November 23, 2020

The East Central College Foundation is awarding six mini-grants this year totaling $8,380 to departments and programs at the college. The grants are funded annually through the Albert C. Buescher Memorial Fund. Foundation Director Bridgette Kelch said the grants are given out to help support various scholastic departments and programs. Since 2009, the ECC Foundation […]

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November 20, 2020

ECC president Dr. Jon Bauer send the following message to students about the upcoming spring semester. Dear Student, I am writing to encourage you to register soon for the spring semester. With COVID-19, you may be wondering what’s available in terms of classes. Will there be in-person classes? Will everything be remote? The answer is […]

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November 19, 2020

East Central College launched its new virtual tour that provides an all-encompassing exploration of campus from the comfort and safety of home. The tour provides a comprehensive self-guided walk through of the Union campus and Rolla sites, while adhering to social distancing guidelines. To view the tour, visit www.eastcentral.edu/virtual-ecc/. Joel Doepker, vice president of external […]

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November 19, 2020

East Central College is working with a nonprofit organization in rural Crawford County to provide easy access to High School Equivalency Test (HiSET) preparation classes. That’s according to Alice Whalen, Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) program director, who has been working with Mission Gate Prison Ministry at two of its facilities — Hannah’s Ranch and […]

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November 18, 2020

East Central College is looking for local players to tryout for the first Baseball Falcons squad that will take the field next year. Coach Brandon Rains will check out the local talent this Saturday, Nov. 21, and Sunday, Nov. 22, to fill out the first baseball team at ECC in 20 years. Any local high […]

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November 17, 2020

Five employees at Ziglin Signs, Washington, wrapped up a unique on-site training session last week that was led by the East Central College Center for Workforce Development (CWD). The four-day training focused on aluminum welding techniques. It was taught by ECC Welding Program Coordinator and instructor Bobby Bland and Cliff Cartwright, welding adjunct. Bland explained […]

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November 13, 2020

East Central College had a strong representation in the awards portion of the Missouri Community College Association (MCCA) annual convention. This year’s convention was held virtually Nov. 11-13. On Thursday, Nov. 12, ECC Board of Trustee’s President Ann Hartley was presented the Trustee Leadership Award; and Dot Schowe, former director of public relations, was presented […]

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November 13, 2020

As a young girl, Pat Schneider would watch her father and brothers use a forge and welding tools in the garage of their home. “My father was a very artistic man,” she said. “He would use it and I would watch. “Then my brothers would use it and I would watch.” Now, several decades later, […]

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November 11, 2020

East Central College received three Silver Cup awards in the National Council for Marketing & Public Relations (NCMPR) Medallion Awards. The ECC communication and marketing team nabbed the second-place trophies, virtually, in the social media, brochure and crises communication categories. The award ceremony was held remotely on Oct. 16. The NCMPR annually recognizes outstanding achievement […]

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November 9, 2020

East Central College in Rolla is committed to providing students with ample resources to succeed. One resource in particular are the Student Success Sessions. Created and led by Jessica Robart, Student Success Coordinator at ECC Rolla, the 30-minute workshops offer varying topic, ranging from logging into and navigating Canvas, to being successful in online classes, […]

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