September 28, 2020

East Central College President Dr. Jon Bauer recently was named to the Rural Community College Alliance (RCCA) Board of Directors for 2020-2021. The RCCA assists member institutions that serve the 89.3 million people who live in rural America. The Alliance promotes a more economically, culturally and civically vibrant rural America through advocacy, convening and leveraging […]

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September 23, 2020

The East Central College Theatre Department is preparing for its second outdoor performance In the Glen. The comedy, “Epic Proportions,” is set for Friday, Oct. 2 at 6:30 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 4, at 5 p.m. in the Theatre in the Glen — an outdoor performance series held on the grassy hill between the Shook […]

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September 18, 2020

East Central College’s financial aid department will hold a series of workshops to help students fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) over the course of several evenings. FAFSA Nights will be held in Buescher Hall, Union, room 103 and 214 from 5-6:30 p.m. on the following dates: Thursday, Oct. 1; Tuesday, […]

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September 17, 2020

Six local industries are benefiting from a total of $175,000 in matching grants from a state program that is designed to offset training costs. Each company works with the East Central College Center for Workforce Development (CWD) to provide an opportunity for training, and to secure the funding from the Missouri Department of Economic Development […]

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September 15, 2020

Sue Henderson has served in many capacities at East Central College, and through those roles she exhibits a passion for student learning. Her passion, as well as dedication, to students and education is why Henderson is a recipient of a NISOD (National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development) Excellence Award. The assistant professor of English […]

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September 8, 2020

Keith Pulles, East Central College biology instructor, is a dedicated and passionate educator. That’s just one reason that he is a recipient of a 2020 NISOD (National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development) Excellence Award. The award is presented to college employees who do extraordinary work on campus. According to a colleague who nominated Pulles […]

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September 4, 2020

Enrollment is open now for the East Central College Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) program. AEL is registering students for both the High School Equivalency Test (HiSET) preparation and English language classes in multiple locations throughout the region. The AEL program is free to everyone and there are both morning and evening classes available. In […]

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September 4, 2020

Five St. Clair High School students will explore high-tech, innovative manufacturing through a pilot program that partners with East Central College and utilizes the college’s state-of-the-art equipment. The SCHS students are enrolled in courses through Project Lead The Way (PLTW) — a national, non-profit organization that provides computer science, engineering and biomedical science instructional programs. […]

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October 2, 2019

She started college when she was 29 years old. For nearly three years, she took online classes to take her general education requirements. “I couldn’t really leave home,” Angela Trentmann explained. “I had to take care of two kids while my husband worked full time.” After her children were finally old enough to attend school […]

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September 30, 2019

Getting financial aid for college can be stressful for many people. What forms do I fill out? What scholarships and grants am I eligible for? When are the deadlines? East Central College wants to make the process easier! We will be holding a series of workshops to help students fill out the Free Application for […]

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