Former Students to be Speakers at Commencement

April 30, 2021
Former Students to be Speakers at Commencement Rich Schwentker, a retired Washington High School science teacher and a 1971 ECC graduate will address the graduates for ceremonies on Saturday, May 15, at 4 p.m.; and Sunday, May 16, at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. In addition, Emily Rau, communications executive with Ameren Missouri and Emmy-award… View Article

Park Named Outstanding Alum for 2021

April 27, 2021
Dr. Eric Park, of Washington, will receive the East Central College Outstanding Alumni Award at the commencement ceremonies in May.                                        This is the highest award presented to an alum by the ECC Foundation. It recognizes an… View Article

ECC to Offer Summer Learning Academy at No Cost

April 27, 2021
East Central College will once again hold its Summer Learning Academy (SLA) and this year there is no cost to participate. The academy, facilitated by the ECC Community Education division, will provide a unique, fun experience for area youth on the Union campus or the ECC Rolla site this summer. This is the first year… View Article

ECC All-Missouri Academic Students to Be Recognized

April 20, 2021
Four East Central College students will be recognized Wednesday, April 21, for being named to the All-Missouri Academic Team. Each year Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society, along with participating corporate partners, sponsors the Academic All-USA competition for students attending two-year colleges. PTK ranks applicants nationally, then forwards results to the Missouri Community College Association… View Article

Tongan-American Players Share Tradition, Court with Teammates

April 19, 2021
Every player brings their unique talents to an athletics team. And for three Tongan American players on the East Central College Volleyball Team it is no different — they not only perform on the court, but they also share their traditions. Sophomores Teena Lutui, Leanata Leakehe, and Vaimoana Mo’ungaafi, all from Utah, have a family… View Article

Green Committee Celebrating Earth Day Throughout April

April 15, 2021
East Central College is expanding its celebration of the Earth this year and promoting education and awareness on environmental issues throughout April. The ECC Green Committee, which is part of the Civic and Community Engagement Coalition, holds an annual Earth Day event on campus. However, due to COVID-19 restrictions, there was no event in 2020…. View Article

Sinks Cancels Vaccination Clinic at ECC

April 13, 2021
Sinks Pharmacy has canceled a COVID-19 vaccination clinic that had been scheduled for Monday, April 19, at East Central College. On Tuesday, the state of Missouri suspended authorization to administer the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.  Sinks planned to offer either the one-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine, or the two-dose Moderna vaccine during the April 19… View Article

Board of Trustees Approve Faculty Promotions

April 8, 2021
Five East Central College faculty members recently were promoted in rank. The ECC Board of Trustees approved recommendations by the college’s rank and promotion committee. The new rank goes into effect in the Fall 2021 semester. Listed below are the faculty members approved for promotion, their current rank and the rank when the promotion goes… View Article

College, Pharmacy to Hold Second Vaccination Event

April 7, 2021
East Central College will again partner with Sinks Pharmacy for a community COVID-19 vaccination clinic. The clinic will be Monday, April 19, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Donald Shook Student Center (DSSC) Gym at ECC. This clinic is open to the public, adults 18 years old and up, and those who attend… View Article

ECC Nursing Alum Earns Jeff City ‘Best Nurse’ Award

April 6, 2021
East Central College Alumna Erica Scott has been working as a nurse with veterans for nearly six years. This year, her hard work and dedication was recognized by the Jefferson City community. In March, Scott was named the “Best Nurse” in the Jefferson City Magazine “City’s Best Directory 2021.” “I was shocked, surprised and completely… View Article