Precision Machining Coordinator Recipient of Award

December 8, 2020
Curtis Elliott, Precision Machining program coordinator at East Central College, recently received the “Governor’s Award” from the Center for Workforce Development (CWD) for his work at a local manufacturer. The award was presented to Elliott for “Outstanding Performance” after he completed a successful project with Klauber Machine and Gear (KMG), Pacific, to streamline efficiency and… View Article

ECC to Hold Registration Event Saturday

December 8, 2020
East Central College will be open Saturday, Dec. 12, to give new and prospective students a chance to enroll for the Spring 2021 semester. The College will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for students to apply, register for classes and learn about financial opportunities, such as scholarships and grants. Those registering for… View Article

Nursing Students Recognized at Pinning Ceremony

December 8, 2020
East Central College nursing students were recognized Dec. 3 during a pinning ceremony for LPN-RN Bridge Graduates. Four nursing students were recognized for outstanding clinical and classroom work: Brittany Loll, Lacey Sauer, Kristina Downs and Justin Ard. The ECC Nursing Program typically holds a formal ceremony for its pinning ceremony, inviting family, friends, faculty and… View Article

Consortium Launches Website for Job Seekers

December 7, 2020
Missouri employers seeking job-ready talent have a new free resource at their fingertips. The Missouri Community Colleges Jobs Consortium website, powered by College Central Network, Inc. (CCN), now hosts free job posting for employers statewide. Through the new website,, it is easy for employers of any size to register once and then post an… View Article

Dr. Bauer: “Yes” to Snow Days

December 4, 2020
East Central College President Dr. Jon Bauer addressed faculty, students, and staff Friday to state there still will be snow days at the college, even though working and learning remotely has become easier. The following is Dr. Bauer’s message and a reminder to sign up for ECC’s alert notification system: Will we have snow days?… View Article

Union PTK Celebrates 50 Years, Inducts 29 Members

December 3, 2020
There were 29 East Central College students inducted into the Chi Delta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) this Fall. The annual Fall Induction Ceremony was Nov. 1 for the PTK, the international honor society for two-year colleges. This year marks 50 years for the Chi Delta chapter, which was chartered in November 1970, according… View Article

Students Inducted into Phi Theta Kappa, Rolla Chapter

December 2, 2020
There were 16 students from East Central College in Rolla who were inducted into the Beta Omicron Phi chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society on Saturday, Nov. 14. PTK is an international honor society for two-year colleges. To be eligible for induction, students must maintain a grade point average of at least… View Article

Instructor Receives Emerson Excellence Award

December 1, 2020
For East Central College biology instructor Dr. Beth Winters-Rozema, it is the “light bulb” moments that brings her the greatest joy as a teacher. “I really like watching the light bulb come on in students,” she said. “Usually, I can tell when it happens — I hear it and I see it when they understand,… View Article