August 8, 2019
For years, the Adult Education and Literacy program at East Central College has provided free classes to improve a students’ skills in math, reading, writing, social studies and science. The goal of the program is to prepare students to pass the High School Equivalency Test (HiSET), formerly the GED. For the first time, students in [...]
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May 15, 2019
The Dollar General Literacy Foundation has awarded the East Central College Foundation, working on behalf of the ECC Adult Education and Literacy Program, a $10,000 grant to support its mission in 2019. This local grant award is part of more than $8.3 million in grants awarded to nearly 1,000 schools, nonprofits and organizations across the [...]
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January 7, 2019
Putting things off is something we all do – getting your oil changed in your car, cleaning out the refrigerator or even going to the doctor for an annual checkup. For Bobby Hinson, it was getting his high school diploma. “I’m an eighth-grade dropout,” Hinson admitted. The father of four works for the Missouri Department [...]
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August 17, 2018
Healthcare was always a field of interest for Pacific resident Heather Delisi. “My mother and my aunt were both Certified Nurse Assistants,” she explained. “It’s something I grew up with.” The drive to help people in need is what led Kayla Jenkins to healthcare. “I want to become a nurse. I want to help new [...]
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June 8, 2018
They all had different backgrounds and stories, but they all shared the same dream - getting their High School Equivalency. We are so proud of our 2018 graduates!
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April 20, 2017
The Adult Education and Literacy program at East Central College is currently registering students for May classes offered at locations in Union, Washington, Sullivan, Gerald, St. Clair, Owensville, Pacific, Cuba, Hermann, St. James and Rolla. May is the last chance to start classes before the summer break begins. All classes are provided at no cost [...]
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