Children’s Factory Employees Complete Leadership Apprenticeship Program

March 23, 2023
There were 16 employees of The Children’s Factory who recently completed a U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) apprenticeship program coordinated by East Central College’s Center for Workforce Development (CWD). The Leadership Apprenticeship program was geared toward future leaders, team leads, supervisors and executive leaders within The Children’s Factory, located in Union. The training was funded… View Article

PTK Members Inducted into Chapter, Honor Society Wins Awards

March 23, 2023
There have been 38 members inducted this spring into the Chi Delta Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society at East Central College in Union. The chapter recently held its annual Spring New Member Induction Ceremony, with guest speaker Donna Hall, ECC alumna and 2021-2022 chapter vice president. Students must have at least a… View Article

Chef Palazzola Featured in Article on Making Chili

March 21, 2023
East Central College Culinary Arts Program Coordinator Chef Michael Palazzola is a featured member of the “Panel of Experts” in an article about how to make championship-winning chili on the LawnStarter website. View the the site here ⇨ What kind of beef is best for making chili? Ground beef is the most familiar —… View Article

ECC Alumnus Alex Fees Will be Commencement Speaker

March 21, 2023
East Central College graduate, news correspondent and Today in St. Louis multi-skilled journalist Alex Fees will address the Class of 2023 at the Saturday, May 13, commencement ceremony. Fees, who originally is from Union, attended ECC from 1982-84, graduating with an associate of arts degree in journalism. Prior to that, he graduated from Union High… View Article

ECC Art Students Show Work at Art Saint Louis

March 17, 2023
Artwork by East Central College students Milo Guile and Abigail Stanfield are on display now in the 27th annual “Varsity Art” exhibit presented at Art Saint Louis. Guile, of Washington, and Stanfield, of Union, were selected by the ECC Art Department to show at the “Varsity Art XXVII,” a multi-media invitational visual art exhibition. Varsity… View Article

ECC Quiz Bowl Team Competes at National Tournament

March 9, 2023
The East Central College quiz bowl team competed at the National Academic Quiz Tournament’s (NAQT) Community College Championship Tournament (CCCT) Feb. 24-25 in Chicago, Ill. The team of Kyle Meyer and Tim Martens finished 14th out of 24 teams with a 4-7 record, competing against quiz bowl community college teams from seven states. Meyer was… View Article

Culinary Arts Student Receives $1,000 DMR Events Scholarship

March 7, 2023
East Central Culinary Arts program student Kalie Mullins received a $1,000 scholarship from DMR Events Inc., for her continuous efforts academically and professionally. That’s according to Chef Mike Palazzola, Culinary Arts program director, who said Mullins, of Warrenton, has a bright future in the restaurant world. “Kalie has maintained great attendance and made the President’s… View Article