Rolla! Open House Event April 29

March 24, 2019
Join us at the Discover ECC! open house event on Monday, April 29 from 5 – 7 p.m. at the Rolla-North location, 2303 N. Bishop Avenue. You’ll get the chance to register for Summer and Fall 2019 classes and discover financial aid opportunities. Future students will also learn about: College credit options for high school… View Article

#InspiringExcellence – Students Named to 2019 All-Missouri Academic Team

March 13, 2019
Each year, students are selected for the All-Missouri Academic Team by the Phi Theta Kappa honor society. East Central College is proud to announce four students made the list in 2019! Joshua German – First Team All-Missouri Carson Mowery – Second Team All-Missouri Stephanie Brown – Second Team All-Missouri Benjamin Bone – Third Team All-Missouri Members of… View Article

East Central College Nursing Program Named Top 5 in Missouri

March 13, 2019
More than 50 nursing programs were ranked in the state of Missouri, and East Central College landed near the top of the list in 2019! According to, East Central College is ranked the fourth-best nursing program in the state. The methodology used for the rankings was based on the NCLEX-RN exam, which is used by… View Article

ECC Phi Theta Kappa Chapters Receive National Recognition

March 7, 2019
Due to its outstanding recruitment efforts in 2018, the Beta Omicron (Rolla) and Chi Delta (Union) Chapters of Phi Theta Kappa have achieved “REACH” status through the national organization! The REACH Rewards program recognizes and rewards Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) chapters that excel in the area of membership development. As a result of the honor,… View Article

Register for Classes March 11-15 and Win Exclusive ECC Gear!

March 6, 2019
Current students who register for Summer or Fall classes between March 11 – 15 will get the chance to win exclusive East Central College gear! Lucky winners will get: Under Armour ECC Hoodie Nike ECC Jogger Pants YETI 30 oz ECC Tumbler 47 Brand ECC Baseball Cap The prize package is worth nearly $200 and… View Article

East Central College Seeking Outstanding Alumni Nominations for 2019

March 6, 2019
The East Central College Alumni Association established the Outstanding Alumni Award in 2002. Since that time, it has set out to recognize alumni who have set an example for ECC graduates by using their college education and serving their community. To be considered for the Outstanding Alumni Award, nominees must have completed a college credit… View Article

Behavioral Intervention Team Approved by Board of Trustees

March 6, 2019
The Board of Trustees approved the recognition of the Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT) as an official College team at the March 4 meeting. “This team will review behavioral incidents and concerns at the college,” said Heath Martin, Vice President of Student Development. He will chair the BIT. “We want to ensure a systematic response to… View Article

East Central College Board of Trustees Approves Tuition and Fees Changes

March 5, 2019
During its March 4 meeting, the East Central College Board of Trustees unanimously approved a 20 percent tuition increase, as well a $4 per credit hour increase in general fees. The increase, the first in two years, will take effect in June 2019. Despite the adjustment, the College remains one of the most affordable higher… View Article