ECC Rolla to Host Health Careers Exploration Day

February 24, 2023
East Central College in Rolla will host a Health Careers Exploration Day to provide area high school students with a hands-on learning experience about the College’s Allied Health programs. The event will be Wednesday, March 8, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at ECC Main in the Rolla Technical Center. Joannie Blakely, Rolla Nursing Program… View Article

ECC Seeking Sponsors, Vendors for Senior Expo and Health Fair

February 21, 2023
East Central College is spreading the word about its 15th annual Senior Expo and Health Fair and is seeking sponsors and vendors for the event. The Senior Expo and Health Fair will be Tuesday, May 16, from 9 a.m. to noon in the Donald Shook Student Center. This free event will feature many local vendors…. View Article

College Hosts Successful Academic Challenge — Winner Announced

February 20, 2023
There were 103 students from five high schools who competed in the annual Academic Challenge for Engineering and Science. The competition was designed to challenge the best and brightest high school students. All five varsity teams will advance to the sectionals at Missouri S&T in Rolla. In addition to the five varsity teams, there were… View Article

The Learning Center at ECC Awarded Internationally Recognized Certification

February 17, 2023
The Learning Center (TLC) at East Central College has been awarded Levels 1, 2 and 3 certifications by the internationally recognized College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA). That means the TLC has worked hard to develop a tutor training program that meets the CRLA’s rigorous standards and has completed the International Tutor Training Program Certification… View Article

Nominations Sought for Outstanding ECC Alumni

February 15, 2023
There are many great East Central College alumni making a difference in their communities, and throughout the world. And now is the perfect time to recognize those former students. Nominations are being sought for the 2023 Outstanding Alumni Award presented by the East Central College Foundation. To be considered for the award, nominees must have… View Article

ECC Partners With Manufacturer to Provide Internships for Welding Students

February 14, 2023
East Central College and WEG Transformers USA embarked on a collaboration project that has benefited both the college’s welding students and the Washington-based manufacturer of power transformers. WEG Transformers provided an internship for four ECC Welding students who learned the ropes while working for the industry. Through the internship, the students gained hands-on, real-word experience… View Article

NISOD Excellence Awards Presented to ECC Employees

February 13, 2023
Three East Central College employees are being recognized for their dedication to students, the College and their coworkers with 2023 NISOD (National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development) Excellence Awards. The ECC award recipients are Stacy Bellville, administrative assistant for the vice president of academic affairs; Jennifer Higerd, assistant professor of art and the Art… View Article

Trustees Approve Fall 2023 Tuition and Students Fees

February 10, 2023
The East Central College Board of Trustees on Feb. 6 approved an increase in tuition costs beginning in the fall 2023 semester, which maintains tuition lower than the federal Pell Grant threshold. There will be an 8 percent tuition increase across the board for students who live within the taxing district, outside the taxing district,… View Article

Kylie Glover — Beginning Her Culinary Journey at ECC

February 1, 2023
East Central College Culinary Arts student Kylie Glover has the talent, desire and ambition to pursue her culinary dream, and when she learned she was awarded a $5,000 scholarship, the final piece fell into place. Glover received a National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) scholarship, an award given to high school students pursuing a post-secondary… View Article