November 7, 2016
Joel Doepker and Mardy Leathers received the Missouri Community College Association’s Arena Award at the association’s Fifty-Second Annual Convention, November 4 at the Hilton Convention Center in Branson, Missouri. Doepker and Leathers are being recognized by their peers for their efforts in workforce development. Both have demonstrated leadership both within their college and at the [...]
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November 7, 2016
Jim Perry, Josie Weir and Brenda Garrison were all honored at the Missouri Community College Association’s Fifty-Second Annual Convention on November 2-4 – for their dedication, hard work and selflessness. Perry was honored with the Trustee Leadership Award--presented annually to a community college trustee whose work and leadership has substantially advanced the mission of community [...]
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November 1, 2016
You can collect them. You can mine them. You can even skip them across the water. Rocks and minerals are everywhere, and one ECC faculty member has made it a point for the last 17 years to explore them with his students. Every semester, Larry Pierce takes his geology class to the Missouri Mining Museum, [...]
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November 1, 2016
The East Central College Testing Center proctors exams for ECC faculty, other institutions and a variety of specialized testing such as Pearson VUE and CLEP. It is located in the Learning Center on the first floor of Buescher Hall next to the library. It is open Monday-Thursday from 7:30 – 7:30 p.m. and on Fridays [...]
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October 27, 2016
The seats were full and anticipation was high at the official opening ceremony of the new Business and Industry Center on October 20. “This project is an outstanding example of what is possible when educators, community leaders and business leaders work together to prepare Missouri workers for success,” Gov. Nixon said at the ceremony. “The [...]
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October 27, 2016
Election Day is a rite of passage into adulthood.  Casting a ballot, wearing an “I Voted” sticker, awaiting the popular vote results for the first time marks a significant moment in American citizenship.  Yet Millennials seem to show little interest in going to the polls compared to other age groups. According to East Central College [...]
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October 26, 2016
On Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016, the ECC Rotaract Club held their seventh annual Walking Tacos sale. While the effort every year is to raise money to benefit those in need, this year the goal was extra special. “We pair with a charity every year, but it was recommended by a student of the club that [...]
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October 24, 2016
It’s called “The Coin War,” and it’s pitting East Central College faculty members against each other. "I'm not too worried about being pied in the face,” admitted instructor Kevin Dixon. “I just want to be able to clean up the mess before a class!" From Oct. 10-28, donation jars will be at the main desk [...]
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October 24, 2016
Have a good story to tell? Write it down and win! Until Wednesday, Nov. 9, current ECC students can submit their stories and/or essays to the Annual ECC English Department’s Fiction and Creative Non-Fiction Writing Contest. “I think it’s important for students to participate in writing contests,” said English instructor Josh Stroup. “They get a [...]
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October 21, 2016
The National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) is giving East Central College students a chance to win $1,000! The NISOD Student Art Contest gives students international exposure for his or her original artwork. The winning design will be featured as the front cover of the conference program for NISOD’s 2018 International Conference on [...]
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