October 7, 2020

The East Central College Nursing Program is ranked No. 4 among 660 nursing schools offering associate’s degrees in the Midwest. NursingProcess.org evaluated nursing schools throughout the region on four factors — national test pass rates, academic quality, the nursing school’s reputation and affordability. In addition, the ECC Nursing associate’s degree program was ranked first in […]

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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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August 10, 2019

Earning a college certificate or degree can be a life-changing experience for any adult student. However, there can be many obstacles that often stand in the way – including financial barriers. Thanks to the new Fast Track Workforce Incentive Grant through the Missouri Department of Higher Education, a new financial aid funding stream is now […]

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April 23, 2019

The Center for Workforce Development (CWD) at East Central College is hosting an event to recruit talented community members to assist the department with providing workforce training programs. A talent fair will be held Tuesday, April 30 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Business and Industry Center, 42 Prairie Dell Plaza Drive in […]

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January 2, 2019

East Central College is inviting the community to participate in its Future Summit. The event is designed to address the college’s challenges and search for future opportunities. It will take place in the John Edson Anglin Performing Arts Center from 12:30 – 4:00 p.m. on Friday, January 18. “As we continue our pursuit of excellence,” […]

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September 24, 2018

Ten years ago, Neha Patel moved from India to the United States to help her husband manage a hotel in St. Clair. She had taken English classes in college, but knew she would have to improve her skills in order to interact with customers. English can be a complicated language for non-native speakers to learn, […]

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April 27, 2018

Each year, students are selected for All-Missouri Academic Team by the Phi Theta Kappa honor society. East Central College is proud to announce three students made the list in 2018! Jamie Foutch was named to the All-Missouri Second Team. She currently serves as the President of the Union chapter. “At her time at East Central […]

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April 20, 2018

More than 54 nursing programs were ranked in the state of Missouri, and East Central College landed near the top of the list in 2018! According to RegisteredNursing.org, East Central College is ranked the tenth best nursing program in the state. The methodology used for the rankings was based on the NCLEX-RN exam, which is […]

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March 14, 2017

The Missouri State Board of Education has moved forward with designating 57 non-public high schools A+ Schools this week, including Crosspoint Christian School and St. Francis Borgia Regional High School in East Central College’s service area. The A+ Scholarship Program provides scholarship funds to eligible graduates of A+ designated high schools who attend a participating […]

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March 8, 2017

More than 54 nursing programs were ranked in the state of Missouri, and East Central College landed near the top of the list! According to RegisteredNursing.org, East Central College is ranked the fourteenth best nursing program in the state.  The methodology used for the rankings was based on the NCLEX-RN exam, which is used by […]

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