Longtime College EMS Board Members Retire from Positions

February 22, 2021
Three longtime members of the East Central College EMS Advisory Board, with more than a century of combined experience in ambulatory services, recently stepped down from their volunteer posts. Terry Buddemeyer, Ken Koch, and Tom Neurnberger attended their final EMS Advisory Board meeting late last year. Each of the three men have close ties to… View Article

Students Selected to Show in Art St. Louis Exhibition

February 12, 2021
Two East Central College art students have been invited to show their works alongside regional artists at a multi-media exhibition in St. Louis. Kate Shelton, Union, and Sara Lynn Carter, Cuba, both in their second year at ECC, have been selected by the college art department to show at the “Varsity Art XXV,” a multi-media… View Article

Celebrating International Women in Science Day

February 11, 2021
East Central College is celebrating Feb. 11 as International Day of Women and Girls in Science, and recognizing faculty members, students, and graduates in science-related fields. ECC has many instructors who are helping students carve their way into a career in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) related fields. During this year’s International Day of… View Article

College Association Recognizes Mercy with Distinguished Industry Award

February 9, 2021
Mercy Hospital Washington has been recognized for its outstanding commitment to the community and continued support to East Central College. Mercy was the recipient of the Missouri Community College Association (MCCA) Distinguished Business/Industry Award, which was presented at the organization’s annual convention in November. The hospital was nominated by ECC for its leadership within the… View Article

New Campus Life Coordinator Has Connection to ECC

February 5, 2021
Carson Mowrey is no stranger to East Central College, and on Feb. 1, she began a new relationship at the institution. Mowrey was recently was hired as the ECC Campus Life and Leadership Coordinator on the Union campus. She graduated from Southeast Missouri State University (SEMO), Cape Girardeau, in December 2020 with a bachelor’s degree… View Article

ECC Theatre to Present Filmed Play, “The Yellow Boat”

February 5, 2021
The East Central College Theatre Department will virtually present “The Yellow Boat” by David Saar. The touching tale is about a young man and his family who are dealing with a life-changing illness. It is directed by ECC Theatre alum Jacob Schmidt, and stars Tara Steffens, CJ Satterfield, Donovan Counts, Jasmine Derhammer, Harley Vulcolo, Stephanie… View Article

Nursing Students and Employees Assist with Vaccination Event

February 4, 2021
For many area residents who attended a COVID-19 vaccination event Jan. 30, it was the first time they had been out in public for months. That includes East Central College Vice President of Academic Affairs Robyn Walter’s mother. Walter inoculated her mother during the vaccination event at the Union Municipal Auditorium. “For a lot of… View Article

ECC Trustees Approve Tuition Bump

February 3, 2021
The East Central College Board of Trustees on Feb. 1 approved a bump in tuition costs beginning in the fall 2021 semester. There will be a $5 credit hour tuition increase across the board for students who live within the district, outside the district and for international students. The amount paid in student fees will… View Article

Board Approves Naming of Library to Honor Charter Trustee

February 3, 2021
The East Central College Library will be named to recognize the legacy — and memorialize — a charter trustee and his family. During a Feb. 1 meeting, the ECC Board of Trustees voted unanimously to name the facility the Donald R. and Barbara D. Means Library. Donald Means was a charter trustee, and his service… View Article

Nursing Students Receive Phelps Health Scholarships

February 2, 2021
Three second-year East Central College Rolla nursing students recently received scholarships from Phelps Health because of their dedication to their field of study. Summer Thorp-Lancaster, Mallory Fox and Brittany Smith each received $2,000. “The scholarship really helped cover the extra fees associated with the program and graduation,” explained Smith. “This scholarship makes a huge difference…. View Article