New School Year Brings Changes to AEL Program

July 24, 2017
The East Central College Adult Education and Literacy Program assisted nearly 400 students last year, and they expect that number to grow for the 2017-2018 school year. “Our services are very much needed in the East Central College service area,” said AEL Director Alice Whalen. “Franklin County has nearly 13,500 adults who do not have… View Article

Board of Trustees Approves Collective Bargaining Agreement

July 20, 2017
The East Central College Board of Trustees unanimously approved the negotiated collective bargaining agreement with faculty for the 2017-2018 school year at the July 20 meeting. “We came up with many creative solutions to the issues this year,” said ECC-National Education Association (NEA) President Sue Henderson. “I am very thankful for the faculty and administrators… View Article

Campus Orientation Dates

July 19, 2017
On Saturday, July 29, East Central College will hold a new student campus orientation. Orientation check-in begins at 8:30 a.m. in the Health and Science Building atrium. The day will wrap up around 1:00 p.m. Additional orientation dates include August 1, 3, 16 and 18. Students will learn about student rights and responsibilities, campus safety,… View Article

“Walk-In Wednesday” Event at ECC-Rolla August 2

July 13, 2017
East Central College – Rolla will hold a full-day, extended hours event on August 2 for the community. Walk-In Wednesday will give potential students a chance to enroll in college, register for classes, seek financial aid assistance, and learn about payment options. From 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. at ECC – Rolla Main, 500 Forum… View Article

East Central College Hosts RegFest for Potential Students

July 12, 2017
East Central College is excited to invite the community to RegFest at its Union and Rolla locations from 5 – 7 p.m. on July 18! RegFest is a chance for potential students to talk with admissions representatives about programs, start the enrollment process, learn how to pay for college, and register for fall classes. “While… View Article

Community Education Summer Camp Classes a Hit!

July 6, 2017
Art has always been a passion of Madeline Havelka. “As a viewer, you can interpret art based on your own experiences,” she said. “As the artist, it is so fun to experiment and be the ones to tell the actual story.” Madeline graduated from East Central College in 2016 with an Associate of Fine Arts… View Article

Financial Aid Application Deadline Approaching

June 19, 2017
The priority deadline for students to submit their Financial Aid Application (FAFSA) and requested documentation to East Central College is around the corner! Students need to fill out the proper paperwork on or before July 1. “If all of their paperwork is turned in, ECC can guarantee that it is processed by our fee deadline… View Article

Trustees Extend Contract for President Dr. Jon Bauer

June 15, 2017
The East Central College Board of Trustees voted unanimously to award a contract extension to President Dr. Jon Bauer at the June 14, 2017 meeting. Approved following an executive session, the extension will run through June 30, 2020 with any change in salary commensurate with raises provided to all employees in fiscal years 2019 and… View Article

FY 18 Budget Approved at East Central College Board Meeting

June 15, 2017
The general operating budget and staffing plan for the 2018 fiscal year was approved by the East Central College Board of Trustees on Tuesday, June 14. Part of the $18.6 million budget and staffing plan included a projected decline in state funding as well as a likely increase in local tax revenue. The staffing plan… View Article

AEL Program Awarded Dollar General Grant

June 12, 2017
The Dollar General Literacy Foundation awarded the East Central College Foundation, working on behalf of the ECC Adult Education and Literacy Program, an $8,000 grant to support its mission in 2017. This local grant award is part of more than $7.5 million in grants awarded to nearly 900 schools, nonprofits and organizations across the 44… View Article