Art Students Showcase Talents and Creativity at Exhibition

May 4, 2024
The annual East Central College Art and Design Student Exhibition showcased the remarkable talents of students from various disciplines demonstrating their creativity and skill. The ECC Art Gallery buzzed with excitement during the April 25 reception as students and faculty gathered to celebrate the exceptional artwork on display. Jennifer Higerd, Assistant Professor of Art and… View Article

ECC Art Program Grad Earns Full Ride to Webster University

May 17, 2023
East Central College Class of 2023 graduate Parker Williamson received a Presidential Transfer Scholarship from Webster University, where she will study graphic design and ceramics. Williamson, of Sullivan, graduated Cum Laude from ECC on May 13 with an Associate of Fine Arts degree, emphasizing in graphic design and ceramics. She will start at Webster in… View Article

Students Recognized for Leadership, Academic Excellence and More

May 9, 2023
East Central College faculty, staff and administrators recognized many students for their outstanding accomplishments in the past academic year, both inside and outside the classroom. The ECC Campus Life and Leadership’s annual Student Achievement Night on May 4 was an opportunity to recognize students for leadership, academic excellence, club engagement, success in the classroom and… View Article

Winners of ECC Art & Design Student Exhibition Announced

May 3, 2023
Many talented and creative students were recognized April 27 during a reception for the East Central College Art and Design Student Exhibition. Jennifer Higerd, assistant professor of art and gallery curator, and Sean Barton, graphic design instructor and art and design department executive, presented awards to the winners of each category and recognized those receiving… 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

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 Celebrating International Education Week, Festival on Nov. 19

October 31, 2022
International Week (IEW) is Nov. 14-18 this year, and for East Central College, the celebration continues to Saturday, Nov. 19, with International Festival from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Café Central. IEW began in 2000 under President Bill Clinton to celebrate the benefits of cultural and academic exchange programs around the world. IEW promotes… View Article

Students Recognized at Achievement Night in Union

May 20, 2022
East Central College students were recognized last week for leadership, academic excellence, club engagement and success in the classroom. ECC’s Campus Life and Leadership annually holds a Student Achievement Night awards ceremony to celebrate the outstanding accomplishments of students. Students are nominated for awards by faculty who recognize academic excellence, perseverance, and contributions to a… View Article

Mier Family Shares the College Experience at ECC

May 10, 2022
Sarah, Ethan and Ryan Mier may be on different educational journeys, but to reach their destinations, the mother and her sons are taking the same path — East Central College. Sarah, 42, is the mother of Ethan, 21, and Ryan, 18. The family of ECC students live in St. Clair with, their father and husband,… View Article

Art & Design Student Exhibition Winners Announced

May 3, 2022
During a reception for the Annual East Central College Art & Design Student Exhibition, the Best of Show was presented to Manny McQueen for his Self Portrait. That is in addition to several other Best in Category and Honorable Mention accolades presented at the exhibition reception held April 28 in the ECC Art Gallery. The… View Article