May 9, 2019
Each year, the East Central College Foundation’s Patrons of the Arts dedicates itself to providing much needed support for the local arts scene. “Our fine and performing arts programs and performances have become a cultural centerpiece for the community,” said Dr. Jon Bauer, president of East Central College. “Because of the generous support from the [...]
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February 14, 2019
Each year, the East Central College Foundation hosts its largest fundraiser to provide scholarships for students. In honor of East Central College’s 50th Anniversary, the 2019 Friends of the Foundation event was held at the Union City Auditorium on Friday, February 1. “The auditorium is special place for the college,” said President Dr. Jon Bauer. [...]
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November 20, 2018
East Central College has an immediate opening for an Executive Director, Foundation/Director, Institutional Development. The Executive Director is responsible for leading and strengthening a comprehensive fundraising program in support of East Central College Foundation’s mission and goals. Specific emphasis is focused on annual giving, major giving, planned giving, grants and fundraising events. The Executive Director [...]
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November 20, 2018
The East Central College Foundation awards mini-grants each year to scholastic departments and programs through The Albert C. Buescher Memorial Fund. In 2018, four awards were given to help support various initiatives. The Math Department was awarded a mini-grant to purchase new TI-84+ graphing calculators for students to use in class. Student Services will use [...]
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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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May 14, 2018
Nearly 30 years ago, Ron Unnerstall helped found Washington Engineering and Architecture. Today, the company’s influence can be seen around Franklin County and beyond. Its portfolio is vast – from the Washington Public Safety Building to the new Heat and Control facility in Union. Unnerstall has used his engineering knowledge over the years to help [...]
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May 9, 2018
The East Central College Foundation is proud to announce the establishment of the Sandy Upchurch Memorial Nursing Scholarship for the 2018-2019 school year. The Pacific native and East Central College alumna was known as a caring, passionate person. She spent more than 30 years as a registered nurse in labor and delivery at St. Luke’s [...]
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January 5, 2018
The annual meeting of the East Central College Foundation will be held Thursday, January 25. at 6:00 p.m. in Buescher Hall, Room 238. Nominations will be presented for the Board of Directors for 2018. Additionally, the oath of office will be administered to newly elected and returning Directors. The ECC Foundation Board of Directors is [...]
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December 19, 2017
Each year, the East Central College Foundation awards mini-grants to scholastic departments and programs through The Albert C. Buescher Memorial. In 2017, seven awards were given to help support various initiatives. The Learning Center was awarded a mini-grant to implement online math and science tutoring through the purchase of Boogie Board Sync. “This e-writer can [...]
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February 22, 2017
The East Central College Alumni Association established the Outstanding Alumni Award in 2002. Since that time, it has set out to recognize alumni who have set an example for ECC graduates by using their college education and serving their community. “Each year, thousands of students begin or continue their professional journey at ECC,” noted Shannon [...]
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