ECC Adjunct Published Scholarly Piece in Journal

September 16, 2021 2:50 pm Published by
East Central College adjunct instructor Dr. Micah Miller recently was published in an academic journal geared toward early Christianity. Miller is in his second year as an adjunct at ECC where he teaches World Religions and Introduction to Writing. In the spring, he is slated to teach a New Testament class. His article, “The Unity… View Article

Robert Whitworth — Prioritizing Education Through AEL Program

September 16, 2021 8:17 am Published by
With a full-time job, 17 grandkids, a wife working a full-time job and striving to build a new home, Robert Whitworth has his hands full. And yet, here he is, challenging himself to earn his High School Equivalency (HSE) credential. That’s why he enrolled in East Central College’s Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) HSE preparation… View Article

Deadline to Apply for Nursing Program Approaches

September 14, 2021 2:55 pm Published by
There is a little over two months until the deadline to apply for East Central College’s Nursing program, a highly competitive program with a limited number of seats. Applications for the program are due Dec. 1 for classes that begin in August 2022. Students in the Fall 2022 cohort would graduate in May 2024. The… View Article

ECC Alum Trenton Garvey is ‘Hell’s Kitchen’ Winner

September 14, 2021 2:48 pm Published by
East Central College graduate Trenton Garvey was named the winner of “Hell’s Kitchen: Young Guns” Monday night on Fox. Garvey graduated from ECC Culinary Arts Program in 2016 and he was taught by the current Culinary Arts Program Coordinator Chef Mike Palazzola, and previous program coordinator Chef Ted Hirschi. Palazzola remembers Garvey as a student… View Article

Fitts Named EMS Program Coordinator of the Year

September 13, 2021 10:24 am Published by
To anyone who knows Tom Fitts, it comes as no surprise that he would be recognized with a statewide award for his work as the EMS Program Coordinator for East Central College. But Fitts, who is well-known and respected in the area’s EMS community, was caught off guard when friends and family gathered to present… View Article

Film and Lecture Series to Present “Crip Camp,’ Guest Speaker

September 9, 2021 12:22 pm Published by
The East Central College Film and Lecture Series will present the award-winning documentary “Crip Camp” Friday, Sept. 17, to kick off its 2021-2022 series. The film will be viewed in the John Edson Anglin Performing Arts Center beginning at 6:30 p.m. Before the film, Sarah Schwegel, the public policy and advocacy specialist at Paraquad in St…. View Article

College Presents Adjunct Service Awards

August 30, 2021 2:30 pm Published by
East Central College Fall 2021 adjunct faculty members were recognized for their hard work and years of service during an orientation Aug. 14. The adjuncts have been with the college for 5, 10, 15 and 20 years were recognized individually for their commitment to students’ needs and helping them meet educational goals. ECC adjuncts teach… View Article

ECC Receives Historic $5 Million Donation

August 25, 2021 9:21 am Published by
East Central College—through the East Central College Foundation — has received the largest donation in its history – $5 million to be used for nursing scholarships and the campus food pantry. “Lives will be changed and lives will be saved because of this incredible gift,” said Dr. Jon Bauer, college president. “Students are being afforded… View Article

Bookstore Opens Online Apparel Store

August 24, 2021 10:15 am Published by
The East Central College Bookstore has launched an online store of ECC clothing to better serve its customers. Customers will have access to several items, including: ECC T-shirts Pullover hoodie Sweatshirt Crewneck sweatshirt Silk touch polo Women’s Apparel includes: 1/4-Zip pullover V-Neck T-shirt Flannel plaid pants Performance baseball shirt Ladies dimension polo The store also… View Article

Enrollment Open for Free HiSET Prep Classes

August 20, 2021 7:35 am Published by
East Central College has resources available for area residents to get help with the High School Equivalency Test (HiSET) in multiple locations throughout the region. The ECC Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) program offers HiSET preparation classes to assist people in finishing their high school education. AEL is registering students now for the HiSET, formerly… View Article