#InspiringExcellence – ECC Softball Team Named All-America Academic Team

October 4, 2018 9:46 am Published by
The East Central College Softball has been honored by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association by being named to the 2018 Easton/ NFCA Top Ten Academic Team Rankings! “Our team from last spring had a 3.57 GPA,” said Dr. Jay Mehrhoff, East Central College Athletic Director, “which was the sixth highest in the nation for the… View Article

#InspiringExcellence – Mike Palazzola Wins Statewide Faculty Innovation Award

September 19, 2018 8:43 am Published by
Learning by doing. It’s the approach East Central College Culinary Arts Instructor Mike Palazzola uses with students every day. “We recognized there was something missing from our culinary classrooms,” Palazzola said, “We needed real life experiences in real time.” The award-winning chef, along with former culinary instructor Ted Hirschi, came up with a solution –… View Article

#InspiringExcellence – Leigh Kolb Named Outstanding Young Professional

September 6, 2018 7:47 am Published by
Each year, fifteen individuals are selected as Outstanding Young Professionals by the Washington Area Chamber of Commerce, and we are proud to announce Leigh Kolb made the list in 2018! “I’m in awe,” said the East Central College Assistant Professor of English and Journalism. “It is such an honor and privilege.” The award is designed… View Article

#InspiringExcellence – CNA/AEL Program Gives Second Chances, Changes Lives

August 17, 2018 9:12 am Published by
Healthcare was always a field of interest for Pacific resident Heather Delisi. “My mother and my aunt were both Certified Nurse Assistants,” she explained. “It’s something I grew up with.” The drive to help people in need is what led Kayla Jenkins to healthcare. “I want to become a nurse. I want to help new… View Article

East Central College Awarded National Endowment for the Arts Grant

August 1, 2018 10:46 am Published by
East Central College is proud to announce it has received an Arts Engagement in American Communities (AEAC) grant from the National Endowment for the Arts! The $10,000 matching grant will help support the annual concert series in the John Anglin Performing Arts Center for the 2018-2019 school year. “We are proud to host world-renowned acts… View Article

President’s List – Spring 2018

May 17, 2018 10:52 am Published by
Each semester, East Central College recognizes students who have demonstrated exemplary academic achievement. Upon completion of at least 12 fall semester credit hours with a semester grade point average of 3.85 or greater, students are acknowledged on the President’s List. More than 110 students made the list for the Spring 2018 semester!

Vice President’s List – Spring 2018

May 17, 2018 10:48 am Published by
Each semester, East Central College recognizes students who have demonstrated superior academic achievement. Upon completion of at least 12 semester credit hours with a semester grade point between 3.50 and 3.84, students are acknowledged by placement on the Vice President’s List. For the Spring 2018 semester, there were more than 160 students on the list!

Unnerstall Named 2018 Outstanding Alumni

May 14, 2018 2:02 pm Published by
Nearly 30 years ago, Ron Unnerstall helped found Washington Engineering and Architecture. Today, the company’s influence can be seen around Franklin County and beyond. Its portfolio is vast – from the Washington Public Safety Building to the new Heat and Control facility in Union. Unnerstall has used his engineering knowledge over the years to help… View Article

Outstanding Student Award Winner – Jonathon Stone

May 14, 2018 8:46 am Published by
It’s rare to find Jonathon Stone without a smile on his face. His enthusiasm and positive attitude are contagious. It’s no surprise that he excels as an East Central College Student Ambassador – giving tours and sharing his knowledge with potential students. “His ability to connect with prospective students and parents has been an invaluable… View Article