“Ida B. Wells: A Passion for Justice”: Guest Speaker, Film at ECC

Sara Ireland, Staff Writer    On March 7, the date the march from Selma to Montgomery began in 1965, the ECC Film and Lecture Series held a screening of the short documentary film “Ida B. Wells: A Passion for Justice”. The keynote speaker for this event, Linda Lockhart, paired with the screening in ways that I … Continue reading “Ida B. Wells: A Passion for Justice”: Guest Speaker, Film at ECC

Remember

Brittany Watson, Guest Contributor Hundreds, Thousands, Of people hanging, Hanging to be remembered, Not because of something they have been  Spuriously accused of some foul mistruth,  Not so the people who thought they were better than those Of another color can point, laugh, take obscene photos, throw things at them, Even burn or shoot them, … Continue reading Remember

Students to Visit Civil Rights Monuments in Alabama

Hayley Vawter| Editor When Joshua German, president of Phi Theta Kappa, took African American Literature in Spring 2018, he had no idea it would lead to orchestrating a school trip to the National Memorial for Peace and Justice in Alabama the following year.   The trip will take place April 12-14 and is available for all … Continue reading Students to Visit Civil Rights Monuments in Alabama

ECC Celebrates 50 Years at Foundation Gala

Hayley Vawter| Editor On Friday, Feb. 1, East Central College held its annual Friends of the Foundation Gala. The event was held at the Union City Auditorium, the first location of East Central College classes in April 1969.   More than 200 people attended the event and students, faculty, staff, administrators and board members, as well … Continue reading ECC Celebrates 50 Years at Foundation Gala

SOAR to 2024- Strategic Planning Progress

Hayley Vawter| Editor Since August 2018, ECC and CampusWorks-- a company designed to help create strategic plans for higher education-- have been working hard to create a five-year strategic plan for the college. After ECC received an accreditation status of “on notice” from the Higher Learning Commission in Oct. 2017, the college hired CampusWorks to … Continue reading SOAR to 2024- Strategic Planning Progress

Phi Theta Kappa Has Fall Induction Ceremony

Gwendolen Minks | Reporter   On Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, 34 students were inducted into Phi Theta Kappa in the Fall Induction Ceremony that was held at ECC’s Training Center. The ceremony was a way for families to celebrate the new inductee's accomplishment of being accepted into ECC’s Phi Theta Kappa membership that only students with … Continue reading Phi Theta Kappa Has Fall Induction Ceremony