EMS Program Director Receives Emerson Excellence Award

November 28, 2022
East Central College EMS Program Director Jenifer Goodson incorporates innovation and technology to fully prepare EMT and paramedic students to serve their communities. That’s just one reason of why Goodson is being recognized with the 2022 Emerson Excellence in Teaching award. “She is extremely devoted to her EMT and paramedic students and their academic success,”… View Article

CWD Assists Local Industries Receive $677,000 in State Training Funds

November 22, 2022
Volpi Foods is one of 19 local industries working with the East Central College Center for Workforce Development (CWD) to secure and utilize state funds totaling $677,000 that is earmarked for training and development. According to Kathy Price, director of human resources at Volpi foods, the Union meat processing plant is benefiting from $45,000 in… View Article

ECC Chief Academic Officer Named to State Transfer Committee

November 17, 2022
East Central College Vice President of Academic Affairs Dr. Robyn Walter will help shape how transfer and articulation agreements among Missouri colleges and universities are developed and maintained. Walter was appointed last month to the Missouri Department of Higher Education and Workforce Development (MDHEWD) Committee on Transfer and Articulation (COTA). She was appointed by interim… View Article

Prairie Dell Road Closed Wednesday, Detour to Union Campus

November 15, 2022
Prairie Dell Road will be closed Wednesday, Nov. 16, between Highway 50 and the roundabout for repairs to a water main break. The closure requires a detour to Progress Parkway for all Highway 50 traffic to campus. East- and westbound Highway 50 traffic to East Central College’s Union campus will be detoured to Progress Parkway… View Article

Open House Wednesday at ECC’s Falcon Career Center

November 14, 2022
There will be an opportunity for community members to tour and meet the staff of the new East Central College Falcon Career Center (FCC). The open house will be Wednesday, Nov. 16, from 4-6 p.m. at the FCC located in Hansen Hall 270 on the ECC campus in Union. There will be snacks and refreshments… View Article

International Education Week Guest Speaker in Filipino American Artist

November 11, 2022
A Filipino American artist living in St. Louis will be the guest speaker Tuesday, Nov. 15, for International Education Week. Ria Unson will present on “Filipinos at the 1904 World’s Fair: A Legacy of Race and Empire” at 3 p.m. In Hansen Hall 286 lecture hall. This presentation is open to the public. Unson was… View Article

ECC and Missouri Baptist Strengthen Transfer Agreement

November 9, 2022
East Central College and Missouri Baptist University have bolstered the transfer agreements between the institutions. For the past 20 years, the partnership between ECC and MBU has resulted in highly prepared educators within the community, according to Dr. Robyn Walter, vice president of academic affairs at ECC. This year, ECC and MBU revised the agreement… View Article

Nine Students Inducted into ECC Rolla Honor Society

November 4, 2022
The Beta Omicron Phi chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at East Central College in Rolla inducted nine new members into the honor society during its annual Fall ceremony. Carson Mowery, an alumna of the chapter and the ECC Campus Life & Leadership coordinator, was the keynote speaker during the in-person ceremony held Oct. 9 when… View Article

ECC Marketing Team Receives Four Medallion Awards, Director Named Rising Star

November 1, 2022
The East Central College Communications and Marketing team took home four Medallion Awards, including three for first place, from the National Communications, Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) District 5 conference. The team won gold Medallions in the following categories: social media page, video shorts and excellence in writing-long form. The college was awarded a bronze… View Article