August 21, 2019
As a military spouse, Jessica Torres has moved from place to place, time and time again. “I have had to start over eight times in the last 15 years,” she explained. When she moved to the Ft. Leonard Wood area in 2017, she discovered East Central College in Rolla. She reached out to the nursing [...]
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March 13, 2019
More than 50 nursing programs were ranked in the state of Missouri, and East Central College landed near the top of the list in 2019! According to, East Central College is ranked the fourth best nursing program in the state. The methodology used for the rankings was based on the NCLEX-RN exam, which is used [...]
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July 26, 2018
For the last several years, Margaret Holyfield has been on a mission – honoring her longtime friend and nursing colleague Peggy Zotta. “Peggy and I worked together at St. Luke's side by side, mostly in the Newborn and the Special Care Nurseries,” said Holyfield. “She was a nurse's nurse.  Someone you could count on.  Someone [...]
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