New Members Inducted into Phi Theta Kappa

October 30, 2019
New Members Inducted into Phi Theta Kappa New members of Phi Theta Kappa were inducted into the Chi Delta chapter during its annual Fall Induction Ceremony. Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) is the international honor society for two-year colleges. As a member of PTK, students will pursue the society’s hallmarks of Scholarship, Leadership, Service and Fellowship…. View Article

Clemco Welding Apprentices Complete ECC Training

October 23, 2019
Clemco Welding Apprentices Complete ECC Training A group of Clemco employees recently finished their required welding training as part of an overall apprenticeship program through East Central College. The four employees spent 40 weeks in the welding lab of the ECC Business and Industry Center, learning SMAW, GMAW & GTAW welding techniques. The welding training… View Article

HVAC Program Welcomes High School Students into the Classroom

October 21, 2019
For the first time, high school students are getting the opportunity to earn college credit in the Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) program on the East Central College campus. “It’s a great program,” said Union High School student Nick Luechtefeld. “It’s been a lot of fun so far. There is definitely a lot to… View Article

ECC to Host Humanities Fest

October 18, 2019
The ECC English and Humanities Department will host its third annual Humanities Fest for area high school students Thursday, Nov. 14, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event showcases the Humanities at ECC and beyond, and offers students breakout sessions about poetry, foreign language, philosophy, speech performance and fiction writing, and they will be able to explore the… View Article

ECC Hosts Math and Science Career Night

October 15, 2019
According to the Department of Labor Statistics, employment in occupations related to STEM—science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—is projected to grow to more than 9 million by 2022. To help high school students prepare for the jobs of tomorrow, East Central College is teaming up with Missouri S&T for Math and Science Career Night. On Wednesday,… View Article

ECC Recognizes Employees for Years of Service

October 8, 2019
ECC Recognizes Employees for Years of Service East Central College recognizes the hard work and commitment of our employees every year. We value their dedication to our students’ needs and educational goals and to the community ECC serves. The Annual Service Awards Recognition banquet honors those who have been with ECC for 5, 10, 15,… View Article

University of Missouri and Missouri community colleges establish transfer partnership

October 6, 2019
Representatives from the Missouri Community College Association and MU will work together to ensure pathways to Mizzou are open for students Contact: Liz McCune, 573-882-6212, On the heels of significant growth in the University of Missouri’s transfer student population, MU leaders and the state’s community colleges signed an articulation agreement today highlighting their shared… View Article

After Devastating House Fire, Student Pushes Forward to Earn Degree

October 2, 2019
She started college when she was 29 years old. For nearly three years, she took online classes to take her general education requirements. “I couldn’t really leave home,” Angela Trentmann explained. “I had to take care of two kids while my husband worked full time.” After her children were finally old enough to attend school… View Article