ECC Outstanding Medical Assisting Student Award Presented

December 27, 2022
East Central College student Serena Macey, St. James, is the “ECC Outstanding Medical Assisting Student” award recipient. Macey was selected for the award for the quality of her clinical work at Mercy Clinic at St. James, and her performance in the classroom. ECC presents the award to a student who the College has made difference… View Article

College’s LPN Program in Rolla Helping Answer the Call

December 20, 2022
When East Central College officially took the reins of its Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) program in Rolla this fall, the LPN program already had been serving the community and healthcare system for 55 years, while graduating over 1,250 new nurses. Today, the need for trained healthcare professionals is as great as it has ever been…. View Article

ECC Nursing Grads Recognized for Classroom Work and Clinicals

December 16, 2022
Four East Central College Rolla nursing graduates were recognized for outstanding work in clinicals and in the classroom. Lauren Pilkington, Tiffany Rademacher, Leslie Crabtree and Carli Nesheim each were recognized Dec. 13 during a pinning ceremony for LPN to RN Bridge graduates. There were 16 nursing graduates taking part in the pinning ceremony, which is… View Article

Alum, AEL Director Presented with Missouri Community College Awards

December 2, 2022
East Central College Trustee and alumni Dr. Eric Park and Adult Education Program Director Alice Whalen were selected among their peers to receive 2022 Missouri Community College Association (MCCA) awards. Park was presented with the 2022 Distinguished Alumni Award for his service to ECC, his community and growing his professional career with roots planted at… View Article

EMS Program Director Receives Emerson Excellence Award

November 28, 2022
East Central College EMS Program Director Jenifer Goodson incorporates innovation and technology to fully prepare EMT and paramedic students to serve their communities. That’s just one reason of why Goodson is being recognized with the 2022 Emerson Excellence in Teaching award. “She is extremely devoted to her EMT and paramedic students and their academic success,”… View Article

CWD Assists Local Industries Receive $677,000 in State Training Funds

November 22, 2022
Volpi Foods is one of 19 local industries working with the East Central College Center for Workforce Development (CWD) to secure and utilize state funds totaling $677,000 that is earmarked for training and development. According to Kathy Price, director of human resources at Volpi foods, the Union meat processing plant is benefiting from $45,000 in… View Article

ECC Chief Academic Officer Named to State Transfer Committee

November 17, 2022
East Central College Vice President of Academic Affairs Dr. Robyn Walter will help shape how transfer and articulation agreements among Missouri colleges and universities are developed and maintained. Walter was appointed last month to the Missouri Department of Higher Education and Workforce Development (MDHEWD) Committee on Transfer and Articulation (COTA). She was appointed by interim… View Article

ECC and Missouri Baptist Strengthen Transfer Agreement

November 9, 2022
East Central College and Missouri Baptist University have bolstered the transfer agreements between the institutions. For the past 20 years, the partnership between ECC and MBU has resulted in highly prepared educators within the community, according to Dr. Robyn Walter, vice president of academic affairs at ECC. This year, ECC and MBU revised the agreement… View Article

Nine Students Inducted into ECC Rolla Honor Society

November 4, 2022
The Beta Omicron Phi chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at East Central College in Rolla inducted nine new members into the honor society during its annual Fall ceremony. Carson Mowery, an alumna of the chapter and the ECC Campus Life & Leadership coordinator, was the keynote speaker during the in-person ceremony held Oct. 9 when… View Article