ECC to Postpone Commencement Ceremony

March 25, 2020
East Central College is postponing the spring commencement exercises due to the likelihood of continued advisories regarding public gatherings. Dr. Jon Bauer, ECC president, said the decision was made in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. He noted that there is no specific date for the rescheduled graduation activities. However, plans call for a rescheduled commencement… View Article

ECC Students Inducted Into PTK Honor Society 

March 24, 2020
There have been 29 East Central College students inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) in Union this spring. Phi Theta Kappa is the international honor society for two-year colleges. Members pursue activities that fall under the direction of the society’s hallmarks of Scholarship, Leadership, Service, and Fellowship. A ceremony had been scheduled Friday, March… View Article

ECC Campus Closed Until April 6

March 20, 2020
East Central College is closing until April 6 to help impede the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus.) ECC President Dr. Jon Bauer said the decision was made in regard public health and safety. The closure begins at 4:30 p.m. Friday, March 20. To date, there are no active cases of COVID-19 among the ECC community, and… View Article

ECC Cancels Public Events, Restaurant

March 20, 2020
Earlier this week, East Central College canceled public events this spring to comply with Centers for Disease Control recommendations. ECC President Dr. Jon Bauer noted that the intent is to minimize the risk of exposure to the coronavirus (COVID-19). The cancellations include events off and on campus. However, the decision to hold commencement will be… View Article

Food Pantry Request Form is Online; Anonymous Donation Made

March 19, 2020
A form is now available online for students to more easily request assistance from the food pantry at East Central College. The pantry offers food and supplies to students in need. It is sponsored by Campus Life and Leadership. On Thursday, an anonymous donor gifted $1,000 to purchase food and other items for the pantry. … View Article

New Student Registration Pushed Back

March 19, 2020
East Central College is pushing back its registration start date for new students to give current student additional time to sign up for classes. The change also will limit the number of students on campus at the same time. New students can begin registering for classes April 20, which is about three weeks later than… View Article

Facilities Only Open to Employees and Students for Essential Services

March 18, 2020
East Central College facilities will only be open to employees, and students for essential services and support to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). Beginning immediately, the public will not be permitted in buildings on the campuses, including the library, learning center and computer labs, said ECC President Dr. Jon Bauer. “We are taking… View Article

Students Should Use Learning Center Online Services

March 17, 2020
Students who are looking to use the East Central College Learning Center are encouraged to utilize online services. The doors of the center will remain open, but by appointment only. Erin Anglin, Learning Center executive director, said staff has been working diligently to transition services to an online capacity. “While our doors will remain open… View Article

Message to Students on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 16, 2020
Dear Student, March 16, 2020 The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to evolve at a rapid pace. We continue to see the impact this is having both personally and professionally. East Central College takes this situation very seriously, and we are committed to making decisions with your health and wellness as the top priority. At the… View Article

Nominations Sought for Outstanding Alumni

March 11, 2020
There are many great East Central College alumni making a difference in their communities, and throughout world. Nominations are being sought for the 2020 Outstanding Alumni Award to recognize those former students. The award is presented by the East Central College Foundation/Alumni Office. To be considered for the award, nominees must have completed a college… View Article