September 17, 2019
Each year, the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations recognizes newcomers who have demonstrated special creativity or ability in marketing and public relations and show evidence of a promising future in the field. The “Rising Star” award is given annually in each of NCMPR’s seven districts, and district winners automatically qualify for consideration for [...]
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September 17, 2019
There were many activities on campus during the 50th Anniversary Celebration on September 15, but one particular activity gave community members the chance to leave a lasting impression on the college. “We are constructing a series of ‘rose’ windows on campus,” said Adam Watkins, Assistant Art Professor. “It’s called the East Central College Mosaic Project.” [...]
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September 6, 2019
East Central College’s five-year strategic plan, SOAR to 2024, was unanimously approved by the Board of Trustees at its August 26 meeting. “I am grateful for the countless hours of work that have gone into the development of the plan,” said. Dr. Bauer. “We now turn our attention to implementation. I am excited and incredibly [...]
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September 5, 2019
Each year, the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations recognizes outstanding achievement in design and communication in each of its seven districts. The Medallion Awards are exclusive to marketing and public relations professionals at two-year colleges. In September, East Central College was informed it had been named a finalist in four Medallion Award categories [...]
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August 27, 2019
At its August 26 meeting, the East Central College Board of Trustees approved Bridgette Kelch as the new Executive Director of the East Central College Foundation. Previously, Kelch served as Executive Director of Downtown Washington, Inc. and the Historic Washington Foundation. “Community outreach is something I truly enjoy,” she said. “I’m looking forward to expanding [...]
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August 26, 2019
On September 15, East Central College will celebrate its 50th Anniversary from 12 – 4 p.m. at its Union campus, 1964 Prairie Dell Road. “This will be a day full of fun and reminiscing,” said Jay Scherder, director of public relations. “The event is free, and we’ll have lots of activities for families – including [...]
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August 21, 2019
As a military spouse, Jessica Torres has moved from place to place, time and time again. “I have had to start over eight times in the last 15 years,” she explained. When she moved to the Ft. Leonard Wood area in 2017, she discovered East Central College in Rolla. She reached out to the nursing [...]
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August 12, 2019
Food trucks, live music and games – all can be found at the East Central College 50th Anniversary Celebration on September 15 from 12 – 4 p.m.! East Central College cordially invites the community to its Union campus for a day full of fun and reminiscing. The free event will feature a live petting zoo, [...]
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August 11, 2019
The first day of Fall Semester classes is August 19, and we are thrilled to have students back on campus! Campus Life and Leadership is welcoming students to campus with a week full of activities. Monday 7:30 - 10:30 a.m. - Hungry? Grab some free breakfast outside The Learning Center - located in Buescher Hall [...]
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August 10, 2019
Earning a college certificate or degree can be a life-changing experience for any adult student. However, there can be many obstacles that often stand in the way – including financial barriers. Thanks to the new Fast Track Workforce Incentive Grant through the Missouri Department of Higher Education, a new financial aid funding stream is now [...]
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