ECC, Southeast Agree to New Mentor Transfer Program

September 23, 2022
East Central College students planning to transfer to Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, will have a helping hand every step of the way. That’s thanks to a Transfer Mentor Program agreed upon ECC President Dr. Jon Bauer and Southeast President Dr. Carlos Vargas on Sept. 19. The new program provides ECC students with a… View Article

ECC Recognizes Employees for Years of Service

September 23, 2022
Each year, East Central College recognizes the hard work and commitment of its employees during the Annual Service Awards Recognition banquet. The banquet, held Sept. 22, is an opportunity to show that the college values the employee’s dedication to students’ needs and educational goals, and to the community ECC serves. The service award banquet also… View Article

ECC Hosting 2023-24 Financial Aid Workshops

September 20, 2022
East Central College’s financial aid department will hold a series of workshops to help students fill out the 2023-24 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) over the course of several evenings. Attendees must RSVP for the workshops. To RSVP for one of the workshops, or for more information, call 636-584-6574 or email FinAid@EastCentral.edu. FAFSA… View Article

Amazon Wishlist Created for ECC Food Pantry

September 20, 2022
There is a new, easier way to help East Central College students who need help putting food on the table, or those who can’t afford school supplies. The ECC Food Pantry is available to all students in need at the College. It offers food, common household items and supplies for school. And now, those things… View Article

Summer Learning Academy Grows in 2022

August 26, 2022
East Central College’s Summer Learning Academy (SLA) saw a significant increase in students this year compared to 2021. There were 566 students in classes during this year’s offering — 418 in Union and 148 in Rolla. That’s compared to 320 students last year, including 198 students at the Union campus and 112 in Rolla classes…. View Article

Rolla ELA Student and Husband Sworn in as U.S. Citizens

August 25, 2022
Ramaz and Tsiala “Manana” Alaverdashvili were sworn in as U.S. Citizens Friday, Aug. 12, during a ceremony at the Old St. Louis Courthouse. Since 2016, Manana has been attending English Language Acquisition (ELA) classes in Rolla through East Central College’s Adult Education and Literacy program — her primary goal was to become a U.S. citizen…. View Article

ECC Grad Switches Programs, Changes Career Trajectory

July 25, 2022
French is called the language of love, and many say Spanish and Italian languages are the most “romantic,” but for East Central College graduate Emily Stevens, her love language is SQL. In fact, Stevens said, Structured Query Language — a computer language used in coding — completely changed her trajectory at ECC and he career…. View Article

LPN-RN Bridge Program Deadline Extended

July 20, 2022
The East Central College Nursing Program has extended its deadline for the LPN-RN Bridge program, located at our Rolla North location. The Licensed Practicing Nurse to Registered Nurse Bridge program is an opportunity for LPNs to gain the skills and knowledge to continue their education and become RNs. The deadline for applications has been extended… View Article

Register Now for a Chance at Free Gas for the Fall Semester

July 13, 2022
East Central College is offering a new incentive to encourage students to register for the Fall semester. The Fall Gas Giveaway is under way now to motivate students to sign up for classes at the College by Saturday, Aug. 13, and become eligible for a free tank of gas each week during the semester. The… View Article

ECC Awarded $100,000 Through Metallica Scholars Initiative

July 13, 2022
East Central College was selected from a competitive field of community colleges across the country to receive $100,000 to transform the future of students in the community. Since establishing the Metallica Scholars Initiative in 2019, All Within My Hands (AWMH) has been working with the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) to provide direct support… View Article