August 10, 2019
East Central College is excited to be a recipient of a $47,000 grant from Cornell University as part of the Combat2Careers program! Supported by the Kessler Foundation, the goal of the program is to honor student veterans by helping them gain employment and increase their financial independence. Lorrie Baird, ECC’s Veterans Services and Financial Aid [...]
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August 9, 2019
East Central College is proud to announce it has received an Arts Engagement in American Communities (AEAC) grant for second year in a row! The $10,000 matching grant from the National Endowment for the Arts will help support the annual concert series for the 2019-2020 school year. “We are proud to host world-renowned acts like [...]
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August 8, 2019
For years, the Adult Education and Literacy program at East Central College has provided free classes to improve a students’ skills in math, reading, writing, social studies and science. The goal of the program is to prepare students to pass the High School Equivalency Test (HiSET), formerly the GED. For the first time, students in [...]
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August 7, 2019
East Central College invites area community members to campus on Wednesday, August 14 from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. as it unveils its new strategic plan, SOAR to 2024. The event will be held in Buescher Hall, room 238. East Central College President Dr. Jon Bauer will be on hand to discuss its new mission statement, [...]
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August 1, 2019
East Central College is excited to celebrate its 50th Anniversary with the community. On September 15 from 12 - 4 p.m., we'll have food trucks, family-friendly activities, live music and games on the Union campus, 1964 Prairie Dell Road. The free event will also feature a live petting zoo, a 1960s to 1970s vehicle display [...]
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August 1, 2019
East Central College will offer an opportunity for area union workers to complete an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Apprenticeship Trades, a skilled trades degree. The agreement was agreed upon recently between the College and the Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (JATC), Local 1, Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers of Eastern Missouri. “This partnership will [...]
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July 31, 2019
On Saturday, August 3, Ameren will be shutting down all power to the East Central College Union campus to upgrade the power infrastructure. In preparation, East Central College will take down all IT services starting at 5 p.m. on Friday. While the website and email should continue to function, other services (eCentral, Moodle, etc.) will [...]
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July 29, 2019
East Central College is excited to present our draft strategic plan to our community members. We truly appreciate those of you who have participated in our planning journey, particularly those who attended our Future Summit on January 18, 2019. Please take a few minutes to provide us with some feedback on the key components of [...]
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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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