Financial Aid Director Named Missouri Outstanding Volunteer of the Year

May 9, 2018 2:15 pm Published by
For the last three decades, Karen Griffin has been helping students figure out how to pay for college. “I think it’s very important that the financial aid process go smoothly for students,” she said. “If they have difficulty the first time, it can lead to a barrier in pursuing higher education.” The East Central College… View Article

ECC Foundation Announces Sandy Upchurch Memorial Nursing Scholarship

May 9, 2018 11:27 am Published by
The East Central College Foundation is proud to announce the establishment of the Sandy Upchurch Memorial Nursing Scholarship for the 2018-2019 school year. The Pacific native and East Central College alumna was known as a caring, passionate person. She spent more than 30 years as a registered nurse in labor and delivery at St. Luke’s… View Article

Student Named National Finalist for Scholar-Athlete Award

May 7, 2018 11:41 am Published by
The National Alliance of Two-Year College Athletic Administrators (NATYCAA) has announced the finalists for the 27th Annual NATYCAA Scholar-Athlete Awards sponsored by Relation Insurance Services. East Central College is proud to announce Magnus Andersen made the list! “Magnus is an outstanding soccer player and an outstanding student,” said East Central College Athletic Director Jay Mehrhoff…. View Article

East Central College NEA Honors Inspiring Local Teachers

May 3, 2018 2:15 pm Published by
Educators have a profound effect on students in many capacities. The East Central College chapter of the National Education Association (NEA) is honoring those educators with the Inspirers of Excellence Award. “This award is about teachers who are making an impact on a student’s life,” said ECC-NEA President Sue Henderson. “We want to celebrate their… View Article

#InspiringExcellence – Student Wins State Leadership Award

May 3, 2018 1:04 pm Published by
The Missouri Community College Association (MCCA) Student Leadership Award is presented annually to an exceptional student leader from each community college campus. East Central College is proud to announce Michail Ratcliff is the 2018 recipient! “Michail uses charismatic leadership to mobilize students,” said Campus Life and Leadership Coordinator Courtney Henrichsen. “Michail is charming, humorous and… View Article

2018 Commencement Information

April 29, 2018 8:06 am Published by
Commencement is right around the corner! We are so excited to celebrate your big day with you and your families. Below is some important information about this year’s ceremony. When is it? The 2018 commencement ceremony will take place Saturday, May 12th, 2018, at 11:30 a.m. in the Donald D. Shook Student Center, located on… View Article

#InspiringExcellence – Students Named to 2018 All-Missouri Academic Team

April 27, 2018 9:09 am Published by
Each year, students are selected for All-Missouri Academic Team by the Phi Theta Kappa honor society. East Central College is proud to announce three students made the list in 2018! Jamie Foutch was named to the All-Missouri Second Team. She currently serves as the President of the Union chapter. “At her time at East Central… View Article

Cashier’s Office Schedule Change April 30 – May 3

April 26, 2018 12:52 pm Published by
The East Central College Cashier’s Office will be open from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. April 30 – May 3. On Friday, May 4 the Cashier’s Office will be open from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Hours will resume as normal on May 7. We appreciate your flexibility and patience!

Earth Day Celebration at ECC

April 23, 2018 7:39 am Published by
Many hands-on activities for children will highlight the Earth Day celebration at East Central College on Saturday, April 28. The free event will be held from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the Donald D. Shook Student Center. Children will have the opportunity to plant seeds, dissect owl pellets, play with water bugs, create fairy… View Article

#InspiringExcellence – Nursing Program Named Top 10 in Missouri

April 20, 2018 8:36 am Published by
More than 54 nursing programs were ranked in the state of Missouri, and East Central College landed near the top of the list in 2018! According to, East Central College is ranked the tenth best nursing program in the state. The methodology used for the rankings was based on the NCLEX-RN exam, which is… View Article