September 5, 2019
Each year, the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations recognizes outstanding achievement in design and communication in each of its seven districts. The Medallion Awards are exclusive to marketing and public relations professionals at two-year colleges. In September, East Central College was informed it had been named a finalist in four Medallion Award categories [...]
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February 19, 2019
Since 1968, the Distinguished Service Awards Banquet has recognized outstanding individuals in the Union area community. Sponsored by the Union Area Chamber of Commerce, only six people are chosen each year in six categories. This year, East Central College had ties to half of the award recipients! Board of Trustees President Ann Hartley received the [...]
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November 13, 2018
Each year, the Missouri Community College Association recognizes individuals at its annual convention. Awards are given to alumni, faculty and staff who are making an impact in their local communities. In 2018, the Distinguished Alumni Award was given to Ron Unnerstall. The award is presented to exceptional individuals who have attended a Missouri community college. [...]
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November 6, 2017
Kevin Ijames Sr., Audrey Freitag, Kevin Dixon and Karen Butterfield were honored at the 2017 Missouri Community College Association in November. Ijames, President of Ace Manufacturing, was honored with the Distinguished Business and Industry Award. It is presented annually to individuals and/or businesses that have engaged in significant partnerships with their local community college to [...]
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Patsy Watts with V.P. of Instruction Dr. Tia Robinson

November 14, 2016
Dr. Patsy Watts has been teaching English since 1983 – a subject she is deeply passionate about. “I embrace the challenges of this discipline because it is the foundation of all other academic endeavors.  That is, a student's ability to read and write well will help ensure success in other courses.  It is exciting to be [...]
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