AEL Student Hopes to Fly High with New Credential

East Central College Adult Education and Literacy (AEL) student Shirley Luecke just earned Aerospace Quality Technician credentials that she hopes will take her career to new heights. Luecke is an AEL English Language Acquisition (English as a Second Language) student who attends classes at the ECC campus in Union. In June, Luecke received her certification … Continue reading AEL Student Hopes to Fly High with New Credential

The Future of Health Care in the Community

These first-year East Central College nursing students are beginning their journey into the health care field. The students were in full uniform Tuesday, Oct. 13, for clinical orientation day. Clinicals are a vital, hands-on portion of the nursing program curriculum. This is the first semester in the ECC Nursing program for these students who were … Continue reading The Future of Health Care in the Community

The Hopeful Unity of Holy Places

Carson Mowery, Staff Writer Following the tragic fire that destroyed parts of the Notre-Dame de Paris, commentary has resurged regarding the role of Christianity (and religion overall) within our society. Despite religious barriers, historical holy places such as this one are beloved by many and are regarded as a loss to more than their congregations. … Continue reading The Hopeful Unity of Holy Places

ECC Welcomes New VP of Instruction

As of July 1, Dr. Tia Robinson has been named ECC’s vice president of instruction. The position was previously held by Jean McCann, who is retiring after a 24year career at ECC. Several responsibilities come with the job title of vice president of instruction, including directing academic divisions that o er credit based courses, providing … Continue reading ECC Welcomes New VP of Instruction

Syrian Refugees Offer New Hope

Mass destruction. Widespread hysteria. Courageous bloodshed. The unfortunate loss of civilians. The civil war in Syria has gone on for over five years now. It all began after 15 school children were arrested and reportedly tortured for writing anti-government graffiti on a wall. Locals began protesting peacefully for the release of the children, democracy and … Continue reading Syrian Refugees Offer New Hope