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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May 1, 2019
Not only has she educated more than 500 students in her 25 years as an East Central College nursing faculty member, but Judy Bieker has also mentored numerous master's students and new faculty members without hesitation. Her colleagues describe her as someone who "embodies the true spirit of nursing education" and "never turns down a [...]
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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 RegisteredNursing.org, 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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October 5, 2018
East Central College is proud to announce its Occupational Therapy Assistant Program has earned its full accreditation! The program received full approval from the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) this semester and will remain accredited for the next seven years. The program consists of a combination of general education, professional level coursework, classroom [...]
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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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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 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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February 15, 2017
East Central College nursing students became nursing teachers in February. Students from the Rolla Technical Center’s Health Science Academy stopped by campus to get a firsthand look at healthcare education at the collegiate level. “We have state-of-the-art nursing and EMS simulation labs,” said Nancy Mitchell, nursing program coordinator at East Central College. “The lab is [...]
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November 14, 2016
Come help save lives at the the East Central College Fall Blood Drive! All presenting donors will receive a complimentary t-shirt. Date and Time: Wednesday, Nov. 16 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Location: Donald Shook Student Center Gym For an appointment, please visit MercyBloodDonor.net. Appointments will be given priority, but walk-ins are welcome! To register: [...]
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