September 24, 2018
East Central College will host a campus-wide food drive in Union and Rolla September 24-28. Part of the 50 Acts of Kindness Campaign and the 50th Anniversary Celebration, the food drive will serve as an opportunity to combat food insecurity in the ECC Service Area. In Union, we are pitting students against students can collect [...]
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September 21, 2018
Are you a talented storyteller? Until Tuesday, October 30, current ECC students can submit their stories and/or essays to the Annual ECC English Department’s Fiction and Creative Non-Fiction Writing Contest. “We received amazing entries every year,” said English instructor Josh Stroup. “I feel it is extremely important our students get a real audience to read [...]
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September 19, 2018
Learning by doing. It’s the approach East Central College Culinary Arts Instructor Mike Palazzola uses with students every day. “We recognized there was something missing from our culinary classrooms,” Palazzola said, “We needed real life experiences in real time.” The award-winning chef, along with former culinary instructor Ted Hirschi, came up with a solution – [...]
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September 11, 2018
He’s the type of person who likes to figure things out. It’s why Blake Bohl decided to become an engineer. “I enjoy problem solving and determining the most effective solution to a given problem,” the Owensville native explained. “I enjoy studying engineering because I know I will eventually be in a place where I can [...]
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September 11, 2018
The East Central College Center for Workforce Development (CWD) needs talented people to help provide training to local businesses. It is holding a series of talent fairs this fall to allow those interested to stop by and discuss how their talents can be used. “This is a great opportunity for retirees or someone looking for [...]
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September 6, 2018
Each year, fifteen individuals are selected as Outstanding Young Professionals by the Washington Area Chamber of Commerce, and we are proud to announce Leigh Kolb made the list in 2018! “I'm in awe,” said the East Central College Assistant Professor of English and Journalism. “It is such an honor and privilege.” The award is designed [...]
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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 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 in Union. 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 [...]
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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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