ECC Employees Recognized With NISOD Excellence Awards

October 29, 2021
Three East Central College employees recently were recognized with 2021 NISOD (National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development) Excellence Awards. The ECC award recipients are Amy DeMiere, program assistant, arts and sciences; Shanee Haynes, assistant professor of communications; and Stephanie Hebert, business analyst, Enrollment Services Colleges that are members of NISOD can recognize employees through… View Article

ECC Receives Three Medallions for Communications and Marketing

October 28, 2021
East Central College received one Gold Medallion and two Silver Medallions in the 2021 National Council for Marketing & Public Relations (NCMPR) Medallion Awards. The ECC communication and marketing team won the Gold Medallion for the social media or online marketing campaign category, the two Silver Medallions were awarded for the website and social media… View Article

Federal COVID Funds Used to Clear Outstanding Student Balances

October 27, 2021
Federal dollars are being used to help students continue their education with East Central College. The College is using Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds (HEERF) to eliminate outstanding balances of students who were affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The balances were prohibiting those students from enrolling in classes. More than 200 students that were enrolled… View Article

College Ranked No. 4 Medical Assistant Program in State

October 22, 2021
East Central College’s Medical Assistant Program is ranked No. 4 in the state, according to Medical Assistant Advice, a website that serves medical assistant students and professionals. The ranking was released during Medical Assistants Recognition Week, Oct. 18-22, a time to honor and recognize the students enrolled in, and the graduates of, medical assistant programs…. View Article

College to Host Math and Science Career Night

October 20, 2021
East Central College will host a Math and Science Career Night Wednesday, Nov. 10. ECC is teaming up with Missouri S&T to present the event, which allows for high school students and their families to meet with faculty and students from both institutions. Math and Science Career Night will be held in the ECC gym… View Article

ECC Offering Second Health Care Pre-Apprenticeship Program

October 20, 2021
Another pre-apprenticeship program for those interested in entering the health care field will begin next month. The two-month “boot camp” is designed to provide the necessary job skills for a career in health care, as well as a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) certification. In addition to the CNA certificate, students also will gain skills that… View Article

ECC Nursing Students Clinical Orientation Day

October 19, 2021
The first-year East Central College nursing students last week took the next step in their journey into the health care field. The students were in full uniform Tuesday, Oct. 12, for clinical orientation day. Clinicals are a vital, hands-on portion of the nursing program curriculum. This is the first semester in the ECC Nursing program… View Article

A “Burning” Desire to Save Quail and Pheasant Habitats at ECC

October 18, 2021
Chances are good that if you’ve spent much time outdoors you’ve heard the familiar “Bob White!” call of a male quail courting the hens in the area and staking out his boundaries. Unfortunately, the opportunity to hear those calls has become much less common, to the point that there may be no quail left in… View Article

English Department to Hold STEM-Themed Poetry Contest

October 12, 2021
The East Central College English Department will hold its first-ever STEM-themed poetry contest. The contest calls for poems with topics relating to Science, Technology, Engineering and/or Math, commonly referred to as STEM. STEM isn’t the first thing that people think when writing or reading poetry, according to Josh Stroup, instructor and English department chair. “The… View Article