Flu Shots Available to Students at No Cost

October 26, 2020
East Central College is offering flu shots to every student on our Union and Rolla campuses November 4-5. The shots will be administered by Mercy Hospital Washington at no cost to students. In Union, the influenza vaccine will be available on both dates from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4-6 p.m. in the DSSC… View Article

Manufacturer, Employer Benefit from ECC Program

October 26, 2020
Brian Miriani recently worked with East Central College’s Center for Workforce Development (CWD) to complete an apprenticeship program tailored to fit his skills and the needs of his employer. CWD partnered with Miriani’s employer, Texwrap Packaging, Washington, to develop a Machinist Registered apprenticeship program through the U.S Department of Labor in 2017. Miriani completed the… View Article

ECC, Drury Sign Agreement to Streamline Degrees

October 23, 2020
A new agreement between East Central College and Drury University is streamlining the path to a four-year degree for business and education students. The articulation agreement was signed Tuesday during a ceremony at the ECC Rolla North site. The formal partnership guarantees that the credits for ECC students who have completed an Associate of Arts… View Article

Governor Tours Pacific Plant that Partners with ECC

October 22, 2020
Missouri Gov. Mike Parson toured Klauber Machine & Gear (KMG) Tuesday to highlight the Missouri One Start program. KMG utilized the customized training assistance which has helped to develop its workforce, and East Central College has been there every step of the way. Gov. Parson said the state made workforce development a priority two years… View Article

Student Returns to ECC Classroom after 35 Years

October 21, 2020
Matthew Soete has always been an educator, and now the 53-year-old’s second time around at East Central College is taking him toward a more traditional classroom. Soete, of the Washington area, first attended ECC in 1984, fresh out of high school, as a biology major. He left to pursue additional education opportunities and then began… View Article

Medical Assistant Program Ranked Top 3 in St. Louis

October 21, 2020
The East Central College Medical Assisting Program is one of the top 3 programs in the St. Louis area. That’s according to Medical Assistant Advice, a website that serves medical assistant students and professionals, which published its ranking during National Medical Assistant Week, Oct. 18-23. Nancy Mitchell, Director of Nursing and Dean of Health Science,… View Article

Theatre to Tell ‘Tales from the Shadows’ Next Week

October 20, 2020
Join the East Central College Theatre Department on campus next week for a chilling theatrical experience featuring storytelling and surprises. Tales from the Shadows is a unique outdoor event that includes a journey around campus led by a “Ghoul Guide.” Tickets are on sale now for the Halloween-themed performance scheduled for Oct. 28-30. According to… View Article

AEL Student Hopes to Soar with New Credential

October 19, 2020
East Central College Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) student Shirley Luecke just earned an Aerospace Quality Technician credential that she hopes will take her career to new heights. Luecke is an AEL English Language Acquisition (English as a Second Language) student who attends classes at the ECC campus in Union. In June, Luecke received her… View Article

The Future of Health Care in the Community

October 14, 2020
These first-year East Central College nursing students are beginning their journey into the health care field. The students were in full uniform Tuesday, Oct. 13, for clinical orientation day. Clinicals are a vital, hands-on portion of the nursing program curriculum. This is the first semester in the ECC Nursing program for these students who were… View Article

Outdoor Movie Canceled, Band Concert Moved Online

October 13, 2020
There will be changes to East Central College’s Fine & Performing Arts outdoor events next week due to dropping temperatures. The Classics and Cocktails viewing of “Anatomy of a Murder,” featuring the ECC Jazz Band, previously slated for Thursday, Oct. 22, has been canceled. It was part of the ECC Film and Lecture series and… View Article