New Class Schedules Launching in 2017

October 4, 2016
An exciting change is coming to East Central College next year. During the October Board of Trustees meeting, an overview of new schedule offerings was presented to offer 14 week and weekend courses and increasing the number of 8-week courses during the spring semester of 2017 was approved. Currently, only 16-week courses are offered. “We… View Article

ECC Recognizes Employees at Annual Banquet

October 4, 2016
Each year, East Central College recognizes the hard work and dedication of our employees. We value their commitment to our students’ needs and their educational goals. The Annual Service Awards Recognition banquet honors those that have been with ECC for 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 and 40 years! Thank you for all you do!… View Article

#InspiringExcellence – Two ECC Alumni Named “Outstanding Young Professionals”

October 3, 2016
#InspiringExcellence – Two ECC Alumni Named “Outstanding Young Professionals” The Washington Area Chamber of Commerce recognized its fourth class of “Outstanding Young Professionals” at its annual member luncheon at the end of September, including two East Central College alumni! Angie Williams, branch manager for US Bank, and Rachelle Elbert, licensed realtor for Coldwell Banker Premier,… View Article

Domestic Violence Forum with Maggie Menefee – October 6

September 26, 2016
Please join the ECC Psychology and Sociology Departments as they host a free forum for the community on Thursday, October 6. The event will start with a memorial walk from 4:45 – 5:30 p.m. outside the Health Science Building. After the walk, keynote speaker Maggie Menefee, executive director for A.L.I.V.E St. Louis, will discuss the… View Article

Friends of the Library Book Sale Open to Public

September 21, 2016
ECC is holding its annual “Friends of the Library Book Sale” on Oct. 10-12 from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. The sale helps raise funds for college activities and provides affordable reading options for the public. Rather than paying full price for a used book online, ECC Library Services Director Lisa Farrell encourages students and… View Article

#InspiringExcellence – Culinary Arts Instructor Awarded Chef of the Year

September 21, 2016
#InspiringExcellence – Culinary Arts Instructor Awarded Chef of the Year Chef Mike Palazzola, Certified Executive Chef (CEC), competed in the Chef of the Year Culinary Challenge on August 21, where he placed first. He was one of three chefs nominated to compete by the ACF committee out of the pool of CECs in the St. Louis… View Article

Preparing for the Future – Students Come to ECC for College Fair

September 21, 2016
Nearly a thousand students descended on East Central College on September 20 to get a glimpse into the future. Seventy-five colleges and universities took part in the annual ECC College Fair, giving students a chance to get information about furthering their education after high school. “It’s not just about getting information,” said ECC Director of… View Article

Falcon Spirit Week – September 23-30

September 16, 2016
We will be celebrating our ECC pride, with Falcon Spirit Week September 23 – 30 ! There will be a Student / Staff / Faculty Photo Contest held throughout the week ! …  Look for the photo contest posters around campus.  Use #InspiringExcellence on social media to participate and win! Scheduled Events: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23… View Article

Big Machines Appear on Campus – September 24

September 16, 2016
ECC Library and Scenic Regional Library (SRL) invites community members of all ages to their annual “Big Machines” event on Saturday, Sept. 24 from 10 a.m. – noon in ECC’s east parking lot. The free event will showcase bulldozers, cement mixer, lumber trucks, emergency vehicles and more. ECC Library Services Director Lisa Farrell expects another… View Article

ECC Reaches Out to Prospective Students

September 14, 2016
This October and November, the ECC Union campus will be hosting Falcon Days. During any one of these four events, prospective students can tour campus and meet with faculty members. They also have the opportunity to learn about admissions, scholarships, the A+ Program, student activities, and other information about the college. “I strongly encourage prospective… View Article