December 5, 2018
When Madison Caldwell received the Jeff Maune scholarship at East Central College, she was thrilled. “I was honored to be chosen,” said the Pacific native. “The scholarship helped me financially but also mentally. It made me feel like there is someone out there cheering me on – someone who wants to see me succeed.” Open [...]
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December 5, 2018
East Central College is hosting an event to help food stamp recipients find out more about the state of Missouri’s SkillUp program, which provides additional access to childcare, housing assistance, job skills training, job placement and more. SkillUp services are offered at no cost to eligible participants and is designed to promote employability and self-sufficiency. [...]
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December 5, 2018
East Central College is inviting the community to participate in its Future Summit. The event is designed to address the college’s challenges and search for future opportunities. It will take place in the John Edson Anglin Performing Arts Center from 12:30 – 4:00 p.m. on Friday, January 18. “As we continue our pursuit of excellence,” [...]
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December 4, 2018
East Central College is making noticeable progress towards its reaffirmation of accreditation by the Higher Learning Committee (HLC). That was the message laid out for the Board of Trustees at its December 3 meeting. Robyn Walter, Vice President of Academic Affairs, and Michelle Smith, Executive Director of Institutional Effectiveness, updated the Board regarding the efforts [...]
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December 4, 2018
East Central College has received a clean audit report during its recent independent financial statement audit conducted by the certified public accounting firm KPM of Springfield, Mo. The 2017-2018 fiscal year results were presented at the December 3 Board of Trustees meeting. According to the report, East Central College’s financial statement disclosures were “neutral, consistent [...]
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November 27, 2018
With winter right around the corner, it’s a good idea to make sure your house is prepared for the cold! East Central College HVAC expert and faculty member David DeArmond has some tips that could save you money on your utility bill. Tip 1 – Get a Tune-Up HVAC systems often become more inefficient over [...]
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November 20, 2018
East Central College has an immediate opening for an Executive Director, Foundation/Director, Institutional Development. The Executive Director is responsible for leading and strengthening a comprehensive fundraising program in support of East Central College Foundation’s mission and goals. Specific emphasis is focused on annual giving, major giving, planned giving, grants and fundraising events. The Executive Director [...]
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November 20, 2018
The East Central College Foundation awards mini-grants each year to scholastic departments and programs through The Albert C. Buescher Memorial Fund. In 2018, four awards were given to help support various initiatives. The Math Department was awarded a mini-grant to purchase new TI-84+ graphing calculators for students to use in class. Student Services will use [...]
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November 20, 2018
Starting in 2019, East Central College-Rolla will utilize interactive distance technology to better serve students in its paramedic technology program. Students will also have access to on-location lab assistants who will be based on the Rolla campus. “Previously, we partnered with the Rolla Technical Center to provide the paramedic technology program to area students,” said [...]
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November 16, 2018
Business leaders and community members were welcomed into the East Central College Business and Industry Center on Friday, November 16 for a National Apprenticeship Week Celebration. The event featured two keynote speakers - Wade Johnson, U.S. Department of Labor, and Mardy Leathers, Missouri Department of Workforce Development. “Missouri is dedicated to investing, expanding and sustaining [...]
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