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Students Recognized at Achievement Night in Union

May 20, 2022
East Central College students were recognized last week for leadership, academic excellence, club engagement and success in the classroom. ECC’s Campus Life and Leadership annually holds a Student Achievement Night awards ceremony to celebrate the outstanding accomplishments of students. Students are nominated for awards by faculty who recognize academic excellence, perseverance, and contributions to a… View Article

ECC Nursing Graduates Presented with Awards

May 19, 2022
Five East Central College Nursing Program graduates were recognized during a pinning ceremony May 14 prior to the college’s commencement ceremony. Two students, Tela Connors, ECC-Rolla; and Charlena Borges, ECC in Union, were presented the Outstanding Nursing Student awards. To be considered for the ECC Outstanding Nursing Student award, the college has had to make… View Article

Johnson Receives Collaborative Excellence Award

May 19, 2022
East Central College Nursing program graduate James Johnson was the recipient of the Collaborative Excellence Award. The award highlights a student leader who may not always want to be at the forefront as a leader, but whose collaborative spirit proves essential to the success of the club and the maintenance of an encouraging environment. Johnson… View Article

Donna Hall Named Outstanding Student Leader

May 18, 2022
Donna Hall, Warrenton, was presented with the East Central College Outstanding Student Leader for Spring 2022 for her leadership in the ECC Union Psychology Club and Chi Delta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa. Hall was presented the award May 11 at the Campus Life and Leadership’s Spring 2022 Union Student Achievement Night. Nominations for this… View Article

Immekus Receives VP’s Academic Excellence Award

May 18, 2022
Collin Immekus received the 2022 Vice President’s Academic Excellence Award. This prestigious award recognizes one student annually who demonstrates exemplary academic excellence during their time at ECC. It was presented by Dr. Robyn Walter, vice president of academic affairs. The award was presented to Immekus, of Sullivan, May 11 at the Office of Campus Life… View Article

Many ECC Grads Began College During Pandemic

May 18, 2022
Grace Simcox planned to attend a large four-year school in the fall 2020, just a few months after graduating from high school. But, like many in the East Central College’s Class of 2022, she started her college career under the dark clouds of the COVID-19 pandemic. “Due to the coronavirus outbreak, I thought it would… View Article

PTK Provides Funds to Extend Spring Meal Program

May 18, 2022
The East Central College Foundation’s Food for Falcons program was given financial boost this spring to help keep the trial running longer. The Chi Delta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society contributed financially to assist in extending the program from four weeks to six weeks, according to Bridgette Kelch, executive director of the Foundation…. View Article

ECC NEA Honors Inspiring Local Teachers

May 17, 2022
Eleven high school teachers from this area were honored last week by the East Central College chapter of the National Education Association (NEA) for the positive influence that have on their students, and dedication to teaching. ECC Faculty members Jenifer Goodson, EMS Program Director; and Lisa Hanneken, assistant professor of accounting and business, were co-chairs… View Article

Stories from the Class of 2022 

May 16, 2022
Every graduate has a story about their journey to East Central College. The students below shared their stories with ECC President Dr. Jon Bauer in the weeks before graduation on May 14. There were setbacks and tumult for some students, but they stood tall, persevered and graduated alongside their peers in the Class of 2022…. View Article

English Department’s Poetry and Research Contest Winners

May 13, 2022
The East Central College English Department has announced the winners of the annual Poetry and Research Writing Contest. In the poetry category, Christian Emory received first-place honors for, “Well-done.” In the research essay category, Jillian Stigge’s, “Dangerous New Censorships in Education,” was the first-place winner. First-place recipients received $100 in prize money. Second-place winners were… View Article