ECC Honor Society Members Prepare and Donate Bags for Homeless People

December 1, 2021
The Chi Delta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at East Central College helped bring comfort and warmth to people without housing in Franklin County. The honor society chapter recently assembled bags filled with necessities, including toothbrushes, shaving cream, snacks, deodorant, gloves and socks. Other items for the bags are hand warmers, wash cloths, soap, deodorant,… View Article

ECC Sees Enrollment Increase for the Fall 2021 Semester

September 21, 2021
More students are enrolled at East Central College than during each of the past two fall semesters. Enrollment is up 2.5 percent in total student headcount in the fall 2021 semester compared to the fall 2020 semester. There are 2,657 students enrolled this fall compared to 2,593 to the 2020 fall semester, a difference of… View Article

#InspiringExcellence – Athletic Department Claims Conference Academic Award for Record Tenth Consecutive Year

June 26, 2019
For the tenth year in a row, the East Central College Athletic Department has received the prestigious Harold Oetting All-Academic Award by the Missouri Community College Athletic Conference (MCCAC). “This is unprecedented by any community college in Missouri,” said Dr. Jay Mehrhoff, athletic director. “Our student athletes in women’s volleyball and softball, as well as… View Article

Heart Attack Doesn’t Stop Student from Pursuing His Dream

June 24, 2019
Last February, 55-year-old Matt Snodgrass suffered a heart attack. The next week, he was back in class pursuing his Associate’s Degree in Accounting at East Central College. “I had my mind set on accomplishing a goal,” he explained. “I wasn’t going to let anything stop me – not even a heart attack!” His educational journey… View Article

Joshua German Named 2019 Outstanding Student

May 11, 2019
Sullivan native Joshua German had been named the 2019 Outstanding Student Award Winner. The award is the highest honor given to a graduate of ECC. To be considered for the honor, an ECC student must have maintained a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. In addition to academic achievements, participation in campus and community… View Article

Dorothy Schowe Named 2019 Outstanding Alumni

May 11, 2019
Dorothy Schowe started as a temporary secretary in the East Central College Community Relations Department in 1980. She retired in 2016 as the Director of Public Relations. She’s hardworking, dedicated and thoughtful, and it’s one of many reasons Dorothy Schowe was chosen as the East Central College 2019 Outstanding Alumni! The award, presented annually to… View Article

Judy Bieker Honored with 2019 Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching

May 1, 2019
Not only has she educated more than 500 students in her 25 years as an East Central College nursing faculty member, but Judy Bieker has also mentored numerous master’s students and new faculty members without hesitation. Her colleagues describe her as someone who “embodies the true spirit of nursing education” and “never turns down a… View Article

#InspiringExcellence – Students Named to 2019 All-Missouri Academic Team

March 13, 2019
Each year, students are selected for the All-Missouri Academic Team by the Phi Theta Kappa honor society. East Central College is proud to announce four students made the list in 2019! Joshua German – First Team All-Missouri Carson Mowery – Second Team All-Missouri Stephanie Brown – Second Team All-Missouri Benjamin Bone – Third Team All-Missouri Members of… View Article