College Presents Adjunct Service Awards

August 30, 2021
East Central College Fall 2021 adjunct faculty members were recognized for their hard work and years of service during an orientation Aug. 14. The adjuncts have been with the college for 5, 10, 15 and 20 years were recognized individually for their commitment to students’ needs and helping them meet educational goals. ECC adjuncts teach… View Article

ECC Receives Historic $5 Million Donation

August 25, 2021
East Central College—through the East Central College Foundation — has received the largest donation in its history – $5 million to be used for nursing scholarships and the campus food pantry. “Lives will be changed and lives will be saved because of this incredible gift,” said Dr. Jon Bauer, college president. “Students are being afforded… View Article

Bookstore Opens Online Apparel Store

August 24, 2021
The East Central College Bookstore has launched an online store of ECC clothing to better serve its customers. Customers will have access to several items, including: ECC T-shirts Pullover hoodie Sweatshirt Crewneck sweatshirt Silk touch polo Women’s Apparel includes: 1/4-Zip pullover V-Neck T-shirt Flannel plaid pants Performance baseball shirt Ladies dimension polo The store also… View Article

Enrollment Open for Free HiSET Prep Classes

August 20, 2021
East Central College has resources available for area residents to get help with the High School Equivalency Test (HiSET) in multiple locations throughout the region. The ECC Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) program offers HiSET preparation classes to assist people in finishing their high school education. AEL is registering students now for the HiSET, formerly… View Article

Mills to Coach Success on Baseball Field, In Classroom and Life

August 19, 2021
East Central College Baseball Coach Johnathan Mills said there is much more to a successful team than just winning games. He explained that the ECC Baseball Falcons will strive to be successful on the field and in the classroom, as well as be ambassadors for the college in the community. “If we do what we… View Article

‘Earn While You Learn’ Nursing Program Expanding

August 9, 2021
The East Central College Nursing Program’s “Earn While You Learn” (EWYL) initiative has been leading the way in Missouri as a successful partnership among the college and its health care partners. EWYL allows for ECC nursing students to earn a paycheck from local hospitals while they are conducting clinicals as part of the nursing program…. View Article

College to Require Masks Indoors

August 9, 2021
East Central College is implementing new COVID-19 protocols, including indoor masking, in light of high rates of transmission in Franklin and Phelps counties. ECC President Dr. Jon Bauer said the college will follow the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines beginning Monday, Aug. 9, and into the Fall 2021 semester. “These measures are being taken… View Article

Auditions to be Held for ‘Classic Mystery Game’

August 6, 2021
The East Central College Theatre Department has announced the 2021-22 season’s slate of performances, kicking off with “Classic Mystery Game,” a parody of the 1985 movie, “Clue.” The next step for the department is to hold auditions for the interactive performance that will ask the audience “Whodunit?” Theatre Department Director Grace Austin said auditions will… View Article

ECC Offering Health Care Pre-Apprenticeship Program

August 5, 2021
A new pre-apprenticeship program at East Central College is designed to provide needed job skills to those interested in a career in health care. The four-month program is provided at no cost and will prepare people to care for clients in long-term care facilities, hospitals and home health agencies. Participants must be 18 years or… View Article

WEG Looks to Hire, Sponsor Employees Through ECC Program

August 2, 2021
WEG Transformers USA (WEG), is seeking to hire multiple new employees, and then sponsor them through East Central College’s Registered Apprenticeship Program. ECC’s Apprenticeship Program, though the Center for Workforce Development,  provides training to employees of area manufacturers, which is tailored to the needs of each company. The apprenticeships in ECC’s career and tech programs… View Article