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 [...]
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June 10, 2019
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,” [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]
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March 7, 2019
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, [...]
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March 4, 2019
The East Central College Scholar Bowl team was one of only 24 teams to be invited to the National Academic Quiz Tournaments (NAQT) Community College Championship Tournament in Orlando, Florida in March. It's not too bad for a team that's only been around a year. "We ended up with a 6-5 record in the tournament," [...]
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February 19, 2019
Since 1968, the Distinguished Service Awards Banquet has recognized outstanding individuals in the Union area community. Sponsored by the Union Area Chamber of Commerce, only six people are chosen each year in six categories. This year, East Central College had ties to half of the award recipients! Board of Trustees President Ann Hartley received the [...]
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February 10, 2019
East Central College has a strong commitment to student success, affordability and graduate outcomes. Those are the findings of the latest performance funding measures released by the Missouri Department of Higher Education (MDHE). Released in late January, data shows East Central College met all six categories established by MDHE in order to receive full funding [...]
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