Phi Theta Kappa First Fall 2020 Member Meeting

By Lucille Vanek On Tuesday, September 1st, 2020, Phi Theta Kappa held their first member meeting via Zoom as well as in-person attendants, including advisors and officers. Phi Theta Kappa works diligently to align both college and community projects with the mission and vision of East Central College. President, Lucille Vanek and Vice President, Christy … Continue reading Phi Theta Kappa First Fall 2020 Member Meeting

“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