October 18, 2019
The ECC English and Humanities Department will host its third annual Humanities Fest for area high school students Thursday, Nov. 14, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event showcases the Humanities at ECC and beyond, and offers students breakout sessions about poetry, foreign language, philosophy, speech performance and fiction writing, and they will be able to explore the [...]
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October 15, 2019
According to the Department of Labor Statistics, employment in occupations related to STEM—science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—is projected to grow to more than 9 million by 2022. To help high school students prepare for the jobs of tomorrow, East Central College is teaming up with Missouri S&T for Math and Science Career Night. On Wednesday, [...]
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October 8, 2019
ECC Recognizes Employees for Years of Service East Central College recognizes the hard work and commitment of our employees every year. We value their dedication to our students’ needs and educational goals and to the community ECC serves. The Annual Service Awards Recognition banquet honors those who have been with ECC for 5, 10, 15, [...]
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October 6, 2019
University of Missouri and state’s community colleges establish transfer partnership Representatives from the Missouri Community College Association and MU will work together to ensure pathways to Mizzou are open for students Oct. 4, 2019 Contact: Liz McCune, 573-882-6212, mccunee@missouri.edu On the heels of significant growth in the University of Missouri’s transfer student population, MU leaders [...]
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October 2, 2019
She started college when she was 29 years old. For nearly three years, she took online classes to take her general education requirements. “I couldn’t really leave home,” Angela Trentmann explained. “I had to take care of two kids while my husband worked full time.” After her children were finally old enough to attend school [...]
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September 30, 2019
Getting financial aid for college can be stressful for many people. What forms do I fill out? What scholarships and grants am I eligible for? When are the deadlines? East Central College wants to make the process easier! We will be holding a series of workshops to help students fill out the Free Application for [...]
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September 30, 2019
It’s been a year of growth for the East Central College Early College Program. Compared to September of last year, student headcount has increased nearly 23 percent! “We’re seeing substantial gains in Union, Washington, Owensville, St. Francis Borgia and Cuba,” said Megen Strubberg, Director of Early College Programs. “We also recently partnered with Nichols Career [...]
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September 24, 2019
Nearly a dozen local business leaders from LMI, American Precision Die Casting, Rawlings and Brewer Science attended the East Central College Supervisor Leadership Certification class in Rolla in September. The two-day workshop was facilitated by the Center for Workforce Development. “I was surprised with several things - in a good way,” explained James Levin, American [...]
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September 23, 2019
Students preparing to pass the High School Equivalency Test through the East Central College Adult Education and Literacy program will now get a new opportunity to strengthen their workforce skills. “In September, we started offering new, online training programs for our students,” said Alice Whalen, Director of Adult Education and Literacy. “These courses allow students [...]
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September 22, 2019
Join us for some fun puns and silly memes at Pundememium on September 25 from 12 - 2:30 p.m. in Cafe Central! The pun and meme competition is open to all students enrolled at East Central College. Pundememium consists of two competitions: Pun Pro and Meme Master. Pun Pro This competition is limited to 15 [...]
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