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

ECC, Department Receive 10-Year Music Accreditation

January 11, 2022
East Central College and its Music Department received full accreditation with the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), a rare distinction among community colleges. The NASM Commission on Community Colleges approved the ECC’s 10-year accreditation. NASM is an organization of approximately 637 accredited institutional members, including colleges and universities. The association establishes standards for… View Article

College Gifted Steinway Grand Piano

November 23, 2021
It was the generosity of an area woman and her connection to East Central College Foundation Patrons of the Arts members that facilitated a historic donation to the ECC Music Department. The department recently received a 7-foot Steinway and Sons Model B grand piano, which matches a performance piano currently used by students and faculty… View Article

Dr. Blackmore Receives Outstanding Adjunct Award

November 19, 2021
East Central College music adjunct instructor Dr. Lisa Blackmore recently received a Missouri Community College Association Adjunct Faculty Award. Blackmore teaches Music History, World Music and trumpet lessons at ECC. She also teaches at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, Missouri Baptist University, and plays with the St. Louis Wind Symphony, Compton Heights Band, and many… View Article

Music Student Teaches Bass Guitar and Performs on Stage

October 11, 2021
Cole Parsons is working toward an Associate in Fine Arts Degree while studying music at East Central College, his melodies also are heard outside the classroom. Parsons, of Beaufort, is a 2018 Union High School graduate who plays bass guitar in three bands. The music he performs ranges from older blues and country, to diverse… View Article