ECC Alumna Wins Award for Dissertation

May 28, 2021
East Central College alumna Brittni Cebulak recently was recognized for her dissertation on Margaret Atwood novels by an international association that celebrates the famous author’s work. Cebulak, of Hermann, who attended ECC from 2014-16, received the 2020 “Best Dissertation on Atwood and Her Work Award” from the Margaret Atwood Society. Cebulak’s dissertation, “Food, Consumption, and… View Article

ECC Nursing Grads Presented With Clinical Excellence Awards

May 28, 2021
Four East Central College Nursing Program graduates were honored May 15 with Spirit of Clinical Excellence awards from the college’s community health care partners. Each year, Mercy Hospital Washington, Phelps Health in Rolla and Missouri Baptist Hospital Sullivan present nursing graduates with Spirit of Clinical Excellence Awards during the pinning ceremony marking the completion of… View Article

The Learning Center Offering ‘Bridge’ Programs

May 27, 2021
The Learning Center (TLC) at East Central College is offering free online and in-person “Bridge” courses for students who need a boost in their placement test scores. Bridge courses are non-credit, one- to two-weeklong courses geared toward students whose placement test scores indicate they could benefit from additional assistance. Bridge courses are available to Union… View Article

Faculty Members Receive Outstanding Instructor Awards

May 26, 2021
East Central College students have recognized instructors for their dedication and passion for education. This is the first time the Outstanding Instructor Awards have been presented at ECC, and more than 80 students nominated their favorite instructors, with many faculty members receiving multiple nominations. Students also left heartfelt comments and notes of gratitude which were… View Article

Water Tower Removal to be Livestreamed

May 26, 2021
The water tower on the Union campus will be razed Wednesday, May 26, and the work will be viewable online. The College will livestream the removal of the tower via YouTube at McGuire Iron, Inc., Sioux Falls, S.D., is expected to begin work at 6:30 a.m. and the tower is slated to be down… View Article

Nursing Graduates Receive Awards

May 25, 2021
East Central College nursing graduates were presented with Student Ambassador and Outstanding Nursing Student awards at the May 15 pinning ceremony for program graduates. ECC Outstanding Nursing Students The 2021 East Central College Outstanding Nursing Students are Union graduate Lisa Heimos and Rolla graduate Summer Thorp-Lancaster. To be considered for the Outstanding Nursing Student award,… View Article

Learning Center Offering Jumpstart! Courses

May 25, 2021
The Learning Center (TLC) at East Central College is offering free online and in-person “Jumpstart!” courses to help prepare students for college-level classes. The Jumpstart! program is a self-paced tool for students who can benefit from seeing coursework ahead of time. There are Jumpstart! programs for math, life science, and English. Lisa Haag, TLC English… View Article

Grad Completes 14-Year Journey to Earn Her Degree

May 24, 2021
Every East Central College graduate has a unique path to earning their degree. That’s no different for Class of 2021 graduate Heather (Luehr) Rice, but her accomplishment was 14 years in the making. Rice, 35, of Union, first started taking classes at ECC in 2007. On May 16, she rolled across the stage in the… View Article

PTK Honor Society at ECC Inducts New Members

May 21, 2021
There were 52 new members inducted into the Chi Delta Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society at East Central College during the spring semester. PTK membership is by invitation only. Students must have a 3.4 GPA as a full-time student for a semester to join PTK. Once they are inducted into the honor… View Article

Students Named to Spring 2021 Dean’s List

May 20, 2021
East Central College recognizes students who have demonstrated exemplary academic achievement each semester. Upon completion of between six and 11 spring semester credit hours with a semester grade point average of 3.5 or greater, students are acknowledged on the Dean’s List. There were 187 students named to the Dean’s List from the Spring 2021 semester…. View Article