July 22, 2019
East Central College will continue to lead Missouri in advanced manufacturing apprenticeships thanks to a grant provided by the U.S. Department of Labor. The U.S. DOL announced last month that Missouri will receive nearly $12 million to create the Missouri Apprenticeships in Manufacturing Program (MoAMP), a statewide initiative to improve the ability to deliver innovative [...]
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June 26, 2019
For the tenth year in a row, the East Central College Athletic Department has received the prestigious Harold Oetting All-Academic Award by the Missouri Community College Athletic Conference (MCCAC). “This is unprecedented by any community college in Missouri,” said Dr. Jay Mehrhoff, athletic director. “Our student athletes in women’s volleyball and softball, as well as [...]
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June 24, 2019
Last February, 55-year-old Matt Snodgrass suffered a heart attack. The next week, he was back in class pursuing his Associate’s Degree in Accounting at East Central College. “I had my mind set on accomplishing a goal,” he explained. “I wasn’t going to let anything stop me – not even a heart attack!” His educational journey [...]
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June 14, 2019
The East Central College Board of Trustees voted unanimously to award a contract extension to President Dr. Jon Bauer at the June 10, 2019 meeting. Approved during an executive session, the extension will run through June 30, 2022. Bauer recently completed his seventh year as ECC president. “I’m humbled and honored to continue my tenure [...]
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June 10, 2019
He graduated from the East Central College Culinary Program in 2018, and Nathan Yount is already making a name for himself. Yount spends his days working under award-winning chef Paul Kampff at the St. Louis Country Club. Outside of work, he is an active competitor in culinary competitions. “I love the pressure of the kitchen,” [...]
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June 7, 2019
The East Central College Foundation elected a new board member at its April meeting. David Kell, owner of Legacy Embroidery and Screen Printing, said the decision to get involved with the organization was an easy one. "I was asked to joined by Janet Hoven, who is President of the Foundation," Kell explained. "That in itself [...]
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June 5, 2019
The classrooms of East Central College are full this summer, thanks in part to Three for Free – an initiative giving area high school students a chance to take a tuition-free summer course. “Students were only responsible for course fees and textbooks,” said Heath Martin, vice president of student development. “We felt this was a [...]
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May 21, 2019
Growing up, her dad played the trumpet. Later in life, New Haven-native Mallory Kampschroeder decided to take it up herself. “I love being able to express myself through music,” she explained, “and being able to connect with others through a common interest.” Classical music is her specialty, but there’s another type of music she’s quite [...]
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May 17, 2019
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. More than 100 students made the list for the Spring 2019 semester!
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May 16, 2019
Each semester, East Central College recognizes students who have demonstrated superior academic achievement. Upon completion of at least 12 semester credit hours with a semester grade point between 3.50 and 3.84, students are acknowledged by placement on the Vice President’s List. For the Spring 2019 semester, there were more than 150 students on the list!
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