Tag Archive: Alumni

Former Students to be Speakers at Commencement

April 30, 2021 8:37 am Published by
Former Students to be Speakers at Commencement Rich Schwentker, a retired Washington High School science teacher and a 1971 ECC graduate will address the graduates for ceremonies on Saturday, May 15, at 4 p.m.; and Sunday, May 16, at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. In addition, Emily Rau, communications executive with Ameren Missouri and Emmy-award… View Article

Celebrating International Women in Science Day

February 11, 2021 3:34 pm Published by
East Central College is celebrating Feb. 11 as International Day of Women and Girls in Science, and recognizing faculty members, students and graduates in science-related fields. ECC has many instructors who are helping students carve their way into a career in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) related fields. During this year’s International Day of… View Article

Alumni Spotlight – A Love for Foreign Languages Leads to an Adventure Abroad

February 26, 2019 9:44 am Published by
This winter, we’ve seen snow, sleet, hail and ice in the Midwest. It’s enough to make a person want to travel somewhere warm, which is exactly what Brandon Gassei did. “I decided to go to Costa Rica this semester,” he explained. “I wanted to go to a country filled with beautiful nature.” The Marthasville-native is… View Article

Alumni Spotlight – “ECC Will Always Have a Special Place in My Heart”

November 14, 2018 9:50 am Published by
Like many high school seniors, Rick Briggenhorst had no idea what he wanted to do after graduation back in 2011. “On my last day in high school, I had a conversation with my marketing instructor and my art instructor,” the Union-native said. “They told me ‘math teaches you how to succeed. Art teaches you how… View Article

#InspiringExcellence – Local Artist Headlines Art Gallery Show

August 28, 2017 12:48 pm Published by
Jenn Brown and Sara Weininger, graduate students at Washington University, are bringing their art exhibit “In Between” to East Central College September 5-29. A reception with the artists will be held September 21 from 5 – 7 p.m. “We are very excited to have these up and coming artists to our gallery,” said Gallery Coordinator… View Article