February 20, 2020
East Central College, Union, Learning Center Executive Director Erin Anglin recently received a fellowship for her work in improving the educational opportunities for students. Anglin was selected as a College Board Regional Fellowship recipient in Late January. She is among the first in the region to receive the fellowship from the College Board through a [...]
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February 18, 2020
Two East Central Art students have been invited to show their works alongside regional artists at a multi-media exhibition in St. Louis. Anna Wright, Gerald, and Olivia Tucker, Washington, will be part of the Varsity Art XXIV show that is slated to run Feb. 28 through March 26. There will be a free public reception [...]
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February 17, 2020
The East Central Theatre Department is making final run-throughs for 9-5 the Musical, with a high-flying treat for audiences. It is the first time that a performer will fly through the air on stage at the John Edson Anglin Performing Arts Center. Director Grace Austin said the cast is working with On the Fly Productions, [...]
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February 17, 2020
The East Central College Health Science building was the stage for a recent hazardous material training scenario. During the drill, ECC paramedics technology classes worked side by side with a Union Fire Protection District (UFPD) crew for a Sarin gas bioterrorism demonstration. ECC Instructor Jenifer Goodson and EMS Program Coordinator Tom Fitts offered assistance along [...]
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February 13, 2020
East Central College nursing student Anna Swoboda’s passion for helping others is guided by the personal experiences of her and her family. Swoboda, of Villa Ridge, aspires to be a nurse “first assist” to aid surgeons during operations — a goal she set when her mother was being treated for vulvar cancer. She explained that [...]
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February 6, 2020
The East Central College Foundation will continue its steps for a grant to repair and improve the recreational walking trail at the Union campus. The ECC Board of Trustees Monday approved a resolution allowing President Dr. Jon Bauer to sign documentation needed to seek the Missouri Recreation Trails Program (RTP) grant. According to Bridgette Kelch, [...]
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February 4, 2020
The excitement surrounding the announcement of the addition of new sports teams at East Central College is taking shape as Martin Clayes has been named the new, full-time combined men’s and women’s head soccer coach. The ECC Board of Trustees Monday approved the hiring of Clayes to lead both teams. Clayes is moving from his [...]
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January 28, 2020
The Academic Challenge at East Central College will be rescheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 12, due to weather concerns. ECC is anticipating more than 175 high school students from the area for the regional Academic Challenge. The event had been planned for Wednesday Feb. 5 but the date was changed due to the possibility of winter [...]
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January 23, 2020
The East Central College, Union, Medical Assisting Certificate program accreditation recently was continued after a peer review that recognized it for substantial compliance with national standards. The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) Board of Directors approved the re-accreditation Jan. 16. The program is evaluated through CAAHEP and the Medical Assisting Education [...]
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January 14, 2020
Gregg Jones is the new director of communications and marketing at East Central College.The ECC Board of Trustees approved the hiring November 2019 and he started at the college Jan. 2. “East Central College wrapped up a 50-year anniversary celebration last year and now we are looking forward to the next 50 years,” Jones said. [...]
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