August 17, 2018
Healthcare was always a field of interest for Pacific resident Heather Delisi. “My mother and my aunt were both Certified Nurse Assistants,” she explained. “It’s something I grew up with.” The drive to help people in need is what led Kayla Jenkins to healthcare. “I want to become a nurse. I want to help new [...]
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August 16, 2018
UPDATE: August 17, 8:21 a.m. - Good news! After working all night, our IT Department is happy to report that all information systems - including eCentral, Moodle, email, etc. - will be restored by mid-morning. We appreciate your patience! August 16, 11:30 a.m. - We are experiencing technical difficulties with our servers. Any system that [...]
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August 15, 2018
ECC is holding its annual “Friends of the Library Book Sale” on September 10-12 from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. and September 13 from 7:30 a.m. - noon. The sale helps raise funds for college activities and provides affordable reading options for the public. Rather than paying full price for a used book online, ECC [...]
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August 8, 2018
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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August 7, 2018
This summer, Samuel Getchman kept busy. He designed a video game, solved a forensic mystery and escaped a vault. “I wanted to be able to express my creativity,” he said, “I like exploring. I like expanding my mind.” He was able to do all three at East Central College’s Summer Learning Academy. Facilitated by Community [...]
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August 1, 2018
East Central College is proud to announce it has received an Arts Engagement in American Communities (AEAC) grant from the National Endowment for the Arts! The $10,000 matching grant will help support the annual concert series in the John Anglin Performing Arts Center for the 2018-2019 school year. “We are proud to host world-renowned acts [...]
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July 26, 2018
For the last several years, Margaret Holyfield has been on a mission – honoring her longtime friend and nursing colleague Peggy Zotta. “Peggy and I worked together at St. Luke's side by side, mostly in the Newborn and the Special Care Nurseries,” said Holyfield. “She was a nurse's nurse.  Someone you could count on.  Someone [...]
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July 19, 2018
It’s time to get ready for the Fall 2018 Semester! At New Student Orientation, you will learn about student rights and responsibilities, campus safety, financial aid, instructional technology and campus life. Each session is held in the Health and Science Building. Check-in starts 30 minutes before each session in the lobby. New Student Orientations: Thursday, [...]
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July 17, 2018
Mercy Clinic Four Rivers in Washington is donating classroom space for the Adult Education and Literacy program at East Central College to teach English language acquisition classes. The classes provide students with a working knowledge of English in preparation for citizenship tests, the workplace, additional education, and daily living. “We know there are groups of [...]
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July 17, 2018
Students in the East Central College Culinary Arts Program won’t just learn how to prepare and cook food, but they will soon learn how to grow it as well. Thanks to a $70,000 grant from the USDA Rural Development Program, a greenhouse will be constructed on the Union campus. “This greenhouse will strengthen the Culinary [...]
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