Student Achievements Recognized by Faculty, Staff

May 20, 2021
East Central College faculty and staff members have recognized students who have shown excellence, leadership, perseverance and success over the 2020-21 academic year. ECC typically holds a Student Achievement Night to present awards in-person to celebrate the outstanding accomplishments of students. There was not a ceremony held this year, but ECC employees still recognized the… View Article

Students Named to the Spring 2021 Vice President’s List

May 20, 2021
East Central College recognizes students who have demonstrated superior academic achievement each semester. Upon completion of at least 12 semester credit hours with a spring semester grade point between 3.50 and 3.84, students are acknowledged by placement on the Vice President’s List. For the Spring 2021 semester, there were 151 students on the list.

President’s List for Spring 2021 Semester

May 19, 2021
East Central College recognizes students who have demonstrated exemplary academic achievement each semester. Upon completion of at least 12 spring semester credit hours with a semester grade point average of 3.85 or greater, students are acknowledged on the President’s List. There were 110 students named to the list from the Spring 2021 semester!

Outstanding Student Award Presented to Nursing Graduate

May 19, 2021
East Central College recognized a leader and compassionate nursing graduate with the 2021 Outstanding Student Award. Rolla nursing program graduate Summer Thorp-Lancaster received this year’s award, which is voted on by ECC employees. Each year the Outstanding Student Award winner is presented a plaque at graduation and given a $100 award. Thorp-Lancaster was recognized May… View Article

Nursing Program Holds Pinning Ceremony

May 18, 2021
There were 27 East Central College Nursing Program graduates who were recognized during a pinning ceremony on May 15. The ECC Nursing Program held its formal ceremony for its nursing students prior to graduation in the Donald Shook Student Center. Family and friends of graduates, faculty and administration were invited to attend the pinning ceremony…. View Article

ECC Celebrates Classes of 2020 and 2021

May 17, 2021
East Central College celebrated the accomplishments of more than 600 students who completed degrees and certificate programs over the past two years. The classes of 2020 and 2021 were recognized for their hard work, determination, and perseverance during unprecedented times during five commencement ceremonies held May 15-16. There were 315 degrees and certificates awarded to… View Article

Graduation Ceremonies Will be Livestreamed

May 14, 2021
East Central College will be livestreaming each of this year’s five commencement ceremonies to recognize the Class of 2020 and the Class of 2021. The ceremonies will be Saturday, May 15, at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., with Emily Rau as the speaker. On Saturday, May 15, at 4 p.m.; and Sunday, May 16, at… View Article

English Department Essay, Poetry Contest Winners

May 13, 2021
The East Central College English Department sought student entries for the annual Poetry and Research Writing Contest. In the poetry category, Grace Sellers received first-place honors for, “Rice Crispy Knees.” In the research essay category, first place was awarded to Clara Curtmann for, “Why Beijing Should Not Host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games.” Both first-place… View Article

Former ECC Student Follows Path to Pharmacy Industry

May 12, 2021
Attending classes at East Central College made a lot of sense to Dr. Sandy Mitchell, owner of Medley Pharmacy, Inc. and Sinks Pharmacy. After Mitchell earned a doctorate in pharmacy, she returned to where her passion for the industry began and today, she owns 14 pharmacies in seven counties . Mitchell, an Owensville High School… View Article

ECC Water Tower to be Removed

May 10, 2021
A fixture at East Central College for 50 years will be razed in the coming weeks. The ECC board of trustees recently approved a contract to remove the water tower on the west side of campus. The structure had been used solely by the college from 1971 until the 2006-07 academic year, when the college… View Article