ECC Marketing Team Receives Four Medallion Awards, Director Named Rising Star

November 1, 2022
The East Central College Communications and Marketing team took home four Medallion Awards, including three for first place, from the National Communications, Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) District 5 conference. The team won gold Medallions in the following categories: social media page, video shorts and excellence in writing-long form. The college was awarded a bronze… View Article

High School Students Invited to Learn About STEM Careers

October 28, 2022
East Central College and Missouri S&T faculty members are gearing up for the Math & Science Career Night. On Wednesday, Nov. 9, high school students from the area are invited to explore STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) ECC and S&T degrees and pathways to careers. The event is in the ECC Theatre in Hansen… View Article

ECC President Calls for Leadership Council

October 27, 2022
East Central College President Dr. Jon Bauer is calling for local government, school and industry leaders to come to the table to carve out a vision of the future of Franklin County and the region. Specifically, Bauer called for the formation of a Leadership Council in his address to officials of local cities during the… View Article

ECC Welding Students Earn AWS Certificates

October 17, 2022
Fourteen East Central College welding students recently earned their American Welding Society (AWS) certificates for receiving high marks on unit assessments. The college’s welding program uses online AWS learning platform for lecture and lab classes. The students who score a 90 percent or higher on their unit assessments earn a certificate. They can earn certificates… View Article

ECC Grads Receive rootEd Alliance Transfer Scholarships

October 11, 2022
Two East Central College Class of 2022 graduates are recipients of a rootEd Alliance Transfer Scholarship that is helping them fund their four-year degrees. The rootEd Alliance partners with the Scholarship Foundation of St. Louis to award new scholarships to undergraduate and transfer students from rural Missouri, filling critical gaps in students’ financial aid packages… View Article

College President to Chair State Higher Ed Advisory Committee

October 7, 2022
East Central College President Dr. Jon Bauer recently was named the chairperson of the state’s Coordinating Board for Higher Education (CBHE) Presidential Advisory Committee. In that role, Bauer will be the voice of presidents and chancellors of community colleges and four-year institutions to the CBHE. The CBHE oversees the state’s Department of Higher Education &… View Article

ECC Enrollment Up for Third Consecutive Semester

October 6, 2022
Enrollment at East Central College is up this fall, bucking the national trend of declining enrollment among public colleges and universities. The number of credit hours taken by ECC students is 3 percent higher this semester compared to the Fall 2021 semester — students this semester are taking 26,640 credit hours, 772 more than the… View Article

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 FAFSA… View Article