PLTW Teacher, ECC Adjunct Recognized Nationally

September 22, 2022
East Central College adjunct instructor and St. Clair High School engineering teacher Maurice Gritzman is being recognized nationally for the work he is doing with engineering students. Gritzman was named an Outstanding Engineering Teacher by the National Project Lead The Way (PLTW), a not-for-profit organization that promotes transformative learning experiences for students. More than 12,400… View Article

ECC to Host Manufacturing Day Oct. 6 in the BIC

September 22, 2022
East Central College is inviting local manufacturers and community members to its Business and Industry Center (BIC) to showcase the college’s career-ready programs and state-of-the-art equipment. Manufacturing Day is slated for Thursday, Oct. 6, from 4-6 p.m., and members of the community, and manufacturing employers and employees alike, are invited to take guided tours of… View Article

ECC Hosting 2023-24 Financial Aid Workshops

September 20, 2022
East Central College’s financial aid department will hold a series of workshops to help students fill out the 2023-24 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) over the course of several evenings. Attendees must RSVP for the workshops. To RSVP for one of the workshops, or for more information, call 636-584-6574 or email FAFSA… View Article

Amazon Wishlist Created for ECC Food Pantry

September 20, 2022
There is a new, easier way to help East Central College students who need help putting food on the table, or those who can’t afford school supplies. The ECC Food Pantry is available to all students in need at the College. It offers food, common household items and supplies for school. And now, those things… View Article

ECC Library Book Sale

September 19, 2022
The East Central College Library is holding its annual Library Fall Book Sale Monday, Sept. 19, through , Sept. 22. The sale will be from 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Wednesday; and on Thursday, the sale is from 7:30 a.m. to noon. This sale helps raise funds for activities and provides affordable reading… View Article

AEL Program Helps Washington Manufacturer Teach Employees English

September 9, 2022
There are 31 employees of a Washington manufacturer who are learning on the jobsite how to read, write, listen to, and speak English. These employees — at WEG Transformers USA — are being taught English Language Acquisition (ELA) courses through the East Central College Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) program. According to Alice Whalen, AEL… View Article

Manufacturers Partner with ECC, The Quality Coach for Training

September 8, 2022
Front-line leaders at two area manufacturers completed advanced apprenticeship programs to hone their leadership skills and bolster their workforces. Employees at The Children’s Factory, in Union, and RotoMetrics, in Eureka, took part in onsite Leadership Apprenticeship programs, led and facilitated by The Quality Coach (TQC), a leadership coaching and consulting firm. The training was conducted… View Article

ECC OTA Student Pinned at Ceremony

September 2, 2022
  Freund will be awarded an Associates of Applied Science Degree in Occupational Therapy Assistant from ECC for completion of the program. ECC is one of five colleges in the Missouri Health Professions Consortium (MHPC) offering the program as one cohort coordinated through State Fair Community College, Sedalia. Freund was enrolled in the general education… View Article

VIDEO: ECC and St. Clair High School Engineering Partnership Continues

August 30, 2022
A collaboration between East Central College and St. Clair High School continues to grow. This year marks the third year of the Project Lead The Way-Engineering (PLTW-E) program — a partnership between the College and SCHS. The high school’s PLTW-E program, in conjunction with ECC’s advanced manufacturing center, has organically grown into what is now… View Article

ECC and Lindenwood Agree to Seamless Partnership Plan

August 29, 2022
East Central College and Lindenwood University entered into a partnership Thursday, Aug. 25, to provide resources and opportunities that will serve as a “bridge” to a four-year degree. The new partnership outlines easily transferable credits that ECC students can earn to obtain an associate degree, while preparing them to succeed at Lindenwood. The agreement was… View Article