ECC Sees Enrollment Increase for the Fall 2021 Semester

September 21, 2021 1:37 pm Published by
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

East Central College Board of Trustees Unanimously Approves New Strategic Plan

September 6, 2019 7:50 am Published by
East Central College’s five-year strategic plan, SOAR to 2024, was unanimously approved by the Board of Trustees at its August 26 meeting. “I am grateful for the countless hours of work that have gone into the development of the plan,” said. Dr. Bauer. “We now turn our attention to implementation. I am excited and incredibly… View Article

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

June 26, 2019 2:05 pm Published by
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 11:57 am Published by
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

Alumni Spotlight – Chef Wins National Competition, Will Compete on World Stage

June 10, 2019 11:21 am Published by
He graduated from the East Central College Culinary Program in 2018, and Nathan Yount is already making a name for himself. Yount spends his days working under award-winning chef Paul Kampff at the St. Louis Country Club. Outside of work, he is an active competitor in culinary competitions. “I love the pressure of the kitchen,”… View Article

Joshua German Named 2019 Outstanding Student

May 11, 2019 11:05 am Published by
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 10:54 am Published by
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 2:38 pm Published by
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 9:16 am Published by
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

ECC Phi Theta Kappa Chapters Receive National Recognition

March 7, 2019 10:00 am Published by
Due to its outstanding recruitment efforts in 2018, the Beta Omicron (Rolla) and Chi Delta (Union) Chapters of Phi Theta Kappa have achieved “REACH” status through the national organization! The REACH Rewards program recognizes and rewards Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) chapters that excel in the area of membership development. As a result of the honor,… View Article