NISOD Excellence Awards Presented to ECC Employees

June 23, 2022
Three East Central College employees recently were recognized for their dedication to students, the college and their coworkers with 2021 NISOD (National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development) Excellence Awards. The ECC award recipients are Erin Anglin, executive director of The Learning Center; Bobby Bland, welding instructor and program coordinator; and Bethany Herron, student services… View Article

ECC, Missouri State Sign ‘Transfer 2+2 Plan’ Agreement

June 21, 2022
There is now an even more seamless pathway for East Central College students transferring to Missouri State University in Springfield. That’s thanks to a new articulation agreement between ECC and MSU creating a “transfer 2+2 plan.” The agreement was signed June 17 by ECC President Dr. Jon Bauer and MSU President Clif Smart. Under this… View Article

Food Stamp Recipients Eligible for Free Job Training

June 15, 2022
East Central College has funding available for eligible food stamp (SNAP) recipients to complete a short-term job training program at no cost to them. The SkillUp program is funded by the Missouri Community College Association and the Missouri Department of Social Services, Family Support Division. The program is a component of the United States Department… View Article

Buescher Hall Closed due to HVAC failure: June 13

June 13, 2022
The message from Dr. Jon Bauer regarding the Buescher Hall June 13 closure. Due to the AC system being out indefinitely, Buescher Hall will be closing at 11 a.m. Please be in contact with your supervisor about plans for the day. Some advisors will be working out of the Shook Student Center. Other employees may… View Article

Cuba Resident Finds Calling in ECC Welding Lab

June 1, 2022
Nearly two years ago, Jessica McMillan Brown picked up a copy of the Cuba Free Press that featured a story about a mother and son taking welding courses together at East Central College. The story was written about Bridget Teaters and her son, Wyatt Watkins, of the Bourbon area, who both were enrolled in the… View Article