June 3, 2020
Two East Central College nursing students and three nursing program graduates were presented with awards from the ECC Nursing Program and instructors. ECC Outstanding Student Nurse Award Crystal Murphy was presented the Rolla ECC Outstanding Nursing Student Award. Instructors Laura McDonald and Heather Sluis presented the award. Margaret Ruether was presented with the Union ECC [...]
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June 3, 2020
Emergency funds for unemployed students are available through the Missouri Office of Workforce Development. The funds are available through July 1 to assist unemployed students experiencing a funding gap. Students who qualify can apply these funds to their tuition costs.  Students with an approved unemployment claim are encouraged to apply. The deadline to apply July [...]
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June 3, 2020
Each semester, East Central College recognizes students who have demonstrated exemplary academic achievement. Upon completion of at least 12 Spring Semester credit hours with a semester grade point average of 3.85 or greater, students are acknowledged on the President’s List.  There were 145 students who made the list for the Spring 2020 semester.
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June 2, 2020
By Jon Bauer, Ph.D., President, East Central College The recent events that have transpired following the deaths of Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and most recently George Floyd have made clear our country remains deeply divided and has a long way to go in its pursuit of social justice. We in the St. Louis region know [...]
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June 1, 2020
The Learning Center at East Central College has free courses available to help students bridge the gap between high school and college, or those returning to college after an extended period of time. The Summer Bridge courses are non-credit courses designed to close the skills gap between the end of traditional high school curriculum and [...]
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May 28, 2020
During the 2019-2020 academic year several East Central College faculty members completed degrees or certificates. Listed below are the faculty members who received degrees, followed by the degree earned: Tim Derifield — completed a Master's in Social Work Connie Wissbaum — completed a Doctor of Nursing Practice Jenifer Goodson — completed a Bachelor's in Sociology [...]
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May 27, 2020
East Central College conferred 342 degrees and certificates to spring semester graduates, an increase of nearly 12 percent over last year. ECC President Dr. Jon Bauer said there were 306 graduates in the 2019 spring semester, and this year’s total is an increase of 11.7 percent. “This is exciting news that is consistent with our [...]
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May 21, 2020
East Central College once again has been named the fourth best nursing school in Missouri. That’s according to RegisteredNursing.org, a nursing advocacy organization, which ranks nursing programs statewide and nationally.  ECC was compared to more than 50 nursing programs in Missouri. The methodology used for the rankings was based on the NCLEX-RN exam, which is [...]
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May 20, 2020
Ten University of Missouri-Columbia (MU) graduates who received bachelor’s degrees this May began their post-secondary education at East Central College. Each year, many students who start their college education at ECC graduate from Mizzou, which demonstrates the successful partnership between the colleges. Dr. Latha Ramchand, MU executive vice chancellor and provost, congratulated ECC President Dr. [...]
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May 20, 2020
The East Central College Theatre Department is moving forward with tentative plans to present two summer productions — GRITS, and Church and State. A final decision regarding the shows will be made June 9 by ECC administrators. In the event the performances are held, the ECC Theatre Department is planning to modify seating, audience entry [...]
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