Student’s Path to Success Travels Through Adult Education

January 28, 2021
Returning to the classroom after several years can be a daunting task. But when you are as determined as New Haven area woman Vanessa Monroy, the twists and turns along the way become manageable over time. “It’s been a long journey,” said Monroy, a recent High School Equivalency (HSE) certificate recipient and an East Central… View Article

Board President Receives Leadership Award

January 25, 2021
East Central College Board of Trustee’s President Ann Hartley officially received an award last week recognizing her service to the College, and for embracing ECC’s mission. Dr. Jon Bauer, ECC president, presented the Missouri Community College Association (MCCA) Trustee Leadership Award to Hartley. She was announced the winner of the award at the MCCA annual… View Article

College to Receive $3.4 Million Through Stimulus Package

January 25, 2021
East Central College will be allocated more than $3.4 million through a federal relief package approved by congress. ECC President Dr. Jon Bauer said official word was given Jan. 15 that $3,471,107 will be provided to ECC through the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA) Act. He noted that a minimum of $825,661 must… View Article

Donor Recognized at Taco Bell Field Naming Ceremony

January 20, 2021
East Central College alumnus John Moroney has an affinity for baseball. His relationship with the sport has taken him to the mound of Busch Stadium, home of the St. Louis Cardinals, to throw out the first pitch in game No. 1 of the 2011 World Series. A more painful experience, Moroney said, was the time… View Article

ECC Staff Conducts Wellness Checks on Students

January 13, 2021
Winter break typically is a time when college is not on the top of students’ minds. But over the break, East Central College students were given a quick reminder of the college via wellbeing check phone calls from student services staff. Vice President of Academic Affairs Robyn Walter said ECC staff reached out to current… View Article

Adult Education Instructor Encourages Students to Persevere

January 12, 2021
In order to improve over time, we all share the need to move forward even when it’s difficult. That’s according to Kathy Amsinger, an adult education instructor, who teaches her students to persevere and persist in order to reach their goals. Amsinger teaches with the Adult Education & Literacy (AEL) program, offered through East Central… View Article

Enrollment Open for English Language Classes

January 5, 2021
Area residents seeking English language skills can enroll now through East Central College’s Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) program. The English Language Acquisition (English as a Second Language) classes provide students with a working knowledge of English in preparation for citizenship tests, the workplace, additional education, and daily living. The experienced instructors who teach English… View Article