September 23, 2020

The East Central College Theatre Department is preparing for its second outdoor performance In the Glen. The comedy, “Epic Proportions,” is set for Friday, Oct. 2 at 6:30 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 4, at 5 p.m. in the Theatre in the Glen — an outdoor performance series held on the grassy hill between the Shook […]

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September 22, 2020

Elisha Griffith knew that one day she would become a nurse. In March 2018, she took the first step toward that goal at East Central College. Griffith enrolled in a new partnership through the college’s Health Careers Workforce and the Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) program. It was through this partnership that the Union resident […]

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September 18, 2020

East Central College’s financial aid department will hold a series of workshops to help students fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) over the course of several evenings. FAFSA Nights will be held in Buescher Hall, Union, room 103 and 214 from 5-6:30 p.m. on the following dates: Thursday, Oct. 1; Tuesday, […]

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September 17, 2020

Six local industries are benefiting from a total of $175,000 in matching grants from a state program that is designed to offset training costs. Each company works with the East Central College Center for Workforce Development (CWD) to provide an opportunity for training, and to secure the funding from the Missouri Department of Economic Development […]

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September 15, 2020

Sue Henderson has served in many capacities at East Central College, and through those roles she exhibits a passion for student learning. Her passion, as well as dedication, to students and education is why Henderson is a recipient of a NISOD (National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development) Excellence Award. The assistant professor of English […]

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September 11, 2020

Earlier this year at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, East Central College engineering student Joe Jasper saw a need that fit his skill set. Jasper, of the Leslie area, owns his own laser engraving business, “Creations with Character.” Back in March when people working in nursing homes, hospitals and other health care facilities began […]

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September 8, 2020

Keith Pulles, East Central College biology instructor, is a dedicated and passionate educator. That’s just one reason that he is a recipient of a 2020 NISOD (National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development) Excellence Award. The award is presented to college employees who do extraordinary work on campus. According to a colleague who nominated Pulles […]

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September 4, 2020

Enrollment is open now for the East Central College Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) program. AEL is registering students for both the High School Equivalency Test (HiSET) preparation and English language classes in multiple locations throughout the region. The AEL program is free to everyone and there are both morning and evening classes available. In […]

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September 4, 2020

Five St. Clair High School students will explore high-tech, innovative manufacturing through a pilot program that partners with East Central College and utilizes the college’s state-of-the-art equipment. The SCHS students are enrolled in courses through Project Lead The Way (PLTW) — a national, non-profit organization that provides computer science, engineering and biomedical science instructional programs. […]

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September 3, 2020

East Central College’s Sarah Haines, Career and Technical Education program assistant, is being recognized nationally for maintaining a high-quality “student-centered approach” in all of her endeavors. Haines is a recipient of the 2020 NISOD (National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development) Excellence Award, which is presented to college employees who do extraordinary work on campus. […]

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