September 30, 2019
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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September 30, 2019
It’s been a year of growth for the East Central College Early College Program. Compared to September of last year, student headcount has increased nearly 23 percent! “We’re seeing substantial gains in Union, Washington, Owensville, St. Francis Borgia and Cuba,” said Megen Strubberg, Director of Early College Programs. “We also recently partnered with Nichols Career [...]
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September 24, 2019
Nearly a dozen local business leaders from LMI, American Precision Die Casting, Rawlings and Brewer Science attended the East Central College Supervisor Leadership Certification class in Rolla in September. The two-day workshop was facilitated by the Center for Workforce Development. “I was surprised with several things - in a good way,” explained James Levin, American [...]
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September 23, 2019
Students preparing to pass the High School Equivalency Test through the East Central College Adult Education and Literacy program will now get a new opportunity to strengthen their workforce skills. “In September, we started offering new, online training programs for our students,” said Alice Whalen, Director of Adult Education and Literacy. “These courses allow students [...]
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September 22, 2019
Join us for some fun puns and silly memes at Pundememium on September 25 from 12 - 2:30 p.m. in Cafe Central! The pun and meme competition is open to all students enrolled at East Central College. Pundememium consists of two competitions: Pun Pro and Meme Master. Pun Pro This competition is limited to 15 [...]
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September 18, 2019
With hunting season underway, East Central College Chef Mike Palazzola is lending his expertise to the community on unique and delicious ways to prepare venison. The Venison: Freezer to Fork class will be held on Saturday, October 26 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the East Central Training Center located at 1964 Prairie Dell [...]
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September 17, 2019
Each year, the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations recognizes newcomers who have demonstrated special creativity or ability in marketing and public relations and show evidence of a promising future in the field. The “Rising Star” award is given annually in each of NCMPR’s seven districts, and district winners automatically qualify for consideration for [...]
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September 17, 2019
There were many activities on campus during the 50th Anniversary Celebration on September 15, but one particular activity gave community members the chance to leave a lasting impression on the college. “We are constructing a series of ‘rose’ windows on campus,” said Adam Watkins, Assistant Art Professor. “It’s called the East Central College Mosaic Project.” [...]
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September 6, 2019
East Central College’s five-year strategic plan, SOAR to 2024, was unanimously approved by the Board of Trustees at its August 26 meeting. “I am grateful for the countless hours of work that have gone into the development of the plan,” said. Dr. Bauer. “We now turn our attention to implementation. I am excited and incredibly [...]
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September 5, 2019
Each year, the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations recognizes outstanding achievement in design and communication in each of its seven districts. The Medallion Awards are exclusive to marketing and public relations professionals at two-year colleges. In September, East Central College was informed it had been named a finalist in four Medallion Award categories [...]
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