Four Students Inducted in Rolla PTK Chapter

March 17, 2021 11:14 am Published by
There were four members inducted into the Beta Omicron Phi chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society Saturday, March 6. PTK is an international honor society for two-year colleges. Members pursue activities that fall under the direction of the society’s hallmarks of Scholarship, Leadership, Service, and Fellowship. To be eligible for induction, students… View Article

St. Clair, Washington Districts Join Early College Academy

March 12, 2021 2:41 pm Published by
East Central College’s Early College Academy is growing now that two additional high schools have joined the ranks. St. Clair High School and Washington High School are slated to join Union High School in the academy this fall. Under the Early College Academy (ECA), high school juniors and seniors attend classes at their respective schools,… View Article

ECC Hires Cassat as Vice President of Finance and Administration

March 11, 2021 1:47 pm Published by
A former accounting and business instructor will soon return to East Central College, but in a different role. DeAnna Cassat, Washington, will begin in May as the vice president of finance and administration, the college’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO). The ECC Board of Trustees approved Cassat’s hiring March 8. Duties for the vice president of… View Article

Dual Enrollment Student Gets Ahead and Finds a Passion

March 10, 2021 2:33 pm Published by
While many other 15-year-old freshmen were studying high school courses, Claire Grace Smith, Rolla, was embarking on her college career at East Central College. Smith, 17, is being homeschooled in high school curriculum and taking part in ECC’s dual enrollment program. Smith is a high school junior and she will have 41 college credits at… View Article

Humanities Fest 2021 Contest Winners

March 10, 2021 10:49 am Published by
The contest winners of the East Central College 2021 Humanities Fest held virtually Friday, March 5, have been announced. Listed under the contest category are the place the students received, name of the student and the high school they attend. Also listed are titles of submission, if applicable. Spanish First place — Payton Smith, Bourbon… View Article

Radiologic Tech Program Transitioning to ECC

March 10, 2021 9:28 am Published by
East Central College is poised to take over sponsorship of the radiologic technology training program from the Rolla School District. ECC Trustees unanimously approved a new tuition and fee schedule to fund the radiologic technology program that is housed in the Rolla Technical Center (RTC). The program will remain at RTC and ECC will retain… View Article

PTK Chapters Recognized for Membership Rates

March 9, 2021 11:04 am Published by
The Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) international honor society chapters at East Central College in Union and Rolla have been recognized for membership rates. That’s according to Sarah Murphy, president of the PTK Chi Delta Chapter, Union, who said the chapters have been named to the REACH Rewards program for 2021. “We have gotten a high… View Article

NJCAA Warns of Fake Social Media Events to Scam Fans

March 5, 2021 3:00 pm Published by
The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) is warning member colleges across the country about fake or scam social media pages claiming affiliation with the athletic organization. Many colleges across the country, including East Central College, have been “tagged” in fraudulent events to acquire credit card information from fans in exchange for access to NJCAA… View Article

Rolla Nursing Student Receives Scholarship

March 4, 2021 9:01 am Published by
East Central College-Rolla Nursing student, Summer Thorp-Lancaster is the recipient of a $1,000 Missouri League for Nursing (MLN) scholarship. She will be recognized at the eighth annual MLN Student Nurse Virtual Convention in April. Laura McDonald, ECC Rolla Nursing Program coordinator, said Thorp-Lancaster, who anticipates graduating in May, is an excellent student. “She has life… View Article

Registration for Summer Classes Under Way

March 1, 2021 2:42 pm Published by
March weather may not feel much like summer, but it is a good time to think about brighter days. Registration is now open for summer classes at East Central College.  ECC has the courses students need to catch up or get ahead. The summer session begins June 1. When students take 30 credit hours a… View Article